19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Seahorse and the plastic bag

A seahorse was struggling to swim through the strong waves at the ocean surface to run away from one of the deadliest predator of the ocean - Plastic. Photo taken at Hon Mun island, a popular dive site for thousand tourists, snorkelers and divers to visit every year, comes with that is a lot of plastic waste has been dumped to the sea accidentally or purposely.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Vietnam
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © Thien Nguyen Ngoc