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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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A diver under sun rays through the crystal clear waters of Heber River in Vancouver Island in Canada
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Genie In A Bottle - A Mosshead Warbonet sits inside a discarded bottle displaying his famous 'hair-do'
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A Round Goby resting on the bottom of the Niagara River by David Gilchrist
A Round Goby resting on the bottom of the Niagara River
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A Bluegill Sunfish photographed in local Quarry near Lake... by David Gilchrist
A Bluegill Sunfish photographed in local Quarry near Lake Erie in Southern Ontario.
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A large fish eating anemone extends its tentacles amongst the growing bull kelp
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A Giant Plumose Anemone (Metridium farcimen) opens up to feed in the currents off the coast of Vancouver Island. Inward lighting technique
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A view of the Niagara II, sunk near Fathom Five National ... by David Gilchrist
A view of the Niagara II, sunk near Fathom Five National Marine Park,Tobermory,Ontario
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Snooted eye of a Ruby Red Octopus! 100mm Macro Canon T2I ... by Marc Damant
Snooted eye of a Ruby Red Octopus! 100mm Macro Canon T2I in an Aquatica Housing with twin Sea and Sea DS1's and plus 5 diopter.
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A face only a mother could love. C-O sole 100mm macro +5 ... by Marc Damant
A face only a mother could love. C-O sole 100mm macro +5 diopter. Vancouver Island Canada,
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Noerthern Ronquil! by Marc Damant
Noerthern Ronquil!
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A Bluegill sunfish models for a portrait in a local Quarr... by David Gilchrist
A Bluegill sunfish models for a portrait in a local Quarry close to Lake Erie.
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Decorated Warbonnet poised to strike. by Marc Damant
Decorated Warbonnet poised to strike.
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Northern Spearnose Poacher! 100mm Macro +5 Diopter I love... by Marc Damant
Northern Spearnose Poacher! 100mm Macro +5 Diopter I love the beard on these guys!
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A Sculpin in the fresh and salt water interchange makes f... by Marc Damant
A Sculpin in the fresh and salt water interchange makes for a dizzying view behind.
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Divers explore the upper sections of the Niagara II near ... by Michael Grebler
Divers explore the upper sections of the Niagara II near Tobermory. Canon 6D, 15mm lens, manual exposure in natural light. Colour corrected in PS from the RAW file.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Great Lakes Canada
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A tiny broke back shrimp on a piece of bark. 100mm macro ... by Marc Damant
A tiny broke back shrimp on a piece of bark. 100mm macro and +10 diopter.
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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!
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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.
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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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