There are approximately 200 species of pipefish (Syngnathinae) known to exist, ranging from boring to bizarre. They are a small, fused-jaw fish in the family Syngathidae that also includes the seahorse, sea dragon and pipehorse. Here, the many faces of pipefishes.
Leave your strobes behind and free your mind to create amazing ambient-light underwater photos. Ambient-light photography isn’t technically challenging, though it might seem so. Done right, it gives underwater photographers a world of possibilities: the ability to capture scenes that are too large to be lit only with strobes; the ability to create blue-water backgrounds with a unique gradient of colors; and the ability to create images with strong contrast and eye-catching silhouettes.
Take a careful look around the next time you're scuba diving. From protective papas incubating egg sacs to camouflaged sea slugs laying perfect egg spirals, there’s plenty of evidence of underwater parenting