Seal Vs. Octopus

Category: Spontaneous Moments


Photo and caption by Phil Davison

Diving underneath Rye Pier in Mornington, I came across a couple of our local celebrities in mortal combat. An Australian fur seal was attacking and eating a large octopus which many of us had named the Kraken. Fortunately my batteries lasted long enough to take a few of these images before they ran out and left me to watch nature unfolding in front of me. Taken on a Canon S90 in an underwater housing and single INON strobe.

Location: Rye, Victoria, Australia


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