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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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Scalyhead sculpin, Bokeh, Barkley Sound, British Columbia... by Steve Taylor
Scalyhead sculpin, Bokeh, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada.
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Rebreather diver at the boilers of the wreck of the Rothe... by Michael Grebler
Rebreather diver at the boilers of the wreck of the Rothesay, near Prescott. Canon 6D, 15mm lens, manual exposure in natural light. Colour corrected in PS from RAW file.
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Canon100mm macro with +5 diopter. by Marc Damant
Canon100mm macro with +5 diopter.
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Crayfish sp. Niagara River. While doing a first dive of t... by David Gilchrist
Crayfish sp. Niagara River. While doing a first dive of the year in the lower Niagara I encountered several of these creatures.
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A face full of whiskers on the surface just off Norris Ro... by Marc Damant
A face full of whiskers on the surface just off Norris Rocks Vancouver Island Canada!
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Several crayfish were spotted this afternoon on a dive in... by David Gilchrist
Several crayfish were spotted this afternoon on a dive in the lower Niagara River. The Olympus TG4 in housing allowed for some great macro shots.
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Sometimes something to distract the sea lions was enough ... by Marc Damant
Sometimes something to distract the sea lions was enough to get a picture. My wife was just rattling her muck stick along the rock wall and made me think of a conductor with her choir!
11 Votes
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Open Up and Say Ahhhh! by Marc Damant
Open Up and Say Ahhhh!
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Playing peek-a-boo with a Mosshead Warbonet (Chirolophis nugator) inside a discarded bottle
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The appendages which house the feeding tentacles for the siphonphore, Rosacea cymbiformis, are called Cormidiums. With the feeding tentacles retracted here, the Cormidiums resemble tiny underwater lanterns.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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A face full of whiskers! by Marc Damant
A face full of whiskers!
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UFO or Moth crab.....?this little guy was scuttling around the rocks when I managed to catch him, a very interesting little crab.
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Top Snail Isolation. Inward lighting and a perched atop re-growing Bull Kelp.
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A Sea Lion defends itself against an intruder into its pe... by Marc Damant
A Sea Lion defends itself against an intruder into its personal space!
17 Votes
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The clear cold waters just off Vancouver Island hold many... by Marc Damant
The clear cold waters just off Vancouver Island hold many a wonder and playground for all divers. This dive the Sun shone above while the Sea Lions frolicked below with us!
10 Votes
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Clear winter waters and the sun above a mooring rope full... by Marc Damant
Clear winter waters and the sun above a mooring rope full of delicate anenomes.
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A Smoothhead Sculpin (Artedius lateralis) rests amongst some kelp in Victoria, BC
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Police diver on an overhead environment exercise. Canon 6... by Michael Grebler
Police diver on an overhead environment exercise. Canon 6D and 15mm lens on manual settings. Cropped and colour corrected from the RAW file.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 24, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Canada
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The subject fights back
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Two male Coho Salmon make their way upstream for one of the last spawns of the season
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 9, 2017
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Nordic Shrimp close up. by Pascal Tremblay
Nordic Shrimp close up.
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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.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2017
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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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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flamingo tongue snail on coral by James Mclarnon
flamingo tongue snail on coral
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 24, 2016
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
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, December 23, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Canada
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