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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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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean

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Title: "Pink cutie". Name of species: Brachaluteres taylori - Juvenile File fish. Size: Less than 20 mm. Photographed in Tulamben, Bali.
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date posted posted: 13:25 CST Today (6 hours ago)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Starry night
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date posted posted: 03:44 CST Today (16 hours ago)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Sentinel by Raoul Caprez
Sentinel
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Yesterday
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Thailand
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Crown of Thorns-Path of destruction by the specialist pre... by Peet J Van Eeden
Crown of Thorns-Path of destruction by the specialist predator
3 Votes
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Busselton jetty by Mark Reilly
Busselton jetty
4 Votes
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Clown 🤡 hanging out
5 Votes
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One day I will be a big scary shark by Peet J Van Eeden
One day I will be a big scary shark
13 Votes
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Cup Coral by Peet J Van Eeden
Cup Coral
7 Votes
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Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the most beautiful kli... by Peet J Van Eeden
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the most beautiful klipfish of them all?
15 Votes
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The Blue Planet. Marine reserve, KZN, Rocktail Bay, South... by Peet J Van Eeden
The Blue Planet. Marine reserve, KZN, Rocktail Bay, South Africa
10 Votes
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Pink wreck by Taner Atilgan
Pink wreck
15 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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A large eel hides in a hollow by Shane Hermans
A large eel hides in a hollow
12 Votes
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In the he crab family but first time I have seen one , still searching for the name
15 Votes
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Shades of yellow by Peet J Van Eeden
Shades of yellow
17 Votes
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Cardinal fish showing eggs by Mark Reilly
Cardinal fish showing eggs
14 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Compass jellyfish which had drifted into a False Bay mari... by Kerri Keet
Compass jellyfish which had drifted into a False Bay marina via the cold currents of the Atlantic Ocean
7 Votes
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Meet the Gentle Giant- the ancient cowshark by Peet J Van Eeden
Meet the Gentle Giant- the ancient cowshark
13 Votes
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WTF..???? by Pietro Cremone
WTF..????
16 Votes
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Unfortunately holidays have to come to an end, so its bac... by Kerri Keet
Unfortunately holidays have to come to an end, so its back to work for us! Here's an image of a crowned nudibranch who stands proud and isn't intimidated by the immenseness of his surroundings
6 Votes
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Beautiful Corals on the Wreck by Taner Atilgan
Beautiful Corals on the Wreck
7 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Beautiful gorgonian fan which is usually found at depth, ... by Kerri Keet
Beautiful gorgonian fan which is usually found at depth, but they grow just under the surface under the jetty as it is out of direct sunlight. It's neighbours are fan worms of varying colours.
8 Votes
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A study in Black and White.The beauty of a feather-duster... by Peet J Van Eeden
A study in Black and White.The beauty of a feather-duster worm
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19 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Cardinal fish with eggs by Mark Reilly
Cardinal fish with eggs
6 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Another practise of the close focus wide angle with my ne... by Kerri Keet
Another practise of the close focus wide angle with my new fisheye lens, bit of a shot on the run as we were participating in a survey of the biodiversity in the yacht basin
4 Votes
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A night dive , just love pufferfish when they are sleeping
5 Votes
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Working on my close focus wide angle shots with my new fi... by Kerri Keet
Working on my close focus wide angle shots with my new fisheye lens. The anemone under the jetty made for a good practise shot
4 Votes
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Colourful smiling by Raoul Caprez
Colourful smiling
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14 Votes
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