The Refuge

WINNER, BOTANICAL 

Red mangroves

Rhizophora stylosa 

Red mangroves (Rhizophora stylosa) grow in a sheltered corner of Lizard Island Lagoon. Their tangled roots provide shelter to many species of fishes from the nearby coral reefs, including this school of tropical anchovies that streamed past my camera.

Mangrove Bay, Lizard Island

Canon Powershot G10, 28–140mm f/2.8–4.5, 1/20, f/4, ISO 80

by Andy Lewis