Norway lobsters (Nephrops norvegicus), from Gullmarn Fjord, Lysekil, Sweden - October 2013
The scene shows one lobster emerging from its hole in the mud to be met by another one... a nice example of fighting behaviour.
This shot was taken on a very dark dive to 30 metres on the fine mud of the fjord slope.
- judged to be the '2012 Image of the year' at Bristol Underwater Photography Group (BUPG) by Alex Mustard.
- previously a winning image at BUPG's January 2012 meeting for the competition theme - 'Behaviour'
- also voted a winning image at BSoUP's May 2012 meeting where the theme was - 'Crustaceans'
Nikon D90, Tokina 10 -17 zoom