Honorable Mention Marine Life Behavior Ocean Art 2019 Steven Kovacs

Honorable Mention Marine Life Behavior

Steven Kovacs

"Egg Release"


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The Story: During a recent dive trip to Bonaire I was very fortunate to be in the water doing a night dive when all of a sudden the entire reef came alive.  Thousands of Brittle Stars began climbing  to the tops of coral heads in a synchronized event and began releasing either their sperm or eggs into the water column hoping they would meet by chance and fertilize. This incredible event occurs only a few times during the year and I felt incredibly privileged, not only to witness it , but also to be able to photograph it

Location:  Bonaire, Netherland Antilles

Equipment Used:  Nikon D500 Camera, Nikon 60mm Macro Lens, Ikelite D500 Housing, Dual Ikelite DS-160 Strobes

Camera Settings: 1/250 sec, F25, ISO 200


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