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A man shoots an underwater picture of a green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) around ‘Kicker Rocks’ on the edge of San Cristobal Island. (IUCN: Endangered; US: Endangered)

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A man shoots an underwater picture of a green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) around ‘Kicker Rocks’ on the edge of San Cristobal Island. (IUCN: Endangered; US: Endangered)

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An endangered (IUCN) and federally endangered green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) around ‘Kicker Rocks’ on the edge of San Cristobal Island.

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Two swimmers surface in the water close to Santiago Island in Galapagos National Park.

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Two swimmers surface in the water close to Santiago Island in Galapagos National Park.

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A teenage boy swims in his business suit along the coast of Fernandina Island in Galapagos National Park.

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A teenage boy swims in his business suit along the coast of Fernandina Island in Galapagos National Park.

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A teenage boy swims in his business suit along the coast of Fernandina Island in Galapagos National Park.

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A teenage boy swims in his business suit along the coast of Fernandina Island in Galapagos National Park.

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A teenage boy swims in his business suit along the coast of Fernandina Island in Galapagos National Park.

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A teenage boy swims in his business suit along the coast of Fernandina Island in Galapagos National Park.

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A teenage boy swims in his business suit along the coast of Fernandina Island in Galapagos National Park.

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Joel Sartore operates a remote camera to photograph caiman, while assistant Daniel De Granville helps position the rig, in Brazil’s Pantanal.

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A studio portait of a largescale stoneroller (Campostoma oligolepis).

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A studio portait of a largescale stoneroller (Campostoma oligolepis).

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Amphibian egg masses resting on leaves under water in the wild at Bennett Springs State Park, MO.

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Children crawl through a tunnel inside a huge aquatic exhibit at the Houston Zoo.

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These are steelhead salmon smolts (Oncorhynchus mykiss) being raised at a hatchery. They will soon be transported to release streams in the hope that some of them will survive their migration to the sea; but the heavily dammed Columbia river and its tributaries have become an obstacle course for several imperiled species. In addition the Native Americans, to whom the salmon runs are crucial, find fishing very poor. (US: Threatened)

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Hit-and-run victims on Florida’s busy waterways, injured manatees maintain vital buoyancy only with the aid of inflatable wet suits at Orlando’s Sea World.

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Theatrical mermaids use oxygen tubes to breathe underwater while performing at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park in Weeki Wachee, Florida.

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Central newts (Notophthalmus viridescens louisianensis) with southern leopard frog (Rana sphenocephala) eggs, a favorite food source, at Bennett Springs State Park near Lebanon, Missouri.

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Central newts (Notophthalmus viridescens louisianensis) with southern leopard frog (Rana sphenocephala) eggs, a favorite food source, at Bennett Springs State Park near Lebanon, Missouri.

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Central newts (Notophthalmus viridescens louisianensis) with southern leopard frog (Rana sphenocephala) eggs, a favorite food source, at Bennett Springs State Park near Lebanon, Missouri.

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A bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) in Bighorn Creek which is part of the Kootenay river system in British Columbia, Canada. (IUCN: Vulnerable; US: Federally threatened)

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Bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) caught in fishing nets in Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho. (IUCN: Vulnerable; US: Federally threatened)

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An underwater view of surface oil in Barataria Bay, Louisiana, from the Deepwater Horizon spill.

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An underwater view of surface oil in Barataria Bay, Louisiana, from the Deepwater Horizon spill.

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A vulnerable Pebas stubfoot toad (Atelopus spumarius) tadpole collected near Pilalo, Ecuador.

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