Roughhead Blenny

Roughhead Blenny

A Roughhead Blenny defends his home he made more himself on the side of a large head of brain coral. Otherwise known as Secretary Blennies, this species of tube blennies make their homes on shallow reefs of the western Atlantic Ocean. Almost always making their homes...
Goby on Grouper Eye

Goby on Grouper Eye

While on a dive in Grand Bahama, Bahamas, I came across a cleaning station on the reef in which I saw this large black grouper being cleaned by hundreds of cleaner gobies. Also known as neon gobies, Elacatinus, a genus of small marine gobies group together on small...
Lionfish Spines

Lionfish Spines

Key Largo, Florida Keys Often times the most destructive and invasive forces can be the most beautiful if you look at them from a different angle. This macro shot of a large lionfish I spotted while diving in the Florida Keys put me within inches of its...
Sun Anemone

Sun Anemone

Grand Bahama, Bahamas While snorkeling in the shallow waters off a private beach, I happened onto a small shallow coral reef and around the surrounding hard bottom of the coral reef were sun anemones. Sun anemones also called the Caribbean carpet anemone, make their...
Blue Parrotfish

Blue Parrotfish

The Blue Parrotfish of the Caribbean are both a cornerstone species of the reefs of the Caribbean but also responsible for some coral deterioration as an inevitable effect of the grazing they do whilst foraging for algae on the reef. Algae if not kept in check, will...