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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa

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Oceanic Blacktip, taken at Aliwal shoal. Extreme close-up, coming from the darkness!
By Kris Davies
posted Thursday, October 13, 2016
142 votes

Raggy tooth shark, taken at the 'Cathedral' South Africa.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 21, 2016
131 votes

Oceanic Black-tip piercing through a bubble stream of a diver below. Taken at Aliwal shoal.
By Kris Davies
posted Wednesday, March 8, 2017
108 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

Lots of Oceanic Blacktips taken at Aliwal Shoal, South Africa.
By Kris Davies
posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017
84 votes

Female Tiger Shark,natural light, what an awesome animal!
By Roger Horrocks
posted Monday, March 6, 2006
79 votes

Amazing dolphin pod action in this years sardine run.
By Paul Cowell
posted Tuesday, August 10, 2010
76 votes

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Nikon F-100 with 60mm macro lens
By Geoff Spiby
posted Thursday, June 11, 2009
72 votes

free diver and cameraman at about 15 m's with a beauty of a tiger shark at Umkomaas South Africa. Taken with a Nikonos V and a 15 mm lens
By Fiona Ayerst
posted Monday, March 27, 2006
67 votes

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By Allen Walker
posted Tuesday, March 22, 2011
62 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa

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"Chomp"
The privilege i had to witness this bait ball action right up and until the end was absolutely insane and will never be erased from the minds eye.
6 Votes
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HOTLIPS

One of only 2 spider crabs in South African wa... by Peet J Van Eeden
HOTLIPS
One of only 2 spider crabs in South African waters.It derives its name from the red markings around its mouth
4 Votes
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cape penguins - Boulders beach by Claudia Weber-Gebert
cape penguins - Boulders beach
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The squirt

It has a colorful but tough  tunic- hence t... by Peet J Van Eeden
The squirt
It has a colorful but tough tunic- hence the name Tunicates
9 Votes
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The rare walking sea-anemone is  unique to both sides of ... by Peet J Van Eeden
The rare walking sea-anemone is unique to both sides of the Cape Peninsula. Only one other member of the family occurs in the Antartic and Chile. Their favoured food is the multicolored sea fan
14 Votes
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Fireworks Urchin
Snoot lighting with coloured gels.
9 Votes
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Bejewelled
A hotlips spider crab adorned with jewel like camouflage
7 Votes
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A B&W rendition of one of my favourite sardine run images taken off shore of the wild coast, Transkei, Port St. Johns, South Africa. The Cape Gannet is truly an amazing bird and has adapted to its ocean life like no other.
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16 Votes
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The Nursery Room by Peet J Van Eeden
The Nursery Room
12 Votes
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A bouquet of Tubular Hydroids by Peet J Van Eeden
A bouquet of Tubular Hydroids
12 Votes
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The Silvertip Nudibranch occurs on both sides of the Cape... by Peet J Van Eeden
The Silvertip Nudibranch occurs on both sides of the Cape Peninsula
11 Votes
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The Jewel
 by Peet J Van Eeden
The Jewel
8 Votes
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The feather duster worm with its 2 spirals by Peet J Van Eeden
The feather duster worm with its 2 spirals
9 Votes
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a happy new year to all of you <3 by Claudia Weber-Gebert
a happy new year to all of you <3
5 Votes
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~ Showered ~ by Geo Cloete
~ Showered ~
6 Votes
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Shades of Pink by Peet J Van Eeden
Shades of Pink
15 Votes
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Sevengill shark, False bay, South Africa.
11 Votes
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Patridge point, False bay, South Africa.
10 Votes
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The Hunter and the Hunted by Peet J Van Eeden
The Hunter and the Hunted
13 Votes
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~ Cascading ~
8 Votes
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~ Metallic ~
11 Votes
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~ Racing Extinction ~
15 Votes
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~ Sonic Boom ~
8 Votes
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The Tenants- Two Bar Clownfishes by Peet J Van Eeden
The Tenants- Two Bar Clownfishes
9 Votes
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The Porcelain Crab derives its name from shedding a limb ... by Peet J Van Eeden
The Porcelain Crab derives its name from shedding a limb when attacked by a predator
11 Votes
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Poltergeist or noisy ghost. More commonly known as the Ri... by Peet J Van Eeden
Poltergeist or noisy ghost. More commonly known as the Ribbon Eel
12 Votes
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~ Racing Extinction ~
From my observations, it's often the most curious sharks which carry the worst battle scars. Not battles among their fellow sharks, but those sustained by humans. This fierce looking face is the result of an broken jaw.
8 Votes
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