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Pilgrim Hervia_2023
(Canon100,1/200,f14,iso100)
Flabellina _Aug 2023
(Canon100,1/200,f16,iso160)
Trypterigion tripteronotum photographed just a few meters deep. Nobody looks at it because there are so many of them, but it has its own particular charm and colours!_Oct 2023
(Canon100,1/200,f16,iso100)
A macro photo on a black background of a beautiful Flabellina photographed in the sea of ​​Casteldaccia, Sicily_Sept 2023
(Canon100,1/200,f14,iso160)
Lamprohaminoea ovalis, a very small mollusc ( not a nudibranch) with beautiful colors, which entered the Mediterranean from the Red Sea and is rapidly expanding_Oct 2023
(Canon100,1/200,f10,iso100)
Bavosa cervina_Sicily Oct 2023
(Canon100,1/200,f9,iso100)
Cratena nudibranch_Sicily, Oct 2023
(Canon100,1/200,f14,iso100)
Trypterigion tripteronotum is named peperoncino in Italy because its red color during reproductive period, with a black head . Normally the color is brown-green with lighter vertical bands like this photo _Oct 2023
(Canon100,1/200,f11,iso100)
Cratena nudibranch_Casteldaccia Sea_Sicily_Oct 2023
(Canon100,1/200,f14,iso100)
shortlistedShortlisted!
Parablennius zvonimiri( Bavosa cervina)_2023
( Canon100, 1/200, f8,iso100)
Flabellina affinis_2023
(Canon100, 1/250,f14,iso100)
Flabellina affinis_2023
(Canon100,1/200,f14,iso100)
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Ugo Bassi wreck, lying at 90 meters depth in Sardinia.
It was a cargo steamship that while navigating from Civitavecchia destination Cagliari, was spotted and attacked by the British submarine Severn and after getting torpedoed sank the 28-JUN-41.
Pair of Cratena nudibranchs_2023
(Canon100, 1/200,f/20,iso160)
Parablennius p. usually live in shallow waters, spending their time with body in ravines and head alert &curious to observe the environment. For this reason they are excellent shooting subjects for macro uw photos.
(Canon 100,1/200,f13,iso100)
Peperoncino fish ( Trypterigion tripteronotus)_2023
(Canon100,,1/200,f10,iso100)
Cratena peregrina nudibranch _Sicilian Sea_Oct 2023
(Canon 100,1/250,f16,iso100)
A Flabellina Affinis nudibranch stands up tall as if roaring for the camera. Macro lenses can create such radical perspectives with these little subjects! Taken in September 2023
(Canon 100,1/200,f14,iso160)
An individual of Lamprohaminoea ovalis photographed at ~15 mt depth_ La Formica dive site_Casteldaccia,Sicily_2023
(Canon100,1/200,f10,iso100)
Cratena nudibranch while eating.Its flashy coloration is aposematic, i.e. it warns predators of the intrinsic poisonousness if by chance an inexperienced fish were to eat it would spit it out due to the terrible taste.
(Canon100, 1/250,f16,iso10...
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Two Cratena are quietly feeding on hydroids in the sea of Casteldaccia. See the open mouth flanked by the oral tentacles. Notice the vertical orientation of the mouth that is the most common configuration in all sea slugs.(Canon100,1/200,f20,i.160)
If you were to count all the shades of white, purple, orange, yellow, blue and pink contained in a Mediterranean Flabellina I think one page (in small print) would not be enough! Sept_2023 (Canon100, 1/200,f13,iso100)
Cratena nudibranch_2023
(Canon100,1/200,f18,iso200)
A Felimare nudi emerges from a seaweed called Padina pavonica. _Not everyone knows that an active ingredient is extracted from P. pavonica & used in cosmetics for skin moisturize . Natura always reserves surprises!_2023
(Canon100,1/200,f16,i.200)
Flabellinae are often found perched in precarious positions. But by waiting a bit you can often find the right angle to see them almost entirely, as in this photo.Sept_2023
(Canon100,1/200,f14,iso160)
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