Spinner dolphins ride the bow of our boat in Midway Atoll’s brilliant blue lagoon.
An estimated 200+ spinner dolphins spend their days in Midway’s lagoon resting and sleeping. During the night, the dolphins return to the deep ocean outside the protective coral reef to hunt for food.
A video tribute to Midway Atoll and its wildlife by Gina Ruttle (Whalegeek)
Still photography by Gina and Mark Ruttle
Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, Territory of the United States of America
Canon 50D, Canon 10-22mm lens, shutter 1/125, f/7.1, focal length 12mm, ISO 400
May 9, 2010
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