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Janolus cristatus
Devon Cup Coral
Devon Cup-coral
Devon Cup Coral
Sea Lemon (gills)
Sea lemon mating
Devon Cup-coral
Common Starfish
Common Starfish (details)
Olive squat lobster
Olive squat lobster
Double spiral (or fan) worm
Double spiral (or fan) worm
Details of Sea lemon rhinophores
Sea lemon
European Cowrie
Hermit Crab
Painted Goby
Edible crab
Common Cuttlefish
Hermit Crab
Hunting
Peacock worm
Tompot Blenny
Long-spined sea scorpion
John Dory, a fossil ?
John Dory
Little cuttle
Black-face blenny
Little cuttle
Velvet swimming crab
Devon Cup-coral
Tompot blenny
Dahlia anemone
Plumose Anemone (closed)
Baitfish
I see with my EYES...
Spyed on
Terry
Terry
Hide & Seek
T.G.
Dahlia anemone
Dahlia anemone
Kiss me
Dahlia anemone- Close up
Dahlia anemone on a bed of mussels
Compass Jellyfish
Compass Jellyfish
Cuttlefish
I'm watching you
Fish anyone ?
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Anthias
Message in a bottle
Snakelock Anemone
Alcyoniidae digitatum
Tiny shrimp living on a dead man's finger
Nudibranch
Nudibracnh
Cuttlefish
An oasis underwater
John Dory
Glowing in the dark
Spot me !
Mating nudibranchs
Devon cup coral
Eye of a Scorpion fish
Hermit crab eyes
Harbour crab with barnacles
Nudibranch feeding
Predator
From the abyss
Clown fish at Nemo City
Shipwreck
Common shrimp staring
Leach spider crab
Hermit Crab
Sea Hare
Common shrimp
Leach Spidercrab
Devon Cup Coral
Plumose anemone
Limacia clavigera
Limacia clavigera
Mating cuttlefish
Rollercoster nudibranch
Diaphorodoris luteocincta (aka fried egg nudibranch)
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Head on nudibranch
Scorpion fish
Pipefish portrait
Compass jellyfish
Mating Nudibranch (Crimora papillata)
Candy stripe flatworm (Prostheceraeus vitatus)
Hermit crab (Pagurus bernhardus)
Newly born cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis)
Hermit crab with peacock like backside
Looking up
Onekya elegans
Devon Cupcoral
Devon Cupcoral
Nudibranchs
Devon Cupcoral
Scorpion fish
Devon Cupcoral
Devon Cupcoral
Devon Cupcoral
Diver & Shipwreck
Devon Cupcoral
Sea snails
Baby cuttlefish
Nudibranch on a weed
Candy striped flatworm
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Entrails of a nudibranch
Dotto sp.
Flabellina verrucosa
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Janolus cristatus
Jealous cristatus
Dotto sp.
European Cowrie
Polycera quadrilineata

Janolus cristatus

Devon Cup Coral

Caryophyllia smithii

Devon Cup-coral

Caryophyllia smithii

Devon Cup Coral

Caryophyllia smithii

Sea Lemon (gills)

These feathery gills are very sensitive to the environment and retract very quickly if it senses danger, e.g. changes in water movement, pressure...

Sea lemon mating

Archidoris pseudoargus

Devon Cup-coral

Coryphyllia smithii

Common Starfish

Asterias rubens

Common Starfish (details)

Asterias rubens

Olive squat lobster

Galathea squamifera

Olive squat lobster

Galathea squamifera

Double spiral (or fan) worm

Bispira volutacornis

Double spiral (or fan) worm

Bispira volutacornis

Details of Sea lemon rhinophores

Archidoris pseudoargus

Sea lemon

Archidoris pseudoargus

European Cowrie

Trivia monacha

Hermit Crab

Pagurus bernhardus

Painted Goby

Pomatoschistus pictus

Edible crab

Cancer pagurus

Common Cuttlefish

Sepia officinalis

Hermit Crab

Pagurus bernhardus

Hunting

Burrowed cuttlefish waiting for prey

Peacock worm

Sabella pavonina

Tompot Blenny

Parablennius gattorugine

Long-spined sea scorpion

Taurulus bubalis

John Dory, a fossil ?

Zeus faber

John Dory

Zeus faber

Little cuttle

Sepiola atlantica

Black-face blenny

Tripterygion delaisi

Little cuttle

Sepiola atlantica

Velvet swimming crab

Necora puber

Devon Cup-coral

Caryophyllia smithii

Tompot blenny

Parablennius gattorugine

Dahlia anemone

Urticina felina

Plumose Anemone (closed)

Metridium senile

Baitfish

I see with my EYES...

Scallop

Spyed on

Terry

Babbacombe

Terry

A friendly shadow

Hide & Seek

T.G.

First try with wide angle lens

Dahlia anemone

Urticina felina

Dahlia anemone

Urticina felina

Kiss me

Mouth of Dahlia anemone

Dahlia anemone- Close up

Urticina felina

Dahlia anemone on a bed of mussels

Urticina felina

Compass Jellyfish

Chrysaora hysoscella

Compass Jellyfish

Chrysaora hysoscella

Cuttlefish

Sepia officinalis

I'm watching you

Eye of a sole

Fish anyone ?

Cuttlefish swallowing a fish

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Anthias

Red Sea

Message in a bottle

Snakelock Anemone

Anemonia viridis

Alcyoniidae digitatum

Spot me!

Tiny shrimp living on a dead man's finger

Seen on a night dive, these tiny shrimps are about 0.5cm long

Nudibranch

Polycera quadrilineata

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Polycera quadrilineata

Cuttlefish

Sepia officinalis, Babbacombe

An oasis underwater

Babbacombe

John Dory

Zeus faber

Glowing in the dark

Jellyfish in Babbacombe Bay

Spot me !

Anglerfish (or monkfish in a restaurant) is well adapted to its environment

Mating nudibranchs

Observe the attachment of the reproductive organs in the 69 position

Devon cup coral

Caryophyllia smithii

Eye of a Scorpion fish

Taurulus bubalis

Hermit crab eyes

Harbour crab with barnacles

Nudibranch feeding

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Predator

Scyliorhinus canicula

From the abyss

Hermaea bifida

Clown fish at Nemo City

Marsa Shagra

Shipwreck

Common shrimp staring

Leach spider crab

Hermit Crab

Sea Hare

Common shrimp

Leach Spidercrab

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Devon Cup Coral

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Plumose anemone

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Limacia clavigera

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Limacia clavigera

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Mating cuttlefish

Rollercoster nudibranch

Polycera quadrilineata on the verge of kelp

Diaphorodoris luteocincta (aka fried egg nudibranch)

This nudibranch is also known as "fried egg" nudibranch and measures upto 12mm.

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Polycera quadrilineata edging over a kelp.

Head on nudibranch

Nudibranch (Polycera quadrilineata) at the end of a kelp

Scorpion fish

Pipefish portrait

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Compass jellyfish

Compass jellyfish showing its gonades

Mating Nudibranch (Crimora papillata)

One nudibranch is impregnating the other via a tube. The whole process lasts a few minutes and then they go their own way.

Candy stripe flatworm (Prostheceraeus vitatus)

Candy stripe flatworm negotiating its way around a light-bulb sea squirt (Clavelina lepadiformis)

Hermit crab (Pagurus bernhardus)

This hermit crab was on top of a rock and watching its kingdom.

Newly born cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis)

This baby cuttlefish was born not long ago and measured about 1.5cm. It looked like it was still nesting.

Hermit crab with peacock like backside

This hermit crab kept lifting its backside every time I came closer and it made me think of a peacock.

Looking up

Looking up from Babbacombe Beach, Devon, UK.

Onekya elegans

Nudibranch (Okenia elegans) laying eggs.

Devon Cupcoral

Devon cupcoral (Caryophyllia smithii)

Devon Cupcoral

Devon cupcoral (Caryophyllia smithii)

Nudibranchs

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Devon Cupcoral

Scorpion fish

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Devon Cupcoral

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Devon Cupcoral

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Devon Cupcoral

Caryophyllia smithii

Diver & Shipwreck

Devon Cupcoral

Devon cupcoral near the entrance of a cave at Oddicombe beach

Sea snails

Not everything under the sea is bright color.

Baby cuttlefish

Newly born cuttlefish, only a few days old. Still needs lots of sleep !

Nudibranch on a weed

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Candy striped flatworm

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Limacia clavigera copulating: one nudibranch is inserting its insemination tube into the other one.

Entrails of a nudibranch

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Dotto sp.

Dotto sp.

Flabellina verrucosa

Flabellina verrucosa

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Janolus cristatus

Janolus cristatus

Jealous cristatus

Jealous cristatus

Dotto sp.

Dotto sp.

European Cowrie

European Cowrie (Trivia monacha)

Polycera quadrilineata

Polycera quadrilineata