Gorgonian fan coral (Melithaea sp.) next to a blue sponge (Callyspongia aerizusa), Karang Kaledupa Reef, Wakatobi National Park, Indonesia. Although both the coral colony and the sponge are permanently attached to the reef, both are part of the animal (not the plant) kingdom.
500 views as at February 28th, 2015.
Nikon D300s, AF DX Fisheye-Nikkor 10.5mm with 1.4x tele-extender (effective focal length approximately 15mm), ISO 200 in RAW, f/8 at 1/60 sec. Seacam housing, two Seacam flashes.
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