Just days away from hatching, tiny garibaldi eggs cling to strands of red algae in the nest the male is closely guarding. These eggs are barely visible to the naked eye. 105mm macro lens plus +10 SubSee diopter at 1:1.
A lone garibaldi glances up toward the sun as it sets over the cliffs above San Clemente Island.
Curious garibaldi check out a giant-spined sea star at the entrance to "The Crevice" at Shaw's Cove.
A pair of juvenile garibaldis.
Juvenile garibaldi peeks out from its hiding place in the reef.
Garibaldi in the dive park at Casino Point, Catalina Island.
Reef scene at Empire Landing.
Garibaldi, unafraid to approach divers who get too close to their nest.