Sun Anemone

Sun Anemone

While snorkeling in the shallow waters off a private beach in the Bahamas, 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 homes in...
Flamingo in Purple

Flamingo in Purple

Pictured is a Flamingo Tongue Snail making its way along a purple sea fan. Flamingo tongue snail are a marine species of gastropod mollusk that presents very distinct beautiful markings on its shell making them very easy to recognize. Most often I find these snails at...
Bubble Tip Shrimp

Bubble Tip Shrimp

Pictured is a Spotted Anemone Shrimp on the tip of a tentacle of a Giant Caribbean Sea Anemone. Living in a commensalism symbiotic relationship, the anemone provides refuge and a home for the shrimp, while the shrimp defends as well as tends to the surrounding area of...
Inquisitive Octopus

Inquisitive Octopus

This was a very fun photo to take. I was diving at a commonly known site on the east coast in South Florida called the Blue Heron Bridge. Seeing octopus here is fairly common, and I always love playing with them. Octopus can be very inquisitive and engaging if...
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...

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