MAYBE 2 IN A 1000
HAWKSBILL TURTLE, ERETMOCHELYS IMBRICATA
STATUS: CRITICALLY ENDANGERED
As the sun sets over the Bismarck Sea, two newly hatched hawksbill turtles swim past my waiting camera. They have a long, hard struggle ahead of them to reach maturity; only one in a thousand will survive.
Lissenung Island, Papua New Guinea
Nikon D500, Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8 E ED fisheye, 1/15, f/22, ISO 320, two INON Z240 strobes, Aquatica digital water housing and 4-inch glass port