Sea Fan and Diver
A diver passes over a large sea fan along the wall of Sawa Utara - Wakatobi.
Red gorgonian sea fans line deep channels at Sutil Island, a small island near the coast of Santa Barbara Island, California.
Red gorgonian sea fan and sea lion silhouette at Santa Barbara Island, California.
Surgy conditions at Santa Barbara Island.
Diver at Isthmus Reef
Passing by a crevice in the reef.
Giant-spined sea star at Bird Rock. Catalina Island, CA.
Tuna crabs make a rare appearance in Southern California.
Sea Star at Sunset
Giant-spined sea star under the Newport Pier. Newport Beach, California.
Hovering to grab a snack. Catalina Island, California.
This mutton snapper was just begging to have its picture taken. Grand Cayman.
Rare encounter with a smooth hammerhead in San Diego, California.
Amphipod on Kelp
Tiny amphipod on a blad of giant kelp. Super macro photo with the Nauticam SMC.
Mating Market Squid
A female market squid attempts to lay an egg casing while an aggressive male pursues her.
Mola Mola and Diver
A cooperative Pacific Sunfish (mola mola) cruises through oil rig "Elly" near Long Beach, CA.
Diver and Elkhorn Kelp
A diver searches for Torpedo Rays in the huge forest of Elkhorn Kelp at Kroll's.
A torpedo ray (aka Pacific electric ray) glides slowly through the water column, framed by huge blades of elkhorn kelp in the foreground.
Bluebanded goby poses at Bird Rock. Catalina Island, California.
Extremely rare Placida cremoniana nudibranch at Catalina Island, California. Normally found near Japan.
Brittle stars at Anacapa Island, California.
Christmas Tree Worm
Super macro image of a tiny Christmas tree worm at Anacapa Island, California.
A massive school of jack mackerel surrounds my dive buddy at "The Arch" at Santa Barbara Island, California.
Schooling Jack Mackerel
Massive schools of jack mackerel surround the uprights of the oil rig "Eureka." Huntington Beach, California.
Lobster in Kelp
Juvenile sea lions chased this lobster into the kelp at the sea lion rookery at Santa Barbara Island, CA.
Strong surge sways the giant kelp at Santa Barbara Island, California.
Bat Ray Encounter
A bat ray cruises through a clearing in the kelp forest at Santa Barbara Island, California.
A Mola mola and diver while snorkeling off the coast of San Diego, California.
A huge Mola mola miles off the coast of San Diego, California.
Super macro image near Redondo Beach, California.
Three-lined aeolid nudibranch on the Redondo Barge wreck.
Playful harbor seal nips at my fins at Old Marineland.
A pair of market squid mating above the sea floor covered eggs new and old.
Sea Star at the Oil Rigs
A giant-spined sea star bathed in the afternoon light on oil rig Eureka.
A cabezon moves in to protect its nest of eggs on oil rig Eureka.
Rays of light plunge into the depths, gently reflecting off a beautiful blue shark moving silently through the ocean.
Diver and Crown of Thorns
Our DM diligently collecting a crown of thorns sea star at Roma - Wakatobi.
Photobomb by a female sheephead in this cabezon portrait.
Pelagic drifters like this salp, Leucothea pulchra, slowly glide by under the Eureka oil platform.
Colorful growth on the Eureka oil platform.
Anemones on Eureka
Brittle stars, mussels, and Metridium senile anemones cling to a rope suspended far beneath the surface at the Eureka oil platform. Long Beach, CA.