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This is a photo of a fish in a jellyfish, hiding from predators. Taken in Anilao, Philippines during one of our blackwater di

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Tube Dwelling Anemone.....¸> <((((º> .....Canon G9
"Hey lads, don't look now, but I think their is a spy amongst us".......¸> <((((º> .....Canon G9, RAW WB adjusted
A large Honeycomb Moray (Gymnothorax favagineus) coming out to say hi.......¸> <((((º> ....Canon G9
Hypselodoris carnea out for a crawl on some kelp....¸> <((((º> ....Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165's
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Glossodoris pallida, white to the eye, but when flashed the transparency and colours appear....¸> <((((º> .....Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165
This tiny coral crab (Cymo melanodactylus) is so fury, it's more like a teddy bear than a crab. It was nicely posed like this when I found it and didn't dive for cover when I started snapping away, like most critters do..¸> <((((º> ..Canon G9 & lenses
Just as I found this Fringed Blenny (Mimoblennius cirrosus) it darted in a hole and would only peep out every so often to see if I was still there. Which of course I was, since I wanted a close up shot. ...¸> <((((º> .....Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165's
Flatworm (Pseudoceros cf scintillatus) out for a crawl....¸> <((((º> ...Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165's
I think this Pixie Triplefin (Enneapterygius pusillus) on bed of green coral, needs some camouflage training....¸> <((((º> .....Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165
This friendly Smalescale Sandperch (Parapercis robinsoni) started to follow me and came right up to the camera. I think it was hoping that I would disturb the sand and it would find something to eat....¸> <((((º> .....Canon G9
A tiny but beautiful Thuridilla indopacifica...¸> <((((º> ....Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165
Nudibranch (Hypselodoris carnea) posing nicely....¸> <((((º> .....Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165
Close enough to see the parasites above the nostrils on this Undulated Moray (Gymnothorax undulatus)..¸> <((((º> ...Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165s
"Ahhh!, did the weed move for you dear?"...Mating Broad-stripe Cuttlefish (Sepia latimanus)...¸> <((((º> ....Canon G9 (internal flash & diffuser)
"Come on, smile"...Raggy Scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis venosa)...¸> <((((º> ...Canon G9
This Rose Petal Bubble Shell (Hydatina physis) is the Marilyn Monroe of nudibranchs. "I wanna be loved by you, just you,
and nobody else but you, I wanna be loved by you, alone!
Boop-boop-de-boop!"..¸> <((((º> ..Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165
If you haven't seen or found one of these little Sphaeromatidaes when diving, then you haven't been looking closely enough. LOL! ..¸> <((((º> ...Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165's
Nudibranchs enjoying a cuddle. (Chromodoris sp. 20 per Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs & Sea Slugs by Gosliner, Behrens & Valdés)...¸> <((((º> ...Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165
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Tambja nudibranch from Poor Knights. <> <> <> Canon G9, Inon UCL-165
Tomato Anemonefish (Amphiprion frenatus) swimming amongst a fluorescent red anemone. ...¸> <((((º> ·.. Canon G9
Inornate Gymnodoris (Gymnodoris inornata) one of the cannibal nudibranchs.
Worm & Cucumber patterns, Club-spined Scale Worm (Gastrolepidia clavigera) on Graeffe's Sea Cucumber (Pearsonothuria graeffei)..¸> <((((º> ·..Canon G9, Inon UCL-165's
I'm not sure what this is, I think it's an anemone, but it looks a bit like a Nudibranch. ..¸> <((((º> ·.. Canon G9, Inon UCL-165
The aptly named Bluelined Grouper (Cephalopholis formosa)..¸> <((((º> ·...Canon G9
This octopus was being pecked at by a large Coney (Cephalopholis fulva). So I guess he didn't want the octopus in his area. ...¸> <((((º> ...Canon G7
This Hairy Red Hermit Crab (Dardanus lagapodes) came out of his shell to attack another that has retreated well inside his shell for protection. ..¸> <((((º> ·..Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165
Tiny 2cm baby Midring Blue Ring Octopus (Hapalochlaena sp.4)..¸> <((((º> ·..Canon G9 & 2 stacked Inon UCL-165 lenses
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