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Underwater Photo Location: German Channel

Underwater Photo Location: German Channel

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A lot of pelagic, visibility is best on incoming tide. Watch for sharks and other predators, manta rays are often visiting the cleaning stations at the entrance to the Channel.
Facts about German Channel
  • It is in Palau
  • German Channel is in the Philippine Sea.
  • The typical depth is 0-30 Metres 0-100 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
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by Vladimir Levantovsky
Manta ray. Playful and very social, she loved when I blew bubles right under her belly, and stayed with me for the whole dive coming back for more play time.

by Alberto D'este
Zero Airplan in German Channel

by Vladimir Levantovsky
This shot was taken by my wife with Canon PowerShot A610 while I was shooting manta (she happened to be an excellent model). It was that 'once in a lifetime' moment - just us and the manta who stayed and played with us for the whole dive.

by Vladimir Levantovsky
Manta ray, swimming overhead against the sun in the background. Canon XSi with EFs 17-85mm IS USM lens in Ikelite housing with dual DS-125 strobes.

by Stuart Ganz
Feeding Manta

by Stuart Ganz
Clown fish swimming in an orange anemone.

by Stuart Ganz
Manta overhead

by Stuart Ganz
Mantas, mantas, mantas

by Stuart Ganz
Ulua on the hunt

by Paz Maria De Vera-Santos
Glass Gobies at the German Channel

by Paz Maria De Vera-Santos
Underwater pyramid at the German Channel

by Paz Maria De Vera-Santos
Coral Grouper @ the German Channel

by Mikhail Smirnov
Say Cheeese !

by Rick Tegeler
Striped Trigger.... enjoy!

by Gary Coulter
The most beautiful anemone that I have ever seen. It's almost as though there is an internal light source!

by Stuart Ganz
Clown fish

by Rick Tegeler
Orange on orange (flatworm).. Enjoy!

by Andrew Sonis
Anemone fish on pink coral. Great way to start off dive into German Channel.

by Tunc Yavuzdogan
Paparazzi :)

by Dmitry Vinogradov
Shark Dance

by Yiu Tin Tang
germam channel, manta across my head! Canon 600d f5.6 1/160 iso 100 tokina 17mm with strobe

by Daniel Flormann
cover failed

by Julio Sanjuan
Turtle in Palau

by Francis Lau
I love Manta Rays!

by John Loving
Squat Lobster

by Conor Culver
"Hidden Crocodile" image is playing off the name and the look of the fish.
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