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Day Octopus/Photographed with a Canon 60 mm macro lens at Anilao  Philippines
By Laurie Slawson
posted 13:08 CST Today (5 hours ago)
Blueshark in deep water off Faial  Azores. Such a wonderful animal and sadly fished to extinction by the Spanish and Portuguese longliners. Not even fishing quotas for blues in the EU. If you are an European citizen https //stop finning.eu/ lang en
By Joerg Blessing
posted 07:52 CST Today (11 hours ago)
Blueshark in deep water of Faial  Azores Islands. Such beautiful animals that are sadly fished to extinction by the Spanish and Portuguese longliners. There is no fishing quota for them in the EU.https //stop finning.eu/ lang en
By Joerg Blessing
posted 06:18 CST Today (12 hours ago)
Cleanershrimp on Dauin
By Hansruedi Wuersten
posted 06:17 CST Today (12 hours ago)
Free Solo

Nudibranch   Dermatobranchus albus

Bali  Indonesia
By Stefan Follows
posted 02:27 CST Today (16 hours ago)
Thorny seahorse hunting copepods
By Leena Roy
posted 02:22 CST Today (16 hours ago)

Underwater Photo Location: Solomon Islands

Underwater Photo Location: Solomon Islands

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There is diving for every level here, with reef and wall diving along with numerous wrecks. There is endless opportunities for the underwater photographer. Brilliant soft corals, huge sea fans and hard corals, along with turtles, shoals, manta rays and the occassional hammerhead.

Wrecks are most prolific on the seabed in Guadalcanal, and Gizo also has many wrecks. The wet season here is November to April when severe storms can arrive, but diving is available all year round although the best time is from April - October.

For protection against sharp coral etc. a lightweight wetsuit or lycra suit is advised.
Facts about Solomon Islands
  • It is in Solomon islands
  • Solomon Islands is in the Pacific.
  • The typical depth is 0-40 Metres 0-130 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
Dive types
Liveaboarddayboatwreckwallnight

Marine Life
bigsmallsharksturtlescoralshoals

Diving facilities
airnitrox

Photo facilities
wideangle
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