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Flatworm in
By Rico Besserdich
posted Friday, November 4, 2011
90 votes

Squid. 
Settings : F16, 1/160 sc. , ISO 100, 1 x Ikelite Ds125 strobe in TTL mode ( center spot measuring ) , 60mm EF-S makro lens on Canon 40D.
By Rico Besserdich
posted Saturday, May 28, 2011
87 votes

While I tried to capture a shot of these juvenile squids near to the diving platform, a curious guest is watching me and wonders what the heck I am doing there ;-) The lights on top are reflections of my strobe lights on water surface.
By Rico Besserdich
posted Wednesday, October 19, 2011
80 votes

Dakota C-47. That was a bit
By Rico Besserdich
posted Wednesday, November 9, 2011
77 votes

serranus cambrilla
canon 5d + sigma 105mm macro + inon z 240 type 4
By Moutafis Nikos
posted Friday, November 13, 2009
76 votes

giant moray & dentists
By Nikos Moutafis
posted Monday, November 9, 2009
75 votes

...in flames
By Claudia Weber-Gebert
posted Monday, October 8, 2012
75 votes

Taken in Portofino in November at around 30m, using a Canon A20 with built in flash.
By Darren Baldwin
posted Monday, December 18, 2006
74 votes

just for fun ;-)
By Rico Besserdich
posted Monday, October 10, 2011
73 votes

Man at work.....
By Babula Mikulova
posted Tuesday, April 10, 2012
72 votes
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[:b:]Orange dancer[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
Orange dancer
votes: 4
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date posted posted: Yesterday
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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Seahorse with Skeleton shrimp by Francesco Pacienza
Seahorse with Skeleton shrimp
votes: 16
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date posted posted: (3 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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[:b:]White elegance[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
White elegance
votes: 11
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date posted posted: (5 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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The kiss
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votes: 16
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Netherlands
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"NudiLove"
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votes: 24
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[:b:]Blonde[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
Blonde
votes: 14
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date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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labrid
votes: 16
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salpes
votes: 6
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This baby Bobtail Squid came quite close, investigating the Alien intruders, visiting his world. Did you know that a Bobtail Squid is emitting just enough bio-luminescence towards the sea-floor to make him invisible against the surface?
votes: 8
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Look at me! The eye of a John Dori, looking at his reflection in the lens. The JD actually stopped and stayed motionless, staring at his reflection for about a minute...
votes: 13
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This is Oceanic Art - the tail of a juvenile Slipper-lobster glows in beautiful colors, just before he propels himself out of sight with a couple of contractions.
votes: 10
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A Mediterranean Bobtail Squid in its near-perfect stealth mode. They use their arms and suckers to cover themselves with sand and debris. When their pray gets close, they shoot up and catch it. Did u know that they emit bio-luminescence?
votes: 6
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This is probably what a crab sees when it looks down its arms... Did you know that these hairs can pick up water movement as small as the equivalent of the energy of a few photons (much like the body-hair on spiders). :o
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An unknown species of plankton. I actually found this by chance, since it could only be seen when lit from the side or from behind - as it is fully see-through and only 2cm long...
votes: 10
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cardinal
votes: 16
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Red coral beauty. Difficult to see big ones because used in jewelry, especially during 20 century.
votes: 8
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[:b:]Flabelina while laying her eggs[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
Flabelina while laying her eggs
votes: 9
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
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[:b:]From white[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
From white
votes: 9
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urchin
votes: 24
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torpedo
votes: 11
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canyon
votes: 22
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mediterranean seahorse
votes: 13
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tubeworm colours
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Lovely Colors
votes: 15
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One of the very few anemones that settled in Malta harbors a translucent shrimp in a wonderful symbiotic relationship...
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Not only are these embryonic squid (Loligo vulgaris) protected by their see-through eggs, but these translucent walls also allow their developing vision to be stimulated constantly,- a sense that squid use intensely when hunting...
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blenie
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blenie
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