The Eye of a Batfish-

A eye of longfin batfish, Platax teira peers at the photographer. Because of the effect of water on light, it has fixed pupils that do not adjust to changes in the intensity of light. Compared to terrest...
marine biology

Rough Triggerfish – Facts and Photographs

The Rough triggerfish, also known as spotted oceanic triggerfish (Canthidermis maculata)  spend their lives away from the coast, living in floating flotsam and wreckage. Given that triggerfish normally use ...
scuba diving freediving

It’s Dory in Finding Nemo

Paracanthus hepatus, perhaps better known to many millions of people as Dory in the Disney Pixar films Finding Nemo and its sequel Finding Dory, is also known as a regal tang, a blue tang, palette surgeon f...

A Fish Out of Water

One evening, while in search of nudibranchs to photograph at the rock pools in Ballito, South Africa, this dussumiers rockskipper (Istiblennius dussumieri), crawled out of...

Translucent Jellyfish

A translucent moon jellyfish (aurelia aurita) photographed at uShaka Marine World in Durban, South Africa. Moon jellyfish are found throughout most of the world's oceans, from the tropics to the far north. ...
Lagoon Triggerfish

Picasso Triggerfish

The one and only Picasso triggerfish (Rhinecanthus aculeatus), also known as the lagoon triggerfish, blackbar triggerfish, the Picassofish, and the Jamal, photographed at uShaka Marine World in Durban. Phot...
Pompano Fish

Pompano

A full grown pompano fish at uShaka Marine World in Durban. Photo by Alan Sutton. See more photos of pompanos at Pelagic Fish....

Salmon Headshot

Headshot of a shimmering daga salmon with canine teeth and gold-rimmed, black eyes. Photo taken at uShaka Marine World in Durban. For more photos and videos click here...