Slate pencil sea urchins (Heterocentrotus mammillatus) in Hawaiian reef scene with Black
Slate pencil sea urchins (Heterocentrotus mammillatus) in Hawaiian reef scene with Black triggerfish (Melichthys niger) Hawaii.
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Nest of the White-spotted pufferfish (Torquigener albomaculosus)
Nest of the White-spotted pufferfish (Torquigener albomaculosus), a species discovered in 2014. The male creates the sand nest, about 2 m in diameter, on the ocean floor to attract a mate. The pair use it only once. It is the only pufferfish known to create such circular nests. Amami Islands, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan
Pygmy leatherjacket (Brachaluteres jacksonianus)
Pygmy leatherjacket (Brachaluteres jacksonianus), one of the most distinctive of the Australian leatherjackets with its small size and rounded shape. Common in all southern states of Australia in seagrass and brown algal habitats. At night often sleeps while attached by the mouth to seaweed fronds. Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, New South Wales, Australia
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