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A lone California Sea Lion breaks the school of Sardines in Los Islotes, La Paz, Mexico
Follow the Leader
Giant Manta Ray glides past at Roca Partida, Revillagigedo Islands
Getting up face to face with a human sized Grey Nurse Shark off the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
If you thought fighting over the same rock would get boring after 30 minutes, you thought wrong!
Schooling Jacks of Cabo Pulmo
Blue Shark coming in for a closer inspection in-between chewing down meals
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A sleepy California Sea Lion taking a nap from a hard day chasing Sardines and Fins
Blue Shark getting up close and personal
A Giant Pacific Manta Ray glides with ease underneath the crashing waves of Cabo Pierce, Socorro Island
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Stacks of Whitetip Reef Sharks gather together on the ledges sticking out of the tall standing rock pinnacle of Roca Partida

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Sea Lion Chew Toys
C59 Wreck of La Paz
Giant Pacific Manta glides overhead at La Reina
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The Hilma Hooker
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Sea Lion Pup
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A California Sea Lion swoops in trying to seperate a Sardine from the protection of their group
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2018

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You can see the cheekiness in the eyes of this playful California Sea Lion. Dropping the Sea Star from the surface, he would wait until it was just out of arms reach, then race down and snatch it in front of me, I will beat you one day Mr Sea Lion
Sea Lion Battles
Cabo Pulmo National Park
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Sea Lion Chew Toys
Say Cheese
Sea Lion Star
Turtle Stare Off on the Fang Ming Wreck
Mexicos Manta Mystery
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When you get lost in a trance watching the giant school of Jack swarm around you in Cabo Pulmo National Park. Cabo Pulmo is one of the best examples of conservation efforts in Mexican waters and we congratulate all who are involved
While taking some photos of this Giant Sea Turtle lazing around the Fang Ming Wreck of La Paz, Baja California Sur, this fish just couldn’t help himself but get in on the action. Looks like you got yourself in the photo their little buddy
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