Photo of the Day: 30 May 2012

Photo: Brian Skerry PHOTO OF THE DAY 30 MAY What looks like a tangle of gnarled cables is in fact a forest of deepwater whip coral in Su...


PHOTO OF THE DAY
30 MAY


What looks like a tangle of gnarled cables is in fact a forest of deepwater whip coral in Suruga Bay. Each strand is studded with feeding polyps that reach tiny tentacles into the currents to grab floating food.

Text and image credit: Brian Skerry

Via National Geographic

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Thats so amazing. The sea really is this amazing underwater world, so hauntingly beautiful.

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