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Grooved brain coral (Diploria labyrinthiformis) at night with polyps extended to feed, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies. Caribbean Sea.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Grooved brain coral (Diploria labyrinthiformis) at night with polyps extended to feed, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies. Caribbean Sea.
Close up at the dental plates of Three color parrotfish (Scarus tricolor) as it comes in for a bite of hard coral, Fiji.  -  David Fleetham
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David Fleetham / Close up at the dental plates of Three color parrotfish (Scarus tricolor) as it comes in for a bite of hard coral, Fiji.
A Giant clam (Tridacna gigas) surrounded by Lettuce coral (Turbinaria reniformis), Kosrae, Micronesia.  -  Shane Gross
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Shane Gross / A Giant clam (Tridacna gigas) surrounded by Lettuce coral (Turbinaria reniformis), Kosrae, Micronesia.
Hard corals (including Acropora sp., Platygyra sp. and Pocillopora spp.) growing in shallow water and reflected in the surface. Ras Umm Sid, Sharm El Sheikh, Sinai, Egypt. Red Sea  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Hard corals (including Acropora sp., Platygyra sp. and Pocillopora spp.) growing in shallow water and reflected in the surface. Ras Umm Sid, Sharm El Sheikh, Sinai, Egypt. Red Sea
RF - Portrait of Coral hermit crab (Paguritta harmsi) living in a hard coral colony. North Male Atoll, Maldives. Indian Ocean (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / RF - Portrait of Coral hermit crab (Paguritta harmsi) living in a hard coral colony. North Male Atoll, Maldives. Indian Ocean (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) unusually feeding on hard coral polyps. Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia. Ceram Sea. Tropical West Pacific Ocean.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) unusually feeding on hard coral polyps. Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia. Ceram Sea. Tropical West Pacific Ocean.
Elkhorn corals (Acropora palmata) at night silhouetted by a scientist's light during the annual coral spawn. Abaco, Bahamas.  -  Shane Gross
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Shane Gross / Elkhorn corals (Acropora palmata) at night silhouetted by a scientist's light during the annual coral spawn. Abaco, Bahamas.
Bleached Staghorn corals (Acropora cervicornis), Great Barrier Reef, Australia, 2017.  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Bleached Staghorn corals (Acropora cervicornis), Great Barrier Reef, Australia, 2017.
Timelapse of a Scolymia coral (Mussidae) feeding, lit with a UV light, Cairns, North Queensland, Australia.  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Timelapse of a Scolymia coral (Mussidae) feeding, lit with a UV light, Cairns, North Queensland, Australia.
Wave breaking over the reef, Table coral (Acropora) Safaga, Egypt, Red Sea.  -  Jordi Chias
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Jordi Chias / Wave breaking over the reef, Table coral (Acropora) Safaga, Egypt, Red Sea.
RF - High magnification photo of Secretary blenny (Acanthemblemaria maria) in boulder brain coral (Colpophyllia natans). East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies. Caribbean Sea. (Th...  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / RF - High magnification photo of Secretary blenny (Acanthemblemaria maria) in boulder brain coral (Colpophyllia natans). East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies. Caribbean Sea. (Th...
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.
A stand of Pillar coral (Dendrogyra cylindrus) growing on a coral reef, East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / A stand of Pillar coral (Dendrogyra cylindrus) growing on a coral reef, East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Boulder brain coral (Colpophyllia natans) photographed with a long exposure with camera rotation. Taken with circular fisheye lens. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Boulder brain coral (Colpophyllia natans) photographed with a long exposure with camera rotation. Taken with circular fisheye lens. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea.
Hard and soft corals and encrusting sponge on the structure of bio-rock, Karang Lestari Pemuteran project, Desa Pemuteran,  Bali Island, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean  -  Franco  Banfi
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Franco Banfi / Hard and soft corals and encrusting sponge on the structure of bio-rock, Karang Lestari Pemuteran project, Desa Pemuteran, Bali Island, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean
Scissortail sergeants (Abudefduf sexfasciatus) swimming over hard corals (Acropora sp.) on shallow reef at sunset, split level view.  Gubal Island, Egypt. Red Sea.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Scissortail sergeants (Abudefduf sexfasciatus) swimming over hard corals (Acropora sp.) on shallow reef at sunset, split level view. Gubal Island, Egypt. Red Sea.
Coral line nursery with Acropora corals grown to reintroduce to the  Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles, Caribbean, Atlantic Ocean.  -  Georgette Douwma
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Georgette Douwma / Coral line nursery with Acropora corals grown to reintroduce to the Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles, Caribbean, Atlantic Ocean.
Purple short tentacle mushroom coral (Fungia sp.) close up of polyps. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  -  Constantinos Petrinos
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Constantinos Petrinos / Purple short tentacle mushroom coral (Fungia sp.) close up of polyps. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Shallow coral reef flat with corals (Pocillopora damicornis, Acropora humilis and Pocillopora verrucosa) in evening light. Gordon Reef, Strait of Tiran, Sinai, Egypt. Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Shallow coral reef flat with corals (Pocillopora damicornis, Acropora humilis and Pocillopora verrucosa) in evening light. Gordon Reef, Strait of Tiran, Sinai, Egypt. Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea.
Coral wall with Anthiinae schooling fish, Red Sea  -  Michael Pitts,Michael Pitts
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Michael Pitts,Michael Pitts / Coral wall with Anthiinae schooling fish, Red Sea
Reef under the surface of shallow waters, at sunset, covered with hard corals, Brush Coral (Acropora hyacinthus) Robust Acropora (Acropora robusta) and other Acropora, Maldives, Indian Ocean  -  Franco Banfi
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Franco Banfi / Reef under the surface of shallow waters, at sunset, covered with hard corals, Brush Coral (Acropora hyacinthus) Robust Acropora (Acropora robusta) and other Acropora, Maldives, Indian Ocean
Reef under the surface of shallow waters, at sunset, covered with hard corals, Brush Coral (Acropora hyacinthus) Robust Acropora (Acropora robusta) and other Acropora, Maldives, Indian Ocean  -  Franco Banfi
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Franco Banfi / Reef under the surface of shallow waters, at sunset, covered with hard corals, Brush Coral (Acropora hyacinthus) Robust Acropora (Acropora robusta) and other Acropora, Maldives, Indian Ocean
Fluorescent corals (Trachyphyllia geoffroyi) Great Barrier Reef, Australia  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Fluorescent corals (Trachyphyllia geoffroyi) Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Fluorescent corals (Favia sp) Great Barrier Reef, Australia  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Fluorescent corals (Favia sp) Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Synchronous spawning of a mountainous star coral (Montastraea faveolata) at night. East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies, Caribbean Sea.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Synchronous spawning of a mountainous star coral (Montastraea faveolata) at night. East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies, Caribbean Sea.
Sunset cup coral / Yellow cave coral (Leptopsammia pruvoti), on sponge covered rock face, Lundy Island Marine Conservation Zone, Devon, England, UK, May  -  Linda Pitkin / 2020VISION
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Linda Pitkin / 2020VISION / Sunset cup coral / Yellow cave coral (Leptopsammia pruvoti), on sponge covered rock face, Lundy Island Marine Conservation Zone, Devon, England, UK, May
Boulder star coral (Montastraea annularis) spawning at night with released bundles of eggs and sperm floating away in the water column, East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies, Car...  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Boulder star coral (Montastraea annularis) spawning at night with released bundles of eggs and sperm floating away in the water column, East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies, Car...
A large colony of Mountainous star coral (Montastraea faveolata) spawning at night on a coral reef, showing the synchronous release of bundles of eggs and sperm, East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands...  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / A large colony of Mountainous star coral (Montastraea faveolata) spawning at night on a coral reef, showing the synchronous release of bundles of eggs and sperm, East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands...
Staghorn corals (Acropora) on the coast of tropical  island Ofu, one of the Manu'a islands, American Samoa. 2012.  -  Floris van Breugel
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Floris van Breugel / Staghorn corals (Acropora) on the coast of tropical island Ofu, one of the Manu'a islands, American Samoa. 2012.
Blackbar Damselfish (Plectroglyphidodon dickii) in foreground, and anthias (also called fairy basslets) and other damselfish species in background, stream above branching hard coral (Acropora sp.) in...  -  Brandon Cole
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Brandon Cole / Blackbar Damselfish (Plectroglyphidodon dickii) in foreground, and anthias (also called fairy basslets) and other damselfish species in background, stream above branching hard coral (Acropora sp.) in...
Woman (model released) snorkeling along edge of healthy coral reef with great diversity of hard and soft coral species. Indonesia, tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean February 2010  -  Brandon Cole
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Brandon Cole / Woman (model released) snorkeling along edge of healthy coral reef with great diversity of hard and soft coral species. Indonesia, tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean February 2010
A vibrant, busy coral reef with many species of hard and soft corals, a cloud of Scalefin anthias (Pseudanthias squammipinnis) fish swarming about, Fiji, tropical Pacific Ocean.  -  Brandon Cole
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Brandon Cole / A vibrant, busy coral reef with many species of hard and soft corals, a cloud of Scalefin anthias (Pseudanthias squammipinnis) fish swarming about, Fiji, tropical Pacific Ocean.
Polar shrimp (Lebbeus polaris) on live Lophelia (Lophelia pertusa)  from Trondheimfjord, North Atlantic Ocean, Norway. Controlled conditions. Photo taken in cooperation with GEOMAR coldwater coral res...  -  Solvin Zankl / GEOMAR
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Solvin Zankl / GEOMAR / Polar shrimp (Lebbeus polaris) on live Lophelia (Lophelia pertusa) from Trondheimfjord, North Atlantic Ocean, Norway. Controlled conditions. Photo taken in cooperation with GEOMAR coldwater coral res...
Devonshire cup coral (Caryophyllia smithii) photographed under deep blue light to reveal its fluorescent pigments, showing up as green in this photo. Plymouth Sound, Devon, UK, English Channel, July  -  Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / Devonshire cup coral (Caryophyllia smithii) photographed under deep blue light to reveal its fluorescent pigments, showing up as green in this photo. Plymouth Sound, Devon, UK, English Channel, July
Brain coral (Pseudodiploria strigosa) photographed under blue light to excite the fluorescence, Little Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies, Caribbean Sea.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Brain coral (Pseudodiploria strigosa) photographed under blue light to excite the fluorescence, Little Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies, Caribbean Sea.
Secretary blenny (Acanthemblemaria maria) making a home in a deserved worm tube of a great star coral (Montastraea cavernosa), East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies, Caribbean Se...  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Secretary blenny (Acanthemblemaria maria) making a home in a deserved worm tube of a great star coral (Montastraea cavernosa), East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies, Caribbean Se...
Solenosmilia sp and eunicid polychaete and bamboo coral. Collected from coral sea mount near Dragon vent field on SW Indian Ridge, Indian Ocean.  -  David Shale
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David Shale / Solenosmilia sp and eunicid polychaete and bamboo coral. Collected from coral sea mount near Dragon vent field on SW Indian Ridge, Indian Ocean.
Sharknose cleaner goby (Gobiosoma evelynae) pair sheltering in hard coral, Netherlands Island, Dutch Antillies, Caribbean  -  Todd Mintz
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Todd Mintz / Sharknose cleaner goby (Gobiosoma evelynae) pair sheltering in hard coral, Netherlands Island, Dutch Antillies, Caribbean
Banded brittle star / Tiger stripe serpent star (Ophiolepis superba) on a hard coral, Papua New Guinea.  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Banded brittle star / Tiger stripe serpent star (Ophiolepis superba) on a hard coral, Papua New Guinea.
Triplefin (Helcogramma sp) on a coral, Papua New Guinea.  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Triplefin (Helcogramma sp) on a coral, Papua New Guinea.
Bivalve mollusc lives in crevices in colonies of living hard corals. Only the the shell opening and mantle are visible, along with the minute eyes along its margin, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea.  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Bivalve mollusc lives in crevices in colonies of living hard corals. Only the the shell opening and mantle are visible, along with the minute eyes along its margin, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea.
Hard corals showing bleaching caused by heat stress, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea, May 2010.  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Hard corals showing bleaching caused by heat stress, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea, May 2010.
Healthy coral reef in the shallows, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea.  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Healthy coral reef in the shallows, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea.
Orange cup coral (Tubastrea faulkneri) with polyps open, Batangas, Philippines.  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Orange cup coral (Tubastrea faulkneri) with polyps open, Batangas, Philippines.
Orange cup coral (Tubastrea faulkneri) detail of mouth and tentacles, Batangas, Philippines.  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Orange cup coral (Tubastrea faulkneri) detail of mouth and tentacles, Batangas, Philippines.
Blue sea star on massive Boulder coral (Gardineroseris planulata) North Sulawesi, Indonesia. This coral species is normally found from the Red Sea to Central America, and is relatively uncommon in the...  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Blue sea star on massive Boulder coral (Gardineroseris planulata) North Sulawesi, Indonesia. This coral species is normally found from the Red Sea to Central America, and is relatively uncommon in the...
Coral reef landscape with abundant whip corals, Blue sea stars and hard coral, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, October 2009.  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Coral reef landscape with abundant whip corals, Blue sea stars and hard coral, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, October 2009.
Large round Brain coral (Platygyra lamellina) on coral reef, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Large round Brain coral (Platygyra lamellina) on coral reef, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
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