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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From United States (7)

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Spanish Shawl Nudibranch at Point Dume, Malibu.
By Sevag Mehterian
posted Tuesday, December 20, 2011
114 votes

Barracuda on French Reef at Key Largo National Marine Sanctuary
By Steven Daniel
posted Sunday, June 29, 2008
90 votes

Rock Beauty shot on Wreck of the Benwood in Key Largo Marine Sanctuary
By Steven Daniel
posted Tuesday, July 1, 2008
88 votes

Stop Light Parrot Fish shot on the wreck of the Benwood Key Largo Fl In the National Marine Sanctuary
By Steven Daniel
posted Thursday, July 3, 2008
84 votes

Green Sea Turtle, South Kohala Coast, Hawaii - 2007 AUG 06
By Gus Saldana
posted Wednesday, December 5, 2007
82 votes

Scrawled Filefish French Reef in The Florida Keys Marine Sancuary off Key Largo
By Steven Daniel
posted Wednesday, July 2, 2008
80 votes

Turtle beach on Oahu. Taken topside after a snorkeling trip.
By Gary Ramey
posted Saturday, December 2, 2006
80 votes

This picture was taken in the Florida Keys using an Olympus C-750 Ultra Zoom. No flash was needed.
By Amanda Weinkauf
posted Monday, December 11, 2006
79 votes

Calf manatee @ Crystal River, Florida.
By Steve Kuo
posted Friday, December 29, 2006
78 votes

This beautiful Green Moray swam freely along side me in Utila, at one point poking the dome port with his nose...taken with Olympus EXZ500 in a Ikelite housing with a DS 125 Strobe.
By Holly Heffner
posted Wednesday, July 26, 2006
75 votes
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Reef Octopus on the move.....
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 12, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: United States
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taking the picture of a moon jelly on assent in Bermuda I didn't realize I caught the clouds as well.....
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 11, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: United States
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"Manatee On The Moon"
While photographing manatees, rain started pouring down: big thick drops plopping onto the surface and denting the water. I suspected the texture would make an interesting photograph.
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date posted posted: Friday, October 10, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) United States
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Paddlefish #2 with 4 second shutter composite
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31 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 6, 2014
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: United States
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Baby Baldi by Matthew Fischbach
Baby Baldi
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 5, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Ready For My Close Up
Blue shark off the coast of Rhode Island
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14 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 4, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) United States
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Spotted this guy at the Marine Room, just north of La Jol... by Adam Grose
Spotted this guy at the Marine Room, just north of La Jolla Cove in San Diego, CA.
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Target Acquired
A blue shark off the coast of Rhode Island about to consume a fish.
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Anemone in a tidepool. La Jolla, CA by Adam Grose
Anemone in a tidepool. La Jolla, CA
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 2, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific United States
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A translucent Sculpin I found near the shore. 

Hood Ca... by Matt Jensen
A translucent Sculpin I found near the shore.
Hood Canal, Salish Sea, Washington
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 2, 2014
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Smiling Blue Shark
A blue shark off the coast of Rhode Island.
17 Votes
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Little Fish, Big Pond
A bluegill bass in the Rappahannock Del Sol quarry in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 1, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United States
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Rockfish in Monterey
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific United States
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And another one from the Garibaldi, La Jolla Cove, San Diego
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Garibaldi in the late afternoon, La Jolla Cove, San Diego
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 28, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Raccoon Butterfly fish- I think they are sleeping. by Alison Ranheim
Raccoon Butterfly fish- I think they are sleeping.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 27, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Guardian of the Wreck
A barracuda hovers on the wreck of the USS Schurz off the coast of North Carolina.
11 Votes
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Anemone by Matthew Fischbach
Anemone
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17 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 25, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Blue Reflections
A curious blue shark glides just below the surface of the water off the coast of Rhode Island.
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Between Two Worlds by Lucie Drlikova
Between Two Worlds
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Truly artistic, almost like a drawing.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United States
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Nurse Shark - Key Largo
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 19, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: United States
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Octopus-Utila
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 19, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: United States
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"Rhapsody in blue"
Manta's in Kona
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 19, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Diver and gorgonian at Catalina Island. Canon 7D, Aquatic... by Lee Newman
Diver and gorgonian at Catalina Island. Canon 7D, Aquatica housing, Tokina 10-17 and one Ikelite DS-160 strobe.
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date posted posted: Friday, September 19, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Picture was taken in 152 feet salt water on the wreck of ... by Chris Miskavitch
Picture was taken in 152 feet salt water on the wreck of the "Crane" off the coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts.
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 18, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: United States
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Synchronized Swimmers
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 18, 2014
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: United States
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Paddlefish with 8 second shutter composite
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12 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2014
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: United States
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