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Underwater Photo Location: cape town

Underwater Photo Location: cape town

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by Alberto Romeo
What is it ? An african pinguin see a strange thing: is it a sea snake or a moray eel ? Nikon D-70s+70-200

by Tony Makin
Clinid on noble coral

by Allen Walker
Blue? :)

by Peet J Van Eeden
The other side of a basket star

by Peet J Van Eeden
Black is beautiful

by Byron Dilkes
A blue shark curiously examines my camera as I free-dive below.

by Peet J Van Eeden
Dangerous Playmate

by Peet J Van Eeden
Cape of Storms

by Peet J Van Eeden
The rock pool

by Geo Cloete
~ Fairy Dust ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Last Light ~ Swept in-shore from the deep by up-welling currents, this Root-mouthed jellyfish is on its last few breaths. Its a long and treacherous path it was swept along as its battered body is testament too.

by Geo Cloete
~ Light Snack ~ Play Cape Fur Seal. Although still a youngster, I was surprised at how much wear and tears its teeth already shown at such a young age.

by Geo Cloete
~ Sniffle Sniffle ~ Who does not love puppies? These seal pups are every bit as cute...plus they love the ocean, just like me! :)

by Geo Cloete
~ Sunny Side Up ~

by Geo Cloete
~ The Man ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Welcome Party ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Jelly Tot ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Hitch Hiking the Galaxy ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Yes I am a Worm ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Davy Jones Sundeck ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Captain Mosaic ~

by Gino Symus
Playing seal

by Geo Cloete
~ Baobab Forest ~ Recently dived a newly discovered reef in Cape Town. The reef was fairly flat in topography, but interestingly had many Noble corals growing on it. Normally these are found on reefs with much more topography in our waters,

by Geo Cloete
~ No Explanation ~ I don't think any explanation is needed to say why I love Cape Town so much! ;)

by Geo Cloete
~ Forest Dwellers ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Natural Wonder ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Come with Me ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Hammerhead Crab ~ Spotted this decorated crab with a piece of orange sponge part of its decoration. The shape of which reminded me of the head of a hammerhead shark and a character in Pirates of the Caribbean :)

by Geo Cloete
~ Warp Speed ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Side Step ~

by Geo Cloete
~ You have Come to Play ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Dream World ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Their Two Worlds ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Cornered ~ When the seals deiced to join you in the little swim through you have found :)

by Geo Cloete
~ Wishing You All a Yawn Dropping Beautiful New Year ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Prowling ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Pollen ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Electric Blue ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Technicolored Coat ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Silver Tip ~

by Kate Jonker
Blue Shark, photographed off Cape Point, South Africa. Canon 7dmkii, Tokina 10 - 17mm fisheye behind compact dome port. 2 x Sea & Sea YS-D1 strobes

by Geo Cloete
~ Got My Stripes ~ The characteristic 7 gills of the Sevengill shark nicely displayed on this sizable female.

by Geo Cloete
~ Sweet Dream ~ How many of us haven't dreamed of sailing away to explore the far reaches of the ocean.

by Geo Cloete
~ Lazy Sunday Afternoon ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Strawberry Fields ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Grab It ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Unicorn ~

by Geo Cloete
~ A Little Warmth ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Jacuzzi Time ~

by Geo Cloete
~ What a Beautiful World ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Ghost Bear Hug ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Royalty ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Y ~ Note the Y split at the top of one of the cerata of this nudibranch. Over the years I have spotted three different nudibranch, different species as well, which had similar splits on their rhinophores.

by Geo Cloete
~ Sun Kissed ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Lady Bug ~

by Peet J Van Eeden
A lesson in how to become a great sun-burst soft coral

by Kerri Keet
Working on my close focus wide angle shots with my new fisheye lens. The anemone under the jetty made for a good practise shot

by Kerri Keet
Another practise of the close focus wide angle with my new fisheye lens, bit of a shot on the run as we were participating in a survey of the biodiversity in the yacht basin

by Kerri Keet
Beautiful gorgonian fan which is usually found at depth, but they grow just under the surface under the jetty as it is out of direct sunlight. It's neighbours are fan worms of varying colours.

by Kerri Keet
Unfortunately holidays have to come to an end, so its back to work for us! Here's an image of a crowned nudibranch who stands proud and isn't intimidated by the immenseness of his surroundings

by Kerri Keet
Compass jellyfish which had drifted into a False Bay marina via the cold currents of the Atlantic Ocean

by Geo Cloete
~ Batman ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Blowing Bubbles ~

by Peet J Van Eeden
The last rays of sunset transformed into a rainbow

by Geo Cloete
~ Job Well Done ~

by Peet J Van Eeden
Blood on the water

by Peet J Van Eeden
Clash of the Giants. Where the Atlantic and Indian oceans meet at the most southern tip of Africa

by Peet J Van Eeden
Dappled sunlight

by Peet J Van Eeden
A golden moment- for a sandy anemone

by Geo Cloete
~ Dracula ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Baobab ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Will it Burn ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Motherhood ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Reach Out Touch Me ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Odd One Out ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Happy Place ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Sonic Boom ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Slow Motion ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Minty Green Day ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Prickly Pear ~

by Collen Burrows
Disk World - family of nudibranches hitching a ride on an abalone shell

by Geo Cloete
~ Air Brakes ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Sailing Away ~

by Kate Jonker
Black Nudibranch

by Geo Cloete
~ Dream World ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Gate Keeper ~

by Peet J Van Eeden
Sun-burst soft coral (m. capensis) is the the only species of this genus and occurs in South African waters

by Geo Cloete
~ Sonic Boom ~

by Peet J Van Eeden
A bouquet of Tubular Hydroids

by Peet J Van Eeden
HOTLIPS One of only 2 spider crabs in South African waters.It derives its name from the red markings around its mouth

by Peet J Van Eeden
Feather Duster Worm

by Peet J Van Eeden
Coral Nudibranch in False Bay of the Cape Peninsula

by Peet J Van Eeden
The Cape Rock Lobster in False Bay has only a touch of fluorescence

by Peet J Van Eeden
Creative Image of a Klipvis

by Peet J Van Eeden
Fluorescence of an Abalone

by Filip Staes
South African anemone, Camps bay, Western Cape.

by Peet J Van Eeden
The Gatekeepers of Gullies The sandy anemone with its typical spots and range of colors.They are equipped to strongly adhere to rocks and to withstand wave actions.

by Peet J Van Eeden
The Sumo Crab- the armoured warrior of the reef

by Peet J Van Eeden
Turret sponges

by Peet J Van Eeden
Free diver in the deep blue water 30 km off the Cape Peninsula

by Peet J Van Eeden
The Armor of a Cape Sea Urchin

by Peet J Van Eeden
The different colors and texture of a polished abalone

by Peet J Van Eeden
Brittle stars interwoven with cold water coral, forming a display of color and texture

by Peet J Van Eeden
Basket star on a sea fan. I love the contrast colors

by Peet J Van Eeden
Marooned Baby seal far away from its colony. Most likely to rest before returning to the sea.

by Peet J Van Eeden
Lost in flight by an unknown bird

by Peet J Van Eeden
Sandy sea-anemone at Star walls dive site. probably endemic to South African waters. May walk around

by Peet J Van Eeden
Sunrise Sunset The golden colors of a sea anemone in the chilly 10 degrees Celsius of the Atlantic Ocean at a depth of 15 metres

by Peet J Van Eeden
Yellow variant of the feather duster worm adds color the already colorful reef

by Peet J Van Eeden
Large cup coral. It is a cold water coral and occurs mostly solitary

by Peet J Van Eeden
Yellow Choirboys. They belong to the group of ascidians

by Peet J Van Eeden
Beautiful legs Hermit crab with its typical blue striped legs

by Peet J Van Eeden
The uncommon chocolate-chip dorid mostly found on the colder Atlantic side of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa

by Peet J Van Eeden
Brooding Sea star not over indulgence

by Peet J Van Eeden
The integrate patterns of a basket star's arms

by Peet J Van Eeden
Fibonacci sequence. One of the beautiful patterns in nature especially in shells

by Peet J Van Eeden
Tubular hydroid

by Peet J Van Eeden
Cold water noble coral with a shrimp hiding away

by Peet J Van Eeden
A Bed of Roses Silver tip nudibranch in a bed of strawberry anemones

by Peet J Van Eeden
Baby Basket Star

by Peet J Van Eeden
Colorful Klipfish meets Purple Lady Nudibranch

by Peet J Van Eeden
Brittle stars interwoven with noble coral

by Peet J Van Eeden
Underwater Cape Town Table Mountain one of the seven wonders of the world arising from the sea.

by Peet J Van Eeden
The gatekeepers Sand anemones in a gulley living from the in and outflow of water taken at sunset

by Peet J Van Eeden
Underwater Cape Town.A sandy anemone keeps guard with Table Mountain, one of the seven wonders of the world, in the background

by Peet J Van Eeden
Ocean Basket The tidal pool is a source of life or nursery hosting a basket of marine animals and plants

by Peet J Van Eeden
The Tidal Pool

by Peet J Van Eeden
Subdued sunset in contrast with the rich colors of the under water sandy anemones
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