Wildlife Day: A glimpse of the wealth of marine life scattered along Mumbai's shores

Mudskipper is an amphibious fish that lives in water and also spends a significant amount of its time (in daily life) out of water. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai
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Mudskipper is an amphibious fish that lives in water and also spends a significant amount of its time (in daily life) out of water. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai

A sea star and periwinkle. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai
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A sea star and periwinkle. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai

A sea fan under water. Image credit: Sejal Mehta/Marine Life of Mumbai
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A sea fan under water. Image credit: Sejal Mehta/Marine Life of Mumbai

A sea fan up close. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai
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A sea fan up close. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai

Three sea stars sharing a nook. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai
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Three sea stars sharing a nook. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai

A fiddler crab. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai
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A fiddler crab. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai

A sea anemone and Nassa. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai
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A sea anemone and Nassa. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai

A brittle star fish. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai
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A brittle star fish. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai

Coral Polyps. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai
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Coral Polyps. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai

Bivalves shooting water from between rocks on a Mumbai beach. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai
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Bivalves shooting water from between rocks on a Mumbai beach. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai

An octopus. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai
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An octopus. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai

A grey sea star. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai
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A grey sea star. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai

A porcelain crab. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai
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A porcelain crab. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai

A soldier crab. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai
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A soldier crab. Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai

Starfish alert! Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai
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Starfish alert! Image credit: Shaunak Modi/Marine Life of Mumbai





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