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Solar eclipse
By Andrey Tazba
posted Tuesday, April 8, 2008
75 votes

It was the start of our Aggressor live-a-board in Palau,Micronesia. Our first dive was at Lions fish rock and we saw this beautifull anemone and anemone fish. little did we know that this was the start of a surreal week of diving.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Friday, November 20, 2009
64 votes

Blue Holes in Palau  Several of my
By Ric Ruhlman
posted Friday, December 31, 2010
63 votes

Longnose Hawkfish at Big Drop-off in Palau.
By Yorko Summer
posted Saturday, November 25, 2006
60 votes

BLUE HOLES
By Andrey Tazba
posted Tuesday, June 24, 2008
57 votes

- seven eyes -

Bigfin reef squid (Sepioteuthis lessoniana)
By Reinhard Arndt
posted Monday, January 2, 2012
57 votes

Taken while snorkeling at Jellyfish Lake on a crystal clear day.
By Andrew Sonis
posted Friday, December 30, 2011
54 votes

'Rock Island Sunset' What else can you say? D100; 18-70mm Nikkor lens. Enjoy!
By Rick Tegeler
posted Sunday, October 29, 2006
50 votes

Beautifull Anemone and host fish. What a great place Palau is and I can't wait to return.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Sunday, November 15, 2009
47 votes

'WAITING' Scorpion fish in a common pose. Another mug shot from 'Fish Portraits'. Housed Nikon F; 55 auto-micro Nikkor lens. Enjoy!
By Rick Tegeler
posted Tuesday, October 3, 2006
46 votes
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I love Manta Rays! by Francis Lau
I love Manta Rays!
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Yellow Snappers..Fish Ball by Francis Lau
Yellow Snappers..Fish Ball
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date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Palau
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"Home Security" part of my Underwater Surrealism series
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Taking a midday break from diving the crystal clear conditions tempted me back into the water for a closer look at a shallow wreck. Once in the water I lost interest in the wreck and turned my attention to these simple but beautiful leaf reflections.
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Napoleon wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus), Blue Corner, Palau by Reinhard Arndt
Napoleon wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus), Blue Corner, Palau
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 20, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Bigfin reef squid (Sepioteuthis lessonianain) in the sun ... by Reinhard Arndt
Bigfin reef squid (Sepioteuthis lessonianain) in the sun of Palau
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 10, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Plankton Soup...Yummy! by Francis Lau
Plankton Soup...Yummy!
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 8, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Palau
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A wonderful shot of some anenome in Palau when i went on ... by Courtney Povey
A wonderful shot of some anenome in Palau when i went on a dive holiday.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Sunset
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date posted posted: Monday, December 22, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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A diver exploring a WWII JAKE Sea Plane in Palau. by Joanna Lentini
A diver exploring a WWII JAKE Sea Plane in Palau.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 4, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Nautilus by Joanna Lentini
Nautilus
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 2, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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A living fossil .. the nautilus
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date posted posted: Friday, October 17, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Sometimes underwater is like being in an alien world. Particularly given the sense of weightlessness that occurs. The strange Nautilus looked to me the very likeness of an alien ..
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 11, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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"Across the universe" 
 by Parnupong Norasethkamol
"Across the universe"
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 11, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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"Dream on" by Parnupong Norasethkamol
"Dream on"
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Excellent colors and a surreal setting. Almost feels like outer-space.
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 10, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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Turtle in Palau.
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date posted posted: Monday, April 7, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Andaman Sea Palau
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Fan
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date posted posted: Friday, March 14, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Holding Jelly Fish!
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 13, 2014
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date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Golden Jelly Fish
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 13, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Clowny Fish
Nikon D80, Ikelite housing + two strobes (Ikelite DS125 and Sea & Sea YS-60), Lense AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED, ISO 100, Aperture f/9, Shutterspeed 1/60
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date posted posted: Friday, March 7, 2014
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Angelfish
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Palau Triggerfish.  Apparently, we were near the nests of... by Jim Moser
Palau Triggerfish. Apparently, we were near the nests of these beautiful fish and this one was NOT pleased with my presence. He snapped at me with his two teeth.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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Ophiuros in coral
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 2, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Banda Sea Palau
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Jellyfish in Jellyfish Lake
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Banda Sea Palau
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Fluorescent Jelly Fish
Not manipulated! Nikon D80, Ikelite housing + two Ikelite strobes (DS161 and DS125) + blue light fluorescence torch, Lense Tamron SP AF 17-50mm f/2.8 (A16), ISO 100, Aperture f/5, Shutterspeed 1/160
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Unicorn fish
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date posted posted: Friday, January 10, 2014
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Surrealism strom
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date posted posted: Monday, January 6, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Palau
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