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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Australia (81)

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Leafy Sea Dragon (Fetzendrachenfisch) , Australia - South Australia - Kangaroo Island
By Ralf Levc
posted Saturday, May 20, 2006
109 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

A Golden Weedfish (Cristiceps aurantiacus).

Taken at Shelly Beach in Sydney, Australia. 

Using a Nikon D300 sea & sea housing and dual ys250s. f/8 1/250s
By Melissa Fiene
posted Wednesday, June 10, 2009
77 votes

Cuttlefish at Bare Island. Sydney, Australia
By Ken Thongpila
posted Monday, July 20, 2009
74 votes


By Brian Mayes
posted Wednesday, April 7, 2010
73 votes

Happy Valentine's Day!  : )
By Doug Anderson
posted Thursday, February 14, 2008
71 votes

Turtle in the Coral Sea.
By Karen Dillabough
posted Friday, June 12, 2009
71 votes

Giant cuttle, Kurnell
By Doug Anderson
posted Tuesday, June 10, 2008
70 votes

Pteraeolidia ianthina, Sydney
By Doug Anderson
posted Monday, February 4, 2008
69 votes

Chromodoris splendida, Bare Island
By Doug Anderson
posted Wednesday, April 9, 2008
68 votes
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Anemonefish - Amphiprion chrysopterus by João Paulo Krajewski
Anemonefish - Amphiprion chrysopterus
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, June 8, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Shot of some coral, I used a Olympus 4040 in an olympus h... by Deane Jacobs
Shot of some coral, I used a Olympus 4040 in an olympus housing.
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 7, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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Flat Worm - Pseudoceros bifurcus by João Paulo Krajewski
Flat Worm - Pseudoceros bifurcus
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 7, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Mighty Whaleshark, Coral Bay Western Australia.   Love th... by Penny Murphy
Mighty Whaleshark, Coral Bay Western Australia. Love the rays of sun light in the water.
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date posted posted: Friday, June 1, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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My first encounter with a whaleshark .... AWESOME!  Coral... by Penny Murphy
My first encounter with a whaleshark .... AWESOME! Coral Bay - Western Australia
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2007

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This big guy has loads of friends - I hope my first whaleshark looks this good Penny!
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 30, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Picture taken under local pier  by Gavin Cooke
Picture taken under local pier
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 27, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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sosso the next generation diver enjoying the shallows at ... by Dave Stephens
sosso the next generation diver enjoying the shallows at longreach bay rottnest island of perth western australia.
43 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 26, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Tasseled Angler taken in Port Phillip Bay Melbourne, Aust... by Sam Cooper
Tasseled Angler taken in Port Phillip Bay Melbourne, Australia
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 20, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Australia
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Tasseled Angler taken in Port Phillip Bay Melbourne Austr... by Sam Cooper
Tasseled Angler taken in Port Phillip Bay Melbourne Australia
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date posted posted: Friday, May 18, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Australia
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Wobbegong Shark, Snapper Point, Australia by Danielle Wilson
Wobbegong Shark, Snapper Point, Australia
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 12, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Weedy Seadragon
Phyllopteryx taeniolatus
Taken under Po... by Gavin Cooke
Weedy Seadragon
Phyllopteryx taeniolatus
Taken under Portsea pier , Mornington Peninsula , Victoria
Picture was taken with out a flash
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 7, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Cosy anemonefish guarding their  eggs by Louwrens De Lange
Cosy anemonefish guarding their eggs
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 7, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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Tiger Shark by Louis Van Senden
Tiger Shark
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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Blow me a kiss, Yellow box fish, Taken at Heron Is by Peter Simpson
Blow me a kiss, Yellow box fish, Taken at Heron Is
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 14, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Turtle & cleanerfish, Heron Island by Peter Simpson
Turtle & cleanerfish, Heron Island
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 12, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Nudi- This fella was only 10mm long Great Barrier Reef Aust by Joshua Miles
Nudi- This fella was only 10mm long Great Barrier Reef Aust
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 10, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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Shrimp in Feather Star, Great Barrier Reef Aust by Joshua Miles
Shrimp in Feather Star, Great Barrier Reef Aust
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 3, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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Heading up for air, Taken at Heron Island Australia by Peter Simpson
Heading up for air, Taken at Heron Island Australia
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 3, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Juvenile Red Tailed Tropic Bird still in its nest. They n... by Natasha Tate
Juvenile Red Tailed Tropic Bird still in its nest. They next on the beach at the Rowley Shoals in next to no shelter from the sun or elements.
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 29, 2007
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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My first encounter with this species...enjoy- Great Barri... by Joshua Miles
My first encounter with this species...enjoy- Great Barrier Reef AUST
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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I spotted this jelly as I was surfacing, so intent on get... by Laura Whittaker
I spotted this jelly as I was surfacing, so intent on getting a close was I that it ended up on my cheek!just a little itchy.
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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this little chap was not too happy about being photograph... by Laura Whittaker
this little chap was not too happy about being photographed, clown fish have such characters which makes them an all round top photo subject
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 27, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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A pod of dolphins joined us for the boat ride to the isla... by Natasha Tate
A pod of dolphins joined us for the boat ride to the islands.
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 26, 2007
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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I took this photo whilst doing a Pacific road trip from B... by Laura Whittaker
I took this photo whilst doing a Pacific road trip from Brisbane to Sydney, the coast line is just beautiful! this was taken just after the gold coast stretch with only the seagulls and myself enjoying this stretch of beach.
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 26, 2007
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Australia
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white tip reef shark taken at 'osprey reef' Australia by Laura Whittaker
white tip reef shark taken at 'osprey reef' Australia
32 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 25, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Australia
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Nudi Great Barrier Reef - Aust by Joshua Miles
Nudi Great Barrier Reef - Aust
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 25, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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Im hiding, you can not see me.... by Natasha Tate
Im hiding, you can not see me....
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 25, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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