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Red and Yellow Octocorals at Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

Published 11 months ago by Richard Chesher

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A bright, clear, calm morning at Ilot Kouare in the deep south of the world's largest coral reef lagoon. Freddy and I motor alo<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/octocoral-bouquet-kouare-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Underwater Scenic Overlook Kouare New Caledonia

Published about 1 year ago by Richard Chesher

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Every photographer knows that really pretty scenic overlooks are not all that easy to find (with the exception of the <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/underwater-scenic-overlook-kouare-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Underwater Sunlight at Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

Published about 1 year ago by Richard Chesher

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The small scattered coral islands of New Caledonia's World Heritage Site Lagoon are surrounded by two levels of beauty, a glistening white sand be<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/underwater-sunlight">...(more)</a>

Coral Reef Scenic Ilot Kouare New Caledonia

Published about 1 year ago by Richard Chesher

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Ilot Kouare is a protected sanctuary in New Caledonia's World Heritage Site Lagoon. It's about 40 nautical miles SE of Noumea, <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/coral-reef-scenic-kouare-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Coral Reef Garden New Caledonia Mbe

Published over 1 year ago by Richard Chesher

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Ilot Mbe Kouen is just 12 nautical miles west of Noumea, New Caledonia. It is a tiny lagoon islet - mostly sand - surrounded by ma<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/coral-reef-garden-new-caledonia-mbe">...(more)</a>

Triton Attacks Crown Of Thorns Starfish

Published over 1 year ago by Richard Chesher

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Killer Triton attacks Crown of ThornsMemory Bubble February 7, 2013 - Ilot Mato, Great Southern Lagoon of New Cal<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/triton-attack-crown-of-thorns-starfish-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

White Tip Shark Ilot Mato South Reef New Caledonia

Published over 2 years ago by Richard Chesher

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When I took this image of the white tip shark, Triaenodon obesus, it was about one metre from the camera lens. It looks big because it was so clos<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/shark-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Giant Trevally Welcome New Caledonia

Published over 2 years ago by Richard Chesher

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Giant Trevally, Caranx ignobilis, are big, smart, curious fish. Freddy and I nick-named this one Posei (short for Poseidon). He (<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/giant-trevally-welcome-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Coral Reef Fish Symbiosis

Published almost 3 years ago by Richard Chesher

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A healthy coral reef - vibrant lush corals everywhere I look. This is one of the most lush and rich coral reefs we have found <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/coral-reef-fish-symbiosis-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Finding Nemo in New Caledonia

Published over 3 years ago by Richard Chesher

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There's this colony of clownfish that lives just on the crest of the fringing reef at Mato. Two species of clownfish (also called anemonefish), e<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/nemo-aquarium-noumea">...(more)</a>

Coral Reef Nursery New Caledonia

Published over 3 years ago by Richard Chesher

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There is something very special about the shallow lagoon sand and coral flats of New Caledonia. You'd think there would not be much o<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/coral-reef-nursery-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Dive Spots New Caledonia Lagoon

Published over 3 years ago by Richard Chesher

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Finding a great dive spot isn't easy. Even in the great south lagoon of New Caledonia where there are lots of nice living coral reefs <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/dive-spots-new-caledonia-lagoon">...(more)</a>

Diving spots New Caledonia Ua Reef

Published over 3 years ago by Richard Chesher

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Sometimes, during the summer months, New Caledonia's SE trades stop completely and it goes absolutely dead flat calm. It does not h<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/diving-spots-new-caledonia-ua-reef">...(more)</a>

Coral Reef Fish New Caledonia

Published over 3 years ago by Richard Chesher

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Oh the things we do out of frustration. Yellow snappers, Lutjanus fulviflamma, bunch together in tight schools over particular lagoon co<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/coral-reef-fish-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

New Caledonia World Heritage Site Story

Published over 3 years ago by Richard Chesher

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A photo story from the New Caledonia Lagoon, a World Heritage SitePhotographing creatures on a coral reef - anywhere in the wo<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/new-caledonia-world-heritage-site-story">...(more)</a>

New Caledonia Coral Reef Diversity

Published almost 4 years ago by Richard Chesher

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This is a lush, thriving coral reef near Ilot Mbe Kouen, just inside of New Caledonia's Great Barrier reef. It is a super dense thi<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/new-caledonia-coral-reef-diversity">...(more)</a>

Triton eating starfish New Caledonia

Published almost 4 years ago by Richard Chesher

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The Triton Shell, Charonia tritonis, is one of the most valuable and famous sea shells in the world. The triton shell appears on <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/triton-eating-starfish-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

Crown of Thorns starfish Acanthaster planci New Calledonia

Published about 4 years ago by Richard Chesher

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The Crown of Thorns Starfish, Acanthaster planci, is one of the largest starfish found on the coral reefs of New Ca<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/crown-of-thorns-starfish-new-caledonia-acanthaster">...(more)</a>

Triton Shell Charonia Tritonis New Caledonia

Published about 4 years ago by Richard Chesher

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The Giant Triton shell, Charonia tritonis, is one of the most valuable molluscs on the coral reefs of the tropical Pacifi<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/triton-shell-charonia-tritonis-new-caledonia">...(more)</a>

New Caledonia Underwater Photography and virtual reality coral reefs

Published about 4 years ago by Richard Chesher

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Underwater sphere images offer a whole new perspective for underwater scenic photography. After 40 years or more <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/new-caledonia-underwater-photography-virtual-reality">...(more)</a>