Branching out almost like a tree ~ this stunning backdrop of Gorgonian fan coral adds shelter from the drifting currents. Blue damsels dance amidst courting pairs of bluestriped sabretooth blennies and green ‘moon’ wrasse.
anthothelidae gorgonian seafan fan coral bluestriped sabretooth blennies moon wrasse plagiotremus rhinorhynchus thalassoma lunare blue damselfish damselfish pomacentridae chrysiptera cyanea sapphire devil orangetail blue damselfish south china sea north borneo waters
Wow!!!!! If not for the fish I would never have guessed that this photo was taken under water!!!!!!!Fabulous photo!!!!!!
Hi Carolyn!!! Really pleased that you appreciate this image so… Yes it was taken at a depth of about 15 metres in the South China Sea North Borneo… worked on the image a few days to bring back it’s full ‘lustre’ !!! :-)
a great picture!
Glad you find the Damsel Fairy Tree beautiful Kathleen!!! VBR Marine Scientist Nick :-)
Hey Manon! GREAT to have the Damsel Fairy Tree’ featured in “Absolute Clarity” Cheers! VBR Marine Scientist Nick :-)
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