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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


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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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Blacktip on Aliwal Shoal
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date posted posted: 12:39 CST Today (1 hour ago)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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oceanic black tips
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Manta on a cleaning station
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cray fish
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date posted posted: (3 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Is it safe to come out? Goby hides in a broken off kelp f... by Kerri Keet
Is it safe to come out? Goby hides in a broken off kelp frond while pipefish keeps a look out.
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Picture of the camouflaged head of a wobbegong shak by David Bond
Picture of the camouflaged head of a wobbegong shak
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1mm aliens fighting on top of a star fish
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date posted posted: (5 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Those cleaner fish have a really scary job!
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date posted posted: (6 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Selfie with a klipfish in the cool Cape Town waters where... by Kerri Keet
Selfie with a klipfish in the cool Cape Town waters where the small fish have the biggest attitude
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Wide angle shot of the typical temperate water reef in Ca... by Kerri Keet
Wide angle shot of the typical temperate water reef in Cape Town. Urchins munching their way over the rocks and towering kelp fronds.
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We found a trio of elusive pineapple fish hiding in a sma... by Kerri Keet
We found a trio of elusive pineapple fish hiding in a small tunnel system under the rocks. I love the way their shadows fall on the sand.
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I swam into the current to get a shot of the potato bass ... by Kerri Keet
I swam into the current to get a shot of the potato bass from the front and my buddy popped up from below the reef at just the right moment. "Carel and Sarel"
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date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Portrait shot of a four colour nudibranch, Canon 70d with... by Kerri Keet
Portrait shot of a four colour nudibranch, Canon 70d with 60mm macro
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Shark cleaning station at Asho's Gap, Ningaloo Reef.
Visibility was not great and a did switch of the strobe
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We dived under the jetty at Alimata where we were treated... by Kerri Keet
We dived under the jetty at Alimata where we were treated to a circus of nurse sharks and rays feeding off the left overs from the resorts.
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I found the trumpet fish posing under an overhang. I have... by Kerri Keet
I found the trumpet fish posing under an overhang. I have yet to find one that isn't posing!
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Playful Cape Fur Seal by Kerri Keet
Playful Cape Fur Seal
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he engine block of the Clan Stuart is above the water lin... by Kerri Keet
he engine block of the Clan Stuart is above the water line at most times (except spring high tide), which provides a perfect resting point for a few species of seabird. We snuck up on them to take some shots but they were more curious than timid.
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Maldives has always been on my bucket list of diving dest... by Kerri Keet
Maldives has always been on my bucket list of diving destinations and I was fortunate enough to be able to go there last year. On a night dive, this couple of anemonefish was settling down for the night.
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Macro shot of a fan worm, a unique kind of worm that live... by Kerri Keet
Macro shot of a fan worm, a unique kind of worm that lives within a tube and extends their feathery tentacles to filter feed. They are quite skittish and withdraw their tentacles when they sense your presence.
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"Silver & Gold"
Beauty & Youth surround the reefs this time of the year in Sodwana. A spectacle that should not be missed.
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Chromodoris magnifica nudibranch by Kerri Keet
Chromodoris magnifica nudibranch
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Coral rockcod behind a curtain of glass fish by Kerri Keet
Coral rockcod behind a curtain of glass fish
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My first seahorse ever, such a special sighting! There we... by Kerri Keet
My first seahorse ever, such a special sighting! There were a couple of them scattered around the reef, they seemed to enjoy the cooler temperatures at the bottom.
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A large Hairy Yellow Hermit crab peers at me from under h... by Kerri Keet
A large Hairy Yellow Hermit crab peers at me from under his massive shell.
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Pointe aux Piments,Mauritius 20m Scorpionfish
Jean-Yves ... by Jean-Yves Bignoux
Pointe aux Piments,Mauritius 20m Scorpionfish
Jean-Yves Bignoux
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date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Scorpion fish on the Stella Maru shipwreck,Mauritius 
Ca... by Jean-Yves Bignoux
Scorpion fish on the Stella Maru shipwreck,Mauritius
Canon EOS 7D,Ikelite underwater housing ,24 metres
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