18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Whitetip reef shark inside Suck ‘Em Up Lava Tube

While scuba diving in Kona Hawaii we found this whitetip shark (Triaenodon obesus) slowly swimming inside Suck ‘Em Up Lava Tube. The beans of light highlighting her as she gracefully and nearly effortlessly glided through the warm, clear, water.

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Date Taken: 04.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Kailua Kona, Hawaii, United States of America
Copyright: © Keller Laros