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Red Sea

By nsutcliffe
My first attempt with an underwater housing for my compact. Taken whilst snorkelling. Very difficult to stay still and frame the image at the same time!

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: Kai, mudge, cats_123 and 9 more


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cats_123 Plus
12 4.4k 25 Northern Ireland
14 Dec 2009 4:26PM
great result...good job it wasn't a `Great White!' Smile

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14 Dec 2009 4:38PM
great image
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
14 Dec 2009 4:44PM
Sounds difficult but you have a great result.
Joan.
14 Dec 2009 5:53PM
Great result. well captured. A
14 Dec 2009 7:51PM
Great image - well done

Chris
BURNSIE Plus
7 25 4 England
15 Dec 2009 10:25AM
You have captured the lovely Acanthurus sohal Sohal Surgeonfish. These are browers on filamentous microalgae. very territorial and will fight to the death to defend an area of the reef, even attacking divers. The name surgeon fish comes from a bone at the base of the caudal peduncle which can be locked out and act like a scapel. It will attack Parrot fish and Triggers if they stray too close.
Great pictures
Regards
Burnsie
nsutcliffe 9 90 United Kingdom
15 Dec 2009 4:09PM
Burnsie,
Thank you for the identification!

Nigel.

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