Markus Varesvuo / Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) in flight over water, multiple reflections in sea. Iceland. June.
Franco Banfi / Loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) accompanied by pilotfish (Naucrates ductor) swimming near the surface. Vulnerable. Santa Maria Island, Azores, Portugal, Atlantic Ocean
Andy Murch / Nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum) swimming below surface at sunset. South Bimini Island, Bahamas.
Shane Gross / Lemon shark juvenile (Negaprion brevirostris) swimming in mangrove habitat near blue crab (Callinectes sapidus), a prey species for the shark. Eleuthera, Bahamas.
Shane Gross / Lemon shark juvenile (Negaprion brevirostris) trying to feed on the leaves of a red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle). As pups, the sharks have to learn to hunt for themselves and sometimes make mistakes....
Erlend Haarberg / White wagtail (Motacilla alba) reflected in water. Pasvik, Norway. May.
Pal Hermansen / Bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus) hauled out on ice, reflected in water. Svalbard, Norway. May.
Edwin Giesbers / Common blue damselfly (Enallagma cyathigerum) pair in tandem with female ovipositing, reflected in water. September.
Franco Banfi / Tail of Blue whale diving (Balaenoptera musculus brevicauda) possibly the pygmy sub-species of blue whale, (Balaenoptera musculus). Mirissa, Sri Lanka, Indian Ocean. Photo taken under permit
Danny Green / Sea otter (Enhydra lutris) female and pup playing. Alaska, USA, February.
Danny Green / Sea otter (Enhydra lutris) female and pup. Alaska, USA, February.
Brandon Cole / Oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus) and Pilotfish (Naucrates ductor) swimming under a stormy surface. Egypt, Red Sea.