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Close up of a beautiful Elysia ornata flatworm with its typical translucent greenish-yellow color dotted with black & white and the broad parapodia each bordered by an orange band and a black margin_Goa_Dec 2023
(Canon100, 1/200,f18,iso100)
With the poor vis, everything seems brown. You can't imagine that the right lighting allows to discover otherwise invisible details. Like in this close-up of a hermit crab photographed a few mt deep in the sea of Goa_2023
(Canon100, 1/200,f14,i.100)
Marine flatworms are often very little creatures, easy to spot when diving and, if you have a good macro lens, you can well focus on them as I tried in this photo taken in Goa, India_2023
(Canon100, 1/200,f16,iso100)
Eye detail of a flathead fish found hidden under the sand during a diving in Goa. Once identified, it can be photographed without problems thanks to its peaceful nature & the belief that it will not be discovered!_2023
Flabellina rubrolineata_Goa_2023
Elysia ornata_Goa_India_Dec 2023
(Canon100,1/200,f18, iso100)
Phyllidia varicosa. Found singly or in pairs on coral and rocky reefs amongst sand and rubble areas, at depths of 1 to 30m. Widespread in the Indo-Pacific region.
This specimen measured about 5cm_Dec 2023
Coryphellina rubrolineata_2023
Pilgrim Hervia_2023
Flabellina _Aug 2023
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
A macro photo on a black background of a beautiful Flabellina photographed in the sea of ​​Casteldaccia, Sicily_Sept 2023
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
Bavosa cervina_Sicily Oct 2023
Cratena nudibranch_Sicily, Oct 2023
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
Cratena nudibranch_Casteldaccia Sea_Sicily_Oct 2023
Parablennius zvonimiri( Bavosa cervina)_2023
( Canon100, 1/200, f8,iso100)
Flabellina affinis_2023
(Canon100, 1/250,f14,iso100)
Flabellina affinis_2023
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
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
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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