Maldives 2010, Athuruga: Photos 7
Diving - Kuda Faru Thila and Miaru Gali Thila
No idea what this is - possibly a Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus sp) of some sort at Kuda Faru Thila.
Well-camouflaged Scorpionfish, probably Tassled Scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis oxycephala).
Spotted Trunkfish (Ostracion meleagris) and a Rose Phyllidiella nudibranch (Phyllidiella rosans) at Kuda Faru Thila.
Clark's Anemonefish (Amphiprion clarkii) at Kuda Faru Thila hiding in an unusual white-tentacled Magnificent Sea Anemone (Heteractis magnifica).
A couple of Rose Phyllidiella nudibranchs (Phyllidiella rosans) at Kuda Faru Thila.
A Varicose Phyllidia nudibranch (Phyllidia varicosa) at Kuda Faru Thila.
Blue-green Chromis (Chromis viridis) lurking near their favoured bit of branching coral at Kuda Miaru Thila.
The uncommon Scribbled Filefish (Aluterus scriptus) at Kuda Faru Thila.
Fluted Giant Clam (Tridacna squamosa) at Kuda Faru Thila.
Rudman's Phyllidiella nudibranch (Phyllidiella rudmani) at Miaru Gali Thila. Note the black-tipped "horns" at the front end.
Unusually dark coloured Lionfish variation (Pterois volitans) at Miaru Gali Thila.
A beautiful Tiger Cowry (Cypraea tigris) at Miaru Gali Thila.
Brilliantly coloured corals on the reeftop at Miaru Gali Thila.