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Banded pipefish couple.
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Banded pipefish couple.
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Wreck Fashion
By Sergiy Glushchenko
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Tasseled Scorpionfish   Scorpaenopsis oxycephala
By Hansruedi Wuersten
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Harlequin shrimp    Lembeh Strait   Indonesia
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Purple Candy
By George Touliatos
posted Saturday, December 14, 2019

Underwater Photo Location: Wakatobi Marine Preserve

Underwater Photo Location: Wakatobi Marine Preserve

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The liveaboard, the Pelagian, run by the Waktaboi Resort made multiple stops in the Wakatobi Marine Preserve. Beautiful diving and pristine sites, warm water and good vizibility. Easy diving, with only low to moderate currents. Great and very experienced dive guides. Wakatobi Marine Preserve in the Banda Sea is a beautiful spot with hundreds of creatures and lots of muck diving.
Facts about Wakatobi Marine Preserve
  • It is in Indonesia
  • Wakatobi Marine Preserve is in the Banda Sea.
  • The typical depth is 0-20 Metres 0-60 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
Dive types
Liveaboard

Marine Life
smallturtlescoralstinging

Diving facilities
airnitroxrepairsguidedfriendly


by Lyn Hardy
This little threespot dascyllus (dascyllus trimaculatus), at the Wakatobi Marine Preserve in Indonesia was a ham, as she swam in front of my camera and posed for several minutes.

by Beate Krebs
Two soldiers, taken at Wakatobi with my canon S70

by Beate Seiler
After a spectacular dive at Wakatobi. Look at the weather , nobody cares. The photo was taken by our friend Larry.

by Rob De Vries
A river of thousands of razor fish, with only my 60mm macro lense to photograph them, you know the feeling.

by Rob De Vries
Pregnant Shirmp in an Anemone, 60 mm macro lense, Wakatobi, Indonesia.

by Rob De Vries
Blenny in a coral looking disturbed. 60 mm macro.

by Rob De Vries
Cling fish inside a featherstar, 60 mm marco lense

by Rob De Vries
Soldier fisch between the wipcorrals on a beautifull reef in Wakatobi, Indonesia. 10,5 mm fisheye lense.

by Rob De Vries
Ghost Pigmee seahorse in a large fan, 60 mm macro lense

by Rob De Vries
Shortfin Scoprionfish on a slope in Wakatobi, Indonesia. 60 mm marco lense, Fuju S2 pro.

by Rob De Vries
Bargabanti pigmee seahorse hiding in a fan. 60 mm marco lense.

by Jean Wood
Chromodoridae Ardeaduris egretta night dive off Hoga Island, Wakatobi

by Ed Wood
Nembrotha kubaryana Hoga Island Wakatobi

by Marchione Giacomo
Tiny cuttlefish yellow Nikon D200. 60 micro, twin strobo Wakatobi 2010

by Steven Miller
Turtle shooting up

by Steven Miller
Mantis shrimp

by Steven Miller
Who to focus on

by Steven Miller
snooted Nudi

by Steven Miller
Tiny yawning frogfish right on the glass with 10mm lens. I first thought he would be too small for the wide lens, but he was positioned in a way that I could get the 8 inch dome close enough, about 2 inches away.

by Steven Miller
The perfect reef to me. Teeming with life and color in the shallows.

by Steven Miller
Shadows

by Ann Donahue
Feather duster worm reaching out A bright feather duster worm brightening up a bleak background.

by John Loving
2 nudi's

by Pauline Walsh Jacobson
Shallow Coral Reef, Wakatobi Marine Preserve, Indonesia

by Pauline Walsh Jacobson
Tiny fry in the safety of a leather coral, Wakatobi Marine Reserve, South Sulawesi, Indonesia
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