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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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Manta ray, Manta brevirostris. Picture taken in Maldives. by Anouk Houben
Manta ray, Manta brevirostris. Picture taken in Maldives.
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 10, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Collar blenny, Ecsenius minutus. Picture taken in Maldives. by Anouk Houben
Collar blenny, Ecsenius minutus. Picture taken in Maldives.
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date posted posted: Friday, November 9, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Perentie goanna getting the early morning sun. North Western Australia.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 7, 2007
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Variegated lizardfish, Synodus variegatus. Picture taken ... by Anouk Houben
Variegated lizardfish, Synodus variegatus. Picture taken on the second reef off Negombo, Sri Lanka.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 6, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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surfer by Geoff Spiby
surfer
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12 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 4, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Cremlin by Louwrens De Lange
Cremlin
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 4, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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zebra moray - fiha lhohi maldives
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 3, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Manta Ray - Maldives by Sam Stewart
Manta Ray - Maldives
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 2, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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striped triplefin, Helcogramma striata. Picture taken at ... by Anouk Houben
striped triplefin, Helcogramma striata. Picture taken at the third reef off Negombo, Sri Lanka.
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date posted posted: Friday, November 2, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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Detail of a Manta ray, Manta brevirostris. Picture taken ... by Anouk Houben
Detail of a Manta ray, Manta brevirostris. Picture taken in Maldives.
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 1, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Endless bottom-time. Fantasy diver Fihalhohi, Maldives. by Anouk Houben
Endless bottom-time. Fantasy diver Fihalhohi, Maldives.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 31, 2007
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Teardrop blenny, Ecsenius lineatus. Picture taken in Mald... by Anouk Houben
Teardrop blenny, Ecsenius lineatus. Picture taken in Maldives.
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 28, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Nudibranch, Cadlinella ornatissima. Picture taken off Neg... by Anouk Houben
Nudibranch, Cadlinella ornatissima. Picture taken off Negombo, Sri Lanka.
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 27, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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A pair of Anemone Fish outside theor host anemone.Taken w... by Keith Jackson
A pair of Anemone Fish outside theor host anemone.Taken with Fuji F 11 and Inon strobe
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date posted posted: Friday, October 26, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Taken standing on a jetty in the Maldives. Although I did... by Dave Jackson
Taken standing on a jetty in the Maldives. Although I did dive with the rays, you could actually snorkel with this fella and his mates!
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date posted posted: Friday, October 26, 2007
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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maldivian wreck 10-22mm
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date posted posted: Friday, October 26, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Blenny, Ecsenius sp. Picture taken off Negombo, Sri Lanka. by Anouk Houben
Blenny, Ecsenius sp. Picture taken off Negombo, Sri Lanka.
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2007
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We get lots of blenny shots but few with as much character as this goofy guy - well done Anouk
33 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 25, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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Porcelain crab, Neopetrolisthes maculatus. Picture taken ... by Anouk Houben
Porcelain crab, Neopetrolisthes maculatus. Picture taken off Negombo, Sri Lanka.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 23, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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Pufferfish, Arothron sp. Picture taken off Negombo, Sri L... by Anouk Houben
Pufferfish, Arothron sp. Picture taken off Negombo, Sri Lanka.
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 22, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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giant moray
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 21, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Curious Batfish taken on Zafari by Jackie Norton
Curious Batfish taken on Zafari
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 18, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Salt water croc Wyndem Western Australia.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 15, 2007
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Nudibranch Chromodoris Annae off Pemuteran North West Bali. by Matthew Fyson
Nudibranch Chromodoris Annae off Pemuteran North West Bali.
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 13, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Pygmy seahorses - 2 of them on a Gorgonian by Matthew Fyson
Pygmy seahorses - 2 of them on a Gorgonian
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date posted posted: Friday, October 12, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Tiny red hermit crab struggling to free itself from a Sea Cucumber that has trapped it's home.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Oman
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cleaner wrasse and orintal sweetlips = fiha lhohi = maldives
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2007
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Brighty coloured starfish in the Indian ocean by Jackie Norton
Brighty coloured starfish in the Indian ocean
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date posted posted: Monday, October 8, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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