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This is a recent photo of my female maroon clownfish (_Premnas Biaculeatus_) and my Stichodactyla Gigantea anemone. The photo was taken through a 3/8-inch tempered glass aquarium wall and approximately 8-inches of the water column. Some slight retouching was done in Photo Shop – I boosted magenta to bring out the color of the clownfish.

Fauna – 728

Technical Information

  1. Shutter speed 1/60 sec
  2. F-stop f/4
  3. Camera Sony Mavica CD1000
  4. Focal length 18mm
  5. Film Digital CD
  6. Format JPEG

Submitted December 6 2002, 4:22PM

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