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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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Black Tip Shark in Aliwhal Shoal by Victor Tabernero
Black Tip Shark in Aliwhal Shoal
49 Votes
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Eagle Rays in the distance during a channel crossing in the Maldives.

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Formation flying!
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 24, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Green turtle. Canon 40D, Sigma 50mm. by Alexander Nikolaev
Green turtle. Canon 40D, Sigma 50mm.
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Oman
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Beautiful Anemones... :O)
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Zebra shark. Canon 40D. by Alexander Nikolaev
Zebra shark. Canon 40D.
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Oman
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Coral crab hiding in staghorn coral by Louwrens De Lange
Coral crab hiding in staghorn coral
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A basket star on a sponge at Chelsea reef in Port Elizabe... by Anthony Wooldridge
A basket star on a sponge at Chelsea reef in Port Elizabeth.Canon S70is ISO200 f2.6 1/60
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 21, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A yawning frogfish taken with a Canon EOS 20D, 60 mm lens in a Sealux Housing and a manual Subtronic Strobe.
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 20, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Cleaning Fish doing his work....
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 20, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Davide e Golia by Fabio Peracchia
Davide e Golia
33 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 19, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Soft Coral Crab - with a large piece stuck to it's head!!... by Christian Loader
Soft Coral Crab - with a large piece stuck to it's head!!
Baa Atoll, Maldives. Olympus SP350, Inon strobe, Inon macro lens
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 19, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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My first try with Photoshop and playing with different options created this glowing nudibranch!
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 18, 2008
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Blue Eyes.... :O)
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 17, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Squid attacted, night shot, Maldives
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51 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 17, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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A basket star next to a feather star, both perched on som... by Anthony Wooldridge
A basket star next to a feather star, both perched on some noble coral. Canon 570is ISO100 1/60 f2.6
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 17, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Amphiprion allardi (twobar anemone fish) eggs by Louwrens De Lange
Amphiprion allardi (twobar anemone fish) eggs
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 15, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Courting Fire Gobies
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 13, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Tiny Blennie on a bubble coral!
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 12, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Maldivian Anemonefish with Manta in background.  North Ma... by Christian Loader
Maldivian Anemonefish with Manta in background. North Male Atoll, Maldives. Olympus SP-350, Fisheye lens, Inon strobe.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 12, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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manta rey,nikon d2x 10,5mm
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 12, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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A green Turtle posing for the photographer. Taken with a Canon EOS 20 D and 60 mm lens
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date posted posted: Friday, July 11, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Hitching a ride.Saw this nudi free swimming,tried to let ... by Louwrens De Lange
Hitching a ride.Saw this nudi free swimming,tried to let it rest on my camera housing but it preferred my hand instead where it stayed for 15 minutes
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 11, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Me and other diver at Bodu Giri, Kuredu, Maldives
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 10, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mali
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Whale Shark at Maamigili, Ari Atoll, Maldives. I got to d... by Christian Loader
Whale Shark at Maamigili, Ari Atoll, Maldives. I got to dive with this one on my own for 20mins, while everyone else was snorkelling! HA! :-) Dream come true!
22 Votes
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Diver with green turtle.  by Alexander Nikolaev
Diver with green turtle.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2008
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This single fish was taken with Sony Ciber Shot, internal light.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 8, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Balancing act on a crinoid.
Taken with a Canon EOS and 60 mm lens in a Sealux Housing with a Subtronic Strobe
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 8, 2008
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