15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

Hippocampus denise, one of the smallest seahorses in the world, clings to the branches of a gorgonia along with shrimp that are well hidden.

This photo is a finalist in the Natural World category of our 15th Annual Photo Contest. See all 60 finalists here.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2015
Date Uploaded: 10.2017
Photo Location: Bunaken National Marine Park, Indonesia
Camera: E-PL1
Copyright: © ALEX VARANI
Photo of the Day: 10.08.17
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