One of the scariest looking fish in the sea. This lie-in-wait predator hides the bulk of his body in the sand and has a specially evolved, upward facing mouth.
These Yellow Pygmy Goby couple live full time on this shell. Endlessly swimming in synchronisation around their tiny home, they never seem to get bored.
The epitome of compact beauty, a Tiger Shrimp poses on a patch of green coral.
The Peacock Mantis is more than capable of defending its offspring, with a punch that has the same power as bullet.
This White Painted Frogfish has perfectly matched his colouring to the nearby sponge. Now it just has to wait for its prey to come close...
A male goby stands guard over his eggs, freshly lain on a tunicate.
The Mototi Octopus is amongst the most venomous in the world and has a blue ring on its body designed to fool predators.
The Mimic octopus is amongst the rarest and most highly sought after by divers. First discovered in 1998, it has evolved into a master of disguise, able to mimic a lionfish, flounder, a sea snake and many others.
This fish perches on pectoral fins and gently sways in the current, much like a leaf in the wind.
Mantis Shrimp's eyes are amongst the most advanced in the whole world and they see in colours which we can't even imagine. Pictured here is a Lisa's Mantis Shrimp.
The Doughnut Nudibranch is a tiny sea slug which gets its name from the circular appendages on its back.
Resembling a miniature, underwater cheerleader, the Libia Crab is more famously know as the Pom Pom or Boxer Crab. The pom poms are actually living anemones which it uses to mop up food and defend itself from predators.
As dawn breaks, the Bumphead Parrotfish leave their shelter and appear to fly above me with vigorous waves of their pectoral fins.
Tozeuma Shrimp live amongst whip coral, matching the colour of their host and their long bodies mimicking the coral's branches.
This male ribbon eel defends his territory with vigour but must also open and close his mouth to breathe.
This is a Yellow Pygmy Goby couple and if you look closely at the the upper fish you can make out the eggs in her abdomen.
Armed with an excellent name, this tiny shrimp can be found crawling about on whip coral.
This fish, particularly in its juvenile stage, is in perpetual motion over the seabed. It buzzes about upending rocks in the search for food.
This crab might not be much of a looker but it has a sturdy carapace and if you look closely you'll see bagfuls of eggs held close to its body.
The ordinarily brutish looking Bumphead Parrotfish takes on a more graceful appearance in this photo shot from below.
In my opinion one of the top 3 most attractive shrimp in the world, Harlequins live in pairs and feed on sea stars.