Gary Cranitch, a photographer with the Queensland Museum, was named the 2008 AIPP Australian Science, Environment & Nature Photographer of the Year. His images of Census researchers surveying Australian reefs were featured in more than 50 print and online publications worldwide.
Researcher Neil Bruce of the Museum of Tropical Queensland studies specimens in lighted
aquarium on Lizard Island Reef. Gary Cranitch, Queensland Museum © 2008.
Twisted Nudibranch, Chromodoris elizabethina, on the reef face off Heron Island. Photo: Gary Cranitch, Queensland Museum, 2008.
Nardoa rosea sea star as seen from the underside, Heron Island. Photo: Gary Cranitch, Queensland Museum, 2008.