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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean

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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
143 votes

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

Goliath Grouper, snapped moments before he tried to eat my strobe. Taken in Mozambique, Pacific Ocean.
By Kris Davies
posted Wednesday, January 25, 2017
132 votes

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

Leopard Shark, relaxing at the 'Pinnacle' Mozambique.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, March 27, 2017
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
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean

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My Favourite Snorkel Buddy by Henley Spiers
My Favourite Snorkel Buddy
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date posted posted: Monday, January 22, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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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.
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8 Votes
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Humbug Damselfish by Henley Spiers
Humbug Damselfish
3 Votes
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Tokong, a beautiful divespot close to Sumatra. 

The un... by Joerg Lietzmann
Tokong, a beautiful divespot close to Sumatra.
The underwater world below 20 Meter still looks amazing but above 20 meter the 2004 Tsunami destroyed most of the life. But more than 13 years later natur recovers more and more
4 Votes
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Barracuda at Liberty wreck, Tulamben.
9 Votes
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Mangrove crown by Macro Wu
Mangrove crown
8 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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Hermit crab
10 Votes
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Maldivian Blenny by Henley Spiers
Maldivian Blenny
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Hawksbill Turtle in a shallow lagoon by Henley Spiers
Hawksbill Turtle in a shallow lagoon
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Clownfish, Komodo, Indonesia.
13 Votes
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Up! - Last nurse shark picture of the year, I hope you enjoyed (:
13 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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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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Layers - Last manta reflection of the year, I hope you enjoyed them
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Hairy Shrimp by Reto König
Hairy Shrimp
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coral window
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A simple coral and family
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A close couple of Devil Firefish (Pterois radiata) by Peet J Van Eeden
A close couple of Devil Firefish (Pterois radiata)
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Building blocks of the ocean- False Honeycomb coral (Favi... by Peet J Van Eeden
Building blocks of the ocean- False Honeycomb coral (Favia spp)
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Nudibranch from Bali
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Popeyed scorpionfish with with it technicolor dreamcoat by Peet J Van Eeden
Popeyed scorpionfish with with it technicolor dreamcoat
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An unforgettable encounter with my friend Olivier on the ... by Barathieu Gabriel
An unforgettable encounter with my friend Olivier on the Passe Boueni by about 40 meters deep. A shoal of about sixty halicorne hammerhead sharks swim over our heads !!!
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15 Votes
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date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mayotte
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feeding time
14 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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"Serenity"
Oceanic Blacktip cruising quietly past as the sun sets on a beautiful calm ocean - another end to an amazing day out on the ocean with these awesome animals!
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feeding time
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batfish: platax orbicularis juveniles
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Parapriacanthus ransonneti!Top flow of the fish school by Macro Wu
Parapriacanthus ransonneti!Top flow of the fish school
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