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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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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean

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Moray Eel/Muraenidae Mauritius Trou Aux Biches
Jean-Yves... by Jean-Yves Bignoux
Moray Eel/Muraenidae Mauritius Trou Aux Biches
Jean-Yves Bignoux,Canon 7D Ikelite housing,DS160 Strobe flash,Tamron 60mm macro SP2
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date posted posted: 05:40 CST Today (within the last hour)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Yawning paperfish on Stringer Reef, Sodwana Bay, South Af... by Kerri Keet
Yawning paperfish on Stringer Reef, Sodwana Bay, South Africa. This shot won me 3rd place in the Intermediate Category of the Durban Undersea Club Shootout.
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date posted posted: 05:09 CST Today (within the last hour)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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clownfish
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date posted posted: Monday, May 23, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Don't be shy by Svetoslav Dimitrov
Don't be shy
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date posted posted: (3 days ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Seychelles
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The MV Produce and her guardians.....
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Moray eel Pointe Aux Canoniers,Mauritius by Jean-Yves Bignoux
Moray eel Pointe Aux Canoniers,Mauritius
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Black Tip Reef Shark, Taken off Aliwal Shoal, Umkamaas, D... by Kenneth Hicks
Black Tip Reef Shark, Taken off Aliwal Shoal, Umkamaas, Durban at Sunset.
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"A Moment in Time"
An early birthday gift from the ocean yesterday, feeling blessed to have spent 2 days join the ocean witnessing some amazing natural events and behaviours.
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date posted posted: (6 days ago)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Allen Walker
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"Bucket List 7"
Finally and thanks to my awesome waterman Emil!
"SSSS" - Sea, Sand, Sun, Shark!!!
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Grouper Fish.Mahebourg south coast Mauritius-Republic of ... by Jean-Yves Bignoux
Grouper Fish.Mahebourg south coast Mauritius-Republic of Mauritius.Jean-Yves Bignoux Canon 7D/Ikelite housing
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A couple by Svetoslav Dimitrov
A couple
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date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
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Canthi Gaster/Blacksaddle Toby,Mauritius,22 m by Jean-Yves Bignoux
Canthi Gaster/Blacksaddle Toby,Mauritius,22 m
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Reef formation,one of many of course in Turtle Bay-Maurit... by Jean-Yves Bignoux
Reef formation,one of many of course in Turtle Bay-Mauritius,10metres
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My new curious buddy by Svetoslav Dimitrov
My new curious buddy
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Grouper on the Stella Maru shipwreck,Mauritius,Republique... by Jean-Yves Bignoux
Grouper on the Stella Maru shipwreck,Mauritius,Republique de Maurice,Canonn 7d,Ikelite housing ds160 strobe/flash.
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date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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This eagle ray came when we were at snorkeling close to t... by Svetoslav Dimitrov
This eagle ray came when we were at snorkeling close to the shore. Natural light no strobes. Depth 3-4 meters.
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eagle ray by Svetoslav Dimitrov
eagle ray
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The ramora`s friends by Svetoslav Dimitrov
The ramora`s friends
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date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
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Guarding Lionfish by Svetoslav Dimitrov
Guarding Lionfish
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Hermit crab
8 Votes
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Yellow arrow by Alberto Gallucci
Yellow arrow
16 Votes
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date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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clownfishes
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I love crab by Xiaoqian Cui
I love crab
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Unicornfish
17 Votes
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date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
view portfolio more shots by Marco Gargiulo
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coral and diver by Daisuke Kurashima
coral and diver
6 Votes
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anemones by Mohamed Ahmed Rasheed
anemones
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Parrot Fish Mauritius at the base of the Stella Mauru,Mau... by Jean-Yves Bignoux
Parrot Fish Mauritius at the base of the Stella Mauru,Mauritius,Republic of Mauritius,Republique de Maurice
Canon 7D/Ikelite housing 26 m dive approx 40 mins
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