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Feeding Frenzy of Black-Tipped Sharks

A feeding frenzy of black-tipped sharks in South Africa's Aliwal Shoal. The chilly waters were chummed for cage diving. See additional photos and video at Blacktip Sharks. EQUIPMENT USED Canon 7D Ikeli...

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. ...

Unicornfish Headshot

Headshot of a silver unicornfish (Naso), photographed at uShaka Marine World in Durban. Several species of unicornfish headshot have a hornlike extension of the snout which begins grown when a young fish re...
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...
Giant Grouper

Mouth Wide Open

A giant grouper with mouth wide open at uShaka Marine World in Durban, South Africa. Photo by Alan Sutton. See more photos at Groupers....
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....
Ragged Tooth Shark

Face to Face with a Ragged Tooth Shark

Inside a cave and face to face with a ragged tooth shark of Aliwal Shoal in South Africa. Although quite fierce looking with rows of sharp teeth, sticking out of their mouth, raggies are known for being cur...
Raggie Cave

Raggie Cave

Inside a Raggie Cave with a ragged tooth shark in Aliwal Shoal, South Africa. EQUIPMENT USED Canon 7D Ikelite 7D Housing Twin Ikelite DS 161 Strobes Flat Ikelite Lens Port Ikelite Dual Synch C...

Full Moon in Aliwal Shoal

A full moon at Aliwal Shoal, South Africa. For more photos and videos click here Photo was extracted from video footage of a Canon VIXIA HF G30 HD Camcorder in an Ikelite Housing, two Bigblue VL2500P LED V...
Seahorses

Seahorse Bunch

A bunch of seahorses, photographed at uShaka Marine World in South Africa. The Saber Squirrelfish is not as common as the Crowned Squirrelfish and the Tailspot Squirrelfish  in Tanzania and appear to be mor...
Whitetip Shark

Whitetip Shark

An oceanic whitetip reef shark (Carcharhinus longimanus), photographed in Durban, South Africa. The Saber Squirrelfish is not as common as the Crowned Squirrelfish and the Tailspot Squirrelfish  in Tanzania...
Upside down jellyfish

Upside Down Jellyfish

An upside down jellyfish (Cassiopeia andromeda) at uShaka Marine World in South Africa. These jellyfish live in the intertidal area on sandy bottoms, mud flats and in mangroves. Their color is variable, ...
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Blue Spotted Pufferfish

A blue spotted pufferfish (Canthigaster Solandri), photographed in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. EQUIPMENT USED Canon 7D Ikelite 7D Housing Twin Ikelite DS 161 Strobes Flat Ikelite Lens Port Ikelit...
Turtle Bite

Turtle Bite

A sea turtle bites another in the tank at uShaka Marine World. A freshly hatched baby sea turtle makes its instinctive scramble from Kimbiji's white sandy beach to the warm Indian Ocean water....

Shoal of Karanteen

A shoal of karanteen (Sarpa salpa) in the shark tank at Shaka Marine World. The Saber Squirrelfish is not as common as the Crowned Squirrelfish and the Tailspot Squirrelfish  in Tanzania and appear to be mo...
Pinky Fish

Hiding Pinky

A pinky fish (Pomadsys olivaceum) hides in the shadows of uShaka Marine World's shark tank. It is a common bait fish found along the South African coast and in estuary systems. The pinky fish is known by a ...

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...

A Hunting Blacktip

Face to face with a feeding hunting blacktip shark, Renee Blundon captures this action shot as the massive fish torpedos to the surface for a snack. Renee traveled to Aliwal Shoal in South Africa to photogr...

Talang Queenfish

Photo of a beautiful Talang Queenfish (Scomberoides commersonnianus) at uShaka Marine World. An elongated, streamlined, predatory fish of the Indian and west Pacific Oceans, the Talang queenfish may be reco...
Ragged-Tooth Shark

Ragged-Tooth Shark

A spotted ragged-tooth shark in South Africa's Aliwal Shoal, a mating ground for raggies from June to November. Despite their size, imposing  appearance and ferocious set of teeth, ragged-tooth sharks are d...

Crashing Waves

Crashing waves at the shore of Aliwal Shoal, South Africa Photo was extracted from video footage of a Canon VIXIA HF G30 HD Camcorder in an Ikelite Housing, two Bigblue VL2500P LED Video Lights and one Big Blu...

Ballito After Sunset

The seaside in Ballito, South Africa, right after sunset. For more photos and videos click here Photo was extracted from video footage of a Canon VIXIA HF G30 HD Camcorder in an Ikelite Housing, two Bigblu...
hark Cage

With or Without the Cage?

Photos by John Miller With or without the shark cage? This is the question, as a dozen or so shark fins swirl around the boat, slicing through the gleaming glassy ocean under a sky of vibrant sunrise. Earlie...
Cage Diving

Cage Diving with Sharks

Cage Diving with Black Tipped Sharks at Rocky Bay, South Coast Natal. Photo by John Miller. Squirrelfish are closely related to Soldierfish.  ...