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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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nikon D2X,12-24 mm
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date posted posted: Monday, February 3, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Aliwall Shoal, South Africa.
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 3, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Purple Lady (Flabellina funeka) by Peet J Van Eeden
Purple Lady (Flabellina funeka)
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 2, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Slow ascent
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 2, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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House reef split
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Ribbon Eel image taken on Hop Scotch, in Sodwana, South Africa
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 1, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Commensal shrimp on a nudibranch. by Valda Fraser
Commensal shrimp on a nudibranch.
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17 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 30, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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When I looked at this image I had the distinct feeling that someone had spiked my drink, then I looked again….and yes another crazy cool image!
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13 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 30, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A Spanish Dancer treating me to its graceful dance. by Valda Fraser
A Spanish Dancer treating me to its graceful dance.
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Wow, one of my favorites. Your second Orange over Blue shot, maybe I have a weakness for this color combination. Very well taken.
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 30, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A Perfect Sunset
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The sun, the fin, the shark.. Everything comes together to a great shot which is very hard to take.
51 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Another planet
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25 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Seychelles
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This image shows a huge school of glass fish gathering together to "create" size and to use the reef as natural protection from predators. A wonderful sighting to see as they move in organised chaos creating the most amazing patterns.
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Sardine Run, Transkei Wild Coast!! Close your eyes and imagine one of the biggest UW spectacles on earth!!!
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33 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 27, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Seduction by a sea anemone by Peet J Van Eeden
Seduction by a sea anemone
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 26, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Fly by at a manta cleaning station
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32 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 25, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Two is a company three's a crowd, but someone produced th... by Peet J Van Eeden
Two is a company three's a crowd, but someone produced the eggs
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 25, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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manta near the surface (and another near the seabed!)
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 21, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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lion fish
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Sri Lankan seascape (slow speed + grey filter)
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 20, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Panama
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need a dental work ? this critter was in a combative mood
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Reunion
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An ornate ghost pipefish
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 19, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Indian Ocean oriental sweetlips, Helengeli, Maldives by Reinhard Arndt
Indian Ocean oriental sweetlips, Helengeli, Maldives
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 19, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Crowned Nudibranchs positioning themselves head to tail. ... by Peet J Van Eeden
Crowned Nudibranchs positioning themselves head to tail. Sexual organs are on the front right hand side
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 19, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Chromodoris tinctoria
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 18, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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Divesite "Stella Maru". by Sergiy Glushchenko
Divesite "Stella Maru".
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 17, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Big Daddy by Brian Welman
Big Daddy
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 16, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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Triple Fin and Nudibranch by Brian Welman
Triple Fin and Nudibranch
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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