This image of a Benthic fish egg cluster – captured by marine biologist Dr Jaime Gomez Gutierrez of the Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias Marinas in Mexico – was one of the Images of Distinction in the Nikon Small World 2013 competition. Stereomicroscopy was used to capture this shot.
Image credit: Dr Jaime Gomez-Gutierrez | Nikon Small World
Small World is regarded as a leading showcase for the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. For 39 years, Nikon has rewarded the world’s best photomicrographers, acknowledging their critically important scientific contributions to life sciences, bio-research and materials science.