These are selected from multiple visits to "The Coral Triangle" which covers the
Philippines in the North, then South to the Eastern part of Papua/Solomon Islands
and across Indonesia to the West.. It's the area with the greatest marine diversity in
the world. We have been fortunate to make many trips to this distant area over many
years which are covered in the individual galleries. This a condensed version,
assembled from the individual galleries and featuring "the best of"species by type.
These photos have been taken between 2004 and present, mostly in Indonesia and the
Here are some of the colorful reef inhabitants, Butterflyfish, Banner fish and
Angelfish, jewels of the sea. A characteristic they have is a massive reluctance to
having their photos taken. They are adept at dashing behind coral heads or diving
into the furthest reaches of dark holes. Stalking them is a challenge but well worth the
time. The Butterflyfish are usually two to three inches long, the bigger angelfish can
be up to twelve.
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