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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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Nordic Shrimp close up. by Pascal Tremblay
Nordic Shrimp close up.
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) Canada
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Flabellina verrucosa mating by Pascal Tremblay
Flabellina verrucosa mating
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My dive buddy pauses above the "chimney" as we work our w... by Michael Grebler
My dive buddy pauses above the "chimney" as we work our way to the exit of the cave at Little River, Florida. Nikonos V, 15mm lens, single SB105 strobe, Kodak 400 ASA film and manual exposure. Colour corrected in PS. Photo taken Dec. 2016.
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Canada
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A male Chum Salmon avoiding the nets. These salmon are al... by Luke Gordon
A male Chum Salmon avoiding the nets. These salmon are also known as dog salmon due to the large teeth the males grow during breeding season.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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We always try and be respectful of wildlife in our intera... by Marc Damant
We always try and be respectful of wildlife in our interactions but sometimes it interacts with us without any effort. This Giant Pacific Octopus moved out of its liar to jump on this divers head. Tokina 10-16mm on Canon T2I in a Aquatica housing.
10 Votes
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date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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flamingo tongue snail on coral by James Mclarnon
flamingo tongue snail on coral
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Canada
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School of sardines ball around Curaçao by Beat J Korner
School of sardines ball around Curaçao
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Canada
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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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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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date posted posted: Saturday, November 19, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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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: Monday, November 14, 2016
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.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 2, 2016
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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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date posted location: Pacific Canada
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