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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2016

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

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

Female Tiger Shark,natural light, what an awesome animal!
By Roger Horrocks
posted Monday, March 6, 2006
79 votes


By Tobias Friedrich
posted Wednesday, December 14, 2011
79 votes

Amazing dolphin pod action in this years sardine run.
By Paul Cowell
posted Tuesday, August 10, 2010
76 votes

Napoleon Fish and scubagirl
By Alberto D'este
posted Friday, April 18, 2008
75 votes

Freediving with this female whaleshark in Mozambique was a stunning experience. Sea & sea MM2 ex +16mm
By Andrew Woodburn
posted Friday, February 14, 2003
70 votes
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A very large Giant Cuttlefish (Sepia apama) strikes a pos... by Shane Hermans
A very large Giant Cuttlefish (Sepia apama) strikes a pose on the edge of its territory.
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date posted posted: 04:12 CST Today (10 hours ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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I took some sunset shots from the water but the visibilit... by Kerri Keet
I took some sunset shots from the water but the visibility wasn't great... as I got out, I noticed that the tide had dropped low enough for me to hop into a rock pool and get some interesting sundown shots!
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Raggy tooth shark, taken at the 'Cathedral' South Africa. by Kris Davies
Raggy tooth shark, taken at the 'Cathedral' South Africa.
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Close encounter with an Oceanic Blacktip Shark at Aliwal ... by Kerri Keet
Close encounter with an Oceanic Blacktip Shark at Aliwal Shoal, South Africa
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A couple of banded toadfish Hide in the sand, only showin... by Shane Hermans
A couple of banded toadfish Hide in the sand, only showing their opalescent eyes to passersby.
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Oceanic Blacktip Shark admiring his reflection in my dome by Kerri Keet
Oceanic Blacktip Shark admiring his reflection in my dome
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A perfect picture highlighting the benign nature of shark... by Kerri Keet
A perfect picture highlighting the benign nature of sharks. The diver wasn't even aware that he wasn't the center of attraction in the shot, until the shark swam in between us.
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Beautifully fluorescent anemone by Kerri Keet
Beautifully fluorescent anemone
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Reef in Balaclava in Turtle Bay  ,Mauritius.Jean-Yves Big... by Jean-Yves Bignoux
Reef in Balaclava in Turtle Bay ,Mauritius.Jean-Yves Bignoux
Canon EOS 7D,Ikelite underwater housing DS160 strobe/flash.
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Shy sharks glow green under fluorescent photography light... by Kerri Keet
Shy sharks glow green under fluorescent photography lighting. It was really great to watch these green sharks swimming around on the sandy bottom.
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Home Sweet Home by Matt Kyle-Henney
Home Sweet Home
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Celebrating Jellyfish Day with this photo taken in Simon'... by Kerri Keet
Celebrating Jellyfish Day with this photo taken in Simon's Town, Cape Town earlier this year.
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A Pachycerianthus spp or purple tipped tube anemone close... by Shane Hermans
A Pachycerianthus spp or purple tipped tube anemone close up, lit with a single 800lumen lamp from a top down perspective.
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Sea Slug Day celebrated with a yellow gasflame nudibranch by Kerri Keet
Sea Slug Day celebrated with a yellow gasflame nudibranch
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I celebrated Sea Slug Day on Saturday by shooting macro f... by Kerri Keet
I celebrated Sea Slug Day on Saturday by shooting macro for a change. We have LOADS of nudibranchs in Cape Town, all different shapes, colours and sizes. Here is an example of a gasflame nudibranch, named as its cerata resemble flames of gas light
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date posted posted: Monday, October 31, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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The other side of a walking anemone. A species unique to ... by Peet J Van Eeden
The other side of a walking anemone. A species unique to the Cape Peninsula of South Africa
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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grouper
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date posted posted: Friday, October 28, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Walking sea anemone a rare and unique species of the Cape... by Peet J Van Eeden
Walking sea anemone a rare and unique species of the Cape Peninsula South Africa
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date posted posted: Friday, October 28, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Open mouths by Pietro Cremone
Open mouths
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Schooling fish surrounding us on a dusk dive in Cape Town by Kerri Keet
Schooling fish surrounding us on a dusk dive in Cape Town
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Night hunting by Viktor Vrbovský
Night hunting
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date posted posted: Monday, October 24, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Reef manta at the cleaning station. Taken at Baa Atoll, M... by Stacy Tseng
Reef manta at the cleaning station. Taken at Baa Atoll, Maldives
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 22, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Parrot fish with guest by Pietro Cremone
Parrot fish with guest
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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All divers who have done a night dive in Cape Town will b... by Kerri Keet
All divers who have done a night dive in Cape Town will be familiar with the swarms of beaked sandfish, which hide in the sand during the day, but as soon as its full dark, they come out to feed by the hundreds. W
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Blue tang by Pietro Cremone
Blue tang
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Blue bottle bobbing around in a tidal pool at Kalk Bay by Kerri Keet
Blue bottle bobbing around in a tidal pool at Kalk Bay
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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The first time underwater fluorescence has been investiga... by Kerri Keet
The first time underwater fluorescence has been investigated and documented in South Africa - specifically the unique waters of Cape Town. I was very excited to see if we had any fluorescence in temperate waters as it is well known to occur in tropic
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date posted posted: Monday, October 17, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
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