Photo of the Day : Underwater
Photo of the Day, December 23, 2014
“Timed right, diving a cenote can be a truly magical experience, hugely rewarding and unlike most other scuba adventures,” writes ...
Photo of the Day, November 26, 2014
Southern Africa has some of the world’s richest waters. But debate swirls over how to sustain these seas and ...
Home to Roost
Photo of the Day, November 23, 2014
Gulls, gannets, and penguins are neighbors on Mercury Island, near the Diamond Coast of Namibia. The country’s first marine ...
Photo of the Day, November 8, 2014
Blacktip grouper at Starbuck Island in the southern Line Islands are among the predators that dominate fish communities on healthy ...
Photo of the Day, October 31, 2014
“On the coast of Tenerife in the Canary Islands, we have quite the selection of affectionate green turtles,” writes photographer ...
Lord of the Seas
Photo of the Day, October 27, 2014
“Off the coast of Guadalupe Island, great white sharks gather to feed on sea lions,” writes Marc Henauer of this ...
Photo of the Day, October 21, 2014
A humphead wrasse, also known as a Napoleon wrasse, builds a living frame as it swims through a school of ...
Photo of the Day, September 3, 2014
Blacktip sharks, bluefin trevallies, and twinspot snappers (foreground)—ever watchful for a potential meal—throng a shallow passage into the ...
Tip of the Iguana
Photo of the Day, August 30, 2014
Not quite as threatening as some sea monsters, a spiny-backed iguana floats by photographer Lorenzo Mittiga in the Bonaire Caves ...
Photo of the Day, August 20, 2014
In other places around the world, coral has been decimated by bleaching and disease, but the southern Line Islands’ reefs ...
50 Shades of Ray
Photo of the Day, July 5, 2014
A large school of mobula rays fades into the waters of Baja, Mexico. “The rays were moving quite fast and ...
Photo of the Day, June 26, 2014
This ten-inch-long juvenile goliath grouper in the Florida Keys may spend five years among mangroves, relatively safe from predators, before ...
Photo of the Day, June 9, 2014
"I was diving off a live-aboard dive boat named Febrina in the Vitu Islands in West New Britain, Papua New ...
Photo of the Day, May 31, 2014
Every spring, melting snow creates a dreamscape in Tragöss, Austria. Green Lake, which for most of the year is no ...
Photo of the Day, May 12, 2014
A porcelain crab peers out from a sea anemone in this picture by Your Shot member Thomas Bannenberg, who captured ...
Photo of the Day, May 2, 2014
In this picture originally published in the May 2014 issue of National Geographic magazine, a pair of Atlantic wolffish—named ...
Bonne Bay Drift
Photo of the Day, April 21, 2014
A lion’s mane jellyfish drifts in Bonne Bay in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The species can grow to ...
Photo of the Day, April 17, 2014
Born on the ice, a harp seal pup peers underwater near Quebec’s Madeleine Islands. The islands are among the ...
Photo of the Day, April 3, 2014
"I was in Bimini in the Bahamas shooting hammerhead sharks, and after a few weeks I decided to take a ...
Île Europa, Africa
Photo of the Day, March 29, 2014
Few divers ever explore the reefs around the Île Europa atoll, which lies in a stretch of the Mozambique Channel ...
Photo of the Day, March 22, 2014
Young Galápagos sharks—found around tropical oceanic reefs worldwide—nose the camera in the lagoon of the Bassas da India ...
Photo of the Day, March 3, 2014
A voracious predator, the bluefin tuna feeds mainly on small fish, crustaceans, and squid. But it too is pursued relentlessly ...
Photo of the Day, February 17, 2014
The fast and powerful bluefin tuna is among the most overfished species on Earth. Here, bluefin in an undersea pen ...
A Mutual Benefit
Photo of the Day, February 5, 2014
An anemone and its tenant, a pink anemonefish, look out for each other in the waters of Papua New Guinea ...
Photo of the Day, January 14, 2014
Close-up of a sea star at Pomene Estuary, Mozambique
Looking at this underwater gem, I feel as if I could ...
Kimbe Bay's Movable Feast
Photo of the Day, January 2, 2014
Animals that look like plants, feather star crinoids sweep plankton from the waters of Kimbe Bay on the coast of ...
Free Diver, Greece
Photo of the Day, November 7, 2013
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