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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Coral spawning at dusk

Fish are feasting on the highly nutritious coral eggs, which were spawned by the brain coral during dusk. Coral spawning usually occurs once a year in a certain month, on a specific night, and at a particular hour.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Eilat, Israel
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © Tom Shlesinger