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By Filip Staes
posted (This month)
27 votes

Peppered moray (Siderea grise), Dahab, Egypt.
By Filip Staes
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22 votes

Hair crest
By Salvatore Ianniello
posted (last week)
20 votes

Anilao Batangas 
Camera: Canon 5D Mark IV
 Lens: EF100mmMacro Lens 
Housing: Seacam 
Strobes: Seacam Flash 150 
Settings: 1/200 ,F19 iso 200
Rgblue 02
By Songda Cai
posted (This month)
18 votes

Stand
Location :Lembeh Indonesias
Canon 5dsr
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM Lens: F18, 1/100, ISO 400
SEACAM silver CANON EOS5D MKIII
SEACAM SEAFLASH 150 DIGITAL
RETRA LSD
Rgblue system 02 premium
Nauticam SMC-1
Howshot M50 Video Lig...
By Yung Sen Wu
posted (This month)
18 votes

Map Puffer in Your face
By Henley Spiers
posted (This month)
18 votes

Yellow seahorse
By Nadia Chiesi
posted (last week)
18 votes

Flamboyant Benthos
By Henley Spiers
posted (last week)
18 votes

Pom Pom crab and star.
Lembeh sytrait 
Nikon D800E , 105 macro , twin strobo
By Marchione Giacomo
posted (6 days ago)
18 votes

Midnight Snapper
By Henley Spiers
posted (This month)
17 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
Robust ghost pipefish backlit.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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The Purple Fire by Violet Ting
The Purple Fire
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20 Votes
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redhair
5 Votes
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Anemone enjoying the darkness and surge on Hakskeen Reef.
8 Votes
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Cool looking Cowfish in Anilao, Philippines
13 Votes
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eye of the stonefish
11 Votes
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Big mouth
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14 Votes
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candy
7 Votes
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S C A R L E T
Freckled frogfish (Scarlet frogfish) - Som... by Irwin Ang
S C A R L E T
Freckled frogfish (Scarlet frogfish) - Sommersprossen anglerfisch/Antennatus coccineus
Tulamben, Indonesia.
8 Votes
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Goby And my Bubbles
Location: Anilao Batangas
Camera: Canon 5D Mark IV
Lens: EF100mmMacro Lens
Housing: Seacam
Strobes: Seacam Flash 150
Settings: 1/200 ,F19 iso 400
Rgblue 02
Retra LSD
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Great lighting and focus, the expression in the gobys face is priceless
17 Votes
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At home in a shell. A Coconut Octopus emerges from the sa... by Marc Damant
At home in a shell. A Coconut Octopus emerges from the sand in its home a shell in two halves.
22 Votes
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A small fish hide itself into the bottle.. by Hakan Basar
A small fish hide itself into the bottle..
13 Votes
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Nudibranch taken with a snoot by Lionel Lim
Nudibranch taken with a snoot
9 Votes
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waving
14 Votes
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Clownfish
6 Votes
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Q U A C K
Donald Duck Shrimp (Leander plumosus by Irwin Ang
Q U A C K
Donald Duck Shrimp (Leander plumosus
5 Votes
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Porcelain crab on anemon by Hakan Basar
Porcelain crab on anemon
6 Votes
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LOOK UP AT NIGHT
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19 Votes
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Mantis Shrimp photographed in Anilao, Philippines
15 Votes
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B & W
Thorny/Spiny seahorse (Hippocampus histrix)
Anila... by Irwin Ang
B & W
Thorny/Spiny seahorse (Hippocampus histrix)
Anilao, Philippines. June 2016
8 Votes
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A common Cape Town fish found often in rock pools and sha... by Kerri Keet
A common Cape Town fish found often in rock pools and shallow waters, affectionately known as a "klipvis", which is Afrikaans for "stonefish". They are extroverted fish that like to inspect you closely and their reflections in your port.
13 Votes
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Babysitting
@Anilao by Julian Hsu
Babysitting
@Anilao
10 Votes
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Lonely
Location :Mactan Island Philippines
Canon 5dsr
... by Yung Sen Wu
Lonely
Location :Mactan Island Philippines
Canon 5dsr
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM Lens: F22, 1/200, ISO 100
SEACAM silver CANON EOS5D MKIII
SEACAM SEAFLASH 150 DIGITAL
RETRA LSD
Nauticam SMC-1
Howshot M50 Video Light 5000/Lumen
5 Votes
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Pygmy Pipehorse (bad hair day)
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11 Votes
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Eye of the Beholder. a Close up shot of an Adult sized Se... by Shane Hermans
Eye of the Beholder. a Close up shot of an Adult sized Sepia apama found beneath Busselton Jetty, Western Australia. Night dive.
6 Votes
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CURIOUS
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Mother and child- coral nudibranch by Peet J Van Eeden
Mother and child- coral nudibranch
7 Votes
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