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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sharing the space

A blue puffer fish which is active during the day found a place for a night sleep exactly where the nocturnal sea lily comes out to filter feed. This photo is part of an ongoing project documenting the nightlife and unique reproductive phenomena of corals and other inhabitants of the coral-reef in the Red Sea.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2017
Date Uploaded: 08.2018
Photo Location: Eilat, Israel
Camera: DSC-RX100M4
Copyright: © Tom Shlesinger