Maldives 2004: Photos 9
Diving photos page 3. All these taken at Emas Tilla.
Pretty spiky soft coral, Dendronephthya sp.
A Painted rock lobster waves at me from his hole in the healthy looking coral reef.
My favourite fish - Oriental Sweetlips.
Extremely well-camouflaged Scorpionfish lying motionless in wait for passing prey. Watch out for its poisonous spines.
Painted rock lobsters rest in their holes during the day.
Beautiful blue Cauliflower soft coral hung down from underneath every overhang on Emas Tilla, while the cloud of golden Anthias busy themselves over the reef top.
Smooth sea fan coral.
Beautiful Noble feather star.
Firefish or Fire Goby about 5cm long.