Stock Footage – Marine Life Catalog


The HHP high definition video library contains marine wildlife footage from around the world including Alaska, California, British Columbia, Costa Rica, Tropical Pacific Islands including the Coral Triangle, South Australia, the Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico.         


Isle San Benedicto, Mexico
Cocos Island, Costa Rica
Barrier Reef of Belize
Belize coral cays
Mangroves in Belize
Rangiroa Atoll, French Polynesia
Mammoth Lakes area, California
Sierra Nevada Mountains
Mono Lake California
Anza Borrego Desert State Park, California
Salton Sea, California
Cuyamaca Mountains, California
Snow covered Cuyamaca Mountains, California

ALGAE (Kelp Forests)
Alsaka Kelp Forests
British Columbia Kelp Forests
British Columbia Bull Kelp
California Giant Kelp Forests
Green Algae
Surf Grass

Corynactus anemones
Crimson Anemone
Crimson Anemone with symbiotic Candy Cane Shrimp
Plumose anemones
Painted Anemone feeding on Lion’s Mane Jellyfish
Painted Anemone
Swimming anemones
Swimming anemones escaping from sea stars
Telia anemones
Tube anemones being feed upon by rainbow nudibranch

Feather duster worms
Sea Pens
Spiral Gill Worms
Spiral Gill Worms filter feeding

Blue footed boobies
Blue footed boobies nesting
Brown boobies
Brown boobies nesting
Fairy Terns
Fairy Terns nesting

British Columbia Soft Corals
California Corals
California red gorgonian corals
California purple coral
Caribbean Coral Reefs
Caribbean Coral Spawning
Caribbean Brain Corals
Caribbean Star Corals
Caribbean Time Lapse of coral polyps
Tropical Pacific coral reefs
Spectacular Coral Reef Seascapes
Fiji Coral Reef
Raja Ampat Coral Reef
Coral Triangle Coral Reef
Coral Reefs covered with Anthias fish
Divers over coral reefs
Various hard corals
Corals bleaching
Dead coral reefs
Flower soft coral (Anthelia) filter feeding
Soft corals
Leather corals

Barnacles mating behavior
Candy Cane Shrimp
Candy Cane Shrimp symbiosis with anemones
Coral Hermit Crabs
Coral Hermit Crabs symbiosis with boulder corals
Hermit crabs filter feeding in sand
Hingebeak Shrimp
Mantis Shrimps Fighting octopus
Mantis Shrimps threat displays
Mexican spiny lobsters
Shame-faced crab
Sheep crab feeding on opalescent squid
Spiny Lobster
Spiny Lobster being fed upon by black seabass
Spiny Lobster feeding on spiny urchin
Spiny Lobster feeding on cushion seastars
Swimming crabs

Flamboyant Cuttlefish hunting and feeding on shrimp
Flamboyant Cuttlefish laying eggs
Flamboyant Cuttlefish eggs hatching
Giant Cuttlefish mating and spawning behavior
Reef Cuttlefish hunting and feeding on shrimp

Aqua-Trek Dive Masters baiting for sharks
Sport Divers diving with sharks
Sport Divers diving with whales
Sport Divers diving with dolphins
Divers swimming through swarms of moon jellyfish
Divers with video cameras
Divers with IMAX cameras
Divers using rebreathers

Atlantic Spotted Dolphins
Atlantic Spotted Dolphins hunting in sand
Atlantic Spotted Dolphins ballet with divers
Atlantic Spotted Dolphins hunting at night
Bottlenose dolphins feeding on fish
Bottlenose dolphins
Common dolphins
Spinner dolphins
White-sided dolphins
White-sided dolphins playing with strands of kelp

EELS – Many Species
Garden Eels
Cocos Garden Eels feeding on plankton
Speckled Garden Eels (Gorgasia sp.) feeding on plankton
Splendid Garden Eels (Gorgasia preclara) feeding on plankton
Moray Eels
Black-cheek moray
Black spot moray
Giant Moray Eels (Gymnothorax javanicus)
Giant Moray Eels (Gymnothorax javanicus) being cleaned by blue stripped wrasse
Green Moray Eels
Goldentail moray
Honeycomb moral
Jeweled Moray Eel
Panamic Moray Eel
Panamic Moray Eel being cleaned by gobies
Blue Ribbon Eels
Snowflake moray
Spotted Moray
Spot faced moray
Starry Moray Eels
White mouth moray
Yellow-edged moray
Snake Eels
Snake Eels digging in sand
Divers filming snake eels
Snake Eels with symbiotic shrimp on nose
Wolf Eels
Wolf eels feeding on sea urchins

Michele Hall
Michele Hall photographing sharks
Michele Hall with manatees
Michele Hall “cleaning mantas”
Michele Hall photographing molas
Michele Hall photographing moon jelly swarm
Michele Hall photographing whales
Mark Thurlow
Videoing hammerheads
Mark Thurlow diving among opalescent squid spawning
Bob Cranston videoing molas
Howard Hall diving with and talking underwater about opalescent squid
Various Divers with wide variety of marine life species

Amberjacks being cleaned by barberfish
Anemonefish: numerous species
Clark’s Anemonefish
Clown Anemonefish
Black and Red Anemonefish
Black and Red Anemonefish defending anemone from hawksbill turtle
Orangefin Anemonefish
Panda Anemonefish
Pink Anemonefish
Red and Black Anemonefish
Skunk Anemonefish
Baja Grouper
Barracuda with fishing hook in mouth
Barracuda being cleaned by cleaner gobies
Barnacle Blennies
Bi-color Blennies
Bi-color Parrotfish
Bi-color Parrotfish (Cetoscarus bicolor) feeding on coral
Bigeye Jacks schools
Black and Yellow Rockfish
Black Sea Bass
Black Sea Bass with copepods on face
Black Sea Bass being videotaped by divers
Black Sea Bass feeds on spiny lobster
Blackspot Barracuda (Sphyraena forsteri)
Barnacle Blennies
Bi-color Blennies
Blue-striped Fangblenny (P. rhynorhynchus)
Fang Blennies
Midas Blennies
Pike Blennies
Sailfin Blennies
Sailfin Blennies courtship displays
Blue-banded Gobies
Blue-spotted Jawfish building den
Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus)
Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus) cleaning fish and moray eels
Blue-striped Fangblenny (P. rhynorhynchus)
Brown Banded Pipefish feeding
Cabezon male protecting nest and eggs from attacking sun star
Cave Goby (Dwarfgoby – Trimma caesiura)
Cleaner Wrasse
Cleaner Wrasse cleaning sharks and fish
Convict Tangs
Convict Tangs spawning
Coral Goby
Coral Trout
Decorated Dartfish
Dartfish (Ptereleotris sp)
Fang Blennies
Fish Schools
Frogfish using lures
Hairy Frogfish feeding on Cardinalfish
Galapagos Puffer
Garibaldi courtship and nesting behavior
Garibaldi feeding on Pelagia jellyfish
Goatfish feeding in rubble and sand
Gobbies – many species
Blue-banded Gobies
Cave Goby (Dwarfgoby – Trimma caesiura)
Coral Goby
Guineafowl pufferfish
Guineafowl pufferfish courtship
Ghost Pipefish – various species
Ghost Pipefish feeding
Hairy Pipefish
Hamlet fish
Hamlet fish spawning and changing sexes
Humbugs sheltering in coral
Irish lords feeding on crabs
Jack Mackerel
Jawfish various species
Blue-spotted Jawfish
Yellow Head Jawfish
Baby leatherbass sheltering in urchins
Leatherbass attacking cardinalfish in hiding in urchin spines
Lingcod feeding on scorpionfish
Lionfish feeding at night
Mandarinfish courtship and spawning
Midas Blennies
Mola mola
Mola mola being photographed by divers
Mola mola being cleaned by half moon perch
Morish Idols feeding
Morrison’s Dragonet
One Spot Damselfish
One Spot Damselfish courtship and laying eggs
Parrotfish feeding on coral
Peacock flounder
Peacock flounder courtship and spawning
Pike Blennies mouth fighting over territory
Pike Blennies
Rainbow Chubs
Rainbow Chubs being cleaned by wrasse
Rockfish – various species
Sailfin Blennies fighting
Sailfin Blennies
Sailfin Blenniesm males displaying
Sailfish feeding on school of sardines
Sarcastic Fringeheads
Sarcastic Fringeheads mouth fighting
Scorpionfish with copelid shrimp on face
Shrimp Gobies – many species
Shrimp/goby symbiosis
Flagtail Shrimp Goby (Amblyeleotris yanoi)
Gorgeous Shrimp Goby (Amblyeleotris wheeleri)
White-rayed Shrimpgoby (Stonogobiops sp.
Yellownose Shrimgoby (Stonogobiops xanthorhinica)
Gorgeous Shrimp Goby (Amblyeleotris wheeleri)
Slingjaw extending mouth
Blue-lined Snapper feeding in rubble
Cubera snapper
Cubera snapper spawning
Divers photographing spawning cubera snapper
Dog Snapper
Dog snapper spawning
Divers photographing spawning Dog snapper
Red Snappers
Spotted Porcupinefish
Surgeonfish being cleaned by wrasse
Lined Sweetlips schools
Ratfish feeding in sand
Remoras cleaning Lemon Sharks
Vermillion rockfish
Gopher rockfish
China rockfish
Trumpetfish being fed upon by white tip reef sharks
Unicornfish changing color while being cleaned
Various schooling fish
Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus)
Cleaner Wrasse cleaning eels
Cleaner Wrasse cleaning Gray Reef sharks (scroll down to Sharls)
Yellow Bigeyes
Yellow Damselfish
Yellow Head Jawfish
Yellow head jawfish mouth brooding eggs
Yellowfin Tuna
Zebra Lionfish

Barracuda with fishhook and leader trailing from mouth
Cormorants caught in gill net
Divers photographing dead animals in gill nets
Ghost nets
Sea lions caught in gill nets
Shark fishing fleet unloading sharks in Puntarenas Costa Rica
Soupfin shark caught in gill net
Silky shark trailing hook and line

Fried Egg Jellyfish
Fried Egg Jellyfish feeding on moon jellyfish
Lion’s Mane Jellyfish
Moon Jellyfish
Moon jellyfish swarms
Pelagia Jellyfish
Pelagia Jellyfish with symbiotic crabs
Garibaldi feeding on Pelagia jellyfish
Kelp bass feeding on symbiotic crabs in Pelagia jellyfish
Black Sea Nettle Jellyfish (Chrysaora achlyos)
Sea Nettle Jellyfish
Sea Nettle Jellyfish spectacular swarms
Sea Nettle Jellyfish with symbiotic crabs

Manatees on the Belize Barrier Reef
Manatees feeding on shoal grass
Manatees being cleaned by cleaner wrasse
Manatees in Crystal River Springs (above and underwater)
Manatees nursing

Giant Clams
Red Abalone
Triton’s Trumpet snail feeding upon Crown of Thorns sea star
Swimming Scallops
Swimming Scallops escaping sunstar
Various nudibranch species
Rainbow nudibranchs
Rainbow nudibranchs attacking tube anemones
Rainbow nudibranchs swimming
Rainbow nudibranchs mating
Rainbow nudibranchs laying eggs

OCTOPUS – Many species
Dumpling Octopus
Octopus mating
Octopus tent-feeding
Octopus fighting a mantis shrimp
Mimic Octopus
Mimic Octopus mimics flounder
Mimic Octopus digs in sand
Mimic Octopus hunting
Wonderpus displays
Wonderpus attacked by flounder

PINNIPEDS (and Sea Otters)
Australian Sea Lions
California Sea Lions
California Sea Lions eating rocks
California Sea Lions being photographed by divers
California Sea Lions caught in gill nets
Harbor Seals
Elephant Seals
Elephant seal rookeries
Elephant seals mating
Elephant seals nursing young
Sea Otters
Sea Otters rolling in kelp
Sea Otters grooming

Red tide
Salp chains
Coral spawn
Night Plankton Swarms

PLANTS (sea Algae)
Marine life living among mangrove roots

Eagle Rays
Eagle Rays feeding
Manta Rays
Manta Rays feeding on fish spawn
Manta Rays being cleaned by clarion angelfish
Manta Rays Bbeing cleaned by reef fish
Manta Rays feeding
Manta Rays being photographed by divers
Marbled Sting Rays
Marbled Sting Rays courtship behavior

Tropical Sea Cucumbers
With symbiotic emperor shrimp

Banded Sea Kraits (Laticauda sp.)
Banded Sea Kraits hunting
Banded Sea Kraits handled my Michele Hall

Green Turtles
Green Turtles being rubbed by rainbow runners
Green Turtles being cleaned of algae by reef fish
Hawksbill Turtles
Hawksbill Turtles feeding on sponges
Hawksbill Turtles feeding on algae
Hawksbill Turtles feeding on sea cucumber
Hawksbill Turtles feeding on venomous anemones and corals
Loggerhead Turtles

Big Sur Coast
California beaches
Cocos Island
Rocky shores
Tide pools

Brittlestar gardens
Crown of thorns sea star
Crown of thorns being fed upon by Triton Trumpet snail
Cushion Sea Star
Cushion Sea Star being fed upon by spiny lobsters
Sand Sea Star
Sea stars in time lapse
Sun Stars
Sun Stars feeding on brittlestars
Sun Star being removed from cabezon
Sun Star chasing swimming scallops

Angel shark
Angel shark burying itself in sand
Angel shark feeding on Senorita fish
Bamboo sharks
Bamboo sharks juvenile walking on bottom
Black Tip Reef sharks
Black Tip Sharks
Blue sharks
Bull sharks
Caribbean Reef Sharks
Epaulette sharks
Epaulette sharks walking on bottom
Galapagos sharks
Gray Reef sharks
Gray Reef sharks being cleaned by wrasse
Great white sharks
Hammerhead sharks
Hammerhead sharks being cleaned by barberfish
Lemon sharks
Lemon sharks being cleaned by remoras
Horn sharks
Leopard sharks
Mako sharks
Nurse sharks
Sand Bar Sharks
Sand Tiger Sharks
Sevengill Sharks
Silky sharks
Silver tip sharks
Silver tip sharks being cleaned by wrasse
Sixgill Sharks
Soup fin sharks
Tiger sharks
Tiger sharks photographed by Michele
White Tip Reef Sharks
White Tip Reef Sharks courtship and mating behavior
White Tip Reef Sharks hunting in packs at night
White Tip Reef Sharks catching soldierfish
White Tip Reef Sharks catching trumpetfish
White Tip Reef Sharks cleaned by gobies
Wobbegong sharks
Whale Sharks
Whale Sharks feeding on fish spawn
Zebra Sharks

White Sponge
Volcano Sponge
Volcano Sponge spawning

Caribbean reef squid
Opalescent squid
Opalescent squid spawning behavior
Opalescent squid feeding on Krill

Sea Stars
Mountains and clouds
Milky Way Galaxy

Reef to Open Water
Sunset Sunburst
Underwater moon

See Sea Turtles

Coral Reefs
Reefs in Cocos Island
Rocky British Columbia  reefs
Rocky California reefs

Heart Urchin
Purple Urchins
Purple Urchin barrens
Red Urchins
Red Urchins being fed upon by wolf eels
Red Urchins fed upon by white urchins bat stars in time lapse
Spiny urchins
Spiny urchins being fed upon by spiny lobsters
White-spined Urchins

Blue Whales
Blue whales feeding on krill
Dwarf Minke Whales
Humpback whales
Humpback whales mothers and calves
Humpback whales courtship heat runs
Sperm Whales
Sperm whales surrounding and protecting calf