Damaged blue coral

Damaged blue coral

C006/4239 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 51.4MB

Downloadable file size: 2.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: GEORGETTE DOUWMA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Damaged blue coral. Close-up of blue coral (Heliopora coerulea) that has been broken by bumphead parrotfish (Bolbometopon muricatum) who feed on live corals as well as encrusting algae. Only the interior of the skeleton of Heliopora coral reveals the blue colour. This coral is a living fossil with a evolutionary age of more than 100 million years. Photographed in Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: animal, animal damage, anthozoa, anthozoan, anthozoans, asia, asian, biological, biology, blue, blue coral, brightly coloured, broken, close-up, cnidaria, cnidarian, cnidarians, coelenterate, colourful, damaged, detail, fauna, heliopora coerulea, indian ocean, indo-pacific, indonesia, indonesian, inside, interior, internal, invertebrate, invertebrates, marine biology, misool, nature, pacific ocean, papuan, raja ampat, reef, skeleton, southeast asia, west papua, wildlife, zoological, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.