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Octopus vulgaris
Face
By Cumhur Gedikoglu
posted (Last month)
12 votes

Ocellated Octopus
By Marylin Batt
posted (Last month)
11 votes

Anemone shrimp - probably Periclimenes holthuisi - doing what it does best: making it difficult to get its entire body in the focal plane.
By Pierre Mineau
posted (Last month)
11 votes

I am out of here!!!
By George Touliatos
posted (Last month)
11 votes

FIRE
By Marko Perisic
posted (Last month)
9 votes

Cute Mexican
By Abimael Márquez
posted (last week)
9 votes

My eyes on you..
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted (5 days ago)
9 votes

A bearded goby with a tiny crab in its mouth which stayed inside through out the entire time when I was taking its photo.
By Joyce Chang
posted (Last month)
7 votes

Blue Ribbon Eel!!!
By George Touliatos
posted (This month)
7 votes

Juvenile frog fish
By Pierre Mineau
posted (This month)
7 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
Blue Spotted Ray f4, 1/320 Sony RX100, Sea Dragon 2300 by Carlos Manuel Chamorro Perez
Blue Spotted Ray f4, 1/320 Sony RX100, Sea Dragon 2300
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date posted posted: Yesterday
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Black gobius negre by Eduard Bello
Black gobius negre
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Hermit crab with hypnotic eyes. RX100M3 f8, 1/400, ISO 80... by Carlos Manuel Chamorro Perez
Hermit crab with hypnotic eyes. RX100M3 f8, 1/400, ISO 80, one Sea&Sea YS03
1 Votes
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small rough head blenny that I found at the end of my first dive in Roatan
3 Votes
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Pelua
2 Votes
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Sea turtle swimming at sunset. Tenerife - Canary Islands.... by Carlos Manuel Chamorro Perez
Sea turtle swimming at sunset. Tenerife - Canary Islands. Sony RX100M3 one YS03, f6,3 1/125 ISO 80
2 Votes
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The Guardian!!! by George Touliatos
The Guardian!!!
7 Votes
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Tiger Morey saying hello on Tenerife - Canary Islands. So... by Carlos Manuel Chamorro Perez
Tiger Morey saying hello on Tenerife - Canary Islands. Sony RX100M3 Sea&Sea YS03 Strobe f8, 1/500
4 Votes
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My eyes on you..
9 Votes
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date posted posted: (5 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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Coleman Shrimps!!! by George Touliatos
Coleman Shrimps!!!
4 Votes
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MORAY by Marko Perisic
MORAY
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5 Votes
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Cute Mexican
9 Votes
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Slibanemoon, sagartia troglodytus by Eduard Bello
Slibanemoon, sagartia troglodytus
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3 Votes
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Zeenaald, syngnathus acus by Eduard Bello
Zeenaald, syngnathus acus
4 Votes
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Young zeedonderpad, Enophrys Bubalis by Eduard Bello
Young zeedonderpad, Enophrys Bubalis
2 Votes
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Zeenaald, syngnathus acus by Eduard Bello
Zeenaald, syngnathus acus
2 Votes
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Juvenile frog fish
7 Votes
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Acrobat by Carrie A Dutchak
Acrobat
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5 Votes
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Goby peeping out of its sponge home at a depth of 30 m
6 Votes
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First time to see a ladybug face to face, it was super ex... by Hani Omar
First time to see a ladybug face to face, it was super exciting.
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5 Votes
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Blue Ribbon Eel!!! by George Touliatos
Blue Ribbon Eel!!!
7 Votes
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ghost shrimp by John Loving
ghost shrimp
3 Votes
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Ghost Rider
A ghost nudibranch is taking a free ride on West Coast Lobster. Ghost nudibranchs are unique to South African waters of the Cape Peninsula
6 Votes
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ghostly by John Loving
ghostly
4 Votes
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Batfish cleaning through the key hole.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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A bearded goby with a tiny crab in its mouth which stayed... by Joyce Chang
A bearded goby with a tiny crab in its mouth which stayed inside through out the entire time when I was taking its photo.
7 Votes
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A moray eel's warning not to intrude its comfort zone
6 Votes
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