It is a mystic place on the sea bottom. The divesite seems like a gateway to hell but a big rock closes the entrance. Hot water with gas bubbles comes out of the ground and strong sulphur smells through the diving mask. A volcanic hot spot!
Johanna looks at the Giant Damselfisch, (Microspathodo dorsalis).

Roca Redonda, Island, Galapagos archipelago, Ecuador, Pacific

501 Views, 23.07.2013

Passionated, professional photographer since 1992 with worldwide publications in magazines, newspapers, calendars, prospects, advertising, internet and on products.
I am located in Nuremberg, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany, and my heart beats for marine wildlife.

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Comments

  • John Schneider
    John Schneideralmost 2 years ago

    Norbert… Exceptional work!!

  • Thank you John!

    – Norbert Probst

  • jules572
    jules572almost 2 years ago

    The mysteries of the sea are so intriguing. Great image Norbert…Jules…Favour

  • That’s for sure! Thank you Jules.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Gary Kelly
    Gary Kellyalmost 2 years ago

    Looks like something from a science fiction movie – very surreal! The fish don’t seem to be too impressed though. Great shot, as usual, Norbert.

  • I never saw a similar place under water. I’ve been there twice and it was very special. Thank you Gary.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Thomas Young
    Thomas Youngalmost 2 years ago

    Great image Norbert.

  • Thank you Thomas.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonalmost 2 years ago

    Wow, wonderful capture. Thank you Norbert for posting this in the Volcanoes group! :)

  • Thank you very much Ann.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Sandra Fortier
    Sandra Fortieralmost 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture Norbert…amazing to see this unknown world!

  • Thank you very much Sandra!

    – Norbert Probst

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47almost 2 years ago

    Nothing short of Fantastic (literally & figuratively), Norbert! Outstanding work… glad Johanna didn’t get sucked in.

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppalmost 2 years ago

    Very nice capture

  • aprilann
    aprilannalmost 2 years ago


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  • Thank you very much for the feature, Ann.

    – Norbert Probst

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBalmost 2 years ago

    March 26, 2013

    Beautiful work!!

  • Great Teresa. Thank you for the feature!

    – Norbert Probst

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