Dangleben’s Pinnacles

Cero

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Dominica (Dangleben’s Pinnacles) – 1/17/2017

Batwing Coral Crab

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Dominica (Dangleben’s Pinnacles) – 1/17/2017

Longlure Frogfish

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Longlure Frogfish
Dominica (Dangleben’s Pinnacles) – 1/17/2017

These fish are camouflage geniuses, but obviously they weren’t doing so well here.

 

 

Orange Elephant Ear Sponge

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Dominica (Dangleben’s Pinnacles) – 1/17/2017

Notice the green frogfish sitting on top of the sponge!

Orangespotted Filefish

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Dominica (Dangleben’s Pinnacles) – 1/17/2017

Giant Basket Star

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Giant Basket Star
Dominica (Dangleben’s Pinnacles) – 1/17/2017 & Bimini, Bahamas (Road to Atlantis) – 11/26/2016

During the day they are tightly bound, but at night they spread out to capture plankton.

Giant Barrel Sponge

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Giant Barrel Sponge
Dominica (Dangleben’s Pinnacles) – 1/17/2017 & Islamorada, Florida Keys (Ham) – 10/9/2014