This turtle, named Ellie, was under care at Lissenung Island Turtle Conservation in Papua New Guinea. This photo was taken the day it was released. The resort rescues turtles kept in captivity and also collects turtle eggs that would otherwise be eaten by locals, hatch them and release the baby turtles, with hope that they will one day come back to the island and restart the life cycle.
A view of two worlds at the coastline of Hon Yen, Phu Yen province during sunset. The coastal ecosystem here is home for hundred of species, protect coastline from storms and erosion, provide jobs & source of food for local communities.
When the tide is low at some days of summer time, the coastal sea becomes an interesting playground for local children here to swim, play & explore the sea by their own curiosity, to find their summer joy, and to embrace their mother ocean.
Turkish world record-holder free-diver of the Underwater Federation Sahika Ercumen, who is announced as “Life Below Water Advocate” of Turkey by United Nations Development Programme, dives to witness the first steps of baby loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) in Mugla, Turkey on 18, 2020. Wounded sea turtles are treated at the Sea Turtles Research, Rescue and Rehabilitation Center (DEKAMER) within the scope of the Patara Sea Turtles Conservation and Monitoring Program supported by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization. After their treatment, the turtles are kept under observation in special areas created in the sea to get used to their natural habitats.
This Orca mom and her little one approached me slowly taking a good look with the mother staying in front as if she was letting her young one have a look without getting too close to this unusual creature. What made this encounter so magical was the light. The low afternoon sun was breaking through the surface of the cold, dark and greenish water and created some of the prettiest sunbursts I've ever seen.
The Leafy Sea Dragon, endemic to Australia, was listed as a nearly threatened species. Although they are 40 cm long, it is always difficult to find them due to their mimicry of the surrounding kelp. It is one of the most beautifully elaborate mimicry creatures on earth. It has been captured for ornamental purposes because of this beautiful appearance, and is vulnerable to environmental stress, so their number has been reduced.
Когда на тебя рушится волна и ты ныряешь под нее, оказываешься в мире полном спокойствия, а над тобой рождаются облака...
Мальдивы, сентябрь 2019
Under the breaking waves the world is peaceful and quiet just the stormy clouds on top are arising so fast
Photo taken at the incredible Misterious Lagoon. Until today, it has never reached its maximum depth, thus being a mystery that intrigues many. It is located in Bonito in Mato Grosso do Sul Brazil.
Lionfish are some of the most beautiful (and venomous) fish in the sea. Their entire body is shaped or coloured as camouflage against their hapless prey.
I was lucky to spend an hour with this beautiful creature, and as it got comfortable with my presence, I got the chance to see it's camouflage in a beautiful, but deadly display.
This stonefish was in the Lagoon of St Pierre in Reunion Island .I took this picture by night in a few centimeters of water along the beach .
I could sea only his face because he was probably hunting . I found very interesting to show his face like a monster because of his skin structure looks like corals.
This fish hide in the sand all the time and is very venomous.
Удивительные создания медузы. Фотография выполнена в прибрежной акватории Черного моря на глубине 25м. Цель - раскрыть красоту и гармонию одних из самых загадочных хищников нашей планеты. Медузы - удивительные создания, состоящие на 98% из воды, являются самой многочисленной популяцией хищных животных.
The gas flame Nudibranch stands out with its vivid colors resembling gas flames. It's always a favorite with divers This picture was taken on 16.01.2021 at Photographer's Reef, False Bay, Cape Peninsula, South Africa.
Wallace’s Flying Frog is a moss frog found in Malaysia and western Indonesia. It is generally quite photogenic given its large size, brilliant colours and calm temperament. This is a shot taken of a specimen diving into the water.
This frame is double exposure, taken in Sharm El Sheik, Egypt. The first exposure is with the fish Surgeon, shot at sunset, and the next is made early in the morning, just before the first rays of the sun.
In 1983, a South Korean freighter sailed past Xiaolan Island. Due to the bad weather, the ship hit a rock and was submerged by water. Finally, the captain drove the ship out of Yatsushiro Bay and let the freighter sink slowly (to maintain the possibility of future rescue).
The sunken ship was on the sand at a depth of 40 meters and had to dive to 22 meters to reach the upper edge of the cabin (the mast at the highest point was about 20 meters). Sea currents have always been a feature of this dive site, so it is a very difficult dive site for freedivers.
In the photo, a freediver lands in a floating position, preparing to enjoy the breathtaking scenery.
This turtle is also known as a scaly turtle. It has a hard carapace and looks like overlapping scales. The body color is brown, medium in size and can grow up to 70 - 90 cm with a weight between 35 - 75 kg. The beak shape of his mouth resembling an eagle beak. Its main food is sponges and soft essays found in coral reef areas. This species of turtle is mostly found in coral reef areas. The laying season is March - June with an average laying of up to 130 eggs. These turtles are found in the states of Terengganu, Pahang, Melaka, Johor, Sabah and Sarawak. The eggs are white with a soft skin and a diameter of about 5.0 cm.
Cabo Pulmo is an amazing nature sanctuary, this place let you observe fish behavior in a healthy place. This surgeonfish is part form the group that catches the poops coming from the amazing school of Jacks. For this reason, both move together on the reef.
It reserves Marina of the Plemmirio - Syracuse (Italy)
An ugly, but very colored kind surely, from the
calm habits to ready to sting if the disturbs,
I introduce you the red Scorfano (Scorpaena sow),
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