13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A healthy coral reef grows in shallows of the tropical Pacific Ocean.

A healthy set of reef-building corals thrives in shallow water in Komodo National Park, Indonesia. This region is within the Coral Triangle and harbors some of the highest diversity of coral species on Earth.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Indonesia
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Ethan Daniels