When you’re a baby fish in a big ocean, you need protection from the many mouths waiting to snap you up. And what better than a jellyfish?
Stewart Whitfield shot these tiny fish hiding under a stinging jellyfish’s bowl-like body, where its stinging threads keep predators away.
The fish will use this safe house until they’re big enough to make it on their own.
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