Binder 7: Photographs and Images

 

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Creation Date

12-1-1981

Keywords

Marine Biology--Research, Coral reefs and islands--Caribbean Sea, Green sea turtle, Chelonia mydas, Sponges, Scuba diving

Type

Image

Date

December 1981

Abstract

Photograph of two SCUBA divers with a green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) swimming along a coral reef near Salt River submarine canyon, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. One diver is holding onto the lower half of the green sea turtle's shell while a fish appears to be attached to the upper half of its shell. Many species of corals and sea sponges can be seen in the photograph.

Description

2 x 2 inches cardboard projector slide with Kodachrome 35mm photographic film in the center of the slide to produce an image

Subject: geographic

Virgin Islands of the United States -- Saint Croix

Genre

Slides (Photography)

Format

jpeg

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Physical Collection

Dr. John Ogden Caribbean and Coral Reef collection

Keywords

Marine Biology--Research, Coral reefs and islands--Caribbean Sea, Green sea turtle, Chelonia mydas, Sponges, Scuba diving

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