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Atlantic spotted dolphin #ANGARIDeepDive.

Atlantic Spotted Dolphin (Stenella frontalis)

Atlantic spotted dolphins live in the Atlantic ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. They are born without any spots and gain them as they age.

Summer in the Sun: My Experiences as an ANGARI Intern

I don’t have the words to thank ANGARI for this opportunity, and can’t wait to see how they continue to better the world with their work.
Regal sea goddess nudibranch. PC: Bernard Picton

Regal Sea Goddess Nudibranch (Felimare picta)

The regal sea goddess nudibranch is a marine gastropod found in the Gulf of Mexico and can be identified by the extremely colorful patterns.
Queen triggerfish near the sea bed. PC: Sergii Mikushev

Queen Triggerfish (Balistes vetula)

The queen triggerfish is a beautiful species of fish commonly found on rocky sea floors or coral reef in the western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.
Leatherback sea turtle on a beach nesting. PC - Rawlinson_Photography

Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)

Leatherback sea turtles are the largest species of sea turtle found in our oceans and have been around since the time of the dinosaurs.
Caribbean sharp-nose puffer. PC: Brian Lasenby

Caribbean Sharpnose Puffer (Canthigaster rostrata)

The Caribbean sharpnose puffer is a fish species found off the coast of South Carolina down to the Caribbean Sea and in the Gulf of Mexico.
Atlantic horseshoe crab washed up on a beach.

Atlantic Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus)

The Atlantic horseshoe crab is a crustacean that can be found along the East and Gulf coasts of the United States and Mexico.
Red cushioned sea star.

Red Cushion Sea Star (Oreaster reticulatus)

Red cushion sea stars are invertebrates with studded, colorful skin and found in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico and throughout the Bahamas.
Oceanic whitetip shark. PC-atese-1

Oceanic Whitetip Shark (Carcharhinus longimanus)

Oceanic whitetip sharks are top ocean predators with rounded white-tipped fins. They are found offshore in the open sea of deep tropical and subtropical waters.
Turtle grass meadow.

Turtle Grass (Thalassia testudinum)

There are 60 species of seagrass found worldwide, and seven of these species grow in Florida, with turtle grass being the most common seagrass found off the coast of Florida.
Orange Christmas tree worm. PC: Sebastien Barreau

Christmas Tree Worm (Spirobranchus giganteus)

The Christmas tree worm is a species of polychaete marine worm that is most commonly associated with hard corals in shallow tropical coral reefs around the world.
Brown pelican sitting on a pier in The Bahamas.

Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)

The brown pelican is a non-migratory bird that makes its home around shallow waters of the America's Atlantic, Gulf and Pacific coasts.

Behind the Scenes of “Coastal Ocean Explorers: Sharks”

Laura describes what it was like working onboard R/V ANGARI as an intern to support "Coastal Ocean Explorers: Sharks" during Summer 2022.
Atlantic ghost crab resting on Sargassum

Atlantic Ghost Crab (Ocypode quadrata)

The Atlantic ghost crab is a common species that can be found along the Atlantic coastline of the United States. 

All Aboard with Oceanography Camp for Girls

By Lydia Pleasants - Fall 2021 to Summer 2022 Intern As an ANGARI intern, my…

Green sea turtle swimming showing carapace

Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas)

The large hard shelled green sea turtle is an endangered species that have been around over 110 million years but faces many threats today.
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