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Starksia hassi Ringed Blenny Bonaire NA
By John Roach
posted (This month)
21 votes

Coconut Octopus,snoot lighting,Anilao,Phillippines.
By Richard Goluch
posted (This month)
20 votes

Sometimes a algae growth means for better backgrounds as was the case with this hunting Flamboyant Cuttlefish. Taken with an 100mm macro in a Aquatica housing and Canon T2i.
By Marc Damant
posted (Last month)
16 votes

Sand Diver
By Abimael Márquez
posted (This month)
16 votes

Look into a squids eyes.
By Kirk Wester
posted (last week)
14 votes

T U R N I N G
Male Threadfin Anthias (Nemanthias carberryi) 
Anilao, Philippines. January 2015
By Irwin Ang
posted (This month)
13 votes

Mantis eyes
By Wawan Mangile
posted (This month)
12 votes

Two frogfish just hanging out.
By J. Daniel Horovatin
posted (This month)
12 votes

Spotted Cleaner Shrimp Taken with my friend Kent from BC @ Red Slave  Bonaire NA  1/125  F45 +10 subsee
By John Roach
posted (This month)
12 votes

A G G R E S S I V E 
Male Threadfin Anthias (Nemanthias carberryi)
Anilao, Philippines. January 2015
By Irwin Ang
posted (This month)
11 votes
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Shots taken of a subject between 3 inches and 1 foot (7.5 to 30cm) in size (e.g. large fish or diver head) that dominates the frame - any background is incidental and occupies LESS THAN 50% of frame
A little nervous by Salvatore Ianniello
A little nervous
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date posted posted: 16:15 CST Today (2 hours ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Big brother
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date posted posted: 04:59 CST Today (14 hours ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Philippines
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Clownfish by Robert Malolepszy
Clownfish
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date posted posted: 03:51 CST Today (15 hours ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Frogfish by Jonny Haugstad
Frogfish
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 25, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bohol Sea Philippines
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L U R E 
White warty frogfish (Antennarius maculatus)
A... by Irwin Ang
L U R E
White warty frogfish (Antennarius maculatus)
Anilao, Philippines. April 2015
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Fish face by Robert Malolepszy
Fish face
9 Votes
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date posted posted: (2 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Hinge beak shrimp and brittle star, the protector and the... by Adeline Wee
Hinge beak shrimp and brittle star, the protector and the protected.
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Long Arm Octopus - Lembeh Strait
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Long Arm Octopus - Lembeh Strait
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date posted posted: (4 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Hakan Basar
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Doriprismatica sp . Night dive in Romblon island
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date posted posted: (4 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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Cabo de las huertas. Alicante. by José Verdú
Cabo de las huertas. Alicante.
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Imperial shrimp on prickled sea cucumber by Laura Dinraths
Imperial shrimp on prickled sea cucumber
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date posted posted: (4 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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pigmy sea horse pontohi by Massimo Giorgetta
pigmy sea horse pontohi
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date posted posted: (5 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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Flower
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date posted posted: (5 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
view portfolio more shots by Dmitry Vinogradov
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Juvenile Short fin lion fish in the open ocean during another fantastic Black water dive!
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date posted posted: (6 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
view portfolio more shots by Nick Rogers
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come closer
NIKON D7000 in a Seacam "Prelude" uw housing... by Thomas Bannenberg
come closer
NIKON D7000 in a Seacam "Prelude" uw housing, 105mm Macro (NIKKOR)
Settings: f13, 1/100, ISO 100
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date posted posted: (6 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Flamingo tongue by J. Daniel Horovatin
Flamingo tongue
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date posted posted: (6 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Snake Eel by J. Daniel Horovatin
Snake Eel
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date posted posted: (6 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Yellow Pigmy squid (loliolus noctiluca) Black water diving!
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Sarcastic Frindge Head. by Kirk Wester
Sarcastic Frindge Head.
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Left hand side is solar nudibranch and right below is min... by Taco Cheung
Left hand side is solar nudibranch and right below is mini orange snail
2 Votes
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Longlure frogfish: Waiting a meal with its baited lure. by J. Daniel Horovatin
Longlure frogfish: Waiting a meal with its baited lure.
5 Votes
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date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Longsnout seahorse by J. Daniel Horovatin
Longsnout seahorse
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date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Cymothoid Isopods: Double trouble for this fish with a pa... by J. Daniel Horovatin
Cymothoid Isopods: Double trouble for this fish with a pair of cymothoid isopods hooked into each side of its jaw.
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Spinyhead Blenny by J. Daniel Horovatin
Spinyhead Blenny
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When life gives you lemons.... enjoy the ray....
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"Nemo" by Jonny Haugstad
"Nemo"
6 Votes
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