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Red gorgonian on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater.  The red gorgonian is a filter-feeding temperate colonial species that lives on the rocky bottom at depths between 50 to 200 feet deep. Gorgonians are oriented at right angles to prevailing water currents to capture plankton drifting by, Leptogorgia chilensis, Lophogorgia chilensis, San Clemente Island
Red gorgonian on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater. The red gorgonian is a filter-feeding temperate colonial species that lives on the rocky bottom at depths between 50 to 200 feet deep. Gorgonians are oriented at right angles to prevailing water currents to capture plankton drifting by.
Species: Red gorgonian, Leptogorgia chilensis, Lophogorgia chilensis
Location: San Clemente Island, California
Image ID: 25393  
Water falling from the fluke (tail) of a humpback whale as the whale dives to forage for food in the Santa Barbara Channel, Megaptera novaeangliae, Santa Rosa Island, California
Water falling from the fluke (tail) of a humpback whale as the whale dives to forage for food in the Santa Barbara Channel.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Santa Rosa Island, California
Image ID: 27029  
Bigeye Barracuda schooling in Nigali Pass, Fiji, Nigali Passage, Gau Island, Lomaiviti Archipelago
Bigeye Barracuda schooling in Nigali Pass, Fiji.
Location: Nigali Passage, Gau Island, Lomaiviti Archipelago, Fiji
Image ID: 31329  
Golden Damselfish and Red Gorgonian Sea Fan, Fiji, Amblyglyphidodon aureus, Gorgonacea, Makogai Island, Lomaiviti Archipelago
Golden Damselfish and Red Gorgonian Sea Fan, Fiji.
Species: Golden damselfish, Gorgonian, Amblyglyphidodon aureus, Gorgonacea
Location: Makogai Island, Lomaiviti Archipelago, Fiji
Image ID: 31337  
Colorful Chironephthya soft coral coloniea in Fiji, hanging off wall, resembling sea fans or gorgonians, Chironephthya, Gorgonacea, Vatu I Ra Passage, Bligh Waters, Viti Levu  Island
Colorful Chironephthya soft coral coloniea in Fiji, hanging off wall, resembling sea fans or gorgonians.
Species: Chironephthya soft coral, Gorgonian, Chironephthya, Gorgonacea
Location: Vatu I Ra Passage, Bligh Waters, Viti Levu Island, Fiji
Image ID: 31361  
Wananavu Beach Resort, Viti Levu Island, Fiji, Raki Raki, Viti Levu  Island
Wananavu Beach Resort, Viti Levu Island, Fiji.
Location: Wananavu, Raki Raki, Viti Levu Island, Fiji
Image ID: 31860  
Panorama dimensions: 3994 x 9165
Dendronephthya soft corals and schooling Anthias fishes, feeding on plankton in strong ocean currents over a pristine coral reef. Fiji is known as the soft coral capitlal of the world, Dendronephthya, Pseudanthias
Dendronephthya soft corals and schooling Anthias fishes, feeding on plankton in strong ocean currents over a pristine coral reef. Fiji is known as the soft coral capitlal of the world.
Species: Anthias, Dendronephthya soft coral, Dendronephthya, Pseudanthias
Location: Fiji
Image ID: 34742  
Brilliantlly colorful coral reef, with swarms of anthias fishes and soft corals, Fiji, Dendronephthya, Pseudanthias
Brilliantlly colorful coral reef, with swarms of anthias fishes and soft corals, Fiji.
Species: Anthias, Dendronephthya soft coral, Dendronephthya, Pseudanthias
Location: Fiji
Image ID: 34743  
Dendronephthya soft coral detail including polyps and calcium carbonate spicules, Fiji, Dendronephthya
Dendronephthya soft coral detail including polyps and calcium carbonate spicules, Fiji.
Species: Dendronephthya soft coral, Dendronephthya
Location: Fiji
Image ID: 34744  
Bubble coral polyp detail, Plerogyra sinuosa, Fiji, Plerogyra sinuosa
Bubble coral polyp detail, Plerogyra sinuosa, Fiji.
Species: Bubble coral, Plerogyra sinuosa
Location: Fiji
Image ID: 34745  
Pink Skunk Anemone Fish, Amphiprion perideraion, Fiji, Amphiprion perideraion
Pink Skunk Anemone Fish, Amphiprion perideraion, Fiji.
Species: Pink anemonefish, Amphiprion perideraion
Location: Fiji
Image ID: 34746  
Anthias fishes school over the colorful Fijian coral reef, everything taking advantage of currents that bring planktonic food. Fiji, Dendronephthya, Pseudanthias, Vatu I Ra Passage, Bligh Waters, Viti Levu Island
Anthias fishes school over the colorful Fijian coral reef, everything taking advantage of currents that bring planktonic food. Fiji.
Species: Anthias, Dendronephthya soft coral, Dendronephthya, Pseudanthias
Location: Vatu I Ra Passage, Bligh Waters, Viti Levu Island, Fiji
Image ID: 34747  
Red whip coral, Ellisella ceratophyta, Fiji, Ellisella ceratophyta, Namena Marine Reserve, Namena Island
Red whip coral, Ellisella ceratophyta, Fiji.
Species: Whip coral, Ellisella ceratophyta
Location: Namena Marine Reserve, Namena Island, Fiji
Image ID: 34748  
Closeup view of  colorful dendronephthya soft corals, reaching out into strong ocean currents to capture passing planktonic food, Fiji, Dendronephthya, Vatu I Ra Passage, Bligh Waters, Viti Levu Island
Closeup view of colorful dendronephthya soft corals, reaching out into strong ocean currents to capture passing planktonic food, Fiji.
Species: Dendronephthya soft coral, Dendronephthya
Location: Vatu I Ra Passage, Bligh Waters, Viti Levu Island, Fiji
Image ID: 34749  
Plexauridae sea fan or gorgonian on coral reef. This gorgonian is a type of colonial alcyonacea soft coral that filters plankton from passing ocean currents, Gorgonacea, Bligh Waters, Fiji
Plexauridae sea fan or gorgonian on coral reef. This gorgonian is a type of colonial alcyonacea soft coral that filters plankton from passing ocean currents.
Species: Gorgonian, Gorgonacea
Location: Bligh Waters, Fiji
Image ID: 34750  
Brilliantlly colorful coral reef, with swarms of anthias fishes and soft corals, Fiji, Dendronephthya, Pseudanthias, Bligh Waters
Brilliantlly colorful coral reef, with swarms of anthias fishes and soft corals, Fiji.
Species: Anthias, Dendronephthya soft coral, Dendronephthya, Pseudanthias
Location: Bligh Waters, Fiji
Image ID: 34751  
Branching whip coral (Ellisella sp) captures passing planktonic food in ocean currents, Fiji, Ellisella, Pseudanthias, Bligh Waters
Branching whip coral (Ellisella sp) captures passing planktonic food in ocean currents, Fiji.
Species: Anthias, Branching whip coral, Ellisella, Pseudanthias
Location: Bligh Waters, Fiji
Image ID: 34752  
Beautiful South Pacific coral reef, with Plexauridae sea fans, schooling anthias fish and colorful dendronephthya soft corals, Fiji, Dendronephthya, Gorgonacea, Pseudanthias, Namena Marine Reserve, Namena Island
Beautiful South Pacific coral reef, with Plexauridae sea fans, schooling anthias fish and colorful dendronephthya soft corals, Fiji.
Species: Anthias, Dendronephthya soft coral, Gorgonian, Dendronephthya, Gorgonacea, Pseudanthias
Location: Namena Marine Reserve, Namena Island, Fiji
Image ID: 34753  
Spectacularly colorful dendronephthya soft corals on South Pacific reef, reaching out into strong ocean currents to capture passing planktonic food, Fiji, Dendronephthya, Namena Marine Reserve, Namena Island
Spectacularly colorful dendronephthya soft corals on South Pacific reef, reaching out into strong ocean currents to capture passing planktonic food, Fiji.
Species: Dendronephthya soft coral, Dendronephthya
Location: Namena Marine Reserve, Namena Island, Fiji
Image ID: 34754  
Sinularia flexibilis finger leather soft coral, Fiji, Sinularis flexibilis, Namena Marine Reserve, Namena Island
Sinularia flexibilis finger leather soft coral, Fiji.
Species: Sinularia soft coral, Sinularis flexibilis
Location: Namena Marine Reserve, Namena Island, Fiji
Image ID: 34755  
Crinoid feather star closeup view of tentacles, which it extends into ocean currents, Fiji, Crinoidea, Namena Marine Reserve, Namena Island
Crinoid feather star closeup view of tentacles, which it extends into ocean currents, Fiji.
Species: Crinoid feather star, Crinoidea
Location: Namena Marine Reserve, Namena Island, Fiji
Image ID: 34756  
Coral Hind, Cephalopholis miniata, also known as Coral Trout and Coral Grouper, Fiji, Cephalopholis miniata, Namena Marine Reserve, Namena Island
Coral Hind, Cephalopholis miniata, also known as Coral Trout and Coral Grouper, Fiji.
Species: Coral grouper, Cephalopholis miniata
Location: Namena Marine Reserve, Namena Island, Fiji
Image ID: 34757  
Phyllidia coelestis nudibranch, Fiji, Phyllidia coelestis, Namena Marine Reserve, Namena Island
Phyllidia coelestis nudibranch, Fiji.
Species: Phyllidia coelestis
Location: Namena Marine Reserve, Namena Island, Fiji
Image ID: 34758  
Blackside hawkfish on hard coral, Paracirrhites forsteri, close-up, Fiji, Paracirrhites forsteri, Namena Marine Reserve, Namena Island
Blackside hawkfish on hard coral, Paracirrhites forsteri, close-up, Fiji.
Species: Blackside hawkfish, Paracirrhites forsteri
Location: Namena Marine Reserve, Namena Island, Fiji
Image ID: 34759  
Colorful and exotic coral reef in Fiji, with soft corals, hard corals, anthias fishes, anemones, and sea fan gorgonians, Pseudanthias
Colorful and exotic coral reef in Fiji, with soft corals, hard corals, anthias fishes, anemones, and sea fan gorgonians.
Species: Anthias, Pseudanthias
Location: Fiji
Image ID: 34760  
Brilliantlly colorful coral reef, with swarms of anthias fishes and soft corals, Fiji, Pseudanthias
Brilliantlly colorful coral reef, with swarms of anthias fishes and soft corals, Fiji.
Species: Anthias, Pseudanthias
Location: Fiji
Image ID: 34761  
Brilliantlly colorful coral reef, with swarms of anthias fishes and soft corals, Fiji, Pseudanthias
Brilliantlly colorful coral reef, with swarms of anthias fishes and soft corals, Fiji.
Species: Anthias, Pseudanthias
Location: Fiji
Image ID: 34762  
Colorful and exotic coral reef in Fiji, with soft corals, hard corals, anthias fishes, anemones, and sea fan gorgonians, Dendronephthya, Pseudanthias
Colorful and exotic coral reef in Fiji, with soft corals, hard corals, anthias fishes, anemones, and sea fan gorgonians.
Species: Anthias, Dendronephthya soft coral, Dendronephthya, Pseudanthias
Location: Fiji
Image ID: 34763  
Spectacularly colorful dendronephthya soft corals on South Pacific reef, reaching out into strong ocean currents to capture passing planktonic food, Fiji, Dendronephthya
Spectacularly colorful dendronephthya soft corals on South Pacific reef, reaching out into strong ocean currents to capture passing planktonic food, Fiji.
Species: Dendronephthya soft coral, Dendronephthya
Location: Fiji
Image ID: 34764  
Beautiful South Pacific coral reef, with Plexauridae sea fans, schooling anthias fish and colorful dendronephthya soft corals, Fiji, Dendronephthya, Gorgonacea, Pseudanthias
Beautiful South Pacific coral reef, with Plexauridae sea fans, schooling anthias fish and colorful dendronephthya soft corals, Fiji.
Species: Anthias, Dendronephthya soft coral, Gorgonian, Dendronephthya, Gorgonacea, Pseudanthias
Location: Fiji
Image ID: 34765