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Beautiful Coral Garden 💙 Taken using Olympus TG6
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.
Threesome. Found these three head slugs getting busy mating
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.
I was lucky to see this nudibranch before other divers from our group found it. I had plenty of time to watch and shoot while the subject posed for the shot.
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This is a photo of a feeding pregnant seapen crab. Taken in Anilao, Batangas, Philippines
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This is a photo of couple nudibranchs, probably after mating or about to do so. Taken in Anilao, Batangas, Philippines.
Crown Shrimp
Periclimenes koronensis/Cuapetes kororensis
This is a photo of a photo of a pink scorpionfish waiting for his prey beside hard corals. They're naturally ugly, it took much effort to beautify this one. Taken in Coconut Site, Anilao, Batangas.
This is a photo of a hermit crab focusing on one of his eyes. A friendly little curious fella.
This is a photo of the tiny creature fondly called the seapen crab. Taken in Anilao, Batangas, Philippines.
This is a photo of a nudibranch (Doriprismatica Atromarginata) taken during the 2021 Anilao Photo Shootout. I'm surprised, this nudi have 3 rhinopores.
Candy Crab (Hoplophrys oatesi)
Ornate ghost pipefish or harlequin ghost pipefish Solenostomus paradoxus
This is a photo of a mantis shrimp carrying her eggs. The mantis shrimp was curious and wants to investigate the lightning flashes coming her way. smile
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Lizard fish face
Crown Shrimp
Periclimenes koronensis/Cuapetes kororensis
This animal has been seen to have a symbiotic relationship with Long Tentacle Plate Corals (Heliofungia actiniformis) in the wild.
This is an image of a fish riding a jellyfish on a blackwater dive in Anilao, Batangas, Philippines. The fish and the jellyfish are in a commensalism relationship. The baby fish is seeking refuge from the jellyfish from its natural predators.
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This is a pink-eyed goby which usually hovers above finger corals and sometimes rests on it. They have beautiful pinkish/ reddish eyes which makes them very beautiful to photograph, tiny as they are. Taken in Anilao, Batangas.
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This is a photo of clownfish's eggs. You could see the eyes of the baby fishes through its translucent covering. No single egg was harmed in taking this photo.
This is a photo of a chromodoris willani, sitting on top of a rock or a hard coral. A soft current blows from the east, giving her crown a gentle flow.
Harlequin shrimp
Hymenocera picta
Periclimenes imperator on Spanish dancer
Candy crab
Hoplophrys oatesi
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