21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Swaying In the Wind

When the strong morning current sweeps across the reef in Raja Ampat, the nephtheidae, a soft tree-like coral, extends its branches to catch passing zooplankton for fast food.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Sorong, Indonesia
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Mok Wai Hoe