15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Banggai in purple

A small Banggai cardinal fish (Pterapogon kauderni) seeks hideout from predators among the marvelous but urticating purple tentacles of this tropical anemone (cf. Heteractis sp.)

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2015
Date Uploaded: 10.2017
Photo Location: Indonesia
Camera: E-PL1
Copyright: © ALEX VARANI