Credit: LOUISE MURRAY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: View below and above the water showing the roots and foliage of a mangrove (Rhizophora sp.). Mangroves are tropical estuarine plants that stand on long root systems, a substantial part of which rise above the water. The roots above water can take in oxygen from the air. The dense thicket of roots below the water provides a perfect habitat for young fish, protecting them from larger predators until they are mature enough to head into open water. Filmed in Fiji.

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Keywords: aerial, aquatic, biological, biology, botanical, botany, environment, estuarine, fiji, fijian, fish, flora, foliage, habitat, leaf, leaves, mangrove, marine, nature, nursery, ocean, pacific, plant, plants, prop root, prop roots, rhizophora, root, roots, sea, south, sunny, surface, system, tropical, under water, underwater, water

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Mangrove, below and above the surface

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Duration: 00:00:20

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 25

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Capture format: Sony RX 100 Mk 3

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