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Image of a Moray Eel taken on a night dive in Alor,Indonesia.This Moray was about 500mm long,they tend to be at their most active night.
© All images copyright MattTworkowski 2008


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  • Varinia   - Globalphotos
    Varinia - Gl...over 5 years ago

    Great shot Matt, wonderful clarity and such a gorgeous moray :))

  • salsbells69
    salsbells69over 5 years ago

    You would swear this was taken during the day! Great shot with fabulous detail and light matt!

  • velveteagle
    velveteagleover 5 years ago

    Great job of light work .. Hey I just thought … Matt have you ever been bitten by one of these fellows ??

  • Hey Chuck….so sorry i havent replied sooner,I have never been bitten by one but have come close a couple of times now.They have a little warning sign when they have had enough by snapping their jaws together very hard which creates a very loud noise underwater.This gives you a real appreciation for the power of their jaws & I always move on at this point.I often think the only thing that saves me sometimes is the big camera housing between the Moray & myself,they seem to get mesmerized with their own reflection in the port,thanks as always for you comments & interest,cheers

    – MattTworkowski

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1over 5 years ago

    wonderful crisp capture – amazing in those conditions! just a brilliant image!

  • Geraldine Lefoe
    Geraldine Lefoeover 5 years ago

    Wonderful composition MAtt and amazingly sharp for under water … not to mention the shaking of hands being confronted by such a creature. Those teeth …

  • Leanne Robson
    Leanne Robsonover 5 years ago

    “What sharp teeth you have” !! You have done well Matt. If you had not said it was a night dive I would never have guessed.
    He’s smiling for you.

  • Miri
    Miriover 5 years ago

    great shot, what a gorgeous eel, lovely colour

  • Midori Furze
    Midori Furzeover 5 years ago

    Amaizing shot, Matt!!
    : )))

  • mrcool
    mrcoolover 5 years ago
    wheres my spear gun !!!
  • MisterD
    MisterDover 5 years ago

    mrcool – you must leave this for others to see?

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