1116-51201 - Male Bluegill Triggerfish (Xanthichthys auromarginatus) with an erect spinous dorsal fin photographed under water off Maui, Hawaii, USA. He was circling above his prepared spawning area suggesting that this is a courtship display; Maui, Hawaii, United States of America
1116-51204 - On the lookout for its fish prey, a Black-crowned night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) is perched on a rock located within the Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge; Maui, Hawaii, United Stat. es of America
1116-51211 - Chinese Trumpetfish (Aulostomus chinensis) hovers against a background of darkness at Molokini Crater which is is located offshore of Maui; Molokini Crater, Maui, Hawaii, United States of America
1116-51207 - Underwater portrait of a pair of Eyestripe Surgeonfish (Acanthurus dussumieri) off the Kona coast, the Big Island, Hawaii. The nearest individual is a male; Island of Hawaii, Hawaii, United States of America
1116-51206 - This female Bullethead Parrotfish (Chlorurus spilurus) turned to reveal its fused teeth which are used to scrape algae from coral heads. It was photographed while scuba diving the Kona coast, the Big Island, Hawaii; Island of Hawaii, Hawaii, United States of America
1116-51213 - A Pearly Soldierfish (Myripristis kuntee) that was photographed under water while scuba diving at Molokini Crater which is located offshore of Maui; Molokini Crater, Maui, Hawaii, United States of America
1116-51215 - Scuba divers swim through Pennant Butterflyfish (Heniochus diphreutes) feeding on zooplankton off the backwall of Molokini Crater near Maui Island; Molokini Crater, Maui, Hawaii, United States of America
1113-105780 - Underwater shot of man with Panasonic Lumix camera with underwater housing while snorkeling with tropical fish in the lagoon of Bora Bora, Bora Bora, Leeward Islands, French Polynesia, South Pacific
1350-2444 - Electric eel, Electrophorus electricus; this air-breathing freshwater fish can deliver an electric shock up to 650 volts and naturally occurs in the Amazon river basins of South America including Brazil and Guyanas; photo taken in captivity.
1350-2244 - Tourists on a snorkeling excursion to view black tipped sharks and sting rays in the shallow waters of the Bora Bora lagoon, Moorea, French Polynesia, Society Islands, South Pacific. Cook's Bay.
1350-2246 - Albatros. Tourists on a snorkeling excursion to view black tipped sharks and sting rays in the shallow waters of the Bora Bora lagoon, Moorea, French Polynesia, Society Islands, South Pacific. Cook's Bay.
1116-49706 - Mr. Fleetham spent an afternoon photographing these Atlantic Spotted Dolphin (Stenella plagiodon). During the several hours in the water a group of Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncates) joined the company for nearly an hour of inter-species exchange, Bahamas
1116-49671 - Research divers from the MOC Marine Institute map out coral damage at Molokini Marine Preserve off the island of Maui, Hawaii. In the future, data from here will help to determine the health of Hawaii's reefs, Maui, Hawaii, United States of America
1116-49664 - Although rarely seen in the ocean by divers, the Sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus) is likely the most numerous of all shark species found in Hawaii. This individual was photographed at the Maui Ocean Center Aquarium, Maui, Hawii, United States of America