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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean (9)

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2016

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Leafy Sea Dragon (Fetzendrachenfisch) , Australia - South Australia - Kangaroo Island
By Ralf Levc
posted Saturday, May 20, 2006
109 votes

This shot was taken during this years annual sardine migration. I had removed my strobes due to the backscatter and forgot to add weight, i was sat on the surface whilst my friends were seeing an awesome ball below, i was lucky to nail this shot.
By Paul Cowell
posted Monday, August 9, 2010
96 votes

Tortue verte
Mayotte
By Belec Antoine
posted Wednesday, September 9, 2009
92 votes

Estuarine Cod and Cleaner Wrasse. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 50D & Tokina 10-17
By Ross Gudgeon
posted Friday, June 12, 2009
90 votes

For the remoras this big manta was a nice place to take a ride to somewhere else.
By Esteban Toré
posted Wednesday, January 14, 2009
89 votes

Female Tiger Shark,natural light, what an awesome animal!
By Roger Horrocks
posted Monday, March 6, 2006
79 votes


By Tobias Friedrich
posted Wednesday, December 14, 2011
79 votes

Amazing dolphin pod action in this years sardine run.
By Paul Cowell
posted Tuesday, August 10, 2010
76 votes

Napoleon Fish and scubagirl
By Alberto D'este
posted Friday, April 18, 2008
75 votes

Freediving with this female whaleshark in Mozambique was a stunning experience. Sea & sea MM2 ex +16mm
By Andrew Woodburn
posted Friday, February 14, 2003
70 votes
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Have you ever seen three frog fish parking together?it wa... by Xiaoqian Cui
Have you ever seen three frog fish parking together?it was so funny -- dude,this is a great parking place.
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date posted posted: Monday, February 15, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Platax by Alberto Gallucci
Platax
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date posted posted: Monday, February 15, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Reef Busy-ness
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date posted posted: Monday, February 15, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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weightlessness reloaded (Sea venture's wreck, Reunion isl... by Mathieu Foulquié
weightlessness reloaded (Sea venture's wreck, Reunion island)
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17 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 14, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Reunion
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Green Turtle
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 14, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Maldivian reef life by Alberto Gallucci
Maldivian reef life
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 13, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Filefish, night dive at Dharavandhoo
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33 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 13, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Manta Trio
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 11, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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found thsi almost transparent littel fish in the weeds at the end of a dive on Rooneys, Sodwana. I initially thought it was a pipe fish but is was too small to see. Only when processing the pictures, could I see that it was a small trumpetfish.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Shot off Scottburgh in the region of Aliwal Shoal in blue water while diving with ScubaXcursions.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Blacktop with Remora Sidekicks - Aliwal Shoal- South Africa by Gemma Dry
Blacktop with Remora Sidekicks - Aliwal Shoal- South Africa
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Pufferfish
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date posted posted: Monday, February 8, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Thailand
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Hot Lips!  Potato Bass - Aliwal Shoal - South Africa by Gemma Dry
Hot Lips! Potato Bass - Aliwal Shoal - South Africa
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A Dutoiti Dottyback (Pseudochromis dutoiti) . One of the benefits of using a 100mm macro lens instead of the shorter 60mm, one can take shots of the more skittish species too.
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A Durban Dancer shrimp mounting a Honeycomb eel fro soem spa treatment. Roonies reef, Sodwana Bay
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date posted posted: Monday, February 8, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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African Chromodoris, Sodwana B ay
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 7, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Colours of maldivian reef by Alberto Gallucci
Colours of maldivian reef
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 6, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Golden Blennie, a beautiful little fish.
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 6, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Phantom of the ocean by Frank Nuijens
Phantom of the ocean
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 4, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Blacktip - Aliwal Shoal - South Africa by Gemma Dry
Blacktip - Aliwal Shoal - South Africa
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Fantastic capture of this Blacktip. Nice shot Gemma!
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 4, 2016
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Butterfly fish
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Thailand
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Hippocampus fuscus - Seahorse by Jenny Strömvoll
Hippocampus fuscus - Seahorse
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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Harlequin Shrimp taken at Cathedral dive site on Aliwal S... by Gemma Dry
Harlequin Shrimp taken at Cathedral dive site on Aliwal Shoal
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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A curious green turtle taking a peak at the dome port
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date posted posted: Monday, February 1, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Seahorse
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 31, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Thailand
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Endemic Scorpaena Sumptuosa under the Busselton Jetty
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Nemo house
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date posted posted: Monday, January 25, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Thailand
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