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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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Brittle star, Ophiotrix purpurea draped across long polyp... by Anouk Houben
Brittle star, Ophiotrix purpurea draped across long polyp leather coral, Sarcophyton sp. Picture taken in Maldives.
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date posted posted: Monday, September 3, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Don't bite... by Jackie Norton
Don't bite...
votes: 6
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date posted posted: Monday, September 3, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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nudibranch dar es salaam by Marco Zanini
nudibranch dar es salaam
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date posted posted: Monday, September 3, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Tanzania
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"Spread your wings and fly"............. by Linda Wilson
"Spread your wings and fly".............
votes: 32
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date posted posted: Monday, September 3, 2007
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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whitetip baby sleeping on sand. eos 30d in inon x2. ef-s ... by Serge Abourjeily
whitetip baby sleeping on sand. eos 30d in inon x2. ef-s 60mm
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date posted posted: Monday, September 3, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Pair of nudibranchs, Risbecia pulcella. Picture taken off... by Anouk Houben
Pair of nudibranchs, Risbecia pulcella. Picture taken off Weligama, Sri Lanka.
votes: 23
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 2, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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Rock Cod with cleaner shrimp taken on Abdulla's TillA by Jackie Norton
Rock Cod with cleaner shrimp taken on Abdulla's TillA
votes: 8
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 2, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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White-tail squirrelfish, Sargocentron caudimaculatum. Pic... by Anouk Houben
White-tail squirrelfish, Sargocentron caudimaculatum. Picture taken in Maldives.
votes: 25
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 1, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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sleepy frogfish, taken with EOS 30D in INON X2 Housing, E... by Serge Abourjeily
sleepy frogfish, taken with EOS 30D in INON X2 Housing, EF-S 60mm and optical triggered INON strobes.
votes: 4
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 1, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Nudibranch, Chromodoris albopunctata. Picture taken off N... by Anouk Houben
Nudibranch, Chromodoris albopunctata. Picture taken off Negombo, Sri Lanka.
votes: 28
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date posted posted: Friday, August 31, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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Oriental Sweetlip frontshot with cleanerwrasse.  by Serge Abourjeily
Oriental Sweetlip frontshot with cleanerwrasse.
votes: 10
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 30, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Scale-eating sabretooth blenny, Plagiotremus tapeinosoma.... by Anouk Houben
Scale-eating sabretooth blenny, Plagiotremus tapeinosoma. Picture taken off Negombo, Sri Lanka.
votes: 29
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 30, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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Striped triplefin, Helcogramma striata. Picture taken off... by Anouk Houben
Striped triplefin, Helcogramma striata. Picture taken off Negombo, Sri Lanka.
votes: 34
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 29, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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Nudibranch, Noumea sp. Picture taken off Negombo, Sri Lanka by Anouk Houben
Nudibranch, Noumea sp. Picture taken off Negombo, Sri Lanka
votes: 44
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 28, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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Collar blenny, Ecsenius minutus. Picture taken in Maldives. by Anouk Houben
Collar blenny, Ecsenius minutus. Picture taken in Maldives.
votes: 43
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date posted posted: Monday, August 27, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Giant thorny oyster, Spondylus varius. Picture taken in M... by Anouk Houben
Giant thorny oyster, Spondylus varius. Picture taken in Maldives
votes: 50
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 26, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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A green Turtle checking out divers
votes: 23
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 25, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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commensal shrimp, Periclimenes magnificus. Picture taken ... by Anouk Houben
commensal shrimp, Periclimenes magnificus. Picture taken off Negombo, Sri Lanka
votes: 32
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date posted posted: Friday, August 24, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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Frog fish. picture taken in Maldives by Anouk Houben
Frog fish. picture taken in Maldives
votes: 34
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 23, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Nudibranch,Chromodoris sp. Picture taken off Negombo, Sri... by Anouk Houben
Nudibranch,Chromodoris sp. Picture taken off Negombo, Sri Lanka.
votes: 45
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 22, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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pipefish by Anouk Houben
pipefish
votes: 41
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 21, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Nudibranch, Risbecia pulchella. Picture taken off Negombo... by Anouk Houben
Nudibranch, Risbecia pulchella. Picture taken off Negombo, Sri Lanka
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date posted posted: Monday, August 20, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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Plongeur et ses bulles.  Maldives, 2007 by Jean-Marie Brulhart
Plongeur et ses bulles. Maldives, 2007
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 19, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Noduled sea star,Fromia nodosa. picture taken in Maldives by Anouk Houben
Noduled sea star,Fromia nodosa. picture taken in Maldives
votes: 40
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 19, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Fisherman catch !!!!  (dog tooth tuna) by Sergio Anderson
Fisherman catch !!!! (dog tooth tuna)
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We don't get many shots of this impressive fish. Well done Sergio, even if it is topside!
votes: 9
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 18, 2007
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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white mouthed moray
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 18, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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end- on shot of a seahorse in the lagoon at Bilene in sou... by Geoff Spiby
end- on shot of a seahorse in the lagoon at Bilene in southern Mozambique
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 18, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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