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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Australia

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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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Dreaming of dragons
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date posted posted: 11:11 CST Today (8 hours ago)
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Atlantic Australia
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Blue Dragon - Pteraeolidia ianthina
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date posted posted: 02:57 CST Today (17 hours ago)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Australia
view portfolio more shots by Kris O'keeffe
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Sweet Ceratosoma - Ceratosoma amoenum
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Dinner time: A blue dragon feasting on its favorite "prey" by Gaetano Gargiulo
Dinner time: A blue dragon feasting on its favorite "prey"
8 Votes
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Under the jetty
9 Votes
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Juvenile Sydney pipe-horse fish shoot with the 105micro a... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Juvenile Sydney pipe-horse fish shoot with the 105micro and +10 subsee no crop
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Hurry up .. a storm is coming
7 Votes
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Full figure portrait of Pygmy Pipe-horse. by Gaetano Gargiulo
Full figure portrait of Pygmy Pipe-horse.
6 Votes
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Phycodurus eques by Mathieu Foulquié
Phycodurus eques
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14 Votes
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Pajama striped cuttlefish mating dance. They swim with a ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Pajama striped cuttlefish mating dance. They swim with a fantastic cork-screw movement until they are done or one of the 2 is buried under the sand!!!
3 Votes
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Weedy Seadragon, Phyllopteryx taeniolatus (Lacépède, 1804... by Kris O'keeffe
Weedy Seadragon, Phyllopteryx taeniolatus (Lacépède, 1804). Kurnell, Sydney, Australia 2015-01-05.
9 Votes
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Australia
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Diving just outside the heads of Port Phillip Bay at a si... by Haydn Salvas
Diving just outside the heads of Port Phillip Bay at a site called Castle Rock. Saw a tail hiding under a ledge within the kelp bed had to wait a good ten minutes for the right time for the shot but it was worth it! Necklace Carpet Shark.
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Australia
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Shovelnose Ray by Sean Steininger
Shovelnose Ray
8 Votes
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Australia
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The Gang's All Here by Sean Steininger
The Gang's All Here
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Xmas Pygmy pipe-horse. This specie can be found only in S... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Xmas Pygmy pipe-horse. This specie can be found only in Sydney area and only around Xmas :-) to take this hot I had to help my 105micro with the subsee +10
11 Votes
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resting (seal bay, KI) by Mathieu Foulquié
resting (seal bay, KI)
9 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Flabellina_rubrolineata (taken 13-12-2014 ) by Kris O'keeffe
Flabellina_rubrolineata (taken 13-12-2014 )
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Feeding time, grey reef shark and silver tip
8 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Australia
view portfolio more shots by Shane Batham
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Perched for the night
3 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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My flying turtle taken at Heron Island.
8 Votes
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Juvenile anemone fish
7 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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Not talking
17 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Coral Sea Australia
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scorpion fish, night dive
5 Votes
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Pygmy Scorpion Fish, night dive
4 Votes
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one last step forward by Mathieu Foulquié
one last step forward
11 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Alleluia ! by Mathieu Foulquié
Alleluia !
6 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Nectria ocellata (western river cove, Kangaroo island) by Mathieu Foulquié
Nectria ocellata (western river cove, Kangaroo island)
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