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Coral reef, Shark Island, French Frigate Shoals

The coral reef lagoon at Shark Island, French Frigate Shoals, part of the Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge and the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument. A school of manini (Acanthurus triostegus) graze on limu (algae) surrouning the coral.

 

Image credit: Lindsey Kramer/ USFWS

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Taken on May 18, 2011