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Hairy goby in Lembeh
By Fabio Strazzi
posted (Last month)
21 votes


By Chris Rodrigues
posted (Last month)
14 votes

Holding Hands
Dwarf Anemone, Gordon's Bay - South Africa
By Kate Jonker
posted (This month)
14 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted (last week)
14 votes

candy crab
By Ming Wen
posted (This month)
13 votes

Watchful Eye!
Common Octopus
By Kate Jonker
posted (3 days ago)
13 votes

The shrimp on the red carpet
By Ming Wen
posted (This month)
12 votes

Juvenile cuttlefish - Hakskeen Reef - Hermanus
By Gemma Dry
posted (Last month)
11 votes

Stocky Hawkfish, or Po'opa'a in Hawaiian... Considered a
By Tony Cherbas
posted (This month)
11 votes

Simple playing around with the snooted strobe with an enlarged opening to get the effect
By George Low
posted (5 days ago)
11 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest | Macro - Close-Up

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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
Juvenile of Heniochus varius (Cuvier,1829) by Arif Fajar Setyawan
Juvenile of Heniochus varius (Cuvier,1829)
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date posted posted: 09:27 CST Today (11 hours ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Java Sea Indonesia
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Shy seahorse
4 Votes
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Red-knuckled mantis shrimp by Kyle Castelyn
Red-knuckled mantis shrimp
5 Votes
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date posted posted: (2 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Maldives
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Watchful Eye!
Common Octopus
13 Votes
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Close up of Scorpion Fish taken off Rotnest island. Fish ... by Ally Smith
Close up of Scorpion Fish taken off Rotnest island. Fish sheltering from heavy swell and surge
11 Votes
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Anybody in there
(Goby) by Aksems Kuzucu
Anybody in there
(Goby)
8 Votes
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date posted posted: (5 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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The Horror

Frogfish - Antennarius maculatus

Chalokl... by Stefan Follows
The Horror
Frogfish - Antennarius maculatus
Chaloklum, Thailand
4 Votes
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Simple playing around with the snooted strobe with an enl... by George Low
Simple playing around with the snooted strobe with an enlarged opening to get the effect
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11 Votes
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date posted posted: (5 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippines
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common shrimp by Aksems Kuzucu
common shrimp
5 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Aegean Sea Turkey
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Scharendijke, wreck "De zeehond" huge crab. by Judith Verkerk
Scharendijke, wreck "De zeehond" huge crab.
2 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: North Sea Netherlands
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"Beauty from The Sea"
The Spotted Moray Eel, Gymnothorax... by Arif Fajar Setyawan
"Beauty from The Sea"
The Spotted Moray Eel, Gymnothorax isingteena (J.Richardson, 1845)
3 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Java Sea Indonesia
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Moray Eel shot during a dive at Sabang Point, Puerto Gale... by Bill Stewart
Moray Eel shot during a dive at Sabang Point, Puerto Galera, Philippines on August 25th, 2016.
6 Votes
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Pike in a cave (Ruidera Lakes) by Carlos Ortolà
Pike in a cave (Ruidera Lakes)
3 Votes
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Hotlips!
Hotlips spider crab, Roman Rock, Simon's Town - South Africa
7 Votes
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Home, A Place Where All Story Begin by Arif Fajar Setyawan
Home, A Place Where All Story Begin
4 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Java Sea Indonesia
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Periclimenes by Carlos Ortolà
Periclimenes
5 Votes
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Moorish Idol in waters of coast of Big Island Hawaii by Jill Bruno
Moorish Idol in waters of coast of Big Island Hawaii
3 Votes
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Cymatium neapolitanum, a beautiful gasteropod by Pietro Cremone
Cymatium neapolitanum, a beautiful gasteropod
7 Votes
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The Mediterranean moray - Muraena helena (sometimes also called Roman eel)
10 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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"Face To Face"
Queen angelfish are normally quite skiddi... by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
"Face To Face"
Queen angelfish are normally quite skiddish, swimming off if a diver comes near. This one was eating a sponge and was more concerned with lunch than with me. I took this photograph when it momentarily looked up from the sponge.
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14 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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blenny by Scozio Salvatore
blenny
6 Votes
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S P O T T Y
Juvenile Painted frogfish 
(Antennarius pic... by Lilian Koh
S P O T T Y
Juvenile Painted frogfish
(Antennarius pictus)
9 Votes
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indonesia
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Sea Flower spotted in Cirkewwa
5 Votes
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Malta
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Stocky Hawkfish, or Po'opa'a in Hawaiian... Considered a "rockfish" and less desirable by local fisherman..."The fisherman who fools around in shallow water takes home a Po'opa'a"
11 Votes
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Anemone and Anemonefish by Fabio Strazzi
Anemone and Anemonefish
8 Votes
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Emperor shrimp on close-up solar nudi by Christopher Teoh
Emperor shrimp on close-up solar nudi
7 Votes
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Asian Sea Indonesia
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Under the spell by Ponnie J
Under the spell
10 Votes
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