18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Giant Larvacean

Tommy Knowles, a senior aquarist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California, used a red light to illuminate a pair of giant larvaceans collected from the deep sea earlier that day.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Monterey Bay, California, United States of America
Camera: ILCE-7RM4
Copyright: © Tyler Schiffman