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Underwater Photo Location: Pipeline, Nelson Bay

Underwater Photo Location: Pipeline, Nelson Bay

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Great macro site 2.5 hrs north of Sydney. Can only be dived at high tide due to currents. An abundance of nudibranchs, shrimp, cowries and the odd anglerfish.
Facts about Pipeline, Nelson Bay
  • It is in Australia
  • Pipeline, Nelson Bay is in the Tasman Sea.
  • The typical depth is 0-10 Metres 0-30 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 3-10 Metres 10-30 Feet.
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by Doug Anderson
Aphelodoris varia, Nelson Bay

by Doug Anderson
Hypselodoris bennetti, Nelson Bay

by Eric Fly
Chromodoris Splendida, Nelson Bay

by Eric Fly
Armina magna- "I stick my tongue out at you"

by Chad Ordelheide
Pajama Squid strutting it's stuff at the Pipeline, NB.

by Chad Ordelheide
Nudibranch with Hydraulics Nelson Bay, Australia

by Brian Mayes
Scorpionfish disguised as harmless rabbit. ;-)

by Doug Anderson
Eastern Frogfish, Batrachomius dubius. Pipeline, Nelson Bay

by Doug Anderson
Juvenile leatherjacket hanging onto a piece of kelp while sleeping. Pipeline, Nelson Bay

by Peter Davey
Pipeline, Nelson Bay, NSW.

by Doug Anderson
Bullina lineata. Pipeline, Nelson Bay.

by Gaetano Gargiulo
Fiddler ray eye close-up

by Gaetano Gargiulo
"pretty full mouth..." I guess that the waiting was almost over for this happy dad...

by Gaetano Gargiulo
Southern pigmy squid (~7mm in length) I used a 105micro + kenko 1.4x and a wet 10+ diopter to achieve the shot. my setup can achieve a magnification of ~6 times the life size

by Gaetano Gargiulo
using 3 strobes I was able to obtain an X-ray effect on this small nudi

by Kris O'keeffe
Favorinus tsuruganus, (Tiger Favorinus), Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia 08-03-2015

by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Kiss-me" 105/2.8 +10 Subsee

by Kris O'keeffe
White's SeaHorse
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