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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean (18)

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Leafy Sea Dragon (Fetzendrachenfisch) , Australia - South Australia - Kangaroo Island
By Ralf Levc
posted Saturday, May 20, 2006
109 votes

This shot was taken during this years annual sardine migration. I had removed my strobes due to the backscatter and forgot to add weight, i was sat on the surface whilst my friends were seeing an awesome ball below, i was lucky to nail this shot.
By Paul Cowell
posted Monday, August 9, 2010
96 votes

Tortue verte
Mayotte
By Belec Antoine
posted Wednesday, September 9, 2009
92 votes

Estuarine Cod and Cleaner Wrasse. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 50D & Tokina 10-17
By Ross Gudgeon
posted Friday, June 12, 2009
90 votes

For the remoras this big manta was a nice place to take a ride to somewhere else.
By Esteban Toré
posted Wednesday, January 14, 2009
89 votes

Female Tiger Shark,natural light, what an awesome animal!
By Roger Horrocks
posted Monday, March 6, 2006
79 votes


By Tobias Friedrich
posted Wednesday, December 14, 2011
79 votes

Amazing dolphin pod action in this years sardine run.
By Paul Cowell
posted Tuesday, August 10, 2010
76 votes

Napoleon Fish and scubagirl
By Alberto D'este
posted Friday, April 18, 2008
75 votes

Freediving with this female whaleshark in Mozambique was a stunning experience. Sea & sea MM2 ex +16mm
By Andrew Woodburn
posted Friday, February 14, 2003
70 votes
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Centre hull of Hasan Mian -Mauritus island -Indian Ocean
Canon 7D
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 18, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Mian Shipwreck .Balaclava
Canon 7D
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 18, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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That guy again. GoPro 3 / flip filter by Hamid Rad
That guy again. GoPro 3 / flip filter
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Very nice angle to shoot this whale shark.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 17, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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We have all had this ,especially with a surging current on a afternoon dive .Mauritius island -Grand Bay
Canon 7D-Ikelite housing ,1 quarter flash single stobe on
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 16, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Canon 7D-Rempart Serpent .Natural light sinks into the vast Indian Ocean on decent to max 56 metres.Mauritius
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 15, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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After a 15 minute stop on Nitrox deco.This max 65 metre dive was full of spare time as well know .There just something about those stops that make it all worthwile ..silence.
Canon 7D-Tuna Wall ,Mauritius
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 15, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Close up of a starry moray.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 15, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Intertidal beauty- sea star in the intertidal zone by Peet J Van Eeden
Intertidal beauty- sea star in the intertidal zone
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Tanzania
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beauty of diving by Rob Shepard
beauty of diving
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Say aaah!
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 13, 2013
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Egypt
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A day at sea. GoPro Hero 3 / flip filter. by Hamid Rad
A day at sea. GoPro Hero 3 / flip filter.
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25 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 13, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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curious bass by Rob Shepard
curious bass
17 Votes
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Balaclava Turtle Bay at 9 metres ,Mauritius ,soft coral formations are a rolling feature in Turtle bay ,mixed with natural light and full strobe power (twin strobes).
Canon 7D with Wide Angle 10-24mm Tamron lens Ikelite housing DS 160 STROBES .
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 13, 2013
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Shiwreck Mauritius Northern Mauritius Balaclava
Canon 7D- 32 METRES-iKELITE HOUSING
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 13, 2013
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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The peacock of the sea by Peet J Van Eeden
The peacock of the sea
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 12, 2013
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Tanzania
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Coin de Mire (Gunners POINT )bay area ,nice rock formations layed there over the last 3 million years after the islands volcanic formation in the Indian Ocean .max dive 7 metres ,55 mins .Air dive .Canon 7D 10-24MM Tamron wide angle lens.
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 12, 2013
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Coin de Mire (Gunners Point) Mauritius ,after a 50 min dive of the wall and into Gunners point bay ,max dive 25 metres.
Canon 7D wide angle 10 -24mm Tamron lens
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date posted posted: Monday, August 12, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Taken in Sodwana South Africa by Kenneth Hicks
Taken in Sodwana South Africa
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, August 12, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Welcome to Moray City by Peet J Van Eeden
Welcome to Moray City
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 11, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Tanzania
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curiously
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27 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 8, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
view portfolio more shots by Marc Van Den Broeck
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red between little
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 8, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Black Tip Shark, Nikon d7000 by John Miller
Black Tip Shark, Nikon d7000
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 8, 2013
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date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Pygmy seahorse.
Taken in Amed 2012. canon50d, 60mm macro by Henrik Rasmussen
Pygmy seahorse.
Taken in Amed 2012. canon50d, 60mm macro
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 7, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Catching arms of a Basket Star collecting food particles by Peet J Van Eeden
Catching arms of a Basket Star collecting food particles
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20 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 6, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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colorblack snappers
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 6, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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red&yellow
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 6, 2013
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Picture taken at Manta-Point in Lembongang 2012. 
Tokina... by Henrik Rasmussen
Picture taken at Manta-Point in Lembongang 2012.
Tokina fisheye 10-17mm, Canon 50D. 2 Inon strobes
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Beautiful Picture, my favorite Manta for the month.
22 Votes
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