UP CLOSE: AMINALS

 

Turtles and sharks are stunning to see, but there’s even more beauty in the tiny, intricate creatures that make up coral reefs.

 

 NUDIBRANCH CREDIT: Wojtek Meczynski

NUDIBRANCH
CREDIT: Wojtek Meczynski

 fish on coral polyp credit: JAYNE JENKINS

fish on coral polyp
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

  NUDIBRANCH credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 NUDIBRANCH
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
 coral close-up credit: JAYNE JENKINS

coral close-up
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
  credit: JAYNE JENKINS


credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
 crab in coral credit: JAYNE JENKINS

crab in coral
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
 coral CRAB Credit: David P. Robinson

coral CRAB
Credit: David P. Robinson

 NUDIBRANCH credit: JAYNE JENKINS

NUDIBRANCH
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
 MAting nudibranchs credit: JAYNE JENKINS

MAting nudibranchs
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
  christmas tree worm CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

 christmas tree worm
CREDIT: THE OCEAN AGENCY

 
 PURPLE SEA SLUG CREDIT: Wojtek Meczynski

PURPLE SEA SLUG
CREDIT: Wojtek Meczynski

 
 nudibranch, bali Credit: David P. Robinson

nudibranch, bali
Credit: David P. Robinson

 
 porcelain crab CREDIT: Wojtek Meczynski

porcelain crab
CREDIT: Wojtek Meczynski

 pygmy SEAHORSE IN LEMBAH credit: yen-yi lee

pygmy SEAHORSE IN LEMBAH
credit: yen-yi lee

 A CLEANER SHRIMP ON A NUDIBRANCH CREDIT: GREGORY PIPER

A CLEANER SHRIMP ON A NUDIBRANCH
CREDIT: GREGORY PIPER

 Coleman's shrimp in urchin,  Philippines Credit: SIMON J. PIERCE

Coleman's shrimp in urchin,  Philippines
Credit: SIMON J. PIERCE

 
 PORCELAIN crab, andaman islands Credit: David P. Robinson

PORCELAIN crab, andaman islands
Credit: David P. Robinson

 
 anemone close-up credit: JAYNE JENKINS

anemone close-up
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
 SPOTS OF LEOPARD SEA SLUG credit: JAYNE JENKINS

SPOTS OF LEOPARD SEA SLUG
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
 Hairy Squat Lobster credit: JAYNE JENKINS

Hairy Squat Lobster
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 starfish zoom credit: JAYNE JENKINS

starfish zoom
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
 Flamingo Tongues on searods CREDIT: ELLEN CUYLAERTS

Flamingo Tongues on searods
CREDIT: ELLEN CUYLAERTS

 
 REEF SHRIMP credit: JAYNE JENKINS

REEF SHRIMP
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
 Flatworm at Derawan Island, Indonesia Credit: SIMON J. PIERCE

Flatworm at Derawan Island, Indonesia
Credit: SIMON J. PIERCE

 
 Pair of ornate ghost pipefish CREDIT: Wojtek Meczynski

Pair of ornate ghost pipefish
CREDIT: Wojtek Meczynski

 CHRISTMAS TREE WORMS credit: THE OCEAN AGENCY

CHRISTMAS TREE WORMS
credit: THE OCEAN AGENCY

 tiger gobi, bali Credit: David P. Robinson

tiger gobi, bali
Credit: David P. Robinson

  seahorse credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 seahorse
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
 SMALL FISH IN A PLASTIC PIPE CREDIT: Wojtek Meczynski

SMALL FISH IN A PLASTIC PIPE
CREDIT: Wojtek Meczynski

 
 NUDIBRANCH credit: JAYNE JENKINS

NUDIBRANCH
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
 nudibranch Credit: fabrice dudenhofer

nudibranch
Credit: fabrice dudenhofer

 
 Ambon crinoid shrimp CREDIT: Wojtek Meczynski

Ambon crinoid shrimp
CREDIT: Wojtek Meczynski

 CHRISTMAS TREE WORMS credit: JAYNE JENKINS

CHRISTMAS TREE WORMS
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
 sea fan credit: JAYNE JENKINS

sea fan
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
 bobtail squid credit: JAYNE JENKINS

bobtail squid
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
 SEA SLUG credit: JAYNE JENKINS

SEA SLUG
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
 sPONGES ON A BOULDER CORAL credit: JAYNE JENKINS

sPONGES ON A BOULDER CORAL
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 SOFT coral CRAB Credit: David P. Robinson

SOFT coral CRAB
Credit: David P. Robinson

    Shaun the sheep nudibranch CREDIT: Wojtek Meczynski

 Shaun the sheep nudibranch
CREDIT: Wojtek Meczynski

  GLASS SHRIMP credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 GLASS SHRIMP
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
 camoflauge fish on coral credit: JAYNE JENKINS

camoflauge fish on coral
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
 PIGMY SEAHORSE credit: JAYNE JENKINS

PIGMY SEAHORSE
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
  CREDIT: Wojtek Meczynski


CREDIT: Wojtek Meczynski

 
 anemone credit: A. Marquardt

anemone
credit: A. Marquardt

 PYGMY SEAHORSE credit: JAYNE JENKINS

PYGMY SEAHORSE
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
 NUDIBRANCH CREDIT: KIMBERLY JEFFERIES

NUDIBRANCH
CREDIT: KIMBERLY JEFFERIES

 
 pgymy seahorse credit: david p. robinson

pgymy seahorse
credit: david p. robinson

 
 shrimp credit: JAYNE JENKINS

shrimp
credit: JAYNE JENKINS

 
 eye credit: Gregory Piper

eye
credit: Gregory Piper