Entry Title: "Beautiful Slug"
Name: Jerry Fairley , United States
Category and Expertise: Underwater, Non-Professional

Entry Description: This photograph of a sea slug was taken in Round Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, during January 2008. As with all my underwater photographs, this photo was taken while snorkeling--not using scuba equipment.

About the Artist:

I am a geologist specializing in research on hydrothermal systems; I received my PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2000. Currently I live in Moscow, Idaho, where I am an Associate Professor of Geology (Hydrogeology) at the University of Idaho.