Pygmy Seahorse

 Pygmy Seahorse

Pygmy Seahorse

Pygmy Seahorse at Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea. Canon 50D and 60mm lens and 4x diopter in Hugyfot Housing with double DS-125 strobes.
Photocomp April '10 - Open

2010-05-17

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Diving Papua New Guinea - Milne BayDiving Papua New Guinea - Milne Bay
It is one of the few places left in the world where a diver can see macro critters, pelagics, and big stuff, as well as fantastic soft and hard corals. The often misused and abused adjective pristine is actually appropriate here, due to low fishing pressure in the area in comparison to other areas of the Coral Triangle, no dynamite fishing, and thanks to a system implemented by dive resorts whereby local reef "owners" receiving a small fee for every diver that visits "their" reef. As a result elders make sure that the reefs are not fished.
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