Branching sponges are veritable magnets for seahorses. Colorful natural hitching posts like this will encourage brightly colored seahorses such as this Ocean Rider Hippocampus erectus to retain their vivid wardrobes." Photo by Leslie Leddo
"Isn't This Gorgeous" - Until you've snorkeled and seen some Underwater Wildlife, You've NOT really lived ! BEAUTY OF WILDLIFE: Awesome Collection Of World Best Reptile and Bugs Photography and Photos Of The Day
This animal, the Leafy Seadragon, is a Threatened species. They are threatened by collecting for use in Chinese medicine (and by habitat loss). Just one more example of the beautiful natural world exploited by idiotic traditional Chinese cruelty.
A bait ball, or baitball, occurs when small fish swarm in a tightly packed spherical formation about a common centre. It is a last-ditch defensive measure adopted by small schooling fish when they are threatened by predators.