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Coral reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaCoral reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaCoral reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Ghost Goby in Soft Coral - Triton Bay West PapuaGhost Goby in Soft Coral - Triton Bay West PapuaGhost Goby in Soft Coral - Triton Bay West Papua© Reinhard Dirscherl / BiosphotoJPG - RMNon exclusive sale
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Ghost Goby in Soft Coral - Triton Bay West Papua

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Porcelain Crab on Soft Coral - Raja Ampat  IndonesiaPorcelain Crab on Soft Coral - Raja Ampat IndonesiaPorcelain Crab on Soft Coral - Raja Ampat Indonesia© Mike Veitch / BiosphotoJPG - RMNon exclusive sale, exclusive sale in France
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Porcelain Crab on Soft Coral - Raja Ampat Indonesia

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Alcyonarians symbiotic crab on soft coral IndonesiaAlcyonarians symbiotic crab on soft coral IndonesiaAlcyonarians symbiotic crab on soft coral Indonesia© Fabien Michenet / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Alcyonarians symbiotic crab on soft coral Indonesia

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Polyps and skeleton of a Soft Coral in the Red Sea EgyptPolyps and skeleton of a Soft Coral in the Red Sea EgyptPolyps and skeleton of a Soft Coral in the Red Sea Egypt© Didier Brandelet / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Polyps and skeleton of a Soft Coral in the Red Sea Egypt

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Garden of soft corals in pastel tones in the lagoon of Mayotte.Garden of soft corals in pastel tones in the lagoon of Mayotte.Garden of soft corals in pastel tones in the lagoon of Mayotte.© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Garden of soft corals in pastel tones in the lagoon of Mayotte.

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Soft coral (Cespitularia sp) and Feather Star (Comaster multifidus) on the reef. Siladen Island, Bunaken Marine National Park, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.Soft coral (Cespitularia sp) and Feather Star (Comaster multifidus) on the reef. Siladen Island, Bunaken Marine National Park, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.Soft coral (Cespitularia sp) and Feather Star (Comaster multifidus) on the reef. Siladen Island, Bunaken Marine National Park, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.© Mathieu Foulquié / BiosphotoJPG - RMSale prohibited by some Agents
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Soft coral (Cespitularia sp) and Feather Star (Comaster

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Cowry (Primovula roseomaculata) on an alcyonaria (Dendronephthya sp), Siladen Island, Bunaken Marine National Park, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.Cowry (Primovula roseomaculata) on an alcyonaria (Dendronephthya sp), Siladen Island, Bunaken Marine National Park, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.Cowry (Primovula roseomaculata) on an alcyonaria (Dendronephthya sp), Siladen Island, Bunaken Marine National Park, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.© Mathieu Foulquié / BiosphotoJPG - RMSale prohibited by some Agents
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Cowry (Primovula roseomaculata) on an alcyonaria (Dendronephthya

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Close-up of an Alcyonid (Scleronephthya sp), night dive, in front of Siladen Island Bunaken Marine National Park, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.Close-up of an Alcyonid (Scleronephthya sp), night dive, in front of Siladen Island Bunaken Marine National Park, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.Close-up of an Alcyonid (Scleronephthya sp), night dive, in front of Siladen Island Bunaken Marine National Park, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.© Mathieu Foulquié / BiosphotoJPG - RMSale prohibited by some Agents
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Close-up of an Alcyonid (Scleronephthya sp), night dive, in front

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Rough leather coral (Sarcophyton glaucum) and Tree alcyonarian (Litophyton arboreum), Cebu, PhilippinesRough leather coral (Sarcophyton glaucum) and Tree alcyonarian (Litophyton arboreum), Cebu, PhilippinesRough leather coral (Sarcophyton glaucum) and Tree alcyonarian (Litophyton arboreum), Cebu, Philippines© Mathieu Foulquié / BiosphotoJPG - RMSale prohibited by some Agents
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Rough leather coral (Sarcophyton glaucum) and Tree alcyonarian

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Godeffroys Soft Coral, Siphonogorgia godeffroyi, New Ireland, Papua New GuineaGodeffroys Soft Coral, Siphonogorgia godeffroyi, New Ireland, Papua New GuineaGodeffroys Soft Coral, Siphonogorgia godeffroyi, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea© Reinhard Dirscherl / BiosphotoJPG - RMNon exclusive sale
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Godeffroys Soft Coral, Siphonogorgia godeffroyi, New Ireland,

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White-lined Grouper in Coral Reef, Anyperodon leucogrammicus, Kimbe Bay, New Britain, Papua New GuineaWhite-lined Grouper in Coral Reef, Anyperodon leucogrammicus, Kimbe Bay, New Britain, Papua New GuineaWhite-lined Grouper in Coral Reef, Anyperodon leucogrammicus, Kimbe Bay, New Britain, Papua New Guinea© Reinhard Dirscherl / BiosphotoJPG - RMNon exclusive sale
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White-lined Grouper in Coral Reef, Anyperodon leucogrammicus,

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Four Kings: the underwater mountain, low angle view of one of the 4 mountains of the sumptuous Four Kings dive spot, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaFour Kings: the underwater mountain, low angle view of one of the 4 mountains of the sumptuous Four Kings dive spot, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaFour Kings: the underwater mountain, low angle view of one of the 4 mountains of the sumptuous Four Kings dive spot, Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Four Kings: the underwater mountain, low angle view of one of the

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Underwater biodiversity in Misool, Raja Ampat, Four kings, Misool, IndonesiaUnderwater biodiversity in Misool, Raja Ampat, Four kings, Misool, IndonesiaUnderwater biodiversity in Misool, Raja Ampat, Four kings, Misool, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Underwater biodiversity in Misool, Raja Ampat, Four kings,

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Extreme biodiversity of Raja Ampat and in particular that of the Melyssa garden site, Misool, IndonesiaExtreme biodiversity of Raja Ampat and in particular that of the Melyssa garden site, Misool, IndonesiaExtreme biodiversity of Raja Ampat and in particular that of the Melyssa garden site, Misool, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Extreme biodiversity of Raja Ampat and in particular that of the

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Coral reef under the sun of Raja Ampat, Four kings, Misool, IndonesiaCoral reef under the sun of Raja Ampat, Four kings, Misool, IndonesiaCoral reef under the sun of Raja Ampat, Four kings, Misool, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Coral reef under the sun of Raja Ampat, Four kings, Misool,

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Red sponge in the shape of a jaw contrasts with the blue waters of Raja Ampat, Four kings, Misool, IndonesiaRed sponge in the shape of a jaw contrasts with the blue waters of Raja Ampat, Four kings, Misool, IndonesiaRed sponge in the shape of a jaw contrasts with the blue waters of Raja Ampat, Four kings, Misool, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Red sponge in the shape of a jaw contrasts with the blue waters

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Sea Finger (Alcyonium palmatum), on a background of loose substrate, in the Marine Protected Area of the Agathoise Coast, Occitanie, Hérault, France. Species considered endemic to the Mediterranean.Sea Finger (Alcyonium palmatum), on a background of loose substrate, in the Marine Protected Area of the Agathoise Coast, Occitanie, Hérault, France. Species considered endemic to the Mediterranean.Sea Finger (Alcyonium palmatum), on a background of loose substrate, in the Marine Protected Area of the Agathoise Coast, Occitanie, Hérault, France. Species considered endemic to the Mediterranean.© Mathieu Foulquié / BiosphotoJPG - RMSale prohibited by some Agents
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Sea Finger (Alcyonium palmatum), on a background of loose

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Underwater biodiversity in Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaUnderwater biodiversity in Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaUnderwater biodiversity in Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Underwater biodiversity in Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaUnderwater biodiversity in Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaUnderwater biodiversity in Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Yellow Leather Coral (Sarcophyton elegans), Heron Island. Great barrier reef. Queensland. Australia. Pacific Ocean.Yellow Leather Coral (Sarcophyton elegans), Heron Island. Great barrier reef. Queensland. Australia. Pacific Ocean.Yellow Leather Coral (Sarcophyton elegans), Heron Island. Great barrier reef. Queensland. Australia. Pacific Ocean.© Jean-Michel Mille / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Yellow Leather Coral (Sarcophyton elegans), Heron Island. Great

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The underwater panoramic view, Four Kings, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonésieThe underwater panoramic view, Four Kings, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonésieThe underwater panoramic view, Four Kings, Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonésie© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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The underwater panoramic view, Four Kings, Misool, Raja Ampat,

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Thin-shelled Spider Crab (Oncinopus aranea), Raja Ampat, IndonesiaThin-shelled Spider Crab (Oncinopus aranea), Raja Ampat, IndonesiaThin-shelled Spider Crab (Oncinopus aranea), Raja Ampat, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Thin-shelled Spider Crab (Oncinopus aranea), Raja Ampat, Indonesia

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Red sponge on reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaRed sponge on reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaRed sponge on reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Red sponge on reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia

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Multicolored reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaMulticolored reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaMulticolored reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Multicolored reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia

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Sponge, coral and fishes in Coral reef, Four Kings, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaSponge, coral and fishes in Coral reef, Four Kings, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaSponge, coral and fishes in Coral reef, Four Kings, Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Sponge, coral and fishes in Coral reef, Four Kings, Misool, Raja

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Coral reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaCoral reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaCoral reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Coral reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia

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Coral reef, Four Kings, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaCoral reef, Four Kings, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaCoral reef, Four Kings, Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Coral reef, Four Kings, Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia

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Beautiful pink coral on the Four Kings spot in Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaBeautiful pink coral on the Four Kings spot in Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaBeautiful pink coral on the Four Kings spot in Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Beautiful pink coral on the Four Kings spot in Misool, Raja

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Coral reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaCoral reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaCoral reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Coral reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia

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Alcionnaire, underwater environment, Misool, Raja Ampat, New GuineaAlcionnaire, underwater environment, Misool, Raja Ampat, New GuineaAlcionnaire, underwater environment, Misool, Raja Ampat, New Guinea© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Alcionnaire, underwater environment, Misool, Raja Ampat, New

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Small porcelain crab (Lissoporcellana sp) in its spiny soft coral (Dendronephthya hemprichi), at night, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaSmall porcelain crab (Lissoporcellana sp) in its spiny soft coral (Dendronephthya hemprichi), at night, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaSmall porcelain crab (Lissoporcellana sp) in its spiny soft coral (Dendronephthya hemprichi), at night, Raja Ampat, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Small porcelain crab (Lissoporcellana sp) in its spiny soft coral

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Porcelain crab (Lissoporcellana sp) on its spiny coral (Dendronephthya hemprichi), Raja Ampat, IndonesiaPorcelain crab (Lissoporcellana sp) on its spiny coral (Dendronephthya hemprichi), Raja Ampat, IndonesiaPorcelain crab (Lissoporcellana sp) on its spiny coral (Dendronephthya hemprichi), Raja Ampat, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Porcelain crab (Lissoporcellana sp) on its spiny coral

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Orange sponge on reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaOrange sponge on reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, IndonesiaOrange sponge on reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Orange sponge on reef, Misool, Raja Ampat, Indonesia

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False coral colonies on a plateau coralligenous massif in the Marine Protected Area of the Agathoise Coast, Hérault, Occitanie, FranceFalse coral colonies on a plateau coralligenous massif in the Marine Protected Area of the Agathoise Coast, Hérault, Occitanie, FranceFalse coral colonies on a plateau coralligenous massif in the Marine Protected Area of the Agathoise Coast, Hérault, Occitanie, France© Mathieu Foulquié / BiosphotoJPG - RMSale prohibited by some Agents
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False coral colonies on a plateau coralligenous massif in the

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Tara Pacific expedition - november 2017 Isolated reef rises from considerable depths to forty-five feet (14 meters) below the surface. As with Bradford Shoals, the basic reef structure is primarily composed of flat plates and mounds of non-staghorn corals. In addition there are also large stands of a grayish soft coral, probably Nephthya. From the bare patch at its crest (15-25m depth) , the reef falls away in sheer vertical walls, D: 31 m, Inglis Shoal seamount, Kimbe Bay, Papua New GuineaTara Pacific expedition - november 2017 Isolated reef rises from considerable depths to forty-five feet (14 meters) below the surface. As with Bradford Shoals, the basic reef structure is primarily composed of flat plates and mounds of non-staghorn corals. In addition there are also large stands of a grayish soft coral, probably Nephthya. From the bare patch at its crest (15-25m depth) , the reef falls away in sheer vertical walls, D: 31 m, Inglis Shoal seamount, Kimbe Bay, Papua New GuineaTara Pacific expedition - november 2017 Isolated reef rises from considerable depths to forty-five feet (14 meters) below the surface. As with Bradford Shoals, the basic reef structure is primarily composed of flat plates and mounds of non-staghorn corals. In addition there are also large stands of a grayish soft coral, probably Nephthya. From the bare patch at its crest (15-25m depth) , the reef falls away in sheer vertical walls, D: 31 m, Inglis Shoal seamount, Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea© Christoph Gerigk / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Tara Pacific expedition - november 2017 Isolated reef rises from

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Tara Pacific expedition - november 2017 D: 22 m Bradford Shoal seamount, Kimbe Bay The reef structure is predominantly flat plates of hard corals, and adaptation allowing maximum utilization of the reduced sunlight at that depth. There are also many colonies of Leather Coral, Sarcophyton.Tara Pacific expedition - november 2017 D: 22 m Bradford Shoal seamount, Kimbe Bay The reef structure is predominantly flat plates of hard corals, and adaptation allowing maximum utilization of the reduced sunlight at that depth. There are also many colonies of Leather Coral, Sarcophyton.Tara Pacific expedition - november 2017 D: 22 m Bradford Shoal seamount, Kimbe Bay The reef structure is predominantly flat plates of hard corals, and adaptation allowing maximum utilization of the reduced sunlight at that depth. There are also many colonies of Leather Coral, Sarcophyton.© Christoph Gerigk / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Tara Pacific expedition - november 2017 D: 22 m Bradford Shoal

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Tara Pacific expedition - november 2017 Underwater cave, soft coral, Gorgonians and sponges stitched panorama 9200 x 5190 px, D: 35 m South Ema Reef in Kimbe Bay, Papua New GuineaTara Pacific expedition - november 2017 Underwater cave, soft coral, Gorgonians and sponges stitched panorama 9200 x 5190 px, D: 35 m South Ema Reef in Kimbe Bay, Papua New GuineaTara Pacific expedition - november 2017 Underwater cave, soft coral, Gorgonians and sponges stitched panorama 9200 x 5190 px, D: 35 m South Ema Reef in Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea© Christoph Gerigk / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Tara Pacific expedition - november 2017 Underwater cave, soft

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Tara Pacific expedition - november 2017 Banban and Muli Islets, Papua New Guinea, Fore Reef, partly bleached, new colonies of Leather Coral (Sinularia sp), D: 2 mTara Pacific expedition - november 2017 Banban and Muli Islets, Papua New Guinea, Fore Reef, partly bleached, new colonies of Leather Coral (Sinularia sp), D: 2 mTara Pacific expedition - november 2017 Banban and Muli Islets, Papua New Guinea, Fore Reef, partly bleached, new colonies of Leather Coral (Sinularia sp), D: 2 m© Christoph Gerigk / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Tara Pacific expedition - november 2017 Banban and Muli Islets,

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Small shrimp on its soft coral. A tiny shrimp perfectly camouflaged on its soft coral. Photo taken at 85 meters depth. MayotteSmall shrimp on its soft coral. A tiny shrimp perfectly camouflaged on its soft coral. Photo taken at 85 meters depth. MayotteSmall shrimp on its soft coral. A tiny shrimp perfectly camouflaged on its soft coral. Photo taken at 85 meters depth. Mayotte© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Small shrimp on its soft coral. A tiny shrimp perfectly

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Shrimp on soft coral. A beautiful little shrimp on a soft coral of the mesophotic zone, at the foot of the second falling of the Bouénie pass. MayotteShrimp on soft coral. A beautiful little shrimp on a soft coral of the mesophotic zone, at the foot of the second falling of the Bouénie pass. MayotteShrimp on soft coral. A beautiful little shrimp on a soft coral of the mesophotic zone, at the foot of the second falling of the Bouénie pass. Mayotte© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Shrimp on soft coral. A beautiful little shrimp on a soft coral

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Squat lobster of the Twilight Zone living in a soft coral. Photo taken at 80 meters depth. MayotteSquat lobster of the Twilight Zone living in a soft coral. Photo taken at 80 meters depth. MayotteSquat lobster of the Twilight Zone living in a soft coral. Photo taken at 80 meters depth. Mayotte© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Squat lobster of the Twilight Zone living in a soft coral. Photo

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Fluorescent Zoanthus sp.. Left photographed with daylight and right showing fluorescent colours photographed under special blue or ultraviolet light and filter. Many corals and anemones are intensely fluorescent under certain light wavelengths. Shallow water reef-building fluorescent corals seem to be more resistant to coral bleaching than other corals, and the higher the density of fluorescent pigments, the more likely to resist. This enables them to better protect the zooxanthellae that help sustain them. The pigments that fluoresce are photoproteins, and a current theory is that this acts as a type of sunscreen that prevents too much UV light damaging the zooxanthallae. These corals have the photoproteins above the zooxanthallae to protect them. Corals that grow in deeper water, where light is scarce, are using fluorescence to absorb UV light and reflect it back to the zooxanthallae to give them more light to turn into nutrients. These corals have the photoproteins below the zooxanthallae to reflect it back. Photographed in aquarium. PortugalFluorescent Zoanthus sp.. Left photographed with daylight and right showing fluorescent colours photographed under special blue or ultraviolet light and filter. Many corals and anemones are intensely fluorescent under certain light wavelengths. Shallow water reef-building fluorescent corals seem to be more resistant to coral bleaching than other corals, and the higher the density of fluorescent pigments, the more likely to resist. This enables them to better protect the zooxanthellae that help sustain them. The pigments that fluoresce are photoproteins, and a current theory is that this acts as a type of sunscreen that prevents too much UV light damaging the zooxanthallae. These corals have the photoproteins above the zooxanthallae to protect them. Corals that grow in deeper water, where light is scarce, are using fluorescence to absorb UV light and reflect it back to the zooxanthallae to give them more light to turn into nutrients. These corals have the photoproteins below the zooxanthallae to reflect it back. Photographed in aquarium. PortugalFluorescent Zoanthus sp.. Left photographed with daylight and right showing fluorescent colours photographed under special blue or ultraviolet light and filter. Many corals and anemones are intensely fluorescent under certain light wavelengths. Shallow water reef-building fluorescent corals seem to be more resistant to coral bleaching than other corals, and the higher the density of fluorescent pigments, the more likely to resist. This enables them to better protect the zooxanthellae that help sustain them. The pigments that fluoresce are photoproteins, and a current theory is that this acts as a type of sunscreen that prevents too much UV light damaging the zooxanthallae. These corals have the photoproteins above the zooxanthallae to protect them. Corals that grow in deeper water, where light is scarce, are using fluorescence to absorb UV light and reflect it back to the zooxanthallae to give them more light to turn into nutrients. These corals have the photoproteins below the zooxanthallae to reflect it back. Photographed in aquarium. Portugal© Paulo de Oliveira / BiosphotoJPG - RMNon exclusive sale
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Fluorescent Zoanthus sp.. Left photographed with daylight and

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Fluorescent coral. Pulse coral, Xenia sp.. Above photographed with daylight and bellow showing fluorescent colours photographed under special blue or ultraviolet light and filter. Many corals are intensely fluorescent under certain light wavelengths. Shallow water reef-building fluorescent corals seem to be more resistant to coral bleaching than other corals, and the higher the density of fluorescent pigments, the more likely to resist. This enables them to better protect the zooxanthellae that help sustain them. The pigments that fluoresce are photoproteins, and a current theory is that this acts as a type of sunscreen that prevents too much UV light damaging the zooxanthallae. These corals have the photoproteins above the zooxanthallae to protect them. Corals that grow in deeper water, where light is scarce, are using fluorescence to absorb UV light and reflect it back to the zooxanthallae to give them more light to turn into nutrients. These corals have the photoproteins below the zooxanthallae to reflect it back. Photographed in aquarium. PortugalFluorescent coral. Pulse coral, Xenia sp.. Above photographed with daylight and bellow showing fluorescent colours photographed under special blue or ultraviolet light and filter. Many corals are intensely fluorescent under certain light wavelengths. Shallow water reef-building fluorescent corals seem to be more resistant to coral bleaching than other corals, and the higher the density of fluorescent pigments, the more likely to resist. This enables them to better protect the zooxanthellae that help sustain them. The pigments that fluoresce are photoproteins, and a current theory is that this acts as a type of sunscreen that prevents too much UV light damaging the zooxanthallae. These corals have the photoproteins above the zooxanthallae to protect them. Corals that grow in deeper water, where light is scarce, are using fluorescence to absorb UV light and reflect it back to the zooxanthallae to give them more light to turn into nutrients. These corals have the photoproteins below the zooxanthallae to reflect it back. Photographed in aquarium. PortugalFluorescent coral. Pulse coral, Xenia sp.. Above photographed with daylight and bellow showing fluorescent colours photographed under special blue or ultraviolet light and filter. Many corals are intensely fluorescent under certain light wavelengths. Shallow water reef-building fluorescent corals seem to be more resistant to coral bleaching than other corals, and the higher the density of fluorescent pigments, the more likely to resist. This enables them to better protect the zooxanthellae that help sustain them. The pigments that fluoresce are photoproteins, and a current theory is that this acts as a type of sunscreen that prevents too much UV light damaging the zooxanthallae. These corals have the photoproteins above the zooxanthallae to protect them. Corals that grow in deeper water, where light is scarce, are using fluorescence to absorb UV light and reflect it back to the zooxanthallae to give them more light to turn into nutrients. These corals have the photoproteins below the zooxanthallae to reflect it back. Photographed in aquarium. Portugal© Paulo de Oliveira / BiosphotoJPG - RMNon exclusive sale
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Fluorescent coral. Pulse coral, Xenia sp.. Above photographed

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Dead man's finger (Alcyonium digitatum) - 20 meters deep, off the island of Oleron, Atlantic Ocean, FranceDead man's finger (Alcyonium digitatum) - 20 meters deep, off the island of Oleron, Atlantic Ocean, FranceDead man's finger (Alcyonium digitatum) - 20 meters deep, off the island of Oleron, Atlantic Ocean, France© Bruno Guénard / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Soft corail (Gersemia fruticosa) and Amphipod (Amphipoda sp), White Sea, Nilmoguba, Republic of Karelia, RussiaSoft corail (Gersemia fruticosa) and Amphipod (Amphipoda sp), White Sea, Nilmoguba, Republic of Karelia, RussiaSoft corail (Gersemia fruticosa) and Amphipod (Amphipoda sp), White Sea, Nilmoguba, Republic of Karelia, Russia© Bruno Guénard / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Soft corail (Gersemia fruticosa) and Amphipod (Amphipoda sp),

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Soft Coral (Sarcophyton sp) and Sea Anemone, Bangka Island, IndonesiaSoft Coral (Sarcophyton sp) and Sea Anemone, Bangka Island, IndonesiaSoft Coral (Sarcophyton sp) and Sea Anemone, Bangka Island, Indonesia© Mathieu Foulquié / BiosphotoJPG - RMSale prohibited by some Agents
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Soft Coral (Sarcophyton sp) and Sea Anemone, Bangka Island,

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Colonies of Pulsing coral (Xenia sp) and Green Algae (Halimeda sp.), Lembeh Strait, IndonesiaColonies of Pulsing coral (Xenia sp) and Green Algae (Halimeda sp.), Lembeh Strait, IndonesiaColonies of Pulsing coral (Xenia sp) and Green Algae (Halimeda sp.), Lembeh Strait, Indonesia© Mathieu Foulquié / BiosphotoJPG - RMSale prohibited by some Agents
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Colonies of Pulsing coral (Xenia sp) and Green Algae (Halimeda

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Coral reef covered with Soft coral, Suakin Archipelago, Sudan, Red Sea.Coral reef covered with Soft coral, Suakin Archipelago, Sudan, Red Sea.Coral reef covered with Soft coral, Suakin Archipelago, Sudan, Red Sea.© Yves Lefèvre / BiosphotoJPG - RMUse prohibited for delphinariums or any institution in which cetaceans are kept for public entertainment
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Coral reef covered with Soft coral, Suakin Archipelago, Sudan,

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Turn arround the Soft coral , MayotteTurn arround the Soft coral , MayotteTurn arround the Soft coral , Mayotte© Gabriel Barathieu / BiosphotoJPG - RM
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Turn arround the Soft coral , Mayotte

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