Bergen Aquarium: The Warm Waters

Following my visit to the exhibit containing the species native to the waters around Norway and the Northern Atlantic I then went to the tropical section which contains many exotic and colourful species native to coral reefs and other warm-water habitats.

These include several species of rays, sharks, angelfish, parrotfish and many other amazingly brightly coloured and bizarre species.  Enjoy…

Tang
A Blue Hippo Tang floats serenely along.
Sea Horse
One of the most instantly recognisable fish in the sea, the Sea Horse.
Shark
The Blacktip Reef Shark, a small inshore species from the Indian and Pacific oceans.
Rabbit Fish
A bright yellow Rabbit Fish.
Box
An adult Yellow Box Fish.

 

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29 thoughts on “Bergen Aquarium: The Warm Waters

    1. Didn’t use a flash but it was a bit difficult shooting into the tanks – and the wee floaty buggers were hard to get into/keep in focus! 😀

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      1. Oh, I bet they were not an easy shot. I know what I go though getting my cats in action. Sleeping is another story.

        Your shots are really good. How each frame was filled and what angle each fish was in. Poetry in pictures. 🙂

        And seeing how we have begun our “white season” my eye needs color. The eye behind the camera is thinking where do I go to get color? You are giving me ideas. Thank you again!!!

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          1. You too. I am working right now on a sequence involving a “rascal called Rusty” and a hand, over at Petals Unfolding. Hehehehehehe Comic strip time! LOL

            Thanks to Apple, my pics are “scrambled” when uploaded from camera to iPad. To get all pics in the order I want …….. but to first FIND them. So, I go upon a Treasure Hunt today and when finished present laugher. 🙂

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  1. You’ve got me wowing again, and grinning at your captions. You’ve got quite the imagination, and in my book, that is SO cool! I laughed right out loud “Like my blue lipstick?” and the “could ya be lunch?” . Hehehehehehehe Ya gotta a sense of humour…….NICE! LOL Such JOY you bring to my Life! Thank you!!!!

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  2. I was at the Aquarium in Bergen a couple years ago, “been there, done that,” and haven’t had a real desire to go back … but your photos over these last few days show a different memory than I remember. I look forward to a return visit now!

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  3. Your photos are really nice. I like fish. I go to the Shedd Aquarium here in Chicago quite often. Thanks for the like of my “Let There Be Light” post and many others.

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  4. All these different fish in their gorgeous colours, shapes and sizes. What beauties and what great studies they make. Over time you have really achieved excellence with your photography.

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