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Giant pacific manta came in for a close up. Taken at Socorro Islands.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, December 12, 2016
155 votes

Close encounter with a giant pacific Manta Ray, taken at the Socorro Islands, Mexico.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 7, 2016
148 votes

Big Galapagos shark, taken at Wolf island, Galapagos.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 14, 2016
147 votes

Tu prenais du plaisir
A faire des ronds dans l'eau... ;=)
By Bonduel Tanguy
posted Friday, December 2, 2011
137 votes

Spanish Shawl Nudibranch at Point Dume, Malibu.
By Sevag Mehterian
posted Tuesday, December 20, 2011
114 votes

Inspired by nearby competition, this male humpback put some serious power into this series of forward lunges. In 7 years of whale watching, I had never seen a lunge like this from this angle. Taken with a canon 350d and 70-300 lens.
By Tyania Diffin
posted Wednesday, May 31, 2006
93 votes

Nautilus pompilius.
Taken at LIFOU island, New Caledonia, in night dive.
Very rare prehistorycal animal who lives very deep, so i had a chance to meet it
By Antonio Pastorelli
posted Monday, March 17, 2008
93 votes

SHARKS
By Pedro L Burguera
posted Friday, January 25, 2008
91 votes

Overwater Bungalows-Moorea
By Frank Greco
posted Thursday, June 7, 2007
88 votes

This image was taken in Guadalupe Islanda in October 2008 using a Nikonos RS with a 20-35mm lens.  THs film I used was Fuji Velvia 100 speed, f8 at approximately 125.  Color corrected in photoshop CS.
By Steven Kl Smith
posted Tuesday, December 16, 2008
84 votes
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PERTHection. nice suny day in perths waters. by Andrew Grattidge
PERTHection. nice suny day in perths waters.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 7, 2006
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Caught this puffer right after a mal. No manners at all. D100, 105 lens. Full frame.
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date posted posted: Monday, March 6, 2006
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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An interesting pair, simple but captures the moment. by Glenn Poulain
An interesting pair, simple but captures the moment.
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Kelp strand in natural light. La Jolla, CA. by Dallas Poore
Kelp strand in natural light. La Jolla, CA.
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taken with a nikon D100 by Brenda Van Gestel
taken with a nikon D100
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mantas in the mist. not a night dive, not kona, not even ... by Dylan Matheson
mantas in the mist. not a night dive, not kona, not even yap. i'll never tell.
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Starry starry night octopus - My first ever photo using a... by Dawn Watson
Starry starry night octopus - My first ever photo using a borrowed camera on the Great Barrier Reef, about four years ago.
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 5, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Repetitve images of the whale seen in the center.
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Day Octopus - 'he'e mauli' West shore Oahu. by Glenn Poulain
Day Octopus - 'he'e mauli' West shore Oahu.
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Catalina island by Martin Van Gestel
Catalina island
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 4, 2006
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Costa Rica
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What to do in Maui when not under the water. Taken from atop a 100 ft. cliff on the norht sore of Maui.
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Full frame of a large yellow margin moray. D100, 105mm lens. Maui, Hawaii.
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Why do they always run away from me when I want to take a... by Allyssa Arnold
Why do they always run away from me when I want to take a picture.
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date posted posted: Friday, March 3, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Whitetip Reef Shark - Sony DSC-P9 with Sony Housing. by Bruno Santos
Whitetip Reef Shark - Sony DSC-P9 with Sony Housing.
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date posted posted: Friday, March 3, 2006
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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New Diver - looks like a Pro for only 9 dives. by Glenn Poulain
New Diver - looks like a Pro for only 9 dives.
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 2, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
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Full frame moray eel, Maui, Hawaii.
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 2, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Oahu, HI. by Dallas Poore
Oahu, HI.
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Pygmy Seahorse in Bali with a Nikonous RS. by David Spiel
Pygmy Seahorse in Bali with a Nikonous RS.
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 2, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Wailea Point sunsetm Maui. D200
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Scorpion Fish by Robert Kuzel
Scorpion Fish
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Guitarfish hiding in the sand. La Jolla, CA. by Dallas Poore
Guitarfish hiding in the sand. La Jolla, CA.
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Mutation – Three Eyed Spotted Pufinopolis. Found only in ... by Glenn Poulain
Mutation – Three Eyed Spotted Pufinopolis. Found only in the early spring time off the Hawaiian Islands.
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2006
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You're diving a bit to close to those nuclear power station outpipes Glen! Seriously, we have never seen anything like this before and probably never will again ;-)
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My "angelic" wife, Laura posing for a natural light shot.... by Dallas Poore
My "angelic" wife, Laura posing for a natural light shot. La Jolla, CA.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2006
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Good camoflage strategy.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2006
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Better camo strategy.
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date posted posted: Monday, February 27, 2006
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Common Dolphin, Kaikoura, New Zealand by Jayne Dennis
Common Dolphin, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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date posted posted: Monday, February 27, 2006
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Nudibranch - friendly little guy... Taken in La Jolla, CA... by Dallas Poore
Nudibranch - friendly little guy... Taken in La Jolla, CA yesterday.
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