clicking on Content Presentation Strategy leads to advertising site. Beautiful picture, though.

sea turtle and manatee

Rehabilitated sea turtle with his mascot Manatee, at the Mote Marine. We saw this sea turtle in January when we were at Motes.

Meeresboden, das erstaunliche Leben der Meeresschildkröten

Créatures uniques qui habitent le fond marin

I enjoy this image because the colors of the turtles shell work really well with the blue water background and really make it pop out of the water.

2015 National Geographic Photo Contest | National Geographic

See the top submissions to the National Geographic Photo Contest and explore all the stunning entries. View All Photos - Week 4 galleries.

Coral zoanthids - inspiration for a bag/pillow - do loops (like crochet animal hair) for the purple parts

Coral zoanthids is beautifully colored with bright lime green, dark blues, and a contrast of light blue with oranges. Its color variation and circular shapes is inspirational for fabric designs.

#nudibranch by divindk on Flickr.

Santa Barbara Janolus nudibranch on the reef at Anacapa Island, California, off the coast of Ventura (by divindk)

Phyllodesmium poindimiei is a species of sea slug, an aolid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Facelinidae

I need a bathing suit in this color! Beautiful, almost translucent, Coral colored Sea (Species: Phyllodesmium poindimiei) Slug

Nembrotha milleri - nudibranch

Nembrotha milleri--nudibranch looks like it swallowed someone!