15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sea-lilies spawning

Sea lilies are nocturnal animals that comes out at night from their hiding places in the coral reef and climb to the top of the reef. In this photo, a group of sea-lilies spawn tiny eggs while waving with their feathery arms to propel the eggs away from the reef towards the sea surface

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Eilat, Israel
Camera: DSC-RX100M4
Copyright: © Tom Shlesinger