Tiny Swimming Reef

While on a trip to unhook live sharks from fishermen's longlines, we found this turtle all tangled up. After untangling her, she thanked us with a lengthy photo...
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While on a trip to unhook live sharks from fishermen's longlines, we found this turtle all tangled up. After untangling her, she thanked us with a lengthy photo shoot.
A very cool turtle all covered with tube worms, barnacles and even her own set of pilot fish. A tiny, swimming reef.
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WyoGalPhotography Platinum
 
WyoGalPhotography August 13, 2014
That must have been an amazing experience! I'm so glad you got her untangled and it's wonderful to know there are people out there like you who care and are making a difference. Fabulous photo! Congrats on your Finalist award!
chrissy2rn
 
chrissy2rn August 14, 2014
Splendid capture! I love the accompanying story!!! I wish more photog's on VB would include a small narrative... It makes the capture that much richer. Thanks for sharing!
sweetpea72
 
sweetpea72 August 16, 2014
Amazing shot... Love it!! ")
nandicmb PRO+
 
nandicmb September 17, 2015
Congratulations on your Contest Finalist win in Wildlife Closeups Photo Contest!
nandicmb PRO+
 
nandicmb September 17, 2015
Congratulations on your Contest Finalist win in Wildlife Closeups Photo Contest!
GinaGphotography
 
GinaGphotography June 09, 2016
Awesome Capture
pacinodeppfan1
 
pacinodeppfan1 April 25, 2017
Absolutely stunning and beautiful!
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