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Brent Stephenson / Australasian gannet (Morus serrator) flying with waves breaking below, Muriwai, Auckland, New Zealand, October.
Brent Stephenson / New Zealand peripatus / Velvet worm (Peripatoides novaezealandiae) spitting out a sticky trap at its prey, Kahuranaki, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, September.
Brent Stephenson / Stone cleats and circular dry-stone walls above the main settlement in Village Bay, Hirta. St Kilda, Outer Hebrides, Scotland. June.
Brent Stephenson / Buller's shearwater (Puffinus bulleri) in flight low over the water, showing upperwing. Off Whitianga, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand.
Brent Stephenson / Flying fish (probably Cypselurus lineatus) in flight above the water. Off Whitianga, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand.
Brent Stephenson / Buller's albatross (Thalassarce bulleri) landing on the sea with wings outstretched off Kaikoura, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Brent Stephenson / Salvin's albatross (Thalassarche salvini) in flight against a blue sky, off Kaikoura, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Brent Stephenson / Salvin's albatross (Thalassarche salvini) in flight low over the sea, off Kaikoura, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Brent Stephenson / Short-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus delphis) breaking the surface and leaping from the water. Off Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.
Brent Stephenson / Buller's albatross (Thalassarche bulleri) flying low with wing tip cutting the surface of a calm sea. Off Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.
Brent Stephenson / Humpback whale fin (Megaptera novaeangliae) with cruiseship passengers watching from a zodiac, Admiralty Island, Alaska, United States, July. No release available.
Brent Stephenson / Dusky dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obscurus) somersaults from the water, Kaikoura, Canterbury, New Zealand. February.