Solvin Zankl / Baby Olive Ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) struggles against the swell to swim away from the beach where it hatched, Ostional, Costa Rica. October. Winner of the Underwater category of the G...
Solvin Zankl / Vampire squid (Vampyroteuthis infernalis) swimming quickly away from camera into the darkness, Benguela Current, Atlantic Ocean, close to Namibia. Found at depths over 500 metres. Controlled Condition...
Solvin Zankl / Cock-eyed squid (Histioteuthis bonnellii) swimming in the darkness, Benguela Current, Atlantic Ocean, close to Namibia. Found at depths of over 1,000 meters. Controlled Conditions.
Solvin Zankl / Portrait of Sea elephant (Cardiopoda placenta) marine pelagic gastropod mollusc in the family Pterotracheidae. Deep sea heteropod. Atlantic Ocean, close to Cape Verde. Controlled conditions.
Solvin Zankl / Bioluminescent anglerfish (Cryptopsaras couesi), deep sea fish from, Atlantic Ocean off Cape Verde. Captive.
Solvin Zankl / Female Pram bug (Phronima sedentaria) with young with young in nest made from salp body, Atlantic Ocean off Cape Verde. Captive.
Solvin Zankl / Adult Deepsea pelagic octopod (Vitreledonella richardi) swimming downwards before disappearing into the darkness, Atlantic Ocean, close to Cape Verde. Controlled conditions.
Solvin Zankl / Scaleless black dragonfish (Melanostomias biseriatus) appearing out of the darkness and swimming towards the camera, Atlantic Ocean close to Cape Verde.
Solvin Zankl / Portrait of Scaleless black dragonfish (Melanostomias biseriatus), Atlantic Ocean close to Cape Verde.
Solvin Zankl / Close up of Sea butterfly (Diacria trispinosa) translucent body, deep sea species from Atlantic Ocean off Cape Verde. Captive.
Solvin Zankl / Portrait of Sea butterfly (Diacria trispinosa) deep sea species from Atlantic Ocean off Cape Verde. Captive.
Solvin Zankl / Echinopluteus larvae. Pluteus larvae occur during the life cycles (ontogenesis) of sea urchins and brittle stars that belong to the echinoderms. Raunefjorden near Bergen, Norway.
Solvin Zankl / Female Acorn weevil (Curculio glandium) boring into oak tree acorn to lay eggs, Lower Saxonian Elbe Valley Reserve, Germany, September.
Solvin Zankl / Blood-red hermit crab (Pagurus edwardsi) around 4cm in size, emerging out of its shell, Comau Fjord, Patagonia, Chile.
Solvin Zankl / Giant manta ray (Manta birostris) at cleaning station North Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean.
Solvin Zankl / Common mole (Talpa europaea) feeding on a grub underground, Germany. Live, captive animal.
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...
Solvin Zankl / Honeybee (Apis mellifera) trophallaxis - transfer of nectar from one bee to another, Kiel, Germany.