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Photographer: Paul Osmond  (see this users gallery)

Living exclusively in the polyps of the Mushroom Coral (Heliofungia actiniformes) this is the fast moving Mushroom Coral Pipefish (Siokunichthys nigrolineatus). These bright white pipefish are extremely difficult to photograph with their white bodies contrasting with their eyes and their habitat.
Image taken in the shallows against an island in the Banda Sea in Indonesia.

· Date: Sun June 22, 2008 · Reference ID: /220070925_155443320 · Views: 23403 ·
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Additional Categories: Sept 2007 Banda Sea - Raja Empat Indonesia


Algae growing on the ocean floor
Paul Osmond

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