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We regularly post short Marine Wildlife Videos an Photographs with a short explanation regarding the subject and the technique used to capture the image.

All videos are made by Olivier Van den Broeck using Light & Motion video lights

and all photographs are by Greet Meulepas unless stated otherwise.

170. Blackfin Snapper (Lutjanus buccanella)


Subject: Although this snapper has yellow fins, its common name is Blackfin Snapper (Lutjanus buccanella). They usually occur at depths greater than 200ft/60m and are not very shy.

Technique: This shot was taken underneath an overhang where less sunlight is present and this might explain why this fish was spotted in relatively shallow water (45ft/15m). The pink and yellow colours in this clip have been saturated to highlight the beautiful colours of this fish.