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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean (8)

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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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Manta ray (Manta birostris) over cleaning station by Laura Dinraths
Manta ray (Manta birostris) over cleaning station
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Intricate - a sea star gliding between coral by Laura Dinraths
Intricate - a sea star gliding between coral
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 13, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Gas flame nudi as they're known here pretending to be an ... by Adrian Slack
Gas flame nudi as they're known here pretending to be an oriental Chinese dragon
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 13, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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Blended. White with orange dots painted frogfish by Adrian Slack
Blended. White with orange dots painted frogfish
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 12, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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Delicate soft coral in the current by Laura Dinraths
Delicate soft coral in the current
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 12, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Unknown juvenile octupuss by Jenny Strömvoll
Unknown juvenile octupuss
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15 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 11, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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Ready to face the world? 
One almost ready to hatch cutt... by Jenny Strömvoll
Ready to face the world?
One almost ready to hatch cuttlefish.
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22 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 10, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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Butterfly of the sea by Adrian Slack
Butterfly of the sea
7 Votes
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green turtle (N'gouja - Mayotte) by Mathieu Foulquié
green turtle (N'gouja - Mayotte)
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 8, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mayotte
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green turtle (Mayotte island) by Mathieu Foulquié
green turtle (Mayotte island)
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 8, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mayotte
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Contrast, reef octopus being attacked by banner fish. by Adrian Slack
Contrast, reef octopus being attacked by banner fish.
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 6, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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Wide angle nudi by Adrian Slack
Wide angle nudi
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Portrait of leopard moray by Alberto Gallucci
Portrait of leopard moray
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14 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 4, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Maldivian coral reef by Alberto Gallucci
Maldivian coral reef
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 4, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Brain Coral at sunset
32 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 3, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Lory shooting the green turtle
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 3, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Chelonia mydas (N'Gouja) by Mathieu Foulquié
Chelonia mydas (N'Gouja)
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 3, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mayotte
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The belly of the beast.. Clark's anemone fish protecting ... by Adrian Slack
The belly of the beast.. Clark's anemone fish protecting it's eggs and biting anything that comes comes close!
1 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 1, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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Manta Train
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35 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 1, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Hymenocera picta by Giancarlo Zambelli
Hymenocera picta
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 25, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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"Sneaky"
I cannot get enough of the different expressions the Oceanic Black Tips have when you photograph them! This guy behind the main shark in frame is just to cool.....its a "hehehe I have a plan" look!
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 24, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Green Turtle
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 18, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Leaf me alone, leafy scorpion fish (or paperfish as known... by Adrian Slack
Leaf me alone, leafy scorpion fish (or paperfish as known locally)
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 17, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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The illusive ribbon eel close up... At last! by Adrian Slack
The illusive ribbon eel close up... At last!
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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"Cap la Houssaye" - Divers exploring the volcanic tunnels at the dive site.
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 15, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Reunion
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Lidia & Lorenza
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32 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 13, 2015
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Leafy seadragon (Kingscote jetty, Kangaroo island, south ... by Mathieu Foulquié
Leafy seadragon (Kingscote jetty, Kangaroo island, south Australia)
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date posted posted: Friday, September 11, 2015
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