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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
A flame in the dark

This shot is showing us a nudibranch (Sea slug) called Hyspelodoris sp. 14. This species is characterised by their elevated gills and some purple or pinkish body colour. This one was feeding on sponge and was like a flame under the sea.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Lembeh, Indonesia
Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Copyright: © Mª Cristina Fernández