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Underwater Photo Location: Rocktail Bay

Underwater Photo Location: Rocktail Bay

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One of the best dive sites Ive ever dived...its another world down there.
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by Jessica Hugo
crown of thorns

by Allen Walker
5m viz.....hmmm

by Peet J Van Eeden
Gobie on a whip coral

by Peet J Van Eeden

by Peet J Van Eeden
Double banded clown fish and its home

by Geo Cloete
~ Stop Pushing It into Red ~ Celebrating Ocean conservation on this World Oceans Day.

by Peet J Van Eeden
Porcelain Crab guarding its home

by Peet J Van Eeden
Delicate Britle star beauty

by Peet J Van Eeden
Welcome to my Parlour

by Geo Cloete
~ On the Hunt ~ I was out snorkeling when I became aware that something was following me. At closer in inspection it turned out to be this beautiful Honey Comb eel. It was literally tracking my movements and using these coral heads as cover.

by Geo Cloete
~ Float like a Butterfly Sting like a Bee ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Keeping a Wide Berth ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Barber Shop ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Split Decision ~

by Geo Cloete
~ The Month Long Feast ~ Harlequin shrimp predate on Starfish. The work in pairs to flip the Starfish over and then proceed to consume the legs, one at time. The poor Starfish remains alive.

by Geo Cloete
~ A Life Less Ordinary ~ In celebration of #WorldOceansDay #2016 #NatGeoOceansDay #MissionBlue

by Peet J Van Eeden
Guess who is the female? They start life as males and may change to a female if needed

by Peet J Van Eeden

by Peet J Van Eeden
Flip it over to get to the soft flesh. Harlequin shrinp is turning a sea star upside down to enjoy its meal

by Peet J Van Eeden
The Blue Planet. Marine reserve, KZN, Rocktail Bay, South Africa

by Peet J Van Eeden
The Meeting- eye to eye

by Peet J Van Eeden
Harlequin shrimp using its needle like claws to ingest digestive enzymes in its sea star prey

by Peet J Van Eeden
Poltergeist or noisy ghost. More commonly known as the Ribbon Eel

by Peet J Van Eeden
The Porcelain Crab derives its name from shedding a limb when attacked by a predator

by Peet J Van Eeden
The Tenants- Two Bar Clownfishes

by Peet J Van Eeden
The Hunter and the Hunted

by Peet J Van Eeden
The Cleaning Station

by Peet J Van Eeden
The Battle Lost Porcelain crab sacrificed its tentacle in a battle for territory

by Peet J Van Eeden
The rare and endangered tiger rock cod. What a beautiful creature
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