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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean (9)

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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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Lutjanidae by Alberto Gallucci
Lutjanidae
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 28, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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A curious hawksbill turtle taking a look at the dome port
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 27, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Stonefish at the Reunion island by Edouard Chéré
Stonefish at the Reunion island
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, December 18, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Reunion
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"I believe I can fly"
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 30, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Manta Ray named 'Blue Star' as seen through a fisheye lens
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 30, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Bait fish being schooled by juvenile reef sharks
— Subal underwater housing, Canon 5D mk2, Sigma 50mm macro, f8, 1/320s, ISO100, available light
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 25, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Seamoth by Jenny Strömvoll
Seamoth
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 22, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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Ribbon Moray Eel by Takma Lherminier
Ribbon Moray Eel
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 17, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Reunion
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Baby Ghost Pipefish
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 15, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Moray eel by Takma Lherminier
Moray eel
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 15, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Reunion
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Mantaflight, Hanifaru Bay
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A Manta Ray captured in all it's glory!! Great choice on B&W here which emphasizes the sun rays and textures.
36 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 14, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Patchwork
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 13, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Parrot Fish
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 12, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Platax by Alberto Gallucci
Platax
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 4, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Juvenile Silvertip shark on Surface by Jenny Strömvoll
Juvenile Silvertip shark on Surface
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 3, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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Predation.
— Canon 1Dx, EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM +1.4x @ 280mm, f9, 1/1000, 1600ISO, Natural light
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 2, 2015
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Roches Noires inlet/ East Coast Mauritius
Linley Jean-Yv... by Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux
Roches Noires inlet/ East Coast Mauritius
Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux/Canon 7D
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 2, 2015
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Periclimenes imperator by Jenny Strömvoll
Periclimenes imperator
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 1, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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Pygmy seahorse on pink fan coral by Laura Dinraths
Pygmy seahorse on pink fan coral
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 28, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Manta ray belly pattern by Laura Dinraths
Manta ray belly pattern
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 26, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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The spirit of Excalibur
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 25, 2015
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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My favourite moray ell by Svetoslav Dimitrov
My favourite moray ell
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 24, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Seal of approval
— Subal underwater housing, Zen DP230, Canon 1Dx, Canon EF8-15mm @ 15mm, f9 1/125, ISO400, Inon Z240 strobe
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16 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, October 23, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Pebbled red sea star and green sea squirts by Laura Dinraths
Pebbled red sea star and green sea squirts
1 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, October 23, 2015
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date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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"The Approach"
Taken during a natural predation event of an Humpback Whale Carcass, no cages, just 2 to 3 GW's, 15+ Tigers, Bulls, Dusky's and Oceanic Black tips, a whale carcass and a few divers (who may be a little crazy)
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 21, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Eagle ray on the prowl by Laura Dinraths
Eagle ray on the prowl
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 19, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Morray smile by Svetoslav Dimitrov
Morray smile
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 18, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
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