The beautiful stipe and structure of the “blue sea fan” acalycigorgia. This vivid blue colour is unfortunately ‘prized’ and deemed worthy by coral collectors, who not only use them within the jewelry trade but also for sale within the live aquaria industry…

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acalycigorgia sea fan, blue sea fan, demise of precious coral, the coral trade, coral jewelry trade

As a Marine Scientist, Underwater Photographer, Wildlife Conservation FilmMaker & emerging Explorer ~ Nicks’ recent film “Colours of the Gulf” documented the plight of whale sharks and other marine life in the aftermath of the Gulf oil spill.

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  • Carolyn Clark
    Carolyn Clarkabout 1 year ago

    Love it!!!!!!!

  • Glad you love it so…!!! VBR Nick :-)

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