This very small Pgymy seahorse is about 1cm large and hides in his coral fan where it’s perfectly camouflaged.

Cabilao Island, Bohol, Philippines.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 100mm macro, UK-GERMANY housing, 2 x Ikelite DS-125 strobes, 1/125s, f32, ISO100.

This photo is the October page of my calendar BELOW SURFACE 2012.

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“From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.” – Jacques-Yves Cousteau

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  • Angie66
    Angie66almost 3 years ago

    awww this is gorgeous

  • Thanks, Angie. :-)

    – Tobias Friedrich

  • Mark Elshout
    Mark Elshoutalmost 3 years ago

    Wow! Incredible!,,

  • Thanks you, Mark.

    – Tobias Friedrich

  • Neutro
    Neutroalmost 3 years ago

    Extraordinary!!! I love this animal appeared!!

  • A.M. Ruttle
    A.M. Ruttleover 1 year ago

    Sweet shot, Tobias; congrats on being part of the u/w collection on RB recently!

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