October 24, 2012

Spiny-Headed Blenny

Photograph by Brian Skerry, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Corals build the rampart that shelters the landward provinces of mangrove and sea grass. The reef's calcium carbonate city teems with species, among them this spiny-headed blenny.

See more pictures from the October 2012 feature story "Meso Amazing."

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