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This is a photo of a yellow goby (Gobiodon Okinawae) found inside a beer bottle. Taken in Anilao, Philippines.
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This is a photo a Melibe Colemani nudibranch which has been dubbed the holy grail of nudis. I'm honoured to be able to take a photo of this beautiful rare slug.Hope they multiply as sightings of them were recently rare. In Anilao, Philippines.
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This is a photo of a nudibranch, Trinchisea Yamasui. Taken in Anilao, Philippines.
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This is a photo of a Moray Eel trying to play with my camera. It was quite challenging getting a good distance photographing this fella as he seems to want to be closer to the lens. Taken in Puerto Galera, Philippines.
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This is a photo of a juvenile scorpionfish sitting on hard coral. Taken in Puerto Galera, Philippines.
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This is a photo of an octopus inside a large beer bottle. She seems to be happy living inside this bottle, she's always spotted inside it. Taken in Anilao, Philippines.
This is a photo of a nudibranch, Flabellina Rubrolineata. Captured using red filtered torch to produce the pastel background. Taken in Anilao, Philippines
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This is a photo of a juvenile hairy frogfish (Antennarius Striatus). This guy is a little sandy and dusty. Taken in Anilao, Philippines.
This is a photo of a coconut octopus (Amphioctopus Marginatus) living inside a beer bottle. He got attracted to the lights and was trying to play with the camera lens with her sticky fingers. Taken in Anilao, Philippines.
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This is a photo of a sea slug, Phyllodesmium Opalescens. Most I've seen have fat ceratas but this one, have longer ceratas and looks thinner. Probably a juvenile. Taken in Anilao, Philippines.
This is a photo of a Cryptic Sponge Shrimp (Gelastocaris Paronae) in its natural habitat, sponge coral. Taken in Anilao, Philippines.
This is a photo of a nudibranch, Hypselodoris Kanga. Taken in Secret Bay dive site in Anilao, Philippines.
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This is a photo of a juvenile spotted white frogfish. We fondly called him, Speck. Taken in Anilao, Batangas, Philippines.
This a photo of a flabellina nudibranch. This fella was facing the current when it suddenly intensified, he stood up to fight the current looking for a way to crawl-back to the ground. Taken in Anilao, Batangas, Philippines.
I find this photo amusing. Gobies yawns from time to time, I was lucky I caught this fella doing the act while I was about to click the camerea. Lucky and amused. Taken in Dauin, Philippines.
This is a photo of a mimic octopus, trying to mimic a wunderpus. A magnificent friendly little creature. He stopped just righht in front of me an seems to enjoy being photographed. Taken in Anilao, Batangas, Philippines.
This is a photo of a pikachu nudibranch (Thecacera Pacifica) using a red light to produce an orange environment. Taken during the 2021 Anilao UW Shootout in Buceo house reef, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines.
This is a photo of a juvenile nudibranch - nembrotha kubaryana. Taken in the dusty waters of Montani dive site in Puerto Galera, Philippines.
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This is a photo of yellow eel in her cave. Taken in Puerto Galera, Fantasea dive site.
This is a photo of a very cute black puffer fish. This little guy is about 2.5 inches in size. Taken in Dauin, Philippines.
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This is a photo of my cuttlefish friend, nuki! I have been diving on the house reef of my friend's dive resort and this fella always shows up towards the end of my photo dives. He always poses before my camera and always gets intrigue by lights.
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This is a photo of a flamboyant cuttlefish. You can't see in the photo but this little fella is actually pregnant. She is quite more friendly than most I've encountered underwater. She appears to enjoy the light flashes smile
This is a photo of a common nudibranch, Chromodoris Willani. Taken using TG6 borrowed from a friend since my Sony A7 housing is leaking. Shot using snoot, taken at Anilao, Batangas, Philippines.
This is a photo of a yellow sea horse, Hippocampus Kuda with a nudibranch on its head. I was taking photo of the sea horse when suddenly the nudi decided it's time to hitch a ride on the sea horse, abandoning the artificial reef above the sea horse
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This is a photo of a nudibranchia, joruna funebris. The black and white contrast of this nudi makes it very attractive even just to observe underwater. Taken in Dauin, Negros Oriental, Philippines.
This is a photo of a pygmy seahorse hanging out on a sea fan trunk. A very cute little fella. Taken in Anilao, Batangas, Philippines.
This is a photo of a nudibranch, Hypselodoris Bullocki. A combination of clean white, purple and yellow-orange crown made this nudibranch a favourite of many photographers. Taken in Anilao, Batangas, Philippines.
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