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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Caribbean Sea (15)

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We were finishing our dive; as we turned to swim to our exit, we noticed several large lionfish emerging from the coral looking for dinner. I was able to wait long enough for the lionfish to smile at me and wave my buddy into place before surfacing.
By Ken Schneider
posted Wednesday, December 7, 2011
154 votes

Dead crab found floating on the surface at the bay of pigs, Cuba. Quite the shock when you are surfacing and this pops in front of your face!
By Kris Davies
posted Saturday, January 7, 2017
133 votes

Caribbean reef Shark, taken at Jardines del la reina - Cuba.
By Kris Davies
posted Friday, December 9, 2016
132 votes

Nikon d700,17mm,ISO 200, f14, 1/160sec. We were at 30ft, when I first noticed movement below me. Slowly, I turned around, inching along the sand hoping for a clear shot. This ray set off a storm, leaving me cleaning the sand out of my gear.
By Ken Schneider
posted Thursday, December 8, 2011
116 votes

I loved all these colorful corols and a single big eyed!
By Talih Tinay
posted Tuesday, March 7, 2006
95 votes

Sea Turtle, just about crashing into Camera housing dome.
By Holly Heffner
posted Sunday, September 3, 2006
93 votes

We swam with this big guy for almost an hour. He brushed up against me several times. It is believed he was hit by the ferry boat. You can see the scars on his back and a tear in the dorsal fin...Photo was taken with no strobe, Olympus 4040
By Holly Heffner
posted Tuesday, July 25, 2006
91 votes

White spotted File fish in the Orange phase
By Steven Daniel
posted Monday, December 18, 2006
90 votes

Queen Angel of the Deep
By Steven Daniel
posted Wednesday, January 7, 2009
90 votes

This picture was taken in Bonaire on a site called Andrea II.  It was taken with a Canon G9.  Settings were 1/60 @ F8
By Don Robillard
posted Saturday, April 4, 2009
90 votes
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Dolphins come, Roca Partida México
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"Flight Position"
A Hawksbill Turtle makes big fins off ... by Chase Darnell
"Flight Position"
A Hawksbill Turtle makes big fins off the reef and towards the surface.
13 Votes
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"Turtle Time"
A Hawksbill Turtle swims along the edge of... by Chase Darnell
"Turtle Time"
A Hawksbill Turtle swims along the edge of the wall on the West Side of Grand Cayman. Very rarely do you not encounter one of these extremely friendly turtles, especially when diving the west side.
12 Votes
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Yellow Sponge Tubes by Eduardo Arribada
Yellow Sponge Tubes
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Great composition, angle and lighting
18 Votes
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The Tiger Shark by Eduardo Arribada
The Tiger Shark
15 Votes
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adolescent male and calf forming a close family bond. Tak... by Arun Madisetti
adolescent male and calf forming a close family bond. Taken under permit.
16 Votes
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'You've Got A Friend In Me' - Two lemon sharks skim the surface of the water at Tiger Beach, Bahamas.
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22 Votes
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Photographer and Sperm Whale (taken under permit) by Arun Madisetti
Photographer and Sperm Whale (taken under permit)
19 Votes
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"Hamlet"
An arrow crab strikes a Shakespearean pose.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 1, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Rare moment
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, March 31, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Aruba
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view portfolio more shots by Marcelo Lunardi Ferronato
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Dig | Eat | Swim
A Spotted Eagle Ray finishes off his Ga... by Chase Darnell
Dig | Eat | Swim
A Spotted Eagle Ray finishes off his Garden Eel snack as he takes flight.
12 Votes
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Sand | Search | Swim 
A Spotted Eagle Ray cruising inche... by Chase Darnell
Sand | Search | Swim
A Spotted Eagle Ray cruising inches above the sandy bottom in search of its next meal. Thanks for letting me fly with you.
20 Votes
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Squid, Bonaire
17 Votes
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"Permit Pack"
A very rare sighting for me here in Cayman... by Chase Darnell
"Permit Pack"
A very rare sighting for me here in Cayman. This is by far the biggest school of Permit I have encountered. After this initial shot, they swirled around me 3 times at rapid speed and then disappeared into the blue.
8 Votes
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Beatle in the sun, Isla Mujeres Mexico
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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view portfolio more shots by Alejandro Topete
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Manatee encounter,La Poza-Xcalak
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 27, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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view portfolio more shots by Susanna Randazzo
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Under a Salt Pier, Bonaire
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16 Votes
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Sharks Rounding Divers, Playa del Carmen México
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 26, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Mexico
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Night Dive Exploration
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22 Votes
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Sand Diver
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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view portfolio more shots by Abimael Márquez
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"Dawn Dive"
A Hawksbill Turtle taking a dive in the earl... by Chase Darnell
"Dawn Dive"
A Hawksbill Turtle taking a dive in the early morning light.
14 Votes
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Fire coral
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 20, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Aruba
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Octopus at night in Utila, Bay Islands, Honduras
14 Votes
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Do you see me? by Fabio Ludmer
Do you see me?
15 Votes
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"Squid In The Sky #1"
Two squid at the surface with the sky and clouds above them.
I spent 1 1/2 hrs with them until they warmed up to me enough so I could photograph beneath them with the sky and clouds above.
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28 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 20, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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'The Twins' - Two tiger sharks swim toward the camera, while a bull shark hovers in the background on the right-hand side
16 Votes
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Bluray by Fabio Ludmer
Bluray
13 Votes
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