British Waters Living Together runner-up

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Lovely Legs by Arthur Kingdon (UK) on West coast of Scotland, UKPiers are popular with underwater photographers as they are usually home to a wide variety of marine life in relatively shallow water. The legs provide a good surface for plant and animal life to cling to, which in turn provide shelter for fish and invertebrates. This pier, situated on the west coast of Scotland, is swept by nutrient-rich currents and the marine life is particularly prolific. Here, the feeding polyps of the soft coralAlcyonium digitatum surround a velvet swimming crab.

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