Author: Marine Explorer

Cheilodactylus fuscus - Red morwong #marineexplorer #underwatersydney

Cheilodactylus fuscus – Red morwong #marineexplorer #underwatersydney by John Turnbull

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Trying my hand at some fish portraits at Shelly Beach Manly

Nature's art - curves off Cabbage Tree Bay, Manly #marineexplorer #underwatersydney

Nature’s art – curves off Cabbage Tree Bay, Manly #marineexplorer #underwatersydney by John Turnbull

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Half an hour later it would have been a selfie… Shelly Beach Manly

Mr Popular - Weedy seadragon Phyllopteryx taeniolatus #marineexplorer #underwatersydney

Mr Popular – Weedy seadragon Phyllopteryx taeniolatus #marineexplorer #underwatersydney by John Turnbull

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Three weedies today at Shelly Beach Manly including a male with eggs. This pic is weedy #1

Calamari before the plate #marineexplorer #underwatersydney

Calamari before the plate #marineexplorer #underwatersydney by John Turnbull

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Squid look very different before they’re cut into rings, crumbed and fried.

Splendid nudibranch Goniobranchus splendidus #marineexplorer #underwatersydney

Splendid nudibranch Goniobranchus splendidus #marineexplorer #underwatersydney by John Turnbull

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Camp Cove

Brittle star - real life omnidroid #marineexplorer #undrewatersydney

Brittle star – real life omnidroid #marineexplorer #undrewatersydney by John Turnbull

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See The Incredibles… Camp Cove

Serpulid worm #marineexplorer #underwatersydney

Serpulid worm #marineexplorer #underwatersydney by John Turnbull

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Camp Cove

Beautiful skies over Sydney #marineexplorer

Beautiful skies over Sydney #marineexplorer by John Turnbull

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The Gap is in the foreground, south head to the right, and the coathanger in the distance

Blue spotted Elysia #seaslugcensus #marineexplorer #underwatersydney

Blue spotted Elysia #seaslugcensus #marineexplorer #underwatersydney by John Turnbull

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Camp Cove. See the eye? This tiny nudi is a few mm long. You can also see the algal cells in its tissues

Framed in the net H whitei seahorse #marineexplorer #underwatersydey

Framed in the net H whitei seahorse #marineexplorer #underwatersydney by John Turnbull

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Clifton Gardens