Sulawesi Lionfish

Sulawesi Lionfish

Sulawesi Lionfish

This photo of Lionfish was taken on the reef surrounding Hoga Island, in the Wakatobi Marine National Park, South East Sulawesi, Indonesia, whilst doing research. Very lucky picture, camera had died so had to turn it on, point and shoot before it turned itself off again. Nikon Coolpix L5 and an underwater housing.
Photocomp February '08 - Novice


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