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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Canada

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2016

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We were underwater at about 45ft. at a cleaning station waiting for what seemed forever. Then after 40 minutes out of the blue comes this huge Manta flying gracefully overhead. This was the first Manta we had ever seen and Wow! what a beauty.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Monday, November 16, 2009
81 votes

This Decorator War Bonnet was shot on the world famous Browning Wall near Port Hardy B.C. The wall drops off to hundreds of feet. I used a Nikon D2X with a 105 macro lense.
By Wendy Carey
posted Friday, May 7, 2010
78 votes

Port Hardy Brown Irish Lord.Olympus SP500-UZ in an Ikelite Housing with a Sea& Sea YS90Dx strobe.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Monday, September 4, 2006
73 votes

Un-named wreck in Lake Ontario, Canada, near Picton. Depth 170'.
By Tom Wilson
posted Friday, August 8, 2008
66 votes

Free Ride!
A small crab hitches a ride on a Red eye Medusa Jellyfish. Port Hardy, B.C. Canada
By Rand Mcmeins
posted Wednesday, January 14, 2009
58 votes

Male Sockeye Salmon taking a breath.
By Wolfgang Zwicknagl
posted Friday, July 5, 2013
55 votes

Porteau Cove, British Columbia. G10 & Sea and Sea Strobes.
By Stephen Holinski
posted Sunday, October 16, 2011
51 votes

Sockeye Salmons heading to their mating grounds at Adams River, Canada
By Wolfgang Zwicknagl
posted Monday, June 3, 2013
47 votes

Decorated Warbonnet. Port Hardy Canada. Finally able to get a head-on shot of this normally shy critter.
By Rand Mcmeins
posted Saturday, November 14, 2009
44 votes

Turtle and C-51 Wreck
By Brian Fernlund
posted Monday, November 14, 2011
44 votes
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Good morning Monday!
Beluga portrait, Churchill, Canada
It was a cold and dark day. When the beluga came close enough, his mouth before clear through the thermocline blur.
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date posted posted: 08:55 CST Today (13 hours ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) Canada
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Flabellina triophina laying eggs on a lone algal stalk in... by Luke Gordon
Flabellina triophina laying eggs on a lone algal stalk in the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest
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The chaos when 60,000 Chum salmon are trying to swim up r... by Luke Gordon
The chaos when 60,000 Chum salmon are trying to swim up rising rivers to spawn. Males of this species grow large teeth at breeding time, giving rise to their other name, the dog salmon.
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Search and Rescue dog training with diver at Long Sault. ... by Michael Grebler
Search and Rescue dog training with diver at Long Sault. Canon 6D and 15mm lens in Ikelite housing. Manual settings, cropped for subject and colour corrected.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Canada
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Grateful for the warm sunshine, the 38F water temp and th... by Michael Grebler
Grateful for the warm sunshine, the 38F water temp and the long, deep, dark tunnels of this mine are taxing on any diver. Canon 6D and 15mm lens. Cropped for subject and colour corrected in PS.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Canada
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Peek a boo! A close up of a Ruby Red Octopus as it uses i... by Marc Damant
Peek a boo! A close up of a Ruby Red Octopus as it uses its arms to cover up. An amazing cephalopod full of texture and color.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Over the Moon! Diver checking out the view of a Moon Jell... by Marc Damant
Over the Moon! Diver checking out the view of a Moon Jelly rising up from the depths off Vancouver Island!
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 17, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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A Emerald Sea Siren. The Stellar Sea Lion swimming in the... by Marc Damant
A Emerald Sea Siren. The Stellar Sea Lion swimming in the cold clear winter water off Vancouver Island Canada. Canon T2i with Tokina 10-17mm and twin D1 sea and sea strobes.
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 15, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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An Egg Yolk Jelly with a cross Jelly in its stomach makes... by Marc Damant
An Egg Yolk Jelly with a cross Jelly in its stomach makes this tiny Jelly look like a shape shifter. With a body so translucent that it is hard to see at times it can be hard to know who is who when your stomach is full of a Jelly cousin.
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12 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Freshwater Bryozoan, Welland Scuba Park by David Gilchrist
Freshwater Bryozoan, Welland Scuba Park
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 6, 2016
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Great Lakes Canada
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Round Goby
Welland Scuba Park by David Gilchrist
Round Goby
Welland Scuba Park
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 6, 2016
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Great Lakes Canada
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All a Glow! An up-close of a Longfin Gunnel with a canon ... by Marc Damant
All a Glow! An up-close of a Longfin Gunnel with a canon 100mm macro and +10 diopter.
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 4, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Fried Egg Jellyfish hanging in the black depths of the Pa... by Marc Damant
Fried Egg Jellyfish hanging in the black depths of the Pacific Northwest.
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 3, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Lone Round Goby, Lake Erie. These fish, an invasive speci... by David Gilchrist
Lone Round Goby, Lake Erie. These fish, an invasive species, now dominate the bottom of many areas of the Great Lakes.
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date posted posted: Friday, September 2, 2016
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Great Lakes Canada
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A mouthful of Red Urchin. A young Wolf Eel eating one of ... by Marc Damant
A mouthful of Red Urchin. A young Wolf Eel eating one of its favorite foods.
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date posted posted: Friday, September 2, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Two Gobies photographed with Olympus TG4,zoomed in. Lake ... by David Gilchrist
Two Gobies photographed with Olympus TG4,zoomed in. Lake Erie
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date posted posted: Monday, August 29, 2016
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Great Lakes Canada
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A tech diver on the starboard side of the "Forest City" t... by Michael Grebler
A tech diver on the starboard side of the "Forest City" that was wrecked in 1904 near Tobermory. Canon 6D, 15mm lens, high ISO, cropped for subject and converted to B&W in PS.
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Great Lakes Canada
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A couple share a quiet evening on stand-up paddle boards ... by Michael Grebler
A couple share a quiet evening on stand-up paddle boards at Sauble Beach. Canon 6D, 24-105 lens, manual settings, no cropping or colour correction.
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 21, 2016
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Great Lakes Canada
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A Northern Ronquiel all alight in its breeding splendor! by Marc Damant
A Northern Ronquiel all alight in its breeding splendor!
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 16, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Sometimes the change from young to old in a fish is drast... by Marc Damant
Sometimes the change from young to old in a fish is drastic. The Wolf Eel starts out translucent and a long ribbon. Then settles down on the bottom to hunt this picture is of a Juvenile and it has bold colors and markings.
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 23, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Climbing the beanstalk by Luke Gordon
Climbing the beanstalk
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 12, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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View of bow of the Barque 'Arabia', Tobermory, Ontario by David Gilchrist
View of bow of the Barque 'Arabia', Tobermory, Ontario
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 29, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Great Lakes Canada
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Diver poses with one of several starboard dead eyes on Ba... by David Gilchrist
Diver poses with one of several starboard dead eyes on Barque 'Arabia'
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date posted posted: Friday, June 24, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Great Lakes Canada
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Bow of the Barque'Arabia' sunk in 1884 near Tobermory, O ... by David Gilchrist
Bow of the Barque'Arabia' sunk in 1884 near Tobermory, O tario
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date posted posted: Friday, June 24, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Great Lakes Canada
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ShipsWheel on the Niagara II, Near Tobermory, Ontario. by David Gilchrist
ShipsWheel on the Niagara II, Near Tobermory, Ontario.
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date posted posted: Friday, June 24, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Great Lakes Canada
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A cold water assassin in loose sand the sculpin awaits it... by Marc Damant
A cold water assassin in loose sand the sculpin awaits its next meal. Canon T2i with 1oo mm macro and sea and sea ds1's from below to elongate the shadows!
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 18, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Triopha catalinae a macro of this beautiful cold water nu... by Marc Damant
Triopha catalinae a macro of this beautiful cold water nudibranch.
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 9, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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