Image of the week


A new image will be posted here every week. I will try to give a little more information about these images than I normally would.

Racing Stripe Flatworm on colourful coral

Racing stripe flatworm

Racing stripe flatworm swims over Discosoma coral Location & date Chocolate Island, Malapascua, Philippines. 16th November 2014 Subject The racing ...
Biodiversity of coral reefs in one picture

Biodiversity of coral reefs

Coral reef scene in the Red Sea Location & date Emperor divers house reef at Palace and Sahara Sands Hotels, Marsa ...
Fluorescent polyps of reef building coral

Fluorescent coral polyps

Image under ultraviolet showing fluorescent coral polyps Location & date Wadi Lahami, Red Sea, Egypt: 23rd June 2014 Subject Corals of ...
View from the Old Man of Storr in Skye

Skye Landscape – Old man of Storr

View from the Old Man of Storr Location & date Isle of Skye, UK: 17th January 2014 Subject The Isle ...
Double-spined urchin

Double-spined or banded sea urchin

The double-spined or banded sea-urchin Echinothrix calamaris Location & date Malapascua, Philippines: 14th November 2014 Subject A close-up of the ...
The moon through the trees in North Devon

Moon in waxing gibbous phase through the trees

The moon through the trees Location & date North Devon: 30th December 2014 Subject The moon in the waxing gibbous ...
Soft coral with fish shoal in the background, Calanggaman

Coral reef scene in the Philippines

Soft coral reef scene with shoal of fish in the background Location & date Malapascua, Philippines: 19th November 2014 Subject ...

Water droplets on a snowdrop

A snowdrop in North Devon, covered in water droplets Location & date North Devon, UK: 9th January 2013 Subject The ...
A sense of calm - spinner dolphins in the Red Sea

Pod of spinner dolphins

Spinner Dolphins Stenella longirostris in the Red Sea Location & date Fury Shoals, Egypt: 26th June 2014 Subject Spinner dolphins ...
Where life begins on coral reefs - {Favia favus}

Favia favus – Head coral

Head coral Favia favus under super macro Location & date Malapascua, Philippines: 17th November 2014 Subject Favia favus is a ...