Refuse or Refuge?

OUR IMPACT

Rubbish from human activity can cause major pollution problems in marine environments, but sometimes these discarded items can become a home or habitat. This octopus is taking refuge in a discarded drink bottle, a safe hiding place on the otherwise deserted sandy slope. 

Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia

Nikon D7100, Nikkor 60mm macro, 1/200, f/18, ISO 200, two Inon Z-240 strobes, Nauticam housing, handheld

by Tammy Gibbs, Western Australia