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Antias (Red Sea)
By Spencer Burrows
posted (Last month)
20 votes

Juvenile Pike portrait. UK
By Spencer Burrows
posted (Last month)
16 votes

it is spitting sands to clean its house
By Violet Ting
posted (Last month)
15 votes


By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
posted (Last month)
14 votes

I found this little Frogfish ( about 3mm big) on the House reef in Bohol. i was waiting for a bigger Frogfish to move in a good position to take a picture of it and then i spotted this little one. Olympus OMD EM 1 with 60mm f 2.8 , Nauticam CMC 1
By Marcel Waldis
posted (4 days ago)
14 votes


By Allen Walker
posted (Last month)
13 votes

H. bargibanti, Cabilao, Philippines
By Daniel Strub
posted (last week)
13 votes

M O M M Y
By Lilian Koh
posted (5 days ago)
13 votes

barfish
By Eduardo Nadal
posted (5 days ago)
12 votes

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Blenny
By Lilian Koh
posted (last week)
10 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
Whip Coral Shrimp - Pontonides ankeri by Dennis Chen
Whip Coral Shrimp - Pontonides ankeri
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 11, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Thorny seahorse in seagrass by Laura Dinraths
Thorny seahorse in seagrass
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 11, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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On landing.
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date posted posted: Friday, July 10, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Malaysia
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'Toothless Dinosaur'
I just got back from an evening date with this rather attractive Spotted Snake Eel (Ophichthus ophis) in Saint Lucia. After about half an hour it got tired of my company and yawned...which made me happy.
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Crab in an anemone by Lindsey Mobley
Crab in an anemone
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 9, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Found this little cutie where I work. Two seahorses have ... by Lindsey Mobley
Found this little cutie where I work. Two seahorses have been found on the reef and have been there for at least a month now.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 8, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Yellow Sea Horse, Taken with E-M5 Mark 2 and 9-18mm lens ... by Ran Mor
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Yellow Sea Horse, Taken with E-M5 Mark 2 and 9-18mm lens with a Zen Dome.
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 8, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Adriatic Sea Croatia
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Delicate Britle star beauty by Peet J Van Eeden
Delicate Britle star beauty
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 8, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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3 Squat Shrimps. Taken at Tulamben Area - Bali, using G16... by Ari Karyadi
3 Squat Shrimps. Taken at Tulamben Area - Bali, using G16,Fantasea housing with YS D-1.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 8, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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'The Watcher'
Peacock Mantis Shrimp keeps a careful eye out from his burrow.
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 7, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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'The Line-Up'
Juvenile Reef Squid stay close together just under the surface in St Lucia.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 6, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Saint Lucia
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White false-Stonefish with contrast lighting
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 5, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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Anemone crab, Bunaken Island Indonesia by Benita Vincent
Anemone crab, Bunaken Island Indonesia
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 2, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indonesia
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grunt
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 2, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tyrrhenian Sea Italy
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Juvenile starry/giant puffer fish (2-3 cm) by Laura Dinraths
Juvenile starry/giant puffer fish (2-3 cm)
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Taken at Mornington pier, water temp 13 degrees. by David Haintz
Taken at Mornington pier, water temp 13 degrees.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Australia
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Painted frogfish (Antennarius pictus) by Hon Ping
Painted frogfish (Antennarius pictus)
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~ Little Gems ~
Although not so rare, these Chinese Klipfish is not often spotted thanks to their excellent camouflage. This juvenile was luckily spotted on this singularly coloured sea fan.
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Battle Scars
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9 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 28, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Honduras
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X - S T Y L E
Yellow clown goby with eggs (Gobiodon okin... by Irwin Ang
X - S T Y L E
Yellow clown goby with eggs (Gobiodon okinawae)
Anilao, Philippines. June 2015
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 27, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
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Gobie on whip coral by Peet J Van Eeden
Gobie on whip coral
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 27, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Whip coral goby (Bryaninops yongei) by Hon Ping
Whip coral goby (Bryaninops yongei)
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 27, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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Ornate ghost pipefish (Solenostomus paradoxus) by Laura Dinraths
Ornate ghost pipefish (Solenostomus paradoxus)
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 27, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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~ Who am I ~
10 Votes
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Hawkfish
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 25, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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This squirrel fish stayed just long enough to snap this s... by Jayme Kegel
This squirrel fish stayed just long enough to snap this shot. I have this on my wall, and I can't walk past it without getting caught up in his eyes everytime! This was in John's place diving in Roatan on my birthday.
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First attempt at backlighting.  Fortunately subject was v... by Meryl Mae Ong
First attempt at backlighting. Fortunately subject was very cooperative and stayed relatively still.
OMD EM5 12-50mm lens @43mm
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