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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From United States (4)

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

Barracuda on French Reef at Key Largo National Marine Sanctuary
By Steven Daniel
posted Sunday, June 29, 2008
90 votes

Rock Beauty shot on Wreck of the Benwood in Key Largo Marine Sanctuary
By Steven Daniel
posted Tuesday, July 1, 2008
88 votes

Stop Light Parrot Fish shot on the wreck of the Benwood Key Largo Fl In the National Marine Sanctuary
By Steven Daniel
posted Thursday, July 3, 2008
84 votes

Green Sea Turtle, South Kohala Coast, Hawaii - 2007 AUG 06
By Gus Saldana
posted Wednesday, December 5, 2007
82 votes

Scrawled Filefish French Reef in The Florida Keys Marine Sancuary off Key Largo
By Steven Daniel
posted Wednesday, July 2, 2008
80 votes

Turtle beach on Oahu. Taken topside after a snorkeling trip.
By Gary Ramey
posted Saturday, December 2, 2006
80 votes

This picture was taken in the Florida Keys using an Olympus C-750 Ultra Zoom. No flash was needed.
By Amanda Weinkauf
posted Monday, December 11, 2006
79 votes

Calf manatee @ Crystal River, Florida.
By Steve Kuo
posted Friday, December 29, 2006
78 votes

This beautiful Green Moray swam freely along side me in Utila, at one point poking the dome port with his nose...taken with Olympus EXZ500 in a Ikelite housing with a DS 125 Strobe.
By Holly Heffner
posted Wednesday, July 26, 2006
75 votes
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Turtles by Stuart Ganz
Turtles
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19 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 6, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Sun and Moon
A moon jelly in the waters off of Key West, Florida
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Not A Mermaid
It's hard to believe that sailors actually used to mistake manatees for mermaids!
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Black crab on the shore. Black sand beach, Kona
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date posted posted: Friday, January 1, 2016
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Happiness comes in salty water...
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 28, 2015
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Inside the pipe, Hawaii
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 27, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Barracuda and rope..... by Chris Miskavitch
Barracuda and rope.....
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 27, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic United States
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Urchin up close by Chris Miskavitch
Urchin up close
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 27, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic United States
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Rough Around The Edges
A female sand tiger shark shows scars from mating. Taken off the coast of North Carolina.
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California Kelp Forest Color. This Spanish Shawl nudibran... by Douglas Klug
California Kelp Forest Color. This Spanish Shawl nudibranch glows out of the darkness. The nudibranch is lit with a snoot using a Canon T4i with 100mm macro and a snooted DS51 strobe.
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 26, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Spotted Eagle Ray- Blue Heron Bridge by Mark Sagovac
Spotted Eagle Ray- Blue Heron Bridge
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 26, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) United States
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Elf on the Eureka oil rig. by Kirk Wester
Elf on the Eureka oil rig.
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11 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 22, 2015
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Green sea turtle coming up for air
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 21, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: United States
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Octopus
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date posted posted: Monday, December 21, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: United States
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Up close free diving with Bull sharks
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 19, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: United States
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Alligator
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date posted posted: Friday, December 18, 2015
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United States
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Portuguese man o was and fish
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date posted posted: Friday, December 18, 2015
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: United States
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Kite surfing the sandbar.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, December 18, 2015
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Ancient Hawaiians believed that their ancestors came back to protect them as ‘Aumakua’. Usually animals, such as a sharks or owls; aumakua have magical powers and an ability to connect human beings and the natural world. (Natural encounter)
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 17, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Monochrome Manatee
A lone manatee in Crystal River, Florida
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 17, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: United States
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A masterclass in surf photography
— Canon 1Dx, Canon EF 2.8 70-200 @70mm, f6.3, 1/250s, ISO400
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 17, 2015
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Orange frilled of the coast of New England by Chris Miskavitch
Orange frilled of the coast of New England
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic United States
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A beautiful Octopus by Michael Dornellas
A beautiful Octopus
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Timing is everything! Awesome capture!
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: United States
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Ohio Missouri channel from air (Florida keys) by Mathieu Foulquié
Ohio Missouri channel from air (Florida keys)
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Safety in the Spines. This tiny juvenile garibaldi is a c... by Douglas Klug
Safety in the Spines. This tiny juvenile garibaldi is a colorful, cold-water damselfish that will someday grow into one of the largest damselfish species found anywhere.
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 13, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Looking At The Bright Side
A manatee in Crystal River, Florida
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 9, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: United States
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Joyous
A 'smiling' manatee in Crystal River, Florida
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 8, 2015
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