Photo of the Day: 18 April 2010

Photo: David Doubilet / National Geographic PHOTO OF THE DAY 18 APRIL 2010 Bleached by high water temperatures, this bubble-tipped anemo...


PHOTO OF THE DAY
18 APRIL 2010


Bleached by high water temperatures, this bubble-tipped anemone is largely devoid of the algae that provide color as well as energy from photosynthesis. Though stressed, it will likely survive and continue to serve its clownfish.
—Premnas biaculeatus (spine-cheek clownfish); Entacmaea quadricolor; Papua New Guinea

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