Yellowstripe Scads
Yellowstripe Scads

A large school of yellowstripe scads often found under Arborek Main Jetty. Nikon D7200 Tokina 10-17mm 1/160th f/6 ISO100

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Anemonefish
Anemonefish

(amphiprioninae) Anemonefish found among anemones are all born male with the ability to change sex. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/250th f/9 ISO250

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Slender Roboastra
Slender Roboastra

(robastra gracilis) There are thousands of species of nudibranchs and still to this day many are still being discovered. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/160th f/20 ISO250

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Bigfin Reef Squid
Bigfin Reef Squid

Sepioteuthis lessoniana Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/160th f/13 ISO250

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Bluespotted Ribbontail Ray
Bluespotted Ribbontail Ray

These rays will feed in groups at night but during the day will separate to rest on their own. They are capable of injuring humans with venomous tail spines however often choose to swim away. The IUCN has listed them as Near Threatened. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/250 f/14 ISO250

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Boy swimming with Scads
Boy swimming with Scads

Off Arborek main jetty you often get local kids jumping in and trying to swim down to you. For this shot I was free diving with the scads. Nikon D7200 Tokina 10-17mm 1/160th f/6.3 ISO100

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Unidentified Crab
Unidentified Crab

Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/160th f/9 ISO250

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Loch’s Chromodoris
Loch’s Chromodoris

(chromodoris lochi) There are thousands of species of nudibranchs and still to this day many are still being discovered. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/125th f/8 ISO100

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Juvenile Black Tip Reef Shark
Juvenile Black Tip Reef Shark

These Juveniles were in a group of around 6 in the shallows by a small island. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/250th f/6.2 ISO250

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Hawksbill Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle

Hawksbills are often found in shallow water on reefs that are rich in sponges. they are omnivorous and will also eat mollusks, marine algae, crustaceans, sea urchins, fish, and jellyfish. Nikon D7200 Tokina 10-17mm 1/100th f/13 ISO250

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Juvenile Black Tip Reef Shark
Juvenile Black Tip Reef Shark

These Juveniles were in a group of around 6 in the shallows by a small island. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/250th f/6.2 ISO250

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Juvenile Black Tip Reef Shark
Juvenile Black Tip Reef Shark

These Juveniles were in a group of around 6 in the shallows by a small island. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/250th f/6.2 ISO250

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Sarasvati Anemone Shrimp
Sarasvati Anemone Shrimp

(periclimenes sarasvati) Often found amongst anemones. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/200th f/14 ISO250

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Juvenile Black Tip Reef Shark
Juvenile Black Tip Reef Shark

These Juveniles were in a group of around 6 in the shallows by a small island. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/250th f/6.2 ISO250

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Anemonefish
Anemonefish

(amphiprioninae) Anemonefish found among anemones are all born male with the ability to change sex. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/160th f/22 ISO250

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Moray Eel
Moray Eel

Moray eels can grow up to 4m in length but most the time are found hiding away in a hole with just their heads on show. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/125th f/11 ISO250

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Slender Roboastra (robastra gracilis
Slender Roboastra (robastra gracilis

There are thousands of species of nudibranchs and still to this day many are still being discovered. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/160th f/20 ISO250

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Phyllidia ocellata
Phyllidia ocellata

There are thousands of species of nudibranchs and still to this day many are still being discovered. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/125th f/11 ISO250

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Papuan Scorpionfish
Papuan Scorpionfish

(scorpaenopsis papuensis) Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/125th f/11 ISO250

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Blue Ringed Octopus
Blue Ringed Octopus

Despite their small size 12-20cm they have a venomous toxin that is powerful enough to kill humans. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/125th f/11 ISO250

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Spotted Reef Crab
Spotted Reef Crab

(carpilius maculatus) Night dives are some of the best dives as all the small critters come out. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/125th f/10 ISO250

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Yellowstripe Scads
Yellowstripe Scads

A large school of yellowstripe scads often found under Arborek Main Jetty. Nikon D7200 Tokina 10-17mm 1/160th f/6 ISO100

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Yellow Spotted Flatworm
Yellow Spotted Flatworm

(thysanozoon nigropapillosum) is a species of polyclad flatworms. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/125th f/11 ISO250

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Yellowstripe Scads
Yellowstripe Scads

A large school of yellowstripe scads often found under Arborek Main Jetty. Nikon D7200 Tokina 10-17mm 1/160th f/6 ISO100

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Dusky Rabbitfish
Dusky Rabbitfish

(siganus fuscescens) feeding under the Arborek main jetty, Nikon D7200 Tokina 10-17mm 1/160th f/8 ISO100

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Yellowstripe Scads
Yellowstripe Scads

Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm Rear Curtain Flash 1/15th f/18 ISO100

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Lemon Damsel
Lemon Damsel

(pomacentrus moluccensis) There are many species of damsel fish and all can be very protective of its patch and can be aggressive. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/160th f/14 ISO100

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Common Lionfish
Common Lionfish

(pterois volitans) Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/160th f/5 ISO100

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Ribboned Sweetlips
Ribboned Sweetlips

One of the target species on reef checks the sweetlips are very recognisable. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/160th f/7.1 ISO100

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Yellow Barred Jawfish
Yellow Barred Jawfish

(opistognathus) Can be easily identified by the yellow patch on the eye when just the head is showing. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/160th f/14 ISO100

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Anemonefish
Anemonefish

(amphiprioninae) Anemonefish found among anemones are all born male with the ability to change sex. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/160th f/5 ISO100

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Desirable Flabelliana
Desirable Flabelliana

(flabellina exoptata) Nudibranchs come in a wide range of shapes, colours and sizes and are very intelligent creatures. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/160th f/5 ISO100

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Reeftop Pipefish
Reeftop Pipefish

(corythoichthys haematopterus) Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/160th f/29 ISO250

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Shrimp
Shrimp

Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/160th f/20 ISO250

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Sarasvati Anemone Shrimp
Sarasvati Anemone Shrimp

(periclimenes sarasvati) Often found amongst anemones. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/200th f/14 ISO250

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Fimbriated Moray
Fimbriated Moray

(gymnothorax fimbriatus) Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/200th f/6.3 ISO250

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Bobtail Squid
Bobtail Squid

(sepiola atlantica) Bobtail squid have a symbiotic relationship with bioluminescent bacteria (Aliivibrio fischeri), which inhabit a special light organ in the squid's mantle. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/160th f/13 ISO250

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Hermit Crab
Hermit Crab

Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/200th f/14 ISO250

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Banded Toadfish
Banded Toadfish

(halophryne diemensis) Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/200th f/14 ISO250

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Christmas Tree Worms
Christmas Tree Worms

(spirobranchus giganteus) Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/125th f/20 ISO250

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Triplefin fish
Triplefin fish

(tripterygiidae) Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/125th f/20 ISO250

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Schools of Jacks
Schools of Jacks

Nikon D7200 Tokina 10-17mm 1/100th f/13 ISO250

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Giant Travelly with Jacks
Giant Travelly with Jacks

Nikon D7200 Tokina 10-17mm 1/100th f/13 ISO250

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Anemonefish
Anemonefish

(amphiprioninae) Anemonefish found among anemones are all born male with the ability to change sex. Nikon D7200 Nikon 60mm 1/160th f/5 ISO100

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Raja Ampat,

Indonesia