Photo of the Day

Orange clown anemonefish near a green sea anemone
October 12, 2011

Clown Anemonefish, Indonesia

This Month in Photo of the Day: Photos From New National Geographic Books Clown anemonefish nestle amid the tentacles of a sea anemone off the Tukangbesi Islands in Indonesia. The clear waters surrounding coral reefs have encouraged the evolution of color and pattern among the inhabitants. (From the upcoming National Geographic book Visions of Earth) Pre-order the book Visions of Earth » See more pictures in our monthly Visions of Earth feature » See more pictures of colorful sea creatures »
Photograph by Tim Laman, National Geographic

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