The Asian grass frog ( Fejervarya limnocharis ) is found on Mainland Japan and most of the Ryukyu Islands. The warty frog is fairly common on Okinawa. It’s biggest threats are pesticide exposure and habitat loss.
Scientific name: Fejervarya limnocharis
Common name: Asian grass frog, marsh frog and common pond frog
Distribution: Ryukyu Islands and Mainland Japan
Habitat: Rice fields, ditches, marshes, parks and farm fields.
The Exhibition will be held at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) January 14th through February 29th. The free photo exhibition is open from 9:00 to 17:00 every day. The exhibition will feature forty inspiring images of underwater animals, crabs with beach trash homes and the endangered species of Okinawa. Photography By Shawn Miller. The wonderful people at OIST were kind enough to make this exhibition take place and produce beautiful advertisement posters.
Nature Therapy Poster 2016 – Shawn Miller
Some of my favorite images are featured below. I photographed the gallery with a fish eye lens to give it a unique perspective.
Blueberry hermit crab – Meet your neighbours project
Surgeon fish on the move – Motion
Crabs with trash homes – Meet your neighbours project
Kuroiwas ground gecko -Endangered
A Blenny playing Peek a Boo
Typhoon swirl – The art of motion
Ryukyu black breasted leaf turtle -endangered
Boxer crab – Marine life of Okinawa
Okinawa rail- endemic to northern Okinawa
Video by Gary Hughes. FrontPageOkinawa – Hughes Media Technologies