Phyllodesmium poindimiei

Posted by ChrisRoss on Mon Aug 14, 2023 2:29 am

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Opera House Nudi  Phyllodesmium poindimiei

A nudi shot on a recent dive at the entrance to Botany Bay just south of Sydney.  This is Phyllodesmium poindimiei and it eats a species of soft coral that is fairly common in the area, this one about 40-50mm long.

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

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by Axel Hildebrandt on Mon Aug 14, 2023 6:32 am
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Great capture of this species, it looks almost transparent, and thanks for the extra information.
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by david fletcher on Mon Aug 14, 2023 12:55 pm
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Axel Hildebrandt wrote: Great capture of this species, it looks almost transparent, and thanks for the extra information.
+1   Nice one Chris and thanks.
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by Carol Clarke on Mon Aug 14, 2023 7:08 pm
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Another of your weird and wonderful nudis, Chris. Amazing shot!

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by Tom Whelan on Mon Aug 14, 2023 7:44 pm
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Fine image of a fascinating creature.
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by subhasis roy on Wed Aug 16, 2023 11:23 am
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What a beautiful species and a fantastic shot

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