Turtle Garden

Green sea turtle

Chelonia mydas

An expansive field of foliose coral in the Komodo Marine National Park provides an ideal resting place for a juvenile green turtle. The iridescent shell of this turtle seemed beautifully matched to the vibrant surrounding corals. 

Komodo Marine National Park, Indonesia

Nikon D7200, Tokina 10–17mm fisheye zoom, 1/200, f/8, ISO 100, two Inon Z240, manual power (–0.5 stop), Nauticam NAD7100 housing, 230mm optical dome port

 

by Matt Curnock