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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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Hawksbill Turtle feeding, or doing a handstand........ by Grant Kennedy
Hawksbill Turtle feeding, or doing a handstand........
15 Votes
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Big manta and scubas under the its wings
Maldives 2007
Nikon D200,12/24 zoom , two strobo
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 1, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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FREAK NUDI for all the nudi freaks out there! Melibe Papi... by Adriano Trapani
FREAK NUDI for all the nudi freaks out there! Melibe Papillosa is the closest thing I've found in nudis book yet the picture really doesn't look anything like this one. Mine was 20cm+ and moving at high speed over the sand... ANY SUGGESION?
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 1, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Shadow of a Palm Tree
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 30, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Mimic octopus free swimming close to the sand as it was l... by Adriano Trapani
Mimic octopus free swimming close to the sand as it was looking for a hole to dive into and hide from cameras...
15 Votes
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Christmas decoraction with little choclates. by Garth Whittaker
Christmas decoraction with little choclates.
23 Votes
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Clown Fish hidding...
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 26, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Another clam mouth by Louwrens De Lange
Another clam mouth
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 26, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Dwarf Gobi (or triplefin), they used to be "invisible" to... by Adriano Trapani
Dwarf Gobi (or triplefin), they used to be "invisible" to me... last year, while waiting for Mantas in Koh Bon (Thailand) I accidentally came across one of them and was love at 2nd (supermacro) sight!!!
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Marbled anemone crab busy siphoning and eating by Louwrens De Lange
Marbled anemone crab busy siphoning and eating
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 23, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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scary moment by Geoff Spiby
scary moment

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You guys down in South Africa like to play with the big boys!
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 22, 2008
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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the Four Seasons Explorer liveaboard in the Maldives

N... by Christian Loader
the Four Seasons Explorer liveaboard in the Maldives
Nikon D300.
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 22, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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wide eyed morays having a chat

- the sock puppets of t... by Kristen Hardy
wide eyed morays having a chat
- the sock puppets of the sea!
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 21, 2008
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Indian Ocean Thailand
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Black-spotted moray "Captain Fred" living in Inchkape-1, ... by Alexander Nikolaev
Black-spotted moray "Captain Fred" living in Inchkape-1, Fujeira, UAE. Visibility 8-10m, depth 28m. Camera Canon 40D.
18 Votes
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Frog fish yawning in Lembeh Strait (North Sulawesi) by Adriano Trapani
Frog fish yawning in Lembeh Strait (North Sulawesi)
40 Votes
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Leminda millecra taken at Gasmic Reef, Port Elizabeth, du... by Anthony Wooldridge
Leminda millecra taken at Gasmic Reef, Port Elizabeth, during the recent Dive festival Hosted by wildside divers. Taken with a canon S570 ISO100 f2.6 1./60
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 20, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Turkey fish. Depth 32m, visibility 5-7m. Camera Canon 40D... by Alexander Nikolaev
Turkey fish. Depth 32m, visibility 5-7m. Camera Canon 40D. Gulf of Oman, fujeira, UAE
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 19, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean United Arab Emirates
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 clown fish, NIKON D80 with SUBAL HOUSING, 60mm lens by Federica Bedei
clown fish, NIKON D80 with SUBAL HOUSING, 60mm lens
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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A close up of a basket star, taken at Chelsea North in Po... by Anthony Wooldridge
A close up of a basket star, taken at Chelsea North in Port Elizabeth using a Canon S570is, ISO100 f2.6 1/60.
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 18, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Clam mouth (I hope) by Louwrens De Lange
Clam mouth (I hope)
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 17, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Eel shot with Panasonic DMC-TZ3 whith flash, no strobes. by Musbah Atassi
Eel shot with Panasonic DMC-TZ3 whith flash, no strobes.
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 17, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Oman
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Clownfish in red bubble anenemone at Fung Giri, Lhaviyani... by Fiona Widnall
Clownfish in red bubble anenemone at Fung Giri, Lhaviyani Atoll, Maldives. Taken using my new Canon G9 using manual whitebalance (no flash or strobe).
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 16, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Shot with Panasonic TZ3, with the Panasonic Marine Case, ... by Musbah Atassi
Shot with Panasonic TZ3, with the Panasonic Marine Case,
huge fat Eel with a smiling face!!
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 16, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Oman
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Face to face with this good looking :o) Clown Fish...
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 15, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Porcupine fish with the cutest eyes by Tony Greenfield
Porcupine fish with the cutest eyes
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 13, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Whale shark feeding in diffused light - Ningaloo Bay Aust... by Dave Hunt
Whale shark feeding in diffused light - Ningaloo Bay Australia.
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date posted posted: Friday, June 13, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Carpet anemone commensal shrimp by Louwrens De Lange
Carpet anemone commensal shrimp
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date posted posted: Friday, June 13, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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