Oh, Christmas Tree

© Beverly J. Speed

Oh, Christmas Tree

Uploaded: December 10, 2007


A Christmas tree worm. A tube-dwelling worm that lives in the coral reefs of the tropics and come in a multitude of colors. When their plumes are extended, as in this photo, they’re feeding on suspended particles, or plankton, in the water. This particular worm is about 1” tall.

Underwater shot taken during the day in Curacao using 105mm lens, at f22 & 1/125. External strobes were used for lighting the subject.


Tiia Vissak December 10, 2007

Interesting! #805530

Mollie Kendall December 10, 2007

As a marine tank owner (well wife of an owner) I love this shot! #5192358

paul parent level-deluxe December 10, 2007

Great Shot ! #5193065

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