Many divers dash
around the reef hoping to see large creatures but detailed observation of small areas
can be equally rewarding, especially when visibility is low. Looking for smaller
creatures or those that are well camouflaged, photographers witness intriguing behaviours
that often go unnoticed.
Knowledge of marine subjects will enhance your appreciation of the marine ecosystem.
Predators are most active at dawn and dusk, small creatures hide in corals or the
spines of urchins, others conceal themselves on similar coloured substrates and several
organisms live in symbiosis with others.