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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Malta

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This is probably what a crab sees when it looks down its arms... Did you know that these hairs can pick up water movement as small as the equivalent of the energy of a few photons (much like the body-hair on spiders). :o
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An unknown species of plankton. I actually found this by chance, since it could only be seen when lit from the side or from behind - as it is fully see-through and only 2cm long...
One of the very few anemones that settled in Malta harbors a translucent shrimp in a wonderful symbiotic relationship...
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Not only are these embryonic squid (Loligo vulgaris) protected by their see-through eggs, but these translucent walls also allow their developing vision to be stimulated constantly,- a sense that squid use intensely when hunting...
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2014

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It's all over for this little bugger... Caught by an Anemone, he will be digested right there, in that see-through stomach...
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With a size of just over 4mm, this Skeleton Shrimp is nearly invisible to the naked eye. As you can see in this picture, it is not hard to see where Hollywood get their inspirations for Alien movies...
With a size of just over 4mm, this Skeleton Shrimp is nearly invisible to the naked eye. These amazing creatures pack a mighty punch, when they use their razor-sharp blades to catch prey.
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Like a butterfly of the deep, a tiny flatworm takes flight and climbs towards the surface in a mesmerizing dance.
Like a precious gem, the eye of the Lizard Fish glows in the light of the torch in the most beautiful of colors.
The markings on the face of the Seahorse (Hippocampus hippocampus) are unique to the individual and can be used to identify single characters around a dive site.
Like a concept-design for a new dress, the skirt of the Pelagia noctiluca seems like it is made of silky fabric, waving in the currents...
The development of SQUID is visible in the picture. These eggs are about 3mm in diameter and when the little squid inside has used up all the nutrients in that "egg-ball" he is attached to, the see-through shell of the egg breaks open.

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Very impressive super macro, amazing to see the see-through egg.
Two stages of development of SQUID are visible in the picture. These eggs are about 3mm in diameter and when the little squid inside has used up all the nutrients in that "egg-ball" he is attached to, the see-through shell of the egg breaks open.
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Nudibranch on Um El Faroud in Zurrieq, Malta
sea urchin abstract
Injured armed forces veterans on a Battle Back expedition, learning to dive in Gozo
Malta
Nikon D7000, Hugyfot house, lens 105mm, 2 ikelite Ds-160 iso200, f.29, 1/160s
Magic Flight
Malta. Blue Hole.
In the Caverns off Gozo
Exiting Comino caverns
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The Fighter
Diver starts to explore the P29 off Malta at Cirkewwa. Origianlly built for the German Navy as a minesweeper it was used by the Maltese Navy as a patrol craft. It was released from service and sunk as an artificial reef on August 14th 2007.
Spiral in the Sea
Christ Statue
Photographer.
HMS Stubborn. 56 meters deep.
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56 meters deep! not much time to get a great shot like this Dmitry
Soft corals on the wheel of The Imperial Eagle in Malta
Stairway to the next deck on the UmEl Faroud.
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