Goby on sea fan by David Wachenfeld


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This small transparent goby will live its entire adult life on this sea fan. Thailand.

Nikonos RS; 50mm macro lens; Nikonos SB104 strobes.

This image has been featured in the following groups:
Absolute Clarity; Nature’s Paintbrush


underwater, wildlife, nature, tropical, coral reef, coral, fish, marine, sea, ocean

I am a marine biologist and photographer based in Townsville on the beautiful coast of the Great Barrier Reef. I focus mostly on underwater photography and I have a small company called Triggerfish Images

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  • Stephen Colquitt
    Stephen Colquittover 6 years ago

    Right up my alley David. Lovely shot.

  • pattysole
    pattysoleover 6 years ago

    Wow, thats beautiful

  • inframefilm
    inframefilmabout 6 years ago

    Awesome work

  • KrishnaNahow
    KrishnaNahowalmost 5 years ago

    strikingly powerful. gr8 shot,

  • Thank you Krishna- this is one of my favourite shots!

    – David Wachenfeld

  • Jaytee
    Jayteealmost 5 years ago

    OMG look at this,that orange is deep and jumps from the screen and those lil white things………….well youve gone and captured a realy weird but cool looking piece of nature.

  • Thank you Jodi- I also love the colour in this.

    – David Wachenfeld

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 1 year ago

    29 March 2013 – 1 image per 24hrs

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 1 year ago

    Very nice capture

  • Thank you Larry.

    – David Wachenfeld

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 1 year ago

    Commendable work David…14 June 2013

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  • Hi Larry- thank you so much for the feature!

    – David Wachenfeld

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boily7 months ago

    wow! amazing shot!!

  • Thank you so much for the feature Manon

    – David Wachenfeld

  • LarryB007
    LarryB0077 months ago

    Incredible work David … Congrats on your feature in “Absolute Clairity”

  • Thank you very much Larry

    – David Wachenfeld

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