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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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A beautiful juvenile emperor angelfish. Such a tricky subject because it moves so fast.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A huge bohar snapper giving me an ugly look.
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It's the Orange over perfect deep blue that makes this shot stand out. Very nice.
45 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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An unexpected visit from a big tiger that came in to check me out. Was sad about the broken-off trace in her mouth.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 16, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Maldives Wreck by Sergiy Glushchenko
Maldives Wreck
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 3, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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from the surface
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 1, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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"THE OCEAN'S KING"
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date posted posted: Friday, October 11, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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"CALL ME NAPO"
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date posted posted: Monday, September 23, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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manta on surface by night
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 31, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Oct8, 2013 Laamu Atoll lagoon 4:30pm depth: 6m. A young l... by Harvey Edwards
Oct8, 2013 Laamu Atoll lagoon 4:30pm depth: 6m. A young lionfish that has staked a territory and is fairly aggressive to the camera. Canon S95, Inon S-2000 strobe,f8 1/500. Lightroom 4/CS5
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 10, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Cuttlefish on reef. Taken with a canon 50D, Tokina 10-17m... by Henrik Rasmussen
Cuttlefish on reef. Taken with a canon 50D, Tokina 10-17mm, 2 inon strobes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 16, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Lying in wait at night.
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 29, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Fly turtle fly
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date posted posted: Monday, November 4, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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just swimming around the corner we almost got caught in a fishermans net. these guys have been after a school of glassfish to use them afterwards as bait to catch some tunas....
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 9, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Tomato Clown in host anemone in the South Ari Atol of the... by Simon Barnes
Tomato Clown in host anemone in the South Ari Atol of the Maldives. Taken with Canon S100 and strobe at 5m.
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 7, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Wow, do you see those game fish overhead? Sharing some time with a huge potato cod.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 28, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A fiery love affair by Peet J Van Eeden
A fiery love affair
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 3, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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I lay on sand quietly watching this chap. Loved it when he opened his mouth for the cleaners.
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This ones is a clear winner. A classic CFWA and great work having the complete body in focus. Well done, a personal favorite for me.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 8, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Black Tip Reef Shark on the hunt in the South Ari Atol of... by Simon Barnes
Black Tip Reef Shark on the hunt in the South Ari Atol of the Maldives; snorkeling beneath the spa! Canon S100 w/strobe
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date posted posted: Friday, September 6, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Busy cleaners.
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 28, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Frogfish fishing with its lure
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 27, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Macro
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 6, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean United Arab Emirates
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Baby scorpion fish on House Reef at Six Senses Laamu, Laamu Atoll, Maldives. F20, 1/160 ISO 160
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 1, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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"Coming up" - a "other shot" of a young whaleshark, which show the nice pattern of the shark skin under the rays of the sun
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 3, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Tanzania
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Macro
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 6, 2013
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date posted location: Indian Ocean United Arab Emirates
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... by Sergiy Glushchenko
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 1, 2013
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Reefscape
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Egypt
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Crystal Rock dive site in Komodo National Park.Flores Sea... by Mark Mahler
Crystal Rock dive site in Komodo National Park.Flores Sea, Napoleon Wrasse at feeding time...
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 31, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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