Milne Bay

 

Eastern Papua New Guinea

 

The shoreline  of Milne Bay  showcases stunning and unique macro life, all the more striking against the murky, black sand seabed.  

Emperor Shrimp, Periclimenes imperator atop Nudibrach, Risbecia tryoni

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Helmut Gurnard, Dactyloptena orientalis

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Ornate Ghostpipefish, Solenostomus paradoxus

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Pipefish Sp.

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Bobbit Worm, Eunice aphroditois

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Bobtail Squid, Euprymna berryi

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Cardinalfish, Pristiapogon Sp. with attending parasite

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Juvenile Warty Frogfish, Antennarius maculatus

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Papuan Scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis papuensis

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Welanders Flathead, Rogadius welanderi

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Shrimp Sp.

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Dragon Seamoth, Eurypegasus draconis

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Nudibranch Sp.

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Mantis Shrimp, Odontodactylus scyllarus

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Anthia, Pseudanthias Sp.

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Ringed Pipefish, Dunckerocampus dactyliophorus

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Pipefish Sp.

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Eggs of Clark's Anemone Fish, Amphiprion clarkii

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Juvenile Ornate Ghostpipefish, Solenostomus paradoxus

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Blue Boxer Shrimp, Stenopus tenuirostris attending to Mantis Shrimp

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Blue Boxer Shrimp, Stenopus tenuirostris attending to Mantis Shrimp

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Nudibranch, Risbecia tryoni, with smaller Nudibranch Sp.

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Nudibrach laying eggs Risbecia tryoni, with Emperor Shrimp, Periclimenes imperator

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Spotted Porcelain Crab, Neopetrolisthes maculata

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