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Seahorse in whipcoral, not the best camouflage.  Shot with an Oly 5060
By Adam Skrzypczyk
posted Sunday, May 3, 2009
85 votes

Close enough to see the parasites above the nostrils on this Undulated Moray (Gymnothorax undulatus)..¸><((((º>...Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165s
By Brian Mayes
posted Sunday, November 23, 2008
57 votes

Nudibranchs enjoying a cuddle. (Chromodoris sp. 20 per Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs & Sea Slugs by Gosliner, Behrens & Valdés)...¸><((((º>...Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165
By Brian Mayes
posted Tuesday, November 18, 2008
55 votes

Just as I found this Fringed Blenny (Mimoblennius cirrosus) it darted in a hole and would only peep out every so often to see if I was still there. Which of course I was, since I wanted a close up shot. ...¸><((((º>.....Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165's
By Brian Mayes
posted Saturday, November 29, 2008
50 votes

we where diving and suddenly very unusual a group of around 50 spinners came and played in front of us for over 10 minutes
By Pieter Roos
posted Monday, August 9, 2010
50 votes

<((((º>.....Canon G9" title=""What a happy face. ;-)".....Spotfin Lionfish (Pterois antennata).......¸><((((º>.....Canon G9" style="margin: 0px auto;max-height:900px;max-width:100%;" />
By Brian Mayes
posted Monday, December 15, 2008
47 votes

Fish in to the shell
By Patrick Torresan
posted Tuesday, April 1, 2008
44 votes

This friendly Smalescale Sandperch (Parapercis robinsoni) started to follow me and came right up to the camera. I think it was hoping that I would disturb the sand and it would find something to eat....¸><((((º>.....Canon G9
By Brian Mayes
posted Wednesday, November 26, 2008
43 votes

Sepia's in love
By Alberto D'este
posted Wednesday, April 16, 2008
42 votes

This tiny coral crab (Cymo melanodactylus) is so fury, it's more like a teddy bear than a crab. It was nicely posed like this when I found it and didn't dive for cover when I started snapping away, like most critters do..¸><((((º>..Canon G9 & lenses
By Brian Mayes
posted Sunday, November 30, 2008
41 votes
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Night dancer
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 15, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Arabian Sea Maldives
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Gotham needs Batman by Jingong Zhang
Gotham needs Batman
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God said, Let there be light by Jingong Zhang
God said, Let there be light
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The Gentle Giant of the Arabian Gulf
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
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The Mighty WhaleShark
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
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Encountered a curious shrimp during the dives in Maldives. by Shinto K Anto
Encountered a curious shrimp during the dives in Maldives.
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Manta Ray in Hanifaru Bay, Baa Atoll taken with Olympus T... by Chris Rodrigues
Manta Ray in Hanifaru Bay, Baa Atoll taken with Olympus TG1. The sun appeared through the clouds causing the mantas reflection while this gentle giant glided past me.
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Lined Blenny (Ecsenius lineatus) by Aja Radl
Lined Blenny (Ecsenius lineatus)
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Lined Blenny deep in a wormhole by Aja Radl
Lined Blenny deep in a wormhole
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One of the Many Whale sharks gathering offshore of Qatar
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date posted posted: Monday, October 26, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
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Red and Sparkling, Whip Coral Goby
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Qatar Whaleshark
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 18, 2015
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Blenny
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 10, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Blenny
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 10, 2015
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Britle Stars by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
Britle Stars
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Whale Shark by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
Whale Shark
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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School of Bluestripe snapper. by Tomas Woren
School of Bluestripe snapper.
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StingRay close up during night by Tomas Woren
StingRay close up during night
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Big eyes.
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18 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 17, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Arabian Sea Maldives
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Quadriple.
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 8, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Sweetlips in Maldives.
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 8, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Manta under sunshine.
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 5, 2015
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Angel fish portrait.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 5, 2015
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Manta ray in night dive, with matural light from the boat...
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Manta ray in night dive, with matural light from the boat spot.
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Goniobranchus tritos
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Mantaray at cleaning station
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