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Goniobranchis kuniei


Posted by ChrisRoss on Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:29 am

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Nudibranch Goniobranchis kuniei

This nudi is from a dive in Lembeh strait on the NE corner of Sulawesi in Indonesia.   This area is well known for the huge variety of critters found on the dive sites, they are not clean coral reefs but rather black sand and rubble bottoms and there is a huge range of marine life found there.

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Olympus OM-D EM-1 MkII +60mm macro, INON strobes, Nauticam housing.

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by Matthew Pugh on Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:03 am
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Hi

A smashing capture of this flamboyant critter - very nice indeed


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by cwdavis on Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:08 pm
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An incredibly colorful nudibranch!  Beautiful photograph, especially considering the underwater conditions in which it was captured.  Well done,
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by Tom Whelan on Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:27 pm
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Super image - love the nudibranch colors and patterns.
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by SMB on Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:56 pm
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Really like the DOF on this one, get to see the gills and rhinophores (the "horns") tack sharp. Great color.
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by rhighercat on Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:21 pm
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I don't know much about marine animals, but I can tell this an incredible image! Great colors, very good dof getting the entire animal in focus. Excellent capture!
 

by Ramesh Kodavatiganti on Sat Nov 17, 2018 9:04 pm
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Chris,
As a professional DROWNER - I can sink faster than a volcanic rock and the Never say never enthusiasm to snorkel /dive I have been fascinated by marine wildlife - and your picture takes a spot high up - beautiful COLORS - you captured the essence of nature and its beauty - unsurpassed. SPECTACULAR
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:22 am
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Absolutely stunning! You a true master of this very specialized art.
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by Carol Clarke on Thu Nov 22, 2018 6:36 am
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I can't get enough of these wonderful Nudis with their amazing forms and colours! This is a superb capture, Chris. VERY well done!

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by Paul Rossi on Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:24 pm
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The flamboyant colors found in nature, on full display, captured beautifully.
 

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