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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific (5)

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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
150 votes

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

Big Galapagos shark, taken at Wolf island, Galapagos.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 14, 2016
140 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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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific

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Merry Chrismas Blenny, Acapulco Mexico
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Under the jetty, Arborek, Raja Ampat
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A perfect day to shoot sharks silhouettes in Yap: calm, sunny, clear waters.
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 24, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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shoot@ogasawara japan
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 24, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Japan
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Green Sea Turtle swimming above one of the reefs of Waikiki, Honolulu, HI.
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Green Sea Turtle swimming on one of the reefs of Waikiki, Honolulu, HI.
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Colourful upside down Jellyfish shot in Yap during an afternoon dive at Slow and Easy, a great macro spot!
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Dove on the YO-257 and took this image of another photographer capturing the U.S. flag that was still on deck..
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Perfect for a blue Christmas! Double Christmas tree worms shot in Yap on a gorgeous drift dive!
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blacktip splitted
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Under the jetty, Arborek, Raja Ampat.
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Turtle in the rocks, Acapulco México
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Soaking up the suns' rays. Feeding whaleshark.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 20, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Mangrove
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I can see a diver who loves diving. by Tony Ho
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I can see a diver who loves diving.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 19, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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The divers go through a few thousand yellow snappers. by Tony Ho
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The divers go through a few thousand yellow snappers.
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Dolphins in the sunshine,Isla San Benedicto Mexico
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date posted posted: Monday, December 18, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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view portfolio more shots by Alejandro Topete
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Ready to hatch for Christmas by Mario Robillard
Ready to hatch for Christmas
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The two symbols of Moalboal - Sardines and Turtles
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Diving Roca Partida of the Socorro group in Mexico with g... by Brian Burnett
Diving Roca Partida of the Socorro group in Mexico with good friends & my 16 year old daughter .
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‘The Escape’ — Grey Reef Shark was pursuing this turtle until it ducked into our group of divers all hooked into Blue Corner.
Blue Corner, Ngemelis Island, Palau
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date posted posted: Friday, December 15, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Humpback whale/Vava'u Tonga
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Longfinn Gunnel by Marc Damant
Longfinn Gunnel
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 14, 2017
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Longnose hawkfish, Owase, Mie, Japan, Depth15m
 by Noriyuki Otani
Longnose hawkfish, Owase, Mie, Japan, Depth15m
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 14, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Japan
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Tomato Anemonefish (Amphiprion frenatus)
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Harlequin shrimp are always a lucky find. Being one of th... by Rita Ganz
Harlequin shrimp are always a lucky find. Being one of the most coveted shrimp among fish collectors, we see them less and less. Although beautiful, these shrimp can be deadly to starfish, moving into action as soon as they smell their prey.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific United States
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The silkies surrounded our boat between dives, with the s... by Anne Hedlund
The silkies surrounded our boat between dives, with the sun beautifully playing on their skin.
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