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Cratena nudibranch. A Cratena leaps to reach another twig of hydroids on which to feed and lay its eggs. Taken in July 2024
 Canon100  1/200  f20  iso100
By Antonio Venturelli
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Cardinalfish   Apogon imberbis
By Stefanos Michael
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Goniobranchus Reticulatus on the move
By Thomas Richardson
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Harlequin shrimp waitying for a passing meal.
By Thomas Richardson
posted (2 days ago)
Crab and ball  on a night macro we found a crab rather suprisingly transporting a golfball  no where near a golf course
By Thomas Richardson
posted (2 days ago)
Giant frog fish _Nha Trang_March 2024
 Canon60 1/200 f13 iso100
By Susanna Randazzo
posted (2 days ago)

Underwater Photo Location: Puerto del Carmen

Underwater Photo Location: Puerto del Carmen

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The vulcanic landscape of the island continues under the surface and in combination with white sand and great visibility gives spectacular bright landscapes. There are no corals in normal dive depths, but it is still possible to see much colour. Ideal for night dives, when many critters, hidden during the day, come out of their hides.
Facts about Puerto del Carmen
  • It is in Spain
  • Puerto del Carmen is in the Atlantic (European coastal).
  • The typical depth is 50+ Metres 160+ Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
Dive types
dayboatshorewreckcavewallnight

Marine Life
bigsmallsharksshoalsstinging

Diving facilities
airnitroxrepairshireinstructionguidedfriendly

Photo facilities
macrowideangleprocessingfilmpfriendlyinstruction

by Arthur Telle Thiemann
This is a very friendly big grouper called Felix by the local divers from Lanzarote. I've added a special effect with a long shutter time. Hope you enjoy it. More on my web artefotosub.com

by Alexia Dunand
Playa Chica, Lanzarote - Canary Islands - Spain

by Alexia Dunand
Reef at 30 meters down, Playa Chica, Lanzarote, Canary Islands

by Alexia Dunand
the cathedral cavern, playa Chica, Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain.

by Alexia Dunand
Cavern Los Jameos, Playa Chica, Lanzarote. Taken with the Olympus E-PL1, Zen mini-dome, Panasonic Lumix 8mm.

by Alexia Dunand
Dusky Grouper (Epinephelus marginatus).

by Alexia Dunand
Underwater gold...Picture of anemones with tinting orange filter. 60mm macro lens.

by Alexia Dunand
Redlip Algae Blenny (Ophioblennius atlanticus).

by Alexia Dunand
When the sun comes out. Early morning dive!

by Alexia Dunand
orange coral (Dendrophylia ramea) of Lanzarote, Canary Islands. Generally found at depths greater than 50m!

by Alexia Dunand
juvenile Parablennius pilicornis. Lanzarote

by Alexia Dunand
Lanzarote on a bad day :-)

by Alexia Dunand
The power of Nature. Surge.

by Alexia Dunand
Felix/Charlie the famous grouper. Lanzarote.

by Alexia Dunand
Charlie/Felix the best dive buddy ever!

by Alexia Dunand
Friend Felix the Grouper and my buddy. Canary Islands, where oil drilling from Repsol has been approved by the Spanish government yesterday..and where fish like Felix and many other marine species might be at risk from now on...

by Alexia Dunand
male Cardinal fish Apogon imberbis incubating eggs

by Petra Van Borm
baby angel shark, squatina squatina, currently endangered at Canary Islands.

by Petra Van Borm
Small octopus hidding.

by Petra Van Borm
eagle ray

by Petra Van Borm
Best dive guide on the island!

by Petra Van Borm
a black and white shot of an underwater model

by Petra Van Borm
Underwater model with orchids.

by Petra Van Borm
The photographer at work being photographed.

by Petra Van Borm
Peacefull place / The day after the horrid night, i find back the colors of france during my dive. Even in this peacefull place i keep thinking about the world above.

by Petra Van Borm
Dendrophylia ramea

by Petra Van Borm
Barracuda

by Petra Van Borm
Belly of a sepia

by Petra Van Borm
Diver crossing by a cuttlefish

by Petra Van Borm
Freediver ascending

by Petra Van Borm
Triggerfish

by Petra Van Borm
2 divers exploring an overhang
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