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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.

13. Whiteblotched Grouper (Epinephelus multinotatus)

Subject: The Whiteblotched Grouper (Epinephelus multinotatus) can grow up to 1m/3ft in length. The adults of this species prefer deeper water while the juveniles are more likely to be seen in shallower areas.

Technique: On the day we filmed this animal the water was full of suspended particles. In post-production a noise-reducing generator removed the vast majority of this marine snow as it is often called. Because grainy footage (often the result of a too high ISO) and marine snow are look-a-likes to the editing software, these generators can be used to remove the unwanted particles, often with surprisingly good results.

For another video clip of the same Whiteblotched Grouper on the Tug II wreck in Mauritius please go to our vlog post 174 or click on this link: https://www.beyondscuba.com/post/whiteblotched-grouper-epinephelus-multinotatus-on-the-wreck-of-the-tug-ii

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