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Underwater Photo Location: Columbia Shallows, Cozumel, Mexico

Underwater Photo Location: Columbia Shallows, Cozumel, Mexico

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One of the best dive sites in the meso-American reef system. Easy to dive, lots of marine life, and about 40 feet max depth. A great place for newbies & expert divers.
Facts about Columbia Shallows, Cozumel, Mexico
  • It is in Mexico
  • Columbia Shallows, Cozumel, Mexico is in the Caribbean Sea.
  • The typical depth is 0-10 Metres 0-30 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
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by Cheri Denn
Flamingo's Tongue taken on the Columbia Shallows in Cozumel Mexico

by Walt Hill
A nice afternoon for a sunny drive for an octopus!

by Cheri Denn
Basketweave Starfish - very hard to photograph in the daytime.

by Cheri Denn
Drums are by far my favorite fish to photograph. This was taken on the Colombia Shallows in Cozumel, MX.

by Cheri Denn
The little ray.

by Cheri Denn
A busy little guy!

by Cheri Denn
Sponges always hold such amazing critter treasures. Taken with an Olympus SP350 and Inon strobe.

by Cheri Denn
A very large green moray

by Vladimir Levantovsky
Flamingo Tongue (Cyphoma gibbosum) traveling "by foot" on a sandy bottom. Canon XSi + EF 100mm Macro lens in Ikelite housing.

by Vladimir Levantovsky
A very curious blenny. Canon XSi with EF-100mm USM macro lens in Ikelite housing, dual DS-125 strobes.

by Cheri Denn
A very upset crab.

by Cheri Denn
I love this picture - look at the little blue fish

by Vladimir Levantovsky
Christmas tree worm. Taken with Canon XSi in ikelite housing, EF 100mm USM macro lens, DS-125 dual strobes.

by Rick Thibert

by Cheri Denn
"Beauty Treatment"

by Cheri Denn
Two Angels

by Veronica Main
Twin Angels

by Alejandro Topete
Pink Snail, Cozumel Mexico

by Alejandro Topete
Trumpet Fish, Cozumel Mexico

by Alejandro Topete
Beautiful Eyes, Cozumel Mexico

by Ken Kiefer
Hawksbill Turtle overhead in Cozumel

by Alejandro Topete
Turtle in the Reef, Cozumel México
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