Yap and Palau

January 2015 - A trip to photograph the amazing manta ray cleaning stations in Yap and coral and fishlife of Palau. With gratitude to Manta Ray Bat Hotel and specially Bill Acker, Patricia Acker and family for the envitation to meet the marine creatures and beautiful people of Yap. (http://www.mantaray.com)

Manta ray cleaning station - Yap
Manta ray cleaning station - Yap

Manta alfredi

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Manta ray - Yap
Manta ray - Yap

Manta alfredi

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Manta ray - Yap
Manta ray - Yap

Manta alfredi

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Manta ray and cleaner - Yap
Manta ray and cleaner - Yap

Manta alfredi and Labroides bicolor

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Manta ray - Yap
Manta ray - Yap

Manta alfredi

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Manta ray - Yap
Manta ray - Yap

Manta alfredi

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Manta ray cleaning station - Yap
Manta ray cleaning station - Yap

Manta alfredi

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Manta ray - Yap
Manta ray - Yap

Manta alfredi

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Manta ray - Yap
Manta ray - Yap

Manta alfredi

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Coral reef - Yap
Coral reef - Yap
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Surgeonfish - Yap
Surgeonfish - Yap

Acanthurus lineatus

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Maori wrasse - Palau
Maori wrasse - Palau

Cheilinus undulatus

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coral and fire coral competing - Yap
coral and fire coral competing - Yap
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Reef and blacktip sharks - Yap
Reef and blacktip sharks - Yap

Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos and Carcharhinus limbatus

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Reef shark - Yap
Reef shark - Yap

Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos

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Acropora coral - Palau
Acropora coral - Palau
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Palau
Palau
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Palau
Palau
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Palau
Palau
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Blue hole - Palau
Blue hole - Palau
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Palau
Palau
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Palau
Palau
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Maori wrasse - Palau
Maori wrasse - Palau
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Palau
Palau
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Pink anemone fish - Palau
Pink anemone fish - Palau

Amphiprion perideraion

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Unicornfish courtship - Palau
Unicornfish courtship - Palau

Naso vlamingii

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Blue corner - Palau
Blue corner - Palau
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Bluefin trevally, Yap
Bluefin trevally, Yap

Caranx melampygus

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Yellowbarred parrotfish, Yap
Yellowbarred parrotfish, Yap

Scarus dimidiatus

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Leaf scorpionfish, Yap
Leaf scorpionfish, Yap
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Jellyfish lake - Palau
Jellyfish lake - Palau

Mastigias papua

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Jellyfish lake - Palau
Jellyfish lake - Palau

Mastigias papua

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Crocodile fish - Palau
Crocodile fish - Palau
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Nudibranch - Palau
Nudibranch - Palau
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Twinspot Goby - Palau
Twinspot Goby - Palau

Signigobius biocellatus

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Brittle star arm - Palau
Brittle star arm - Palau
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