Anders Salesjö - Marine Biologist
I have been interested in the marine animals and plant life for as long as I can remember. My first aquarium I got at the age of six was the first of many that I have had over the years. At the age of 12 I joined Skövde's Sport diver club and my interest for diving and life under the waters surface got stronger and stronger. A career as a marine biologist was pretty obvious, even as a young teenager.
During my biology studies at Gothenburg University, I would take pauses to focus on my diving and worked as an instructor both the Sweden and in tropical waters. After my studies were finished, I taught courses about Sweden's marine fauna at Tjärnös marine biology labratory. After several years of working with different labratories, I finally found my dream job in Lysekil on Sweden's west coast - a full time job teaching marine biology and diving at Gullmarsgymnasiet (high school).
My curiosity about our marine life has led me into photography as a way of spreading knowledge about this fantastic environment that we have. In my opinion, this is the best way to keep it safe. Through the years I have won both the Swedish and Nordic underwater photo championships, and have represented Sweden at the world championships.
Check out my website if you would like to see some of my photos, or would like to know more about myself: www.undervattensbilder.se
- Visayas, Philippines - September 2012
- Sardine Run, South Africa - June 2013
- Socorro, Mexico - March 2014
- The Azores - August 2014
- Fantastic Fiji with Fiji Siren - November 2015
- Whale & White shark, Isla Mujeres & Guadelupe Island - July 2016
- The Dream about Galapagos - Nov 2016
- Best of Raja Ampat - Feb 2016
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