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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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Stonefish with sea cucumber. Dibba Rock, Gulf of Oman, Fu... by Alexander Nikolaev
Stonefish with sea cucumber. Dibba Rock, Gulf of Oman, Fujeira, UAE
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Sunset in Maldives.
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 25, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Scorpiofish, Indian Ocean, Zanzibar by Alexander Nikolaev
Scorpiofish, Indian Ocean, Zanzibar
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 24, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Tanzania
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Small shark sleeping in the cave by Alberto D'este
Small shark sleeping in the cave
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 24, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Whip coral goby. Picture taken on the second reef off Neg... by Anouk Houben
Whip coral goby. Picture taken on the second reef off Negombo, Sri Lanka.
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 23, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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Quiet Sunday afternoon by Ng Steven
Quiet Sunday afternoon
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 23, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Lima Rock, Musandam, Northen Oman by Alexander Nikolaev
Lima Rock, Musandam, Northen Oman
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 23, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Oman
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Divers on Scotsman Reef in Port Elizabeth, taken with a C... by Anthony Wooldridge
Divers on Scotsman Reef in Port Elizabeth, taken with a Canon S570is, ISO200 f2.6,1/40
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 22, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Phyllidia varicosa. Picture taken on the second reef off ... by Anouk Houben
Phyllidia varicosa. Picture taken on the second reef off Negombo, Sri Lanka.
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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helmet crab at the sunset. Olimpus Miu 700. Kuredu, Maldives
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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The setting moon before the break of dawn. Canon G5 by Ng Steven
The setting moon before the break of dawn. Canon G5
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 20, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Butterfly Fish in an underwater frame!, shot with my firs... by Shane Willard
Butterfly Fish in an underwater frame!, shot with my first underwater camera, an olympus C 60.
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 19, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Narrow Lane to the Ocean. Canon IXUS300 by Ng Steven
Narrow Lane to the Ocean. Canon IXUS300
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 19, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Paperfish,pink form by Louwrens De Lange
Paperfish,pink form
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 19, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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crossing the Maldive's channel. Male Atol to Ari Atol. Ca... by Ng Steven
crossing the Maldive's channel. Male Atol to Ari Atol. Calm like the surface of mirror. Canon G5
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 18, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Schools of fish all around the house reef of Angagga by Larry Polster
Schools of fish all around the house reef of Angagga
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l'angelo custode by Paolo Zulli
l'angelo custode
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 17, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Quiet sunset with the distant sound of boat engine, shado... by Ng Steven
Quiet sunset with the distant sound of boat engine, shadow of it against the setting sun. a dream. Canon G5
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27 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 17, 2008
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A beautiful bearded scorpionfish in the Lhavijani Atoll/Maldives
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 16, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
view portfolio more shots by Barbara Schilling
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A cleaning shrimp during a night dive in a small cave, probabling waiting to work :O)
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 15, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
view portfolio more shots by Michel Lonfat
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lunchtime by Amr Shahin
lunchtime
36 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 15, 2008
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Anemone shot with Nikon S1  by Matthew Fyson
Anemone shot with Nikon S1
42 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 15, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Taken during safety stop by Louwrens De Lange
Taken during safety stop
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 15, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A plethora of silver nudi's, taken at Gasmic Reef in Port... by Anthony Wooldridge
A plethora of silver nudi's, taken at Gasmic Reef in Port Elizabeth. Canon A570is ISO100 F2.6 1/60
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 15, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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An octopus photographed at Bell Bouy reef in Port Elizabe... by Anthony Wooldridge
An octopus photographed at Bell Bouy reef in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Canon S570is iso200, F2.6 1/60
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2008
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Cleaning time.... :O)
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Stripey guys! They belong together
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Just before the deay light goes away on the house Reef...
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date posted posted: Monday, May 12, 2008
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