Weedy Sea Dragon

ANIMAL HABITAT

I took this photo of a sea dragon while scuba diving among kelp in about 15m of water. This particular sea dragon is a pregnant male, carrying a clutch of eggs at the base of his tail.

Kurnell, Botany Bay, New South Wales 

Canon EOS 5D Mk II, Canon 16Ð35mm, f/2.8 lens at 16mm, 1/125, f/8, ISO 200, two Inon Z240 underwater strobes, Hugyfot housing, handheld 

by Michael Gallagher, London, United Kingdom