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Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) and nest on tree trunk. North Moluccas, Indonesia.T his is the only photo that is known to exist of this species (the world's largest bee) in the wild, in situ, a...  -  Clay Bolt
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Clay Bolt / Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) and nest on tree trunk. North Moluccas, Indonesia.T his is the only photo that is known to exist of this species (the world's largest bee) in the wild, in situ, a...
Entomologist and bee expert Eli Wyman with the first rediscovered individual of Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) Mollucas, Indonesia. January 2019. Model released.  -  Clay Bolt
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Clay Bolt / Entomologist and bee expert Eli Wyman with the first rediscovered individual of Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) Mollucas, Indonesia. January 2019. Model released.
Entomologist examining a large female Megachile bee during the hunt to rediscover Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) on the island of Ternate, North Moluccas, Indonesia. January 2019  -  Clay Bolt
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Clay Bolt / Entomologist examining a large female Megachile bee during the hunt to rediscover Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) on the island of Ternate, North Moluccas, Indonesia. January 2019
Composite image of Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) with European honey bee (Apis melifera). This is the world's largest bee, which is approximately 4 times larger than a European honey bee. One...  -  Clay Bolt
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Clay Bolt / Composite image of Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) with European honey bee (Apis melifera). This is the world's largest bee, which is approximately 4 times larger than a European honey bee. One...
Pacific leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) a critically endangered species, Kei ( or Kai ) Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea, Southwest Pacific Ocean  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Pacific leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) a critically endangered species, Kei ( or Kai ) Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea, Southwest Pacific Ocean
Giant mottled eel (Anguilla marmorata) in river with villagers washing clothes in background. Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Giant mottled eel (Anguilla marmorata) in river with villagers washing clothes in background. Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.
Young Indonesian boy posing with two freshly-caught fish. Kei Islands, Moluccas, Indonesia, November 2009.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Young Indonesian boy posing with two freshly-caught fish. Kei Islands, Moluccas, Indonesia, November 2009.
Manta rays (Manta birostris) at cleaning station being cleaned by wrasses, Moluccas Islands, Indonesia.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Manta rays (Manta birostris) at cleaning station being cleaned by wrasses, Moluccas Islands, Indonesia.
Coleman shrimp (Periclimenes colemani) on a Fire urchin (Asthenosoma varium) Moluccas Islands, Indonesia.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Coleman shrimp (Periclimenes colemani) on a Fire urchin (Asthenosoma varium) Moluccas Islands, Indonesia.
Hard brain coral (Platygyra sp) half covered with a pink algae, Moluccas Islands, Indo-pacific  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Hard brain coral (Platygyra sp) half covered with a pink algae, Moluccas Islands, Indo-pacific
Umbrella and other human waste thrown out into the coastal waters, settling on the ground becoming marine life habitat, Moluccas Islands, Indonesia, December 2009  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Umbrella and other human waste thrown out into the coastal waters, settling on the ground becoming marine life habitat, Moluccas Islands, Indonesia, December 2009
Local fishermen capturing a sea turtle for food, Kei islands, Moluccas, Indonesia, November 2009  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Local fishermen capturing a sea turtle for food, Kei islands, Moluccas, Indonesia, November 2009
Wallace's Standardwing Bird of Paradise (Semioptera wallacei) male at display site in rainforest canopy, Halmahera, North Moluccas, Indonesia.  -  Tim Laman
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Tim Laman / Wallace's Standardwing Bird of Paradise (Semioptera wallacei) male at display site in rainforest canopy, Halmahera, North Moluccas, Indonesia.
Wallace's Standardwing Bird of Paradise (Semioptera wallacei) male at display site in the rainforest canopy, Kali Batu Putih, Halmahera Island, North Moluccas, Indonesia.  -  Tim Laman
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Tim Laman / Wallace's Standardwing Bird of Paradise (Semioptera wallacei) male at display site in the rainforest canopy, Kali Batu Putih, Halmahera Island, North Moluccas, Indonesia.
Wallace's Standardwing Bird of Paradise (Semioptera wallacei) male calling at display site in  rainforest canopy, Kali Batu Putih, Halmahera Island, North Moluccas, Indonesia.  -  Tim Laman
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Tim Laman / Wallace's Standardwing Bird of Paradise (Semioptera wallacei) male calling at display site in rainforest canopy, Kali Batu Putih, Halmahera Island, North Moluccas, Indonesia.
Fishing net caught on coral reef. Moluccas, Indonesia.  -  Georgette Douwma
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Georgette Douwma / Fishing net caught on coral reef. Moluccas, Indonesia.
Sea krait {Laticauda sp} on coral reef with Sea squirts Banda, Moluccas, Indonesia {Polycarpa aurata} {Rhopalaea sp}  -  Georgette Douwma
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Georgette Douwma / Sea krait {Laticauda sp} on coral reef with Sea squirts Banda, Moluccas, Indonesia {Polycarpa aurata} {Rhopalaea sp}
Sea squirts {Polycarpa aurata + Rhopalaea sp} and soft coral, Banda, Moluccas, Indonesia, Indo  -  Georgette Douwma
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Georgette Douwma / Sea squirts {Polycarpa aurata + Rhopalaea sp} and soft coral, Banda, Moluccas, Indonesia, Indo
Entomologist Simon Robson with large Megachile species of bee during the hunt to rediscover Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto). Mollucas, Indonesia. January 2019  -  Clay Bolt
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Clay Bolt / Entomologist Simon Robson with large Megachile species of bee during the hunt to rediscover Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto). Mollucas, Indonesia. January 2019
Man examining an arboreal termite mound containing the first rediscovered Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) and her nest, Mollucas, Indonesia. January 2019  -  Clay Bolt
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Clay Bolt / Man examining an arboreal termite mound containing the first rediscovered Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) and her nest, Mollucas, Indonesia. January 2019
Lowland forest habitat of Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) North Moluccas, Indonesia. January 2019  -  Clay Bolt
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Clay Bolt / Lowland forest habitat of Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) North Moluccas, Indonesia. January 2019
Scientists observing a termite mound after a large flying insect was found nearby in a healthy patch of lowland forest, North Moluccas, Indonesia. January 2019  -  Clay Bolt
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Clay Bolt / Scientists observing a termite mound after a large flying insect was found nearby in a healthy patch of lowland forest, North Moluccas, Indonesia. January 2019
Entomologist and bee expert observing an arboreal termite mound. The termite mound has an interesting hole resembling an entrance for Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) Mollucas, Indonesia. January...  -  Clay Bolt
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Clay Bolt / Entomologist and bee expert observing an arboreal termite mound. The termite mound has an interesting hole resembling an entrance for Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) Mollucas, Indonesia. January...
Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) rediscovery team exploring a lowland forest habitat in the North Moluccas, Indonesia. January 2019  -  Clay Bolt
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Clay Bolt / Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) rediscovery team exploring a lowland forest habitat in the North Moluccas, Indonesia. January 2019
Natural history photographer Clay Bolt and writer Glen Chilton examine a termite mound while searching for Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) Mollucas, Indonesia. January 2019  -  Clay Bolt
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Clay Bolt / Natural history photographer Clay Bolt and writer Glen Chilton examine a termite mound while searching for Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) Mollucas, Indonesia. January 2019
Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) is the world's largest bee, which is approximately 4 times larger than a European honey bee. One of the first images of a living member of this species. Mollucas,...  -  Clay Bolt
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Clay Bolt / Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) is the world's largest bee, which is approximately 4 times larger than a European honey bee. One of the first images of a living member of this species. Mollucas,...
Bait ball of schooling Anchovies (Encrasicholina punctifer) with sparkling scales from dead fish drifting downward through the water; Kei ( or Kai ) Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea, So...  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Bait ball of schooling Anchovies (Encrasicholina punctifer) with sparkling scales from dead fish drifting downward through the water; Kei ( or Kai ) Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea, So...
Blackfin barracuda (Sphyraena qenie) over seamount, Kei ( or Kai ) Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea, Southwest Pacific Ocean  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Blackfin barracuda (Sphyraena qenie) over seamount, Kei ( or Kai ) Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea, Southwest Pacific Ocean
Olive sea snake (Aipysurus laevis) and scuba diver on seamount, Kei ( or Kai ) Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea, Southwest Pacific Ocean.  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Olive sea snake (Aipysurus laevis) and scuba diver on seamount, Kei ( or Kai ) Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea, Southwest Pacific Ocean.
Olive sea snake (Aipysurus laevis) on seamount, Kei Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea, Southwest Pacific Ocean  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Olive sea snake (Aipysurus laevis) on seamount, Kei Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea, Southwest Pacific Ocean
Reticulate whipray / Honeycomb stingray, (Himantura uarnak) feeding on bottom on seamount in Kei (or Kai) Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea, Southwest Pacific Ocean  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Reticulate whipray / Honeycomb stingray, (Himantura uarnak) feeding on bottom on seamount in Kei (or Kai) Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea, Southwest Pacific Ocean
Traditional subsistence hunters struggle to subdue a harpooned Pacific leatherback sea turtle, (Dermochelys coriacea) a Critically Endangered species, Kei (or Kai) Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia...  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Traditional subsistence hunters struggle to subdue a harpooned Pacific leatherback sea turtle, (Dermochelys coriacea) a Critically Endangered species, Kei (or Kai) Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia...
Leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) is pulled back to the boat after being harpooned by traditional subsistence hunters, Kei ( or Kai ) Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea, South...  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) is pulled back to the boat after being harpooned by traditional subsistence hunters, Kei ( or Kai ) Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea, South...
Traditional subsistence hunters tie a line around a harpooned Leatherback sea turtle, (Dermochelys coriacea) Kei / Kai Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea, Southwest Pacific Ocean  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Traditional subsistence hunters tie a line around a harpooned Leatherback sea turtle, (Dermochelys coriacea) Kei / Kai Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea, Southwest Pacific Ocean
Leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) restrained by two harpoon lines bleeds after being clubbed over the head by traditional subsistence hunters; Kei ( or Kai ) Islands, Moluccas, eastern Ind...  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) restrained by two harpoon lines bleeds after being clubbed over the head by traditional subsistence hunters; Kei ( or Kai ) Islands, Moluccas, eastern Ind...
Pacific leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) critically endangered, with shark bites out of front and rear flippers, Kei or Kai Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea.  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Pacific leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) critically endangered, with shark bites out of front and rear flippers, Kei or Kai Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea.
Bait ball of schooling Anchovies (Encrasicholina punctifer), with needlefish / long toms (Belonidae) swimming at top of frame, Kei ( or Kai ) Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea, Southwest...  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Bait ball of schooling Anchovies (Encrasicholina punctifer), with needlefish / long toms (Belonidae) swimming at top of frame, Kei ( or Kai ) Islands, Moluccas, eastern Indonesia, Banda Sea, Southwest...
Leaf scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus) on a sponge. Ambon Bay, Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Leaf scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus) on a sponge. Ambon Bay, Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.
Raggy scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis venosa) disputing territory. Ambon Bay, Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Raggy scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis venosa) disputing territory. Ambon Bay, Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.
Raggy scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis venosa) disputing territory. Ambon Bay, Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Raggy scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis venosa) disputing territory. Ambon Bay, Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.
Zanzibar whip coral shrimp (Dasycaris zanzibarica) on whip coral. Ambon Bay, Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Zanzibar whip coral shrimp (Dasycaris zanzibarica) on whip coral. Ambon Bay, Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.
Longfin batfish (Platax teira) juvenile with parasitic isopod on dorsal fin. Ambon Bay, Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Longfin batfish (Platax teira) juvenile with parasitic isopod on dorsal fin. Ambon Bay, Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.
Circular batfish (Platax orbicularis) juvenile swimming over pebbles in shallow water. Ambon Bay, Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Circular batfish (Platax orbicularis) juvenile swimming over pebbles in shallow water. Ambon Bay, Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.
Veined octopus (Amphioctopus marginatus) between clam shell halves. Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Veined octopus (Amphioctopus marginatus) between clam shell halves. Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.
Blue ribbon eel (Rhinomuraena quaesita) male. Ambon Bay, Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Blue ribbon eel (Rhinomuraena quaesita) male. Ambon Bay, Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.
Coral reef reduced to rubble by dynamite fishing. Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean. November, 2017.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Coral reef reduced to rubble by dynamite fishing. Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean. November, 2017.
Plastic bag floating over coral reef. Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean. November, 2017.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Plastic bag floating over coral reef. Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean. November, 2017.
RF - Seafan (Melithaea sp.) growing beneath coral cavern. Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty...  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / RF - Seafan (Melithaea sp.) growing beneath coral cavern. Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty...
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