This white anemone flower is pretty cool in UVIVF. Just between the teal part of the petals and the outer pink there is a darker band of red. In visible light, that appears to be the only part of the petals that isn’t white. Neat!
Deep beneath the waves off the coast of Central California lies the technicolor marvel of Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary!
Surrounded by soft sediments of the continental shelf seafloor, Cordell Bank emerges with a rocky habitat, providing home to colorful and abundant invertebrates, algae, and fishes. Here, a research diver pauses behind a colony of strawberry anemones and other invertebrates.