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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Norway

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Hyperid amphipod getting a free ride on a (rather small) jelly fish...
By Lill Haugen
posted Tuesday, May 10, 2011
56 votes

The free-swimming hydromedusae Gonionemus murbachii. Nikon D300s in Nauticam housing, 2 x Inon Z-240 strobes.
By Christian Skauge
posted Thursday, September 30, 2010
52 votes

Alien... composition of a Gonionemus murbachii and the eyes of a lemon sole, Microstomus kitt. Looks a little eerie :-)

Nikon D200 in Nexus housing.
By Christian Skauge
posted Saturday, December 29, 2007
49 votes

Another Polycera... this one was sitting on a dark kelp frond. Photographed with little light it seems to be floating in thin air... eh, water.

Nikon D200 in Nexus housing, Inon Z-240 strobes. Nikkor 105 mm, manual, ISO 100, f/16, 1/60.
By Christian Skauge
posted Sunday, April 27, 2008
46 votes

Close-up of the Alien of the Deep, the crown jelly Periphylla periphylla. Photographed at 40 meters depth, 260 meters above bottom at Gulen Dive Resort, Norway.
By Christian Skauge
posted Tuesday, February 3, 2009
46 votes

The rabbit fish (Chimaera monstrosa) is common at depths ranging from 50 to 1000 meters. In the fjords of Norway it can be seen by divers as it migrate shallower at up to 10-30m meters. Fantastic animal!
By Annika Persson
posted Tuesday, February 1, 2011
46 votes

Alien of the Deep - the deep-sea jelly Periphylla periphylla. Nightdive at 01:30 in february 2008, 600 feet above bottom. Nikon D200 in Nexus housing, 18-70 mm, manual.
By Christian Skauge
posted Tuesday, April 29, 2008
44 votes

Siphonophore - Physophora hydrostatica
By Jorn Ari
posted Tuesday, May 31, 2011
44 votes

Clione limacina, or sea angel, photographed outside Kristiansand on the Norwegian south coast. These little ophistobranchs grow to about 3 centimeters and sometimes occur in such grat numbers that they are food for whales :-)
By Christian Skauge
posted Monday, April 27, 2009
42 votes

Flabellina verrucosa
By Jorn Ari
posted Thursday, December 8, 2011
42 votes
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Carronella pellucida
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date posted posted: (3 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Norwegian Sea Norway
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Oldenburg WW2 wreck, but was a german Raider ship in WW1 where she captured and sanked 42 ships.
the picture is taken on 75meter depth with tripod and myself as a model.
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The eye of a shrimp
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date posted category: Macro - Super macro
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Callionymous lyra
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Iphimedia obesa - Norwegian amphipod
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Sea star in a funny position
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Colourful anemone from Oslo fjord
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Flabellina lineata in Oslo fjord
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Orcinus orca/Killer whale/Norway/Canon 5D MarkIII, 24mm lens, F2.8,1/250,ISO1600.
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Aquila WW2 Wreck 40meter depht
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date posted posted: Friday, September 8, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Norwegian Sea Norway
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Helga Ferdinand WW2 Wreck in Norway.
It is the remains of the brigde and the ship wheel.
Depth 50meter
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date posted posted: Friday, September 1, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
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Behide my Mom/Orcinus orca/Killer whale/Norway/Canon 5D MarkIII, 24mm, F2.8,1/250,ISO1600.
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Facelina bostoniensis
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 6, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Norwegian Sea Norway
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Uller WW2 Wreck in Norway, taken on 50m depth
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 8, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
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WW2 wreck Aquila taken on 50m depht
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Norwegian Sea Norway
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Starfish larva swimming
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 2, 2017
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Norwegian Sea Norway
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German WW2 Wreck Jan Hubert, it is 55 meter long and the picture is shot on 50 meter depht.
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date posted posted: Friday, March 10, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
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Iphimedia obesa. An amphipod living among soft corals. Size: 8-12 mm
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date posted posted: Monday, February 13, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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An amphipod landing on a goby...
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 4, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Norwegian Sea Norway
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Title: "Ruby", Name of species: Flabellina lineata. From Oslo fjord.
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date posted posted: Monday, January 30, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Norwegian Sea Norway
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Ilse Fritzen WW2 Wreck in Strongfjord, Norway.
It is a s... by Rene B. Andersen
Ilse Fritzen WW2 Wreck in Strongfjord, Norway.
It is a sea mine that the ship was transporting, it is laying on 60meter
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
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Title: "Hydroid with its pray" Name of species: Tubularia indivisa. A hydroid feeding on a fish.
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Title: "Going up" Iphimedia obesa is a tiny amphipod living among soft corals.
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Title: " Shining under the strobe" Name of critter: Iphim... by Athanassios Lazarides
Title: " Shining under the strobe" Name of critter: Iphimedia obesa. An amphipod living among soft corals. Size between 8 and 12 mm.
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Ready for the hunt
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It's hard to explain what it does to you to have encounters like this, eye to eye, two souls, one heartbeat. In the ice cold waters of the bay of Virgohamna, we had some time with the little colony of harbour seal far up North 79° 43′ 24″.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 8, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Barents Sea Norway
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And then there was you...
Portrait of an Orca in the chilly waters of Kaldfjord Norway
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