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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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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean

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porcelain crab by Joachim Neumann
porcelain crab
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 22, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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A black tip slowly cruises past with the late afternoon sun glistening on her back, just something so surreal about this image and actually witnessing the moment in the water.
8 Votes
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"Star of the Show"
13 Votes
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"Speed" - this image really brings a smile to my face every time I look at it!
9 Votes
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Surgeonfish by Joachim Neumann
Surgeonfish
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Manta Rays, Hanifaru Bay
25 Votes
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"Shout" - One of my personal favourites wink
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The lighting here is incredible! Paired with an excellent pose, this shot is a well deserved winner.
28 Votes
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Natural predation of a Humpback Whale carcass by sharks including some Great Whites of the coast of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.
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12 Votes
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Clownfish & anemone
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 14, 2015
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holy grace by Gang Song
holy grace
5 Votes
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just a new P-shop by Manfred Bail
just a new P-shop
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Dusky shark bursting through bait ball during the annual Sardine Run of the Wild Coast of the Transkei, South Africa.
21 Votes
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"The Gathering"
These guys are pretty territorial and defend their areas with vigour, so pretty cool to see 4 of them together.
6 Votes
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just another PS by Manfred Bail
just another PS
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"Green on Pink" - Anemone by Joachim Neumann
"Green on Pink" - Anemone
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8 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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HOME, night dive
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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"The Order of Things" - Life in the ocean is so unknown, yet we fly to the moon, experiment on Mars, all our research to find a human habitat in space in stead of understanding the ocean, a habitat that supports earth!!! A rather crazy notion!!!
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Extraordinary image! Nature's beauty at it's best with perfect composition adding to the "Order of things".
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Red and Blue I see Raggies two wink
8 Votes
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Curious dolphins come in for a closer look while the main pod continue up the coastline searching for food.
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Manta Ray @ Hanifary Bay
29 Votes
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Want to play - Bottlenosedolphins by Uwe Schmolke
Want to play - Bottlenosedolphins
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A curious juvenile hawksbill turtle
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"Red on green" by Joachim Neumann
"Red on green"
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 21, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Porcospino fish
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
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Casa Mia from another perspective
5 Votes
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An inquisitive potato bass finding her reflection in the dome port rather interesting.
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A portrait of a blackcheek moray with a difference!
10 Votes
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