October 29, 2013

Coral Reef, Maldives

Photograph by WaterFrame/Alamy

Sea anemones, anemonefish, and corals create a Technicolor scene at Ari Atoll in the Maldives. Cast across the Indian Ocean, the Asian nation consists of 16 major atolls, each a ring of reefs around a lagoon.

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