Clown fish hovering over an annoyed anemone.
Twister Gorgonia Coral | Fiji
This is an extreme close-up of Gorgonia Coral polyps opened up and feeding on plankton floating by. Photo taken in Fiji.
War At Peace Sankisan-Maru | Truk Lagoon, Micronesia
Coral covered 50 mm machine gun mount on shipwreck in Truk Lagoon, Micronesia.
You Talk’n to Me? Porcelain Crab | Solomon Islands
This Porcelain Crab, commonly called an anemone crab appears ready for battle. They live in a symbiotic relationship in a sea anemone along with clownfish, grooming the tentacles and enticing would-be victims to become trapped in the tentacles. The anemone, in turn, provides protection to these tiny creatures. Photographed in the Solomon Islands, this little fellow could stand on a nickel with nothing hanging over the edges.
Glass Jars Tunicates | St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Tunicates | St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands Tunicates are a species of invertebrate, no…vertebrae. Confused? So was science. This species resembles a sponge in shape (much, much smaller) and how they eat planktonic matter and filter the water back to the ocean. Look closely and you will see a faint skeletal-like rib sections and a backbone. […]
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