Upside Down - Blue Angelfish
A Blue Angelfish swims upside down nibbling on the coral encrusted ceiling of the tug shipwreck pilot house which is part of the Twin Tugs artificial reef in the Gulf of Mexico 12-miles offshore of Panama City Beach, Florida.
Spotted Sunfish - Ceiling Air Bubble Reflection
A trio of Spotted Sunfish, also known as Stumpknocker, images are reflected in the trapped air bubble in the cavern ceiling above at Morrison Springs cavern a state park in northwest Florida.
Warmouth Fish - Cavern Ceiling
Three Warmouth appear to be in a state of confusion not knowing what is up or down but it is really just their reflection in the overhead trapped air bubble in a crevice of the Morrison Springs Cavern ceiling.
Shadow Bass - Cavern Ceiling Air Bubble
A Shadow Bass, Ambloplites ariommus, swims toward a trapped air bubble in a sandstone crevice in the ceiling of the Morrison Springs cavern, Florida.
Morrison Springs Cavern Ceiling
One of several cavern rooms, trapped air bubbles, and sandstone ceilings leading out to the Morrison Springs cavern entrance in 90 feet of freshwater at the state park in northwest Florida.
Warmouth Fish - Morrison Springs Cavern
A pair of Warmouth fish (Lepomis gulosus) hover just below a large air bubble trapped in a ceiling crevice at Morrison Springs cavern a state park in northwest Florida.
Vortex Springs Cave
An underwater panoramic view of 100 feet deep inside the Vortex Springs cavern where there are warning signs not to enter further into the cave where the cave opening becomes much narrower and deeper. Only certified cave divers are permitted beyond the warning signs of the stop sign and skull on the cavern ledge.
Female Scuba Diver - Vortex Springs Cavern
A mother of three and college student takes a break and enjoys scuba diving and looking at the air bubbles trapped on the ceiling of the Vortex Springs cavern near Ponce De Leon, Florida in July 2012.
Shadow Bass Reflection
A Shadow Bass, Ambloplites ariommus, hovering motionless at the top of the Morrison Springs cavern where air pockets collect in the cavern ceiling indentations reflecting the fish in the 69 degree freshwater at Morrison Springs state park in October 2011 near Ponce De Leon, FL.
American Eel Above - Morrison Springs Cavern
An American Eel swims above showing it's underside as it swims near the top of Morrison Springs cavern ceiling in about 90 feet of crystal clear freshwater at the state park near Red Bay, Florida in June 2012.
A Shadow Bass, Ambloplites ariommus, hovering motionless at the top of the Vortex Springs cavern where air pockets collect in the cavern ceiling indentations reflecting the fish in the 69 degree freshwater at Vortex Springs state park in October 2011 near Ponce De Leon, FL.
Shadow bass, Ambloplites ariommus, perched on a rock ledge about 90 feet deep just below the Vortex Spring cave ceiling where air bubbles have surfaced. Shadow Bass is a member of the Centrarchids family or sunfish family and is closely related to the rock bass Ambloplites rupestris along with one more related species occurring naturally.
A panoramic view of the upper cavern formation of the Devils Den showing the opening in the cavern ceiling, lined by natural hanging plants, where the light casts in causing the steam uplifting from the 72 degree waters below in the sinkhole. The sinkhole is 50 feet deep of crystal clear water a popular scuba diving site.
An over and under view from the water of the Devils Den Grotto showing the ceiling hole light shining down on the diving platform in the water and the wooden stairs leading up to the entrance. Water is 50 foot deep and is spring fed from Georgia at a constant 72 degrees temperature making it ideal for snorkeling and SCUBA diving. Large cat fish and turtles occupy the spring in Williston, FL. Devils Den is located at 5390 N.E. 180th Ave.
Steam rises up from below in the warm clear water of the Devils Den cavern up and into the upper cavern where SCUBA divers will use the wooden steps to get down to the dive grotto. Devils Den is 50 feet deep and has in flow from Georgia and out to the local rivers in Florida. Water temperature is 72 degrees faranheit