CLAY COLEMAN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY CLAY COLEMAN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) feeding at an oil rig. This endangered sea turtle feeds mainly on sponges, crustaceans, and molluscs, but may also eat algae. A Spanish hogfish (Bodianus rufus, upper left) is waiting by the turtle's mouth to scavenge scraps of food. Photographed at High Island 179 oil rig, in the Gulf of Mexico.
Model release not required. Property release not required.