City slicker

Australian Geographic - - Wild Australia -

White’s sea­horse, Hip­pocam­pus whitei Justin Gil­li­gan, New South Wales White’s sea­horse thrives in Syd­ney Har­bour’s mod­i­fied fore­shore en­vi­ron­ment. As I pho­tographed this in­di­vid­ual in the early morn­ing light, a plas­tic wrap­per drifted along the op­po­site side of the swim­ming en­clo­sure net, mo­men­tar­ily mak­ing its way into the frame. Plas­tic pol­lu­tion is an emerg­ing threat through­out the world’s oceans.

Manly Cove,

New South Wales


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