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Contest entries
Flabellina beautifull violet nudibranch captured in north west of Sardegna  Alghero near Falco cave
By Bart Pszczolkowski
posted 05:23 CST Today (within the last hour)
Breaking out of the light
By Sean Chinn
posted 04:43 CST Today (1 hour ago)
Photographer s in action
By Taner Atilgan
posted 03:07 CST Today (2 hours ago)
Lemon Sharks enjoying our company at Tiger Beach during a safety stop
By Steven Anderson
posted 02:20 CST Today (3 hours ago)
Yellow couples  hairy goby
By Hon Ping
posted 01:58 CST Today (4 hours ago)
Soft Coral crab waving in the current.
Pong Pong  Tulamben  Bali
By Alex Mitchell
posted 00:44 CST Today (5 hours ago)

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Top Dive Sites (by dive type)

top 20 dives
The top 20 Liveaboard dive sites are...
  1. Bloody Bay Wall - Little Ca... (Cayman islands)
  2. Maaya Thila (Maldives)
  3. Grand Cayman - North Wall (Cayman islands)
  4. Blue Hole, Belize (Belize)
  5. Brother Islands (Egypt)
  6. Ponta Do Ouro (Mozambique)
  7. Ras Mohamed - Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)
  8. Canyons (Philippines)
  9. Marsa Shagra (Egypt)
  10. Staniel Cay (Bahamas)
  11. San Andres & Providencia, I... (Colombia)
  12. Eel Gardens, Ras Mohamed Park (Egypt)
  13. Blue Corner (Palau)
  14. St Kilda (United Kingdom)
  15. Dunraven (Egypt)
  16. Capurganá (Colombia)
  17. jubail - jana island (Saudi Arabia)
  18. new drop off - Palau (Micronesia)
  19. Mafia Island (Tanzania)
  20. Pemba Island (Tanzania)

top 20 dives
The top 20 dayboat dive sites are...
  1. The Blue Hole, Romblon (Philippines)
  2. Shark Point (Kenya)
  3. Bloody Bay Wall - Little Ca... (Cayman islands)
  4. Grand Cayman - North Wall (Cayman islands)
  5. SS. STAVRONIKITA West Coast (Barbados)
  6. Monastir (Tunisia)
  7. Layang Layang (Malaysia)
  8. Daymaniyat (Oman)
  9. Brady's Corner, Aorangi Isl... (New Zealand)
  10. Anemone Reef, Phuket (Thailand)
  11. Fungi the Dingle Dolphin, I... (Ireland)
  12. Bengasi Wreck Villasimius S... (Italy)
  13. Pappoos (United States)
  14. Agpanabat Sanctuary, Agpana... (Philippines)
  15. Bahura (Philippines)
  16. The Jason deCaires Taylor S... (Grenada)
  17. Donater - Porquerolles (France)
  18. Ponta Do Ouro (Mozambique)
  19. Ras Mohamed - Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)
  20. Canyons (Philippines)

top 20 dives
The top 20 shore dive sites are...
  1. Sharks Cove, Oahu Hawaii. (United States)
  2. Dive Tech Lighthouse point (Cayman islands)
  3. Portinho da Areia sul, Peniche (Portugal)
  4. SS. STAVRONIKITA West Coast (Barbados)
  5. Monastir (Tunisia)
  6. Al-Nakheel Beach [Jeddah City] (Saudi Arabia)
  7. Fungi the Dingle Dolphin, I... (Ireland)
  8. Old clup reef (Qatar)
  9. Agpanabat Sanctuary, Agpana... (Philippines)
  10. The Jason deCaires Taylor S... (Grenada)
  11. Bari Reef at Sand Dollar, B... (Netherlands Antilles)
  12. Sipidan (Malaysia)
  13. Alam Batu , Housereeef (Indonesia)
  14. Kuredo (Maldives)
  15. Aquaba reefs (Jordan)
  16. Sinai Peninsula (Egypt)
  17. Marsa Shagra (Egypt)
  18. San Andres & Providencia, I... (Colombia)
  19. Eel Gardens, Ras Mohamed Park (Egypt)
  20. Aliwal Shoal (South Africa)

top 20 dives
The top 20 wreck dive sites are...
  1. SS. STAVRONIKITA West Coast (Barbados)
  2. Monastir (Tunisia)
  3. Bengasi Wreck Villasimius S... (Italy)
  4. Old clup reef (Qatar)
  5. Pappoos (United States)
  6. The Jason deCaires Taylor S... (Grenada)
  7. Brother Islands (Egypt)
  8. Donater - Porquerolles (France)
  9. Fernando de Noronha - Brazil (Brazil)
  10. Canyons (Philippines)
  11. Vera K (Cyprus)
  12. Marsa Shagra (Egypt)
  13. The wreck of the Antilla (Aruba)
  14. San Andres & Providencia, I... (Colombia)
  15. Pig Island - ocean side reef (Papua New Guinea)
  16. Dunraven (Egypt)
  17. Aliwal Shoal (South Africa)
  18. jubail - jana island (Saudi Arabia)
  19. Capernwray Diving Centre (United Kingdom)
  20. Two wrecks (Gibraltar)

top 20 dives
The top 20 cave dive sites are...
  1. The Blue Hole, Romblon (Philippines)
  2. Daymaniyat (Oman)
  3. Al-Nakheel Beach [Jeddah City] (Saudi Arabia)
  4. Fernando de Noronha - Brazil (Brazil)
  5. Sipidan (Malaysia)
  6. Canyons (Philippines)
  7. Yellow Reef, Desecheo Island (Puerto Rico)
  8. Marsa Shagra (Egypt)
  9. San Andres & Providencia, I... (Colombia)
  10. Blue Corner (Palau)
  11. fish rock cave, south west ... (Australia)
  12. Eel Gardens, Ras Mohamed Park (Egypt)
  13. Sodwana Bay (South Africa)
  14. Capurganá (Colombia)
  15. Ahrax Point (Malta)
  16. Sal & Aventuras (Cape Verde)
  17. Puerto del Carmen, harbour ... (Spain)
  18. Mc Donalds Arches (United States)
  19. Medas Islands, L’Estarti on... (Spain)
  20. St Abbs, Seagull Rock (United Kingdom)

top 20 dives
The top 20 wall dive sites are...
  1. The Blue Hole, Romblon (Philippines)
  2. Bloody Bay Wall - Little Ca... (Cayman islands)
  3. Grand Cayman - North Wall (Cayman islands)
  4. Daymaniyat (Oman)
  5. Layang Layang (Malaysia)
  6. Al-Nakheel Beach [Jeddah City] (Saudi Arabia)
  7. Anemone Reef, Phuket (Thailand)
  8. Brady's Corner, Aorangi Isl... (New Zealand)
  9. Bengasi Wreck Villasimius S... (Italy)
  10. The Jason deCaires Taylor S... (Grenada)
  11. Brother Islands (Egypt)
  12. Fernando de Noronha - Brazil (Brazil)
  13. Ras Mohamed - Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)
  14. Sipidan (Malaysia)
  15. Canyons (Philippines)
  16. Tiputa Pass - Rangiroa (French Polynesia)
  17. Sharp Wall - Tongue of the ... (Bahamas)
  18. Kuredo (Maldives)
  19. Aquaba reefs (Jordan)
  20. Sinai Peninsula (Egypt)

top 20 dives
The top 20 night dive sites are...
  1. Bloody Bay Wall - Little Ca... (Cayman islands)
  2. Maaya Thila (Maldives)
  3. Grand Cayman - North Wall (Cayman islands)
  4. SS. STAVRONIKITA West Coast (Barbados)
  5. Monastir (Tunisia)
  6. Al-Nakheel Beach [Jeddah City] (Saudi Arabia)
  7. Old clup reef (Qatar)
  8. Agpanabat Sanctuary, Agpana... (Philippines)
  9. The Jason deCaires Taylor S... (Grenada)
  10. Fernando de Noronha - Brazil (Brazil)
  11. Bari Reef at Sand Dollar, B... (Netherlands Antilles)
  12. Sipidan (Malaysia)
  13. Alam Batu , Housereeef (Indonesia)
  14. Canyons (Philippines)
  15. Kuredo (Maldives)
  16. Sinai Peninsula (Egypt)
  17. Marsa Shagra (Egypt)
  18. San Andres & Providencia, I... (Colombia)
  19. Pig Island - ocean side reef (Papua New Guinea)
  20. Sodwana Bay (South Africa)

top 20 dives
The top 20 drift dive sites are...
  1. The Blue Hole, Romblon (Philippines)
  2. Saltstraumen (Norway)
  3. SS. STAVRONIKITA West Coast (Barbados)
  4. Bengasi Wreck Villasimius S... (Italy)
  5. Bahura (Philippines)
  6. Fernando de Noronha - Brazil (Brazil)
  7. Canyon Puerto Galera (Philippines)
  8. Brother Islands (Egypt)
  9. Sipidan (Malaysia)
  10. Ras Mohamed - Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)
  11. Canyons (Philippines)
  12. Kuredo (Maldives)
  13. Race Rocks, Strait of Juan ... (Canada)
  14. Marsa Shagra (Egypt)
  15. Blue Corner (Palau)
  16. St Kilda (United Kingdom)
  17. Eel Gardens, Ras Mohamed Park (Egypt)
  18. Sodwana Bay (South Africa)
  19. new drop off - Palau (Micronesia)
  20. Bat Islands (Costa Rica)

top 20 dives
The top 20 drysuit dive sites are...
  1. Saltstraumen (Norway)
  2. Fungi the Dingle Dolphin, I... (Ireland)
  3. Bengasi Wreck Villasimius S... (Italy)
  4. Race Rocks, Strait of Juan ... (Canada)
  5. Marsa Shagra (Egypt)
  6. St Kilda (United Kingdom)
  7. Capernwray Diving Centre (United Kingdom)
  8. Lake Silfra, Thingvellir na... (Iceland)
  9. Gulen Dive Resort house reef (Norway)
  10. HMS Scylla (United Kingdom)
  11. Knutshaug, Hitra (Norway)
  12. Oyster Rock, Paradise Point... (Pakistan)
  13. Secca del Papa, Tavolara Is... (Italy)
  14. St Abbs, Seagull Rock (United Kingdom)
  15. Silfra, Thingvellir Nationa... (Iceland)
  16. HOl Chan Marine Sanctuary S... (Belize)
  17. Firestone Bay, Plymouth Sound (United Kingdom)
  18. Gildenburgh Water (United Kingdom)
  19. Wreck of the Ondonga, Long ... (United States)
  20. Francesca di Rimini (Croatia)

top 20 dives
The top 20 freshwater dive sites are...
  1. Capurganá (Colombia)
  2. Capernwray Diving Centre (United Kingdom)
  3. Lake Silfra, Thingvellir na... (Iceland)
  4. Littleton Lake (United Kingdom)
  5. Silfra, Thingvellir Nationa... (Iceland)
  6. Freshwater lakes, Grundsee (Austria)
  7. Stoney Cove (United Kingdom)
  8. Gildenburgh Water (United Kingdom)
  9. Mellan Marviken (Krempan) (Sweden)
  10. kitwe - Pomene (Mozambique)
  11. Nionplas Raamsdonksveer (Netherlands)
  12. North Fork Stanislaus River (United States)
  13. Niagara River, Love Rd, Gr... (United States)
  14. Kreidesee (Germany)
  15. Lakes (Germany)
  16. Lake McDonald in Glacier Na... (United States)
  17. Morrison's Quarry, Wakefiel... (Canada)
  18. Tobermory, Ontario (Canada)
  19. a.s.d. Chromis Divin Club ... (Italy)
  20. Cenote Angelita (Mexico)

top 20 dives
The top 20 ice dive sites are...
  1. Nionplas Raamsdonksveer (Netherlands)
  2. Mellan Marviken (Krempan) (Sweden)
  3. Bergen (Norway)
  4. Shiretoko (Japan)
  5. Morrison's Quarry, Wakefiel... (Canada)
  6. Tobermory, Ontario (Canada)
  7. Elev Grusgrav (Denmark)
  8. Baikal (Russia)
  9. Plaun da Lej (Switzerland)
  10. Umba (Russia)
  11. Beriozovaia (Russia)
  12. Goolf Aia (Russia)
  13. Aia (Russia)
  14. Aia Bay (Russia)
  15. Lac des Îles à Sion (Switzerland)
  16. Etang de Mouchys (Switzerland)
  17. Lultzhausen (Luxembourg)
  18. River Mzha (Ukraine)
  19. Morrison quarry (United States)
  20. Maloye More (Russia)

Top Marine Life Dive Sites

top 20 dives
The top 20 dive sites for large pelagics are...
  1. Dive Tech Lighthouse point (Cayman islands)
  2. The Blue Hole, Romblon (Philippines)
  3. Shark Point (Kenya)
  4. Bloody Bay Wall - Little Ca... (Cayman islands)
  5. Maaya Thila (Maldives)
  6. Grand Cayman - North Wall (Cayman islands)
  7. SS. STAVRONIKITA West Coast (Barbados)
  8. Monastir (Tunisia)
  9. Layang Layang (Malaysia)
  10. Daymaniyat (Oman)
  11. Al-Nakheel Beach [Jeddah City] (Saudi Arabia)
  12. Anemone Reef, Phuket (Thailand)
  13. Bengasi Wreck Villasimius S... (Italy)
  14. Pappoos (United States)
  15. Agpanabat Sanctuary, Agpana... (Philippines)
  16. Bahura (Philippines)
  17. Fernando de Noronha - Brazil (Brazil)
  18. Canyon Puerto Galera (Philippines)
  19. Brother Islands (Egypt)
  20. Ponta Do Ouro (Mozambique)

top 20 dives
The top 20 dive sites for small critters are...
  1. Sharks Cove, Oahu Hawaii. (United States)
  2. Dive Tech Lighthouse point (Cayman islands)
  3. The Blue Hole, Romblon (Philippines)
  4. Shark Point (Kenya)
  5. Bloody Bay Wall - Little Ca... (Cayman islands)
  6. Maaya Thila (Maldives)
  7. Portinho da Areia sul, Peniche (Portugal)
  8. Grand Cayman - North Wall (Cayman islands)
  9. SS. STAVRONIKITA West Coast (Barbados)
  10. Daymaniyat (Oman)
  11. Al-Nakheel Beach [Jeddah City] (Saudi Arabia)
  12. Anemone Reef, Phuket (Thailand)
  13. Brady's Corner, Aorangi Isl... (New Zealand)
  14. Bengasi Wreck Villasimius S... (Italy)
  15. Old clup reef (Qatar)
  16. Pappoos (United States)
  17. Agpanabat Sanctuary, Agpana... (Philippines)
  18. Bahura (Philippines)
  19. The Jason deCaires Taylor S... (Grenada)
  20. Fernando de Noronha - Brazil (Brazil)

top 20 dives
The top 20 dive sites for sharks are...
  1. Sharks Cove, Oahu Hawaii. (United States)
  2. The Blue Hole, Romblon (Philippines)
  3. Shark Point (Kenya)
  4. Bloody Bay Wall - Little Ca... (Cayman islands)
  5. Maaya Thila (Maldives)
  6. Grand Cayman - North Wall (Cayman islands)
  7. Daymaniyat (Oman)
  8. Layang Layang (Malaysia)
  9. Anemone Reef, Phuket (Thailand)
  10. Pappoos (United States)
  11. Bahura (Philippines)
  12. Fernando de Noronha - Brazil (Brazil)
  13. Brother Islands (Egypt)
  14. Ras Mohamed - Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)
  15. Sipidan (Malaysia)
  16. Tiputa Pass - Rangiroa (French Polynesia)
  17. Sharp Wall - Tongue of the ... (Bahamas)
  18. Kuredo (Maldives)
  19. Canyons (Philippines)
  20. Marsa Shagra (Egypt)

top 20 dives
The top 20 dive sites for whales are...
  1. Daymaniyat (Oman)
  2. Al-Nakheel Beach [Jeddah City] (Saudi Arabia)
  3. Alam Batu , Housereeef (Indonesia)
  4. Tiputa Pass - Rangiroa (French Polynesia)
  5. Yellow Reef, Desecheo Island (Puerto Rico)
  6. St Kilda (United Kingdom)
  7. Sodwana Bay (South Africa)
  8. Aliwal Shoal (South Africa)
  9. Gulf of Guinea (Ghana)
  10. Mc Donalds Arches (United States)
  11. Canibal Rock (close to Rinc... (Indonesia)
  12. Efra's Wall @ Guanica with ... (Puerto Rico)
  13. Karpata (Netherlands Antilles)
  14. Julian Rocks, Byron Bay, NSW (Australia)
  15. Honokawai Beach "Embassy Re... (United States)
  16. Hithadoo Corner (aka Laamu'... (Maldives)
  17. Malpelo Island (Colombia)
  18. Knutshaug, Hitra (Norway)
  19. Oyster Rock, Paradise Point... (Pakistan)
  20. Djibouti (Djibouti)

top 20 dives
The top 20 dive sites for dolphins are...
  1. Monastir (Tunisia)
  2. Daymaniyat (Oman)
  3. Fungi the Dingle Dolphin, I... (Ireland)
  4. Fernando de Noronha - Brazil (Brazil)
  5. Brother Islands (Egypt)
  6. Canyons (Philippines)
  7. Tiputa Pass - Rangiroa (French Polynesia)
  8. Yellow Reef, Desecheo Island (Puerto Rico)
  9. Marsa Shagra (Egypt)
  10. Staniel Cay (Bahamas)
  11. San Andres & Providencia, I... (Colombia)
  12. St Kilda (United Kingdom)
  13. Aliwal Shoal (South Africa)
  14. Sodwana Bay (South Africa)
  15. Mafia Island (Tanzania)
  16. Sal & Aventuras (Cape Verde)
  17. Puerto del Carmen, harbour ... (Spain)
  18. Pemba Island (Tanzania)
  19. Electric Beach (United States)
  20. Canibal Rock (close to Rinc... (Indonesia)

top 20 dives
The top 20 dive sites for turtles are...
  1. Sharks Cove, Oahu Hawaii. (United States)
  2. Dive Tech Lighthouse point (Cayman islands)
  3. The Blue Hole, Romblon (Philippines)
  4. Shark Point (Kenya)
  5. Bloody Bay Wall - Little Ca... (Cayman islands)
  6. Maaya Thila (Maldives)
  7. Grand Cayman - North Wall (Cayman islands)
  8. SS. STAVRONIKITA West Coast (Barbados)
  9. Monastir (Tunisia)
  10. Daymaniyat (Oman)
  11. Al-Nakheel Beach [Jeddah City] (Saudi Arabia)
  12. Agpanabat Sanctuary, Agpana... (Philippines)
  13. The Jason deCaires Taylor S... (Grenada)
  14. Brother Islands (Egypt)
  15. Bari Reef at Sand Dollar, B... (Netherlands Antilles)
  16. Fernando de Noronha - Brazil (Brazil)
  17. Ras Mohamed - Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt)
  18. Sipidan (Malaysia)
  19. Alam Batu , Housereeef (Indonesia)
  20. Canyons (Philippines)

top 20 dives
The top 20 dive sites for coral are...
  1. Dive Tech Lighthouse point (Cayman islands)
  2. The Blue Hole, Romblon (Philippines)
  3. Shark Point (Kenya)
  4. Bloody Bay Wall - Little Ca... (Cayman islands)
  5. Maaya Thila (Maldives)
  6. Grand Cayman - North Wall (Cayman islands)
  7. SS. STAVRONIKITA West Coast (Barbados)
  8. Layang Layang (Malaysia)
  9. Monastir (Tunisia)
  10. Daymaniyat (Oman)
  11. Al-Nakheel Beach [Jeddah City] (Saudi Arabia)
  12. Anemone Reef, Phuket (Thailand)
  13. Agpanabat Sanctuary, Agpana... (Philippines)
  14. Bahura (Philippines)
  15. The Jason deCaires Taylor S... (Grenada)
  16. Brother Islands (Egypt)
  17. Fernando de Noronha - Brazil (Brazil)
  18. Donater - Porquerolles (France)
  19. Bari Reef at Sand Dollar, B... (Netherlands Antilles)
  20. Canyon Puerto Galera (Philippines)

top 20 dives
The top 20 dive sites for kelp are...
  1. Saltstraumen (Norway)
  2. Brady's Corner, Aorangi Isl... (New Zealand)
  3. Fungi the Dingle Dolphin, I... (Ireland)
  4. Fernando de Noronha - Brazil (Brazil)
  5. Race Rocks, Strait of Juan ... (Canada)
  6. St Kilda (United Kingdom)
  7. San Andres & Providencia, I... (Colombia)
  8. Aliwal Shoal (South Africa)
  9. Two wrecks (Gibraltar)
  10. Gulf of Guinea (Ghana)
  11. Puerto del Carmen, harbour ... (Spain)
  12. Gulen Dive Resort house reef (Norway)
  13. Knutshaug, Hitra (Norway)
  14. St Abbs, Seagull Rock (United Kingdom)
  15. Malpelo Island (Colombia)
  16. Shark Point, Clovelly (Australia)
  17. Bare Island (Australia)
  18. Firestone Bay, Plymouth Sound (United Kingdom)
  19. Leap to Steps, Kurnell (Australia)
  20. Monterey, California (United States)

top 20 dives
The top 20 dive sites for shoals are...
  1. Sharks Cove, Oahu Hawaii. (United States)
  2. Maaya Thila (Maldives)
  3. SS. STAVRONIKITA West Coast (Barbados)
  4. Monastir (Tunisia)
  5. Anemone Reef, Phuket (Thailand)
  6. Brady's Corner, Aorangi Isl... (New Zealand)
  7. Agpanabat Sanctuary, Agpana... (Philippines)
  8. Fernando de Noronha - Brazil (Brazil)
  9. Brother Islands (Egypt)
  10. Ponta Do Ouro (Mozambique)
  11. Aquaba reefs (Jordan)
  12. Kuredo (Maldives)
  13. Sinai Peninsula (Egypt)
  14. St Kilda (United Kingdom)
  15. Blue Corner (Palau)
  16. Aliwal Shoal (South Africa)
  17. Capurganá (Colombia)
  18. Sunken Island (CSI), Cobrad... (Philippines)
  19. Turtles’ Feeding Place, Rom... (Philippines)
  20. jubail - jana island (Saudi Arabia)

top 20 dives
The top 20 dive sites for dangerous marine life are...
  1. Maaya Thila (Maldives)
  2. Anemone Reef, Phuket (Thailand)
  3. Pappoos (United States)
  4. Fernando de Noronha - Brazil (Brazil)
  5. Sipidan (Malaysia)
  6. Marsa Shagra (Egypt)
  7. San Andres & Providencia, I... (Colombia)
  8. Pig Island - ocean side reef (Papua New Guinea)
  9. Aliwal Shoal (South Africa)
  10. jubail - jana island (Saudi Arabia)
  11. Koh Ma Reef, Koh Phangan (Thailand)
  12. Blue Heron Bridge, Lake Wor... (United States)
  13. Puerto del Carmen, harbour ... (Spain)
  14. Canibal Rock (close to Rinc... (Indonesia)
  15. Karpata (Netherlands Antilles)
  16. Julian Rocks, Byron Bay, NSW (Australia)
  17. Djibouti (Djibouti)
  18. Takot Reef: Cobrador Island (Philippines)
  19. Malpelo Island (Colombia)
  20. Oyster Rock, Paradise Point... (Pakistan)

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