At daytime this Giant Moray Eel (Gymnothorax javiancus) lives in the coral block behind. At night she goes for hunting.


Moray eel head-on
Moray eel free swimming
Moray eel with Cleaning Wrasse
Moray eel in cleaningstation

Kri Island, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia, Pacific

510 Views, 12.01.2013

Canon EOS 5D MKII, 4.0/17-40mm, Seacam Housing, Superdome, Seaflash, 1/60s, f9

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Awesome wild animals
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  • Stephanie Köhl
    Stephanie Köhlabout 2 years ago

  • Thank you very much Stephanie.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Enri-Art
    Enri-Artabout 2 years ago

    Wow! Its grat!

  • Thank you!

    – Norbert Probst

  • Jane  mcainsh
    Jane mcainshabout 2 years ago

    awesome capture Norbert !!!

  • Thank you Jainie.

    – Norbert Probst

  • eyeland
    eyelandabout 2 years ago

    Great capture . Best viewed large.

  • Thank you very much!

    – Norbert Probst

  • Todd Krebs
    Todd Krebsabout 2 years ago

    Absolutely fantastic shot Norber!

  • Thank you very much Todd. You know what it means to capture a pic like that!

    – Norbert Probst

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...about 2 years ago

    24 June 2012 – 1 image per 24hrs

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeabout 2 years ago

  • John Schneider
    John Schneiderabout 2 years ago

    Wow! Extraordinary capture!!

  • Thank you John.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Maria  Moro
    Maria Moroabout 2 years ago

  • Lenka
    Lenkaabout 2 years ago

    Told my kids about this hunter just yesterday! What a surprise to see your wonderful photograph of it added today… :)
    Nice composition, perfect pose :)

  • Thank you Lenka. Hope your kids enjoy that pic.

    – Norbert Probst

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