Franco Banfi / Freshwater fish including Cichlid between water plants and leaves. Cenote Nicte-Ha, near Tulum, Quintana Roo, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
Franco Banfi / Freshwater fishes including Cichlid between water plants and leaves. Cenote Nicte-Ha, near Tulum, Quintana Roo, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
Alex Mustard / Tiger cardinalfish (Cheilodipterus macrodon) male mouth brooding a clutch of eggs behind his sharp teeth. Gubal Island, Egypt. Strait Of Gubal, Red Sea.
Alex Mustard / Yellowtail tang (Zebrasoma xanthurum) male courting a female prior to spawning at dusk on a coral reef. Temple, Ras Umm Sid, Sharm El Sheikh, Sinai, Egypt. Red Sea.
Magnus Lundgren / Wild Wonders of China / Stellar rockskipper (Entomacrodus stellifer) hiding in a barnacle. Sai Kung East Country Park, Hong Kong, China.
David Fleetham / Clark's anemonefish (Amphiprion clarkii), pair tending to egg mass placed beside the protection of an anemone. Yap, Micronesia.
David Fleetham / Ring-tailed cardinalfish (Ostorhinchus aureus), male protecting and incubating eggs in mouth, Philippines.
David Fleetham / Great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda) with three parasitic Copepods at end of upper jaw. Hawaii.
Tony Wu / Indo-Pacific sailfish (Istiophorus platypterus) in feeding frenzy, with the remains of a previously large school of sardines (Sardina sp) in background. Isla Mujeres, Cancun, Mexico.
Tony Wu / Asian sheepshead wrasse (Semicossyphus reticulatus), male in white breeding colouration. Niigata Prefecture, Honshu, Japan. June.
Alex Mustard / Striped mackerel (Rastrelliger kanagurta) shoal swimming with open mouths, filtering for zooplankton. Marsa Shouna, Port Ghalib, Marsa Alam, Egypt. Red Sea
Alex Mustard / Bengal snapper (Lutjanus bengalensis), Bannerfish (Heniochus diphreutes) and Fusiliers (Caesio sp.) diving towards coral reef to avoid predators. North Ari Atoll, Maldives. Indian Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Oriental sweetlips (Plectorhinchus vittatus) pair. South Ari Atoll, Madlives. Indian Ocean.
Alex Mustard / RF - Bannerfish (Heniochus diphreutes) schooling in coral reef. Long exposure. North Male Atoll, Maldives. Indian Ocean. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Claudio Contreras / Black grouper (Mycteroperca bonaci) and Caribbean Reef Shark (Carcharhinus perezi), Jardines de la Reina / Gardens of the Queen National Park, Caribbean Sea, Ciego de Avila, Cuba, January
Franco Banfi / Three False clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris) in Sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica) Lighthouse Reef, Cabilao Island, Bohol, Central Visayas, Philippines, Pacific Ocean.
Nick Hawkins / Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) migrating for spawning in river, Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, Canada, October.
Nick Hawkins / Two Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) silhouetted against sky, Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, Canada, October.
Jordi Chias / Goliath grouper (Epinephelus itajara) inside a coral cave. Bloody Bay Wall, Little Cayman, Cayman Islands. British West Indies. Caribbean Sea.
Jordi Chias / Schoolmaster snapper (Lutjanus apodus) school in the reef, Little Cayman island, Cayman Islands, Caribbean.
Jordi Chias / Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus) on a coral reef, Little Cayman Island, Cayman Islands, Caribbean.
Jordi Chias / Blue spotted trevally (Caranx bucculentus) hunting small fish in the reef, South Ari Atoll, Maldives, Indian Ocean.
Jordi Chias / Oriental sweetlips (Plectorhinchus vittatus) South Ari Atoll, Maldives, Indian Ocean.
Jordi Chias / Red Sea anemonefish (Amphiprion bicinctus) in their home, a Sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica), on a coral reef. Big Brother island, Red Sea. Egypt.
Alex Mustard / Striped mackerel (Rastrelliger kanagurta) mouth wide open as it swims through the water, filtering zoopankton with its gill rakers. Marsa Shouna, Port Ghalib, Marsa Alam, Egypt. Red Sea
Alex Mustard / RF - Spinyhead blenny fish (Acanthemblemaria spinosa) extends out of its hole in a red sponge to snare passing food. Caribbean Sea (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free...
Bert Willaert / School of Longfin spadefish (Platax teira), Kimbe Bay, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea
Michel Roggo / Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) migrating upstream to spawn, Quebec, Canada Photographed for the Freshwater Project.
David Fleetham / California yellowtail (Seriola lalandi dorsalis) Guadalupe Island, Mexico.
Jordi Chias / European barracuda (Sphyraena sphyraena) and Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) circling baitball of Atlantic horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus) Formigas Islets, Azores. Finalist in the Underwater Categ...
David Fleetham / Cleaner wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus) eating parasites off Coral grouper (Cephalopholis miniata) with Shrimp (Lysmata amboinensis) Mabul Island, Malaysia.
Brandon Cole / Pink anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion) lives in symbiotic association with Magnificent sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica) Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Pacific Ocean
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...
Alex Mustard / Ribbon sweetlips (Plectorhinchus polytaenia) USAT Liberty Wreck, Tulamben, Bali, Indonesia. Java Sea
Alex Mustard / Brandt's cormorant (Phalacrocorax penicillatus) hunts for a meal in a school of Pacific chub mackerel (Scomber japonicus) beneath an oil rig. Eureka Rig, Los Angeles, California, USA, September
Alex Mustard / Tompot blenny (Parablennius gattorugine) portrait, Swanage Pier, Swanage, Dorset, UK, English Channel, August
Jordi Chias / Two male Dusky groupers (Epinephelus marginatus) fighting for territory during mating season at 'baixa do meros', a small pinnacle at Formigas islets Protected area, near Santa Maria Island, Azores. F...
Alex Mustard / Brandt's cormorant (Phalacrocorax penicillatus) hunts for a meal in a school of Pacific chub mackerel (Scomber japonicus), beneath an oil rig. Eureka Rig, Los Angeles, California, United States of Ame...
Neil Aldridge / Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) snatching a Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) in its jaws, Shingwedzi River, Kruger National Park, South Africa.
Pete Oxford / Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus) close up of spotted skin, with Golden trevally (Gnathanodon speciosus) Cenderawasih Bay, West Papua, Indonesia.
Jordi Chias / Giant Manta (Manta birostris) with Remoras (Remora brachyptera) attached to both wings, offshore Santa Maria Island, Azores, Atlantic Ocean
Jordi Chias / Mobula / Chilean devil ray (Mobula tarapacana) with remora (Remora brachyptera) and Amberjacks (Serila dumerilli) Santa Maria Island, Azores, Atlantic Ocean
Alex Mustard / Spotlight goby (Gobiosoma louisae) looking out from inside a Yellow tube sponge (Aplysina fistularis), growing on a coral reef. Bloody Bay Wall, Little Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies. Car...
Alex Mustard / Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus) yawning on a coral reef drop off. San Salvador island, Bahamas. Bahamas Sea, Tropical West Atlantic Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Maldive anemonefish (Amphiprion nigripes) shoal swimming in the current flowing over a Magnificent sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica). Baa Atoll, Maldives. Indian Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Maldivian anemonefish (Amphiprion nigripes) shelters against a closed magnificent sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica). Male Atoll, Maldives. Indian Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Great hammerhead shark (Sphyrna mokarran) female at night with Bar jacks (Caranx ruber), South Bimini, Bahamas. The Bahamas National Shark Sanctuary. Gulf Stream, West Atlantic Ocean.