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A shiver of Caribbean reef sharks (Carcharhinus perezi) swim over a coral reef with Common sea fans (Gorgonia ventalina) and sea plumes (Pseudopterogorgia sp). Jardines de la Reina, Gardens of the Que...  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / A shiver of Caribbean reef sharks (Carcharhinus perezi) swim over a coral reef with Common sea fans (Gorgonia ventalina) and sea plumes (Pseudopterogorgia sp). Jardines de la Reina, Gardens of the Que...
A vibrant Caribbean coral reef with two Reef sharks (Carcharhinus perezi) and Common sea fans (Gorgonia ventalina) and sea plumes (Pseudopterogorgia sp). Jardines de la Reina, Gardens of the Queen Nat...  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / A vibrant Caribbean coral reef with two Reef sharks (Carcharhinus perezi) and Common sea fans (Gorgonia ventalina) and sea plumes (Pseudopterogorgia sp). Jardines de la Reina, Gardens of the Queen Nat...
Crinoid (Crinoidea) on Soft coral (Alcyonacea). Derawan Islands, East Kalimantan, Indonesia.  -  Georgette Douwma
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Georgette Douwma / Crinoid (Crinoidea) on Soft coral (Alcyonacea). Derawan Islands, East Kalimantan, Indonesia.
Cuckoo wrasse (Labrus mixtus) male in front of Red sea fan, (Paramuricea clavata), Stupiste In dive site, Vis Island, Croatia, Adriatic Sea, Mediterranean  -  Franco  Banfi
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Franco Banfi / Cuckoo wrasse (Labrus mixtus) male in front of Red sea fan, (Paramuricea clavata), Stupiste In dive site, Vis Island, Croatia, Adriatic Sea, Mediterranean
Split level image of Leather corals (Sarcophyton sp.) flourishing in shallow water close to uninhabited coral islands. Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia. Ceram Sea. Tropical West Pacific Ocean...  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Split level image of Leather corals (Sarcophyton sp.) flourishing in shallow water close to uninhabited coral islands. Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia. Ceram Sea. Tropical West Pacific Ocean...
Midnight snapper (Macolor macularis) shelters in a cavern on a coral reef with white soft corals (Scleronephthya sp.) and solderfish. Vavuu Atoll, Maldives. Indian Ocean  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Midnight snapper (Macolor macularis) shelters in a cavern on a coral reef with white soft corals (Scleronephthya sp.) and solderfish. Vavuu Atoll, Maldives. Indian Ocean
Primnoella soft coral, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica.  -  Jordi Chias
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Jordi Chias / Primnoella soft coral, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica.
Dead man's fingers (Alcyonium digitatum) on a rocky reef with view of the sky, Shetland, Scotland, UK, August.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Dead man's fingers (Alcyonium digitatum) on a rocky reef with view of the sky, Shetland, Scotland, UK, August.
Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) male chomps on soft coral. Jackson Reef, Sinai, Egypt. Strait of Tiran, Red Sea.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) male chomps on soft coral. Jackson Reef, Sinai, Egypt. Strait of Tiran, Red Sea.
Spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula) just hatched from egg case that is on Seafan (Paramuricea clavata), Ullastres seamount, Costa Brava, Llafranch, Catalunya, Spain  -  Jordi Chias
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Jordi Chias / Spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula) just hatched from egg case that is on Seafan (Paramuricea clavata), Ullastres seamount, Costa Brava, Llafranch, Catalunya, Spain
Colourful reef scene with Leather corals (Sarcophyton sp.), Soft corals (Dendronephthya sp.) Seafans (Melithea sp.) and fish, including Magenta slender anthias (Luzonichthys waitei) and Scalefin anthi...  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Colourful reef scene with Leather corals (Sarcophyton sp.), Soft corals (Dendronephthya sp.) Seafans (Melithea sp.) and fish, including Magenta slender anthias (Luzonichthys waitei) and Scalefin anthi...
Gorgonian fan coral (Gorgonaceae) in the shallow mangroves, split level. North Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia. Second Place in the Portfolio Award of the Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards Competit...  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Gorgonian fan coral (Gorgonaceae) in the shallow mangroves, split level. North Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia. Second Place in the Portfolio Award of the Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards Competit...
Diver exploring the wreck of HMS Scylla, which is colonized by Dead man's fingers (Alcyonium digitatum). Whitsands Bay, Cornwall, England.  UK, July.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Diver exploring the wreck of HMS Scylla, which is colonized by Dead man's fingers (Alcyonium digitatum). Whitsands Bay, Cornwall, England. UK, July.
Chambered nautilus (Nautilus pompilius) with red whip coral. Osprey Reef, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Chambered nautilus (Nautilus pompilius) with red whip coral. Osprey Reef, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.
Close up of tiny (10mm) Pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus bargibanti) living disguised in Muricella sp. sea fan. Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Lembeh Strait, Molucca Sea.  -  Alex  Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Close up of tiny (10mm) Pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus bargibanti) living disguised in Muricella sp. sea fan. Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Lembeh Strait, Molucca Sea.
RF- School of Scalefin anthias (Pseudanthias squamipinnis) on reef in the current feeding on plankton, with soft corals (Dendronephthya spp.) and fire coral (Millepora dichotoma) Jackson Reef, Strait...  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / RF- School of Scalefin anthias (Pseudanthias squamipinnis) on reef in the current feeding on plankton, with soft corals (Dendronephthya spp.) and fire coral (Millepora dichotoma) Jackson Reef, Strait...
Compilation of various corals including many Fan corals (Gorgonacea sp) from collection at Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, Germany.  -  Ingo Arndt
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Ingo Arndt / Compilation of various corals including many Fan corals (Gorgonacea sp) from collection at Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, Germany.
Coral reef scenery with a pair of Red Sea raccoon butterflyfish (Chaetodon fasciatus), Pygmy sweepers (Parapriacanthus guentheri) and soft corals (Dendronephthya sp) Egypt, Red Sea.  -  Georgette Douwma
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Georgette Douwma / Coral reef scenery with a pair of Red Sea raccoon butterflyfish (Chaetodon fasciatus), Pygmy sweepers (Parapriacanthus guentheri) and soft corals (Dendronephthya sp) Egypt, Red Sea.
Lyretail anthias / Goldies (Pseudanthias squamipinnis) over coral reef with soft corals (Dendronephthya sp) Egypt, Red Sea.  -  Georgette Douwma
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Georgette Douwma / Lyretail anthias / Goldies (Pseudanthias squamipinnis) over coral reef with soft corals (Dendronephthya sp) Egypt, Red Sea.
Fan Coral (Echinogorgia sp) from Indo-Pacific, in collection at Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, Germany.  -  Ingo Arndt
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Ingo Arndt / Fan Coral (Echinogorgia sp) from Indo-Pacific, in collection at Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, Germany.
Three hairy sea spiders (Tanystylum grossifemorum) feeding on red soft coral (Gersemia rubiformis). Browning Pass, Port Hardy, Vancouver Island. British Columbia. Canada. North East Pacific Ocean.  -  Alex  Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Three hairy sea spiders (Tanystylum grossifemorum) feeding on red soft coral (Gersemia rubiformis). Browning Pass, Port Hardy, Vancouver Island. British Columbia. Canada. North East Pacific Ocean.
Flexible Leather Coral (Sinularia flexibilis) spawning during the annual mass coral spawning event, in November, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia  -  Jurgen Freund,Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund,Jurgen Freund / Flexible Leather Coral (Sinularia flexibilis) spawning during the annual mass coral spawning event, in November, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia
Tiny reef crab on soft coral, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Tiny reef crab on soft coral, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea.
Soft coral (Alcyonacea) in the shallow mangroves with diver, split level. North Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia, February 2010  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Soft coral (Alcyonacea) in the shallow mangroves with diver, split level. North Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia, February 2010
Fluorescent corals. Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Fluorescent corals. Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia
Fluorescent corals, Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Fluorescent corals, Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia
Blue soft corals, Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Blue soft corals, Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Fluorescent coral viewed under normal light, Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia, sequence 1/2  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Fluorescent coral viewed under normal light, Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia, sequence 1/2
Fluorescent coral viewed under UV light, Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia, sequence 2/2  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Fluorescent coral viewed under UV light, Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia, sequence 2/2
Colorful coral reef with soft corals (Alcyonacea) and fan corals (Gorgonacea). Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia, January  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Colorful coral reef with soft corals (Alcyonacea) and fan corals (Gorgonacea). Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia, January
Coral spawning in the Great Barrier Reef happens every year in November  3 - 5 days after full moon,  Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Coral spawning in the Great Barrier Reef happens every year in November 3 - 5 days after full moon, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia
Flamingo Tongue Snail (Cyphoma gibbosum) feeding on Common Sea Fan (Gorgonia ventalina) showing deep purple tone where the Sea Fan has released protective compounds, Saba, Caribbean  -  Norbert Wu
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Norbert Wu / Flamingo Tongue Snail (Cyphoma gibbosum) feeding on Common Sea Fan (Gorgonia ventalina) showing deep purple tone where the Sea Fan has released protective compounds, Saba, Caribbean
Soft Coral (Dendronephthya sp) on reef, Indonesia  -  Chris Newbert
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Chris Newbert / Soft Coral (Dendronephthya sp) on reef, Indonesia
Soft Coral (Dendronephthya sp) outcroppings and Basslet (Pseudanthias sp), Red Sea, Egypt  -  Chris Newbert
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Chris Newbert / Soft Coral (Dendronephthya sp) outcroppings and Basslet (Pseudanthias sp), Red Sea, Egypt
Fan Coral (Melithaea sp) group and Feather Star (Oxycomanthus bennetti), Solomon Islands  -  Chris Newbert
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Chris Newbert / Fan Coral (Melithaea sp) group and Feather Star (Oxycomanthus bennetti), Solomon Islands
Soft Coral (Dendronephthya sp) schooling Pygmy Sweeper (Parapriacanthus ransonneti) and Lionfish (Pterois volitans)  -  Chris Newbert
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Chris Newbert / Soft Coral (Dendronephthya sp) schooling Pygmy Sweeper (Parapriacanthus ransonneti) and Lionfish (Pterois volitans)
Soft Coral (Dendronephthya sp) outcroppings, Sea Fan (Subergorgia sp) and Glassfish (Parapriacanthus ransonneti)  -  Chris Newbert
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Chris Newbert / Soft Coral (Dendronephthya sp) outcroppings, Sea Fan (Subergorgia sp) and Glassfish (Parapriacanthus ransonneti)
Feather Star (Colobometra perspinosa) on Sea Fan (Melithaea sp) and Leather Coral (Sarcophyton sp) 70 Feet Deep, Solomon Islands  -  Chris Newbert
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Chris Newbert / Feather Star (Colobometra perspinosa) on Sea Fan (Melithaea sp) and Leather Coral (Sarcophyton sp) 70 Feet Deep, Solomon Islands
Diana's Hogfish (Bodianus diana) and Soft Coral (Dendronephthya sp), Red Sea, Egypt  -  Birgitte Wilms
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Birgitte Wilms / Diana's Hogfish (Bodianus diana) and Soft Coral (Dendronephthya sp), Red Sea, Egypt
Crescent-tail Bigeye (Priacanthus hamrur) in front of a sea fan, Uepi Island, Solomon Islands  -  Fred Bavendam
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Fred Bavendam / Crescent-tail Bigeye (Priacanthus hamrur) in front of a sea fan, Uepi Island, Solomon Islands
Golden Damselfish (Amblyglyphidodon Aureus) in front of Soft Coral (Ctenocella sp), Figi  -  Fred Bavendam
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Fred Bavendam / Golden Damselfish (Amblyglyphidodon Aureus) in front of Soft Coral (Ctenocella sp), Figi
Feather Star (Comanthina nobilis) and (Oxycomanthus bennetti) and Soft Coral (Dendronephthya sp)  -  Fred Bavendam
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Fred Bavendam / Feather Star (Comanthina nobilis) and (Oxycomanthus bennetti) and Soft Coral (Dendronephthya sp)
Pygmy Seahorse (Hippocampus bargibanti) clinging to a Gorgonian Coral Fan, Lembeh Straits, Sulawesi, Indonesia  -  Fred Bavendam
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Fred Bavendam / Pygmy Seahorse (Hippocampus bargibanti) clinging to a Gorgonian Coral Fan, Lembeh Straits, Sulawesi, Indonesia
Cowry living on Sea Fan (Solenocaulon sp), Bali, Indonesia  -  Fred Bavendam
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Fred Bavendam / Cowry living on Sea Fan (Solenocaulon sp), Bali, Indonesia
Basslet (Pseudanthias sp) school, swimming around a deep bommie with Soft Coral (Dendronephthya sp) sponge and a gorgonian sea fan, Andaman Sea, Thailand  -  Fred Bavendam
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Fred Bavendam / Basslet (Pseudanthias sp) school, swimming around a deep bommie with Soft Coral (Dendronephthya sp) sponge and a gorgonian sea fan, Andaman Sea, Thailand
Basslet (Pseudanthias sp) school, swimming near a Sea Fan (Melithaea sp) and a Blue Sea Star (Linckia laevigata)  -  Fred Bavendam
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Fred Bavendam / Basslet (Pseudanthias sp) school, swimming near a Sea Fan (Melithaea sp) and a Blue Sea Star (Linckia laevigata)
Close up of a leather coral (Sarcophyton sp.) in the shallow waters of Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia.  -  Nick Hawkins
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Nick Hawkins / Close up of a leather coral (Sarcophyton sp.) in the shallow waters of Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia.
Red Irish lord fish (Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus) Among thecamouflaged amongst Plumose anemones (Metridium senile), red soft coral (Gersemia rubiformis), various sponges, bryozoans and calcareous tube...  -  David Hall
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David Hall / Red Irish lord fish (Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus) Among thecamouflaged amongst Plumose anemones (Metridium senile), red soft coral (Gersemia rubiformis), various sponges, bryozoans and calcareous tube...
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