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bubble coral

I'm an extremely slow diver and when I have my camera, I cover very little distance. On the lookout for special patterns and structures, I meticulously scan my environment. This is a macro shot of a part of a Plerogyra sinuosa, commonly known as bubble coral. It has grape-sized bubbles increasing their surface according to the amount of light available. At night, the bubbles are small and tentacles reach out to capture food.

TAGS: Macro, Ocean, Philippines

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© Silvie De Burie.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2017
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 17, 2017, 11:23 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 550D
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f13
ISO: ISO200
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