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White spotted File fish in the Orange phase
By Steven Daniel
posted Monday, December 18, 2006
90 votes

Southern Stringray
By Steven Daniel
posted Thursday, December 28, 2006
85 votes

Last year I posted a jawfish with eggs that were about to hatch. This is the same jawfish shot a few days earlier just after the eggs were laid. From Little Cayman Island. Nikon D200 with 105mm lens.
By Jim Chambers
posted Friday, April 18, 2008
75 votes

- Crossways - Tarpon hunting Silversides. This is an image I've been striving for, for over a year now....
By Nina Baxa
posted Monday, October 20, 2014
70 votes

Stingrays at Sandbar, Grand Cayman
By Pietro Cremone
posted Tuesday, March 6, 2012
67 votes

Southern Stingrays cruising over a shallow sand bar to the North of Grand Cayman.  The split is part photoshop manipulated to correct some dome splashing in the heavy swell.
By Paul Colley
posted Wednesday, February 23, 2011
62 votes

Tarpon entering grotto at dawn

During daytime silversides hide in caverns, swim-throughs, grottos and wrecks. As dawn settles the predators follow them.
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Monday, July 1, 2013
59 votes

Freediver meets Eagle Ray
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Sunday, December 15, 2013
58 votes

Ray of light
By Pietro Cremone
posted Monday, March 19, 2012
56 votes

APOCALYPSE
By Ellen Cuylaerts
posted Tuesday, September 23, 2014
55 votes
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"Ray Under Rays"
Since the Ray's are so used to snorkele... by Chase Darnell
"Ray Under Rays"
Since the Ray's are so used to snorkelers and divers, they have enough trust to make overhead passes like these, making for interesting angles and of course sun rays.
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date posted posted: 06:21 CST Today (9 hours ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Expectant Parents" - A pair of two claw shrimp, including one with eggs, in the bottom of a purple vase sponge. Two claw shrimp are a rare find on Grand Cayman; these are the only ones I've seen in over 300 dives on the island!
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"Compacted"
As predators get close to the schools of Sil... by Chase Darnell
"Compacted"
As predators get close to the schools of Silversides they begin to get closer and closer to each other and the reef.
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"Descending"
A large Hawksbill Turtle makes his plunge b... by Chase Darnell
"Descending"
A large Hawksbill Turtle makes his plunge back into the blue.
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Silversides! Photo 2 of 2
Silversides race across the north wall of Grand Cayman, completely hiding the colorful sponges and wall behind them. See Photo 1 to see the silversides and colorful reef seconds earlier!
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"Lift Off"
A Hawksbill starts his accent to the surface. by Chase Darnell
"Lift Off"
A Hawksbill starts his accent to the surface.
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"Round Em Up"
A factor to consider, photographers are no... by Chase Darnell
"Round Em Up"
A factor to consider, photographers are not the only things out looking for these sudden blooms of Silversides.
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"Swoop"
It's amazing to see the school of baitfish move ... by Chase Darnell
"Swoop"
It's amazing to see the school of baitfish move in unison as the paddle boarder moved closer to the fish above.
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Silversides! Photo 1 of 2

Silversides huddle together ... by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
Silversides! Photo 1 of 2
Silversides huddle together along the north wall on Grand Cayman. Seconds later they raced in formation across the colorful sponges, completely covering them - See Photo 2 to see the silversides covering the sponges!
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"Clear Skies with a chance of Tarpon"
Schools of Tarpon ... by Chase Darnell
"Clear Skies with a chance of Tarpon"
Schools of Tarpon are a very common encounter in and around the swim throughs of Eden Rock.
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"Hiding in the Colors"
A large group of Silversides pack... by Chase Darnell
"Hiding in the Colors"
A large group of Silversides packs together amongst some healthy and colorful sponge life.
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"Face To Face"
Queen angelfish are normally quite skiddi... by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
"Face To Face"
Queen angelfish are normally quite skiddish, swimming off if a diver comes near. This one was eating a sponge and was more concerned with lunch than with me. I took this photograph when it momentarily looked up from the sponge.
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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Baby Flamingo tongue with his eyes on my shot with a Niko... by Simon Dyer
Baby Flamingo tongue with his eyes on my shot with a Nikon d300 with a 105mm macro lens and a +15 diopter in a ikelite housing
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"In the breeze"
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"A Turtle In Motion Tends To Stay In Motion"
A hawksbill... by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
"A Turtle In Motion Tends To Stay In Motion"
A hawksbill turtle races across a reef on the North Wall of Grand Cayman. I used a slow shutter speed and panning to track the turtle as it raced past.
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'Suspended' - A diver descends to the wreck of the Kittiwake off the coast of Grand Cayman
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Fata Morgana
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"Sky Blue"
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"Game On"
As the Silversides pack tightly around the out... by Chase Darnell
"Game On"
As the Silversides pack tightly around the outcroppings of this pinnacle the circling Bar Jacks above plan their next move.
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"Lace"
Look for a few seconds and watch the fish appear! A slender filefish--and its eye--is framed by a seafan. I floated gently into place to frame the eye, and positioned my strobe in order to backlight the fish and seafan.
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date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
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"Seahorse Sponge" 
With all the action of of capturing t... by Chase Darnell
"Seahorse Sponge"
With all the action of of capturing the amazing movements of this group of Silversides I couldn't help but see this Orange Elephant Ear sponge closely resembling a Sea Horse.
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"Bristle worm bouquet"
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Hunting
This image was taken at Devils' Grotto. I had hoped that a tarpon was coming through the hole in the silversides, but I got this Bar Jack instead. I was happy with it anyway.
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'Into The Woods' - A mutton snapper swims through the coral reefs of Grand Cayman
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A gorgeous sponge on the wreck of the Doc Poulson.
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"Silver Rush"
Silversides rush over sponges on the North Wall. They arrive on Grand Cayman once a year...if we're lucky. They're amazing to photograph--racing in large packs to evade predators.
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A secretary blenny checking out it's surroundings
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