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Saddleback anemonefish (Amphiprion polymnus) barks a warning as it guards a clutch of developing eggs (beneath it) laid on a small stone, below a fold in its home, a Haddon's sea anemone (Stichoda...  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Saddleback anemonefish (Amphiprion polymnus) barks a warning as it guards a clutch of developing eggs (beneath it) laid on a small stone, below a fold in its home, a Haddon's sea anemone (Stichoda...
Octopus, (Octopus vulgaris), splashing a cloud of ink and swim away with Bearded fireworm, (Hermodice carunculata) who want to eat a small octopus, top of the wall of Bisevo, Vis Island, Croatia, Adri...  -  Franco  Banfi
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Franco Banfi / Octopus, (Octopus vulgaris), splashing a cloud of ink and swim away with Bearded fireworm, (Hermodice carunculata) who want to eat a small octopus, top of the wall of Bisevo, Vis Island, Croatia, Adri...
Boxer Crab (Lybia tessellata) with sea anemones in its claws for defense. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  -  Georgette Douwma
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Georgette Douwma / Boxer Crab (Lybia tessellata) with sea anemones in its claws for defense. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Bioluminescent Sea-fireflies (Vargula hilgendorfii) producing a bright blue light. The light is produced by mixing two chemicals together in the presence of oxygen and is for mating displays or defenc...  -  Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Bioluminescent Sea-fireflies (Vargula hilgendorfii) producing a bright blue light. The light is produced by mixing two chemicals together in the presence of oxygen and is for mating displays or defenc...
Herring gull (Larus argentatus) mobbing White tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) with fish prey, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary. March.  -  Bence  Mate
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Bence Mate / Herring gull (Larus argentatus) mobbing White tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) with fish prey, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary. March.
Gull mobbing White tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) with fish prey, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary. March.  -  Bence  Mate
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Bence Mate / Gull mobbing White tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) with fish prey, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary. March.
Juvenile White tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)in flight, with Hooded crow (Corvus cornix) mobbing it, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Pusztaszer, Hungary. January.  -  Bence  Mate
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Bence Mate / Juvenile White tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)in flight, with Hooded crow (Corvus cornix) mobbing it, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Pusztaszer, Hungary. January.
Hooded crow (Corvus cornix) mobbing Buzzard (Buteo buteo) Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Pusztaszer, Hungary. January.  -  Bence  Mate
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Bence Mate / Hooded crow (Corvus cornix) mobbing Buzzard (Buteo buteo) Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Pusztaszer, Hungary. January.
Backlit detail of branching fire coral (Millepora alcicornis) showing the hair like polyps, filled with stinging nematocysts. East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea.  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Backlit detail of branching fire coral (Millepora alcicornis) showing the hair like polyps, filled with stinging nematocysts. East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea.
Low tide on the Wash, Snettisham, Norfolk, England, UK, February.  -  Ernie  Janes
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Ernie Janes / Low tide on the Wash, Snettisham, Norfolk, England, UK, February.
Gentoo penguins (Pygoscelis papua) calling and defending their eggs from Southern Skua (Stercorarius antarcticus) hunting for unattended eggs or chicks, Sea Lion island, The Falklands, South Atlantic.  -  Michael Pitts
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Michael Pitts / Gentoo penguins (Pygoscelis papua) calling and defending their eggs from Southern Skua (Stercorarius antarcticus) hunting for unattended eggs or chicks, Sea Lion island, The Falklands, South Atlantic.
White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) mobbed by common gull (Larus canus) Flatanger, Norway, July  -  Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) mobbed by common gull (Larus canus) Flatanger, Norway, July
Water channels making patterns in saltmarsh, seen from the air. Abbotts Hall Farm, Essex, UK, April 2012. Did you know? Salt marshes are a great natural defence against sea level rise.  -  Terry Whittaker / 2020VISION
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Terry Whittaker / 2020VISION / Water channels making patterns in saltmarsh, seen from the air. Abbotts Hall Farm, Essex, UK, April 2012. Did you know? Salt marshes are a great natural defence against sea level rise.
Bar Jack (Caranx ruber) predating dense school of Scad fish / Horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus) Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean.  -  Todd Mintz
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Todd Mintz / Bar Jack (Caranx ruber) predating dense school of Scad fish / Horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus) Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean.
Dense shoal of Scad fish / Horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus)  Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean.  -  Todd Mintz
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Todd Mintz / Dense shoal of Scad fish / Horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus) Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean.
Bar Jack (Caranx ruber) predating a dense school of Scad fish / Horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus) Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean.  -  Todd Mintz
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Todd Mintz / Bar Jack (Caranx ruber) predating a dense school of Scad fish / Horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus) Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean.
Cardinal fish (Apogon sp) moments after it has mistakenly tried to eat an ostracod. The ostracod then releases glowing mucus that is so bright that it can be seen through the body of the fish. This gi...  -  Martin Dohrn
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Martin Dohrn / Cardinal fish (Apogon sp) moments after it has mistakenly tried to eat an ostracod. The ostracod then releases glowing mucus that is so bright that it can be seen through the body of the fish. This gi...
Land Hermit crab using a plastic bottle cap as its home. Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, June 2010  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Land Hermit crab using a plastic bottle cap as its home. Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, June 2010
Clark's anemonefish / Yellowtail clownfish (Amphiprion clarkii) prreing out from anemone tentacles. Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Clark's anemonefish / Yellowtail clownfish (Amphiprion clarkii) prreing out from anemone tentacles. Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia.
School of Yellow line scads (Selaroides leptolepis) Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / School of Yellow line scads (Selaroides leptolepis) Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia
School of Yellow line scads (Selaroides leptolepis) Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / School of Yellow line scads (Selaroides leptolepis) Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia
School of Yellow line scads (Selaroides leptolepis) and diver, Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia, January 2010. Model released.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / School of Yellow line scads (Selaroides leptolepis) and diver, Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia, January 2010. Model released.
Coconut / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) in its shell home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Coconut / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) in its shell home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Coconut / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) ready to flee from its coconut shell home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Coconut / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) ready to flee from its coconut shell home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Coconut / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) ready to flee from its coconut shell home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Coconut / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) ready to flee from its coconut shell home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Coconut / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) hiding in its shell home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Coconut / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) hiding in its shell home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Coconut / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) hiding in its shell home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Coconut / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) hiding in its shell home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Coconut / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) hiding in its bottle cap home, using a shell as a door. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Coconut / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) hiding in its bottle cap home, using a shell as a door. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Coconut / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) in a bottle cap getting a new shell to use as its home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Coconut / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) in a bottle cap getting a new shell to use as its home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Carrier / Sea urchin crab (Dorippe frascone) carrying a fire urchin as a deterrent to predators. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Carrier / Sea urchin crab (Dorippe frascone) carrying a fire urchin as a deterrent to predators. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia
Coconut octopus / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) in its shell home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Coconut octopus / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) in its shell home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Coconut octopus / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) in its shell home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Coconut octopus / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) in its shell home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Coconut octopus / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) in its shell home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Coconut octopus / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) in its shell home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Coconut octopus / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) in its shell home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Coconut octopus / Veined octopus (Octopus marginatus) in its shell home. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Draughtsboard Shark / Australian Swellshark (Cephaloscyllium laticeps) swims through a giant kelp forest (Macrocystis pyrifera). Like a pufferfish, this species of shark is able to rapidly swell with...  -  Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Draughtsboard Shark / Australian Swellshark (Cephaloscyllium laticeps) swims through a giant kelp forest (Macrocystis pyrifera). Like a pufferfish, this species of shark is able to rapidly swell with...
Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) female and her two cubs on an iceberg, off Baffin Island. Nunavut, Canada, August 2010  -  Eric Baccega
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Eric Baccega / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) female and her two cubs on an iceberg, off Baffin Island. Nunavut, Canada, August 2010
Pacific Giant Octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini) guarding eggs. British Columiba, Canada, Pacific Ocean.  -  Brandon Cole
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Brandon Cole / Pacific Giant Octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini) guarding eggs. British Columiba, Canada, Pacific Ocean.
Newly hatched Loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) with its front flippers pressed tight to the marginal scutes of its carapace to avoid predation, Dalyan Delta, Turkey, August 2009  -  Wild Wonders of Europe / Zankl
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Zankl / Newly hatched Loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) with its front flippers pressed tight to the marginal scutes of its carapace to avoid predation, Dalyan Delta, Turkey, August 2009
Balloon fish (Diodon holocanthus) with defensive spines, Puerto Morelos National Park, Caribbean Sea, Mexico, January  -  Claudio Contreras
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Claudio Contreras / Balloon fish (Diodon holocanthus) with defensive spines, Puerto Morelos National Park, Caribbean Sea, Mexico, January
Guineafowl pufferfish (Arothron meleagris) puffed up in defence, Hawaii.  -  David Fleetham
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David Fleetham / Guineafowl pufferfish (Arothron meleagris) puffed up in defence, Hawaii.
Close up of face of inflated pufferfish {Arothron sp}, Indo-Pacific  -  Jurgen Freund
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Jurgen Freund / Close up of face of inflated pufferfish {Arothron sp}, Indo-Pacific
Black Blotched Porcupinefish (Diodon liturosus) inflated swimming in open ocean. Sipadan Islands, South China Sea.  -  Jeff Rotman
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Jeff Rotman / Black Blotched Porcupinefish (Diodon liturosus) inflated swimming in open ocean. Sipadan Islands, South China Sea.
Pair of Robust ghost pipefish {Solenostomus cyanopterus} mimicing seagrass, Mabul Island, Sabah, Malaysia  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Pair of Robust ghost pipefish {Solenostomus cyanopterus} mimicing seagrass, Mabul Island, Sabah, Malaysia
White tailed sea eagle mantling prey {Haliaeetus albicilla} Norway  -  Niall Benvie
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Niall Benvie / White tailed sea eagle mantling prey {Haliaeetus albicilla} Norway
Crown of thorns starfish {Acanthaster planci} Andaman Sea, Thailand  -  Georgette Douwma
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Georgette Douwma / Crown of thorns starfish {Acanthaster planci} Andaman Sea, Thailand
Long beaked common dolphins {Delphinus capensis} attacking baitball of sardines, South Africa  (Non-ex).  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Long beaked common dolphins {Delphinus capensis} attacking baitball of sardines, South Africa (Non-ex).
Close up of thorns of Crown of thorns starfish {Acanthaster planci} Sulawesi, Indonesia  -  Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Close up of thorns of Crown of thorns starfish {Acanthaster planci} Sulawesi, Indonesia
Jellyfish in open sea with fish protected in tentacles. Palau, Pacific.  -  Michael Pitts
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Michael Pitts / Jellyfish in open sea with fish protected in tentacles. Palau, Pacific.
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