October 18, 2013

Razorfish, Kimbe Bay

Photograph by David Doubilet

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Sharp bellied and nearly flat, razorfish swim in perfect formation as they rush for cover among the branches of a red sea whip. Says Doubilet: “It’s gratifying to see that wonders still abound in Kimbe Bay.”

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44 comments
Victoria Murphy
Victoria Murphy

I didn't realise they were fish until I saw the whole picture. Wow!

Stannous Flouride
Stannous Flouride

Kimbe Bay is a large bay in West New Britain Province, off the northern coast of New Britain, Papua New Guinea, at 5°10′00″S 150°30′00″E / 5.1666667°S 150.5°E

Janice H.
Janice H.

What a sight!        Fascinating "stuff" under the sea!        Definitely a unique and strange world.

pawan kumar
pawan kumar

combination of blue red white making nice picture

Shannon T
Shannon T

Wow, they don't look like fish. Beautiful shot.

Nakase Yuto
Nakase Yuto

Wonderful nature photo. So beautiful!!

tan mooi
tan mooi

nature protects its own. what a great camouflage..

Myra Linara
Myra Linara

This is just spectacular, love the contrast in colour.
Good job David Doubilet!

Justin Sykes
Justin Sykes

"Allons enfants de la Patrie, 
Le jour de gloire est arrivé ! 
Contre nous de la tyrannie"

It is Bastille day in the oceans, and these fish march in their battalions - illuminated with such brilliance.


Technicality / Composition / Content / X factor / originality = 9/10 zoom lenses

Tony Ferrito
Tony Ferrito

Are you sure thats not a ornamental grass in someones garden??

very cool

swatee som
swatee som

brilliant ................................

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