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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean (161)

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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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I completely fell in love with this fish!  This Rock Cod ... by Maria Munn
I completely fell in love with this fish! This Rock Cod was taken off off a Tug Boat with a Fuji Finepix F30 compact with an Inon Strobe. Hope you like it!
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 30, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Murena by Paolo Zulli
Murena
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18 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 30, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Airone by Fabio Peracchia
Airone
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 30, 2007
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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At the end of the jetty .......
 by Joe Graham
At the end of the jetty .......
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 30, 2007
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Tanzania
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Pipistrello notturno by Umberto Pompilio
Pipistrello notturno
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 30, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Lion Fish of the coast of Mombassa by Wijnand Plekker
Lion Fish of the coast of Mombassa
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 30, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Kenya
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Mantis shrimp in the Maldives. Olympus e 330 and epoque strobes. Not quite a macro shot :-)
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 30, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Riposo velenoso by Umberto Pompilio
Riposo velenoso
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 29, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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If you keep still I will clean you!!. Cleaner wrasse and ... by Geoff Spiby
If you keep still I will clean you!!. Cleaner wrasse and surgeon taken with a slow shutter speed and rear curtain flash
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date posted posted: Friday, December 28, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Parrot fish
Nikon f90x with 60mm lens by Mike Clark
Parrot fish
Nikon f90x with 60mm lens
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 27, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Francy and the plattax by Paolo Zulli
Francy and the plattax
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 27, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Taken during a deco stop in natural light by Kim Mair
Taken during a deco stop in natural light
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 26, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Seychelles
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Blooming wreck Olympus C50; 7.8mm, 1/30
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 25, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Image of a Rock Cod taken at The Tug in Mauritius.  This ... by Maria Munn
Image of a Rock Cod taken at The Tug in Mauritius. This was taken with a Fuji Finepix F30, an Inon Wide Angle Lens and an Inon Strobe.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 25, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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soldato & scudiero by Fabrizio Pompilio
soldato & scudiero
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 24, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Clarkes Nemo in Bubble Anenome, Meemu Atoll, Maldives.  by Kim Mair
Clarkes Nemo in Bubble Anenome, Meemu Atoll, Maldives.
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date posted posted: Monday, December 24, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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We three eels, from Maldives we are
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 23, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Giant Moray -0 Maldives, Olympus E 330 and epoque strobes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 22, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Le mante by Paolo Zulli
Le mante
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date posted posted: Friday, December 21, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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"cucciolo" by Fabrizio Pompilio
"cucciolo"
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date posted posted: Friday, December 21, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Italy
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Soldier fish stares me down as he stands guard on his cor... by Joe Graham
Soldier fish stares me down as he stands guard on his coral patch.
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date posted posted: Friday, December 21, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Tanzania
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Chromodoris gleniei by Umberto Pompilio
Chromodoris gleniei
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2007

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This is our first fantasy nudibranch. Personally I don't think you can improve on nature but an interesting Photoshop Umberto
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 20, 2007
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Eagle ray, flying in the blue
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 20, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Bi-squalo by Paolo Zulli
Bi-squalo
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 19, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Titan trigger - those teeth are ....
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 18, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Natura in primo piano by Fabio Peracchia
Natura in primo piano
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 18, 2007
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
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tris - plattax by Fabrizio Pompilio
tris - plattax
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date posted posted: Monday, December 17, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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