Two Mandarinfish are mating above their coral head just after sunset – they do that every night – not necessarily with the same partner, though.

Equipment: CANON 5D, SIGMA 105mm f2.8 MACRO

Image was featured in SEA and WA Red Bubbles

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  • salsbells69
    salsbells69about 6 years ago

    Magical Capture. Well done :D

  • Vytas Gaizutis
    Vytas Gaizutisabout 6 years ago

    How colorful!

  • Keith Russell
    Keith Russellabout 6 years ago

    the mystery of fish explained

  • Polly x
    Polly xabout 6 years ago

    Stunning capture – incredible colour and clarity

  • Stephen Colquitt
    Stephen Colquittabout 6 years ago

    Gorgeous stuff again from you!

  • Shauna  Noble
    Shauna Nobleabout 6 years ago

    so pretty – a beautiful image

  • Tony Middleton
    Tony Middletonabout 6 years ago

    stunning colours ! lucky fish… :)

  • Jennifer Vickers
    Jennifer Vickersabout 6 years ago

    wow now this has some serious pop and ends in a bang…well captured

  • Stephanie Johnson
    Stephanie Johnsonabout 6 years ago

    Beautiful colours! Lovely shot.

  • jesika
    jesikaabout 6 years ago

    Simply gorgeous

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