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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Australia (9)

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

A Golden Weedfish (Cristiceps aurantiacus).

Taken at Shelly Beach in Sydney, Australia. 

Using a Nikon D300 sea & sea housing and dual ys250s. f/8 1/250s
By Melissa Fiene
posted Wednesday, June 10, 2009
77 votes

Cuttlefish at Bare Island. Sydney, Australia
By Ken Thongpila
posted Monday, July 20, 2009
74 votes


By Brian Mayes
posted Wednesday, April 7, 2010
73 votes

Happy Valentine's Day!  : )
By Doug Anderson
posted Thursday, February 14, 2008
71 votes

Turtle in the Coral Sea.
By Karen Dillabough
posted Friday, June 12, 2009
71 votes

Giant cuttle, Kurnell
By Doug Anderson
posted Tuesday, June 10, 2008
70 votes

Pteraeolidia ianthina, Sydney
By Doug Anderson
posted Monday, February 4, 2008
69 votes

Chromodoris splendida, Bare Island
By Doug Anderson
posted Wednesday, April 9, 2008
68 votes
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White's Seahorse Clifton Gardens New South Wales by Debra Cahill
White's Seahorse Clifton Gardens New South Wales
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 27, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Australia
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Whaat? they said that ghosts cannot reflect in mirrors...... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Whaat? they said that ghosts cannot reflect in mirrors... (in reality what looks alike water surface is the high reflecting sand in Chowder bay and they are a pair...)
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Now I know why they are called white sea-horses... they g... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Now I know why they are called white sea-horses... they glow white :D
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Blue Swimming Crab Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Blue Swimming Crab Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 24, 2016
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Despite the appearance, the white background is not artif... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Despite the appearance, the white background is not artificial. The water is so full of small algae that the strobe reflects almost entirely when angled. This shot is with 3 strobes to illuminate the subject too
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Ceratosoma Brevicaudatum Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Ceratosoma Brevicaudatum Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
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date posted posted: Monday, March 21, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
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... and then she looked at me with big brown eyes and sai... by Gaetano Gargiulo
... and then she looked at me with big brown eyes and said: "you ain't seen nothing yet..." :D
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Great Barrier Reef Far North Qld shot with Olympus tg3 wh... by Kathleen Kramer
Great Barrier Reef Far North Qld shot with Olympus tg3 while snorkelling so relaxing.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 20, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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Swimming ghost. The female of the pair by Gaetano Gargiulo
Swimming ghost. The female of the pair
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Photo Bomber - i was trying to get a photo of the Swan Wreck but this little Globe fish had other ideas:)
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"the dark knight" no PS to achieve the background I used ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"the dark knight" no PS to achieve the background I used a 3rd strobe to blow the water. shot in Clifton too much south for them how long they will stay around is not known...
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Cuttlefish Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Cuttlefish Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, March 11, 2016
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Shaw's Cowfish Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Shaw's Cowfish Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 8, 2016
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Hermit Crab Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Hermit Crab Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
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date posted posted: Friday, March 4, 2016
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Sydney Pigmy Pipehorse by Alicia Shaw
Sydney Pigmy Pipehorse
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Ornata Cowfish Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia by Debra Cahill
Ornata Cowfish Pt Hughes Jetty South Australia
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
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Ghost pipefishes are sometimes stranded by the current de... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Ghost pipefishes are sometimes stranded by the current descending from the GBR to Sydney. Here they are shot in midwater with a very close aperture to just make their stunning color popping up...
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Male Weedy Seadragon with Eggs by Debra Cahill
Male Weedy Seadragon with Eggs
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 20, 2016
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close up and personal portrait of a friendly wobbegong...... by Gaetano Gargiulo
close up and personal portrait of a friendly wobbegong... in reality I was very mindful not to spook it :-)
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 11, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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"The alien"
They get carried by the current and end up d... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"The alien"
They get carried by the current and end up dead because of the cold Sydney water. Illuminated with low strobe powers and UV video lights
10 Votes
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Somebody wastes it... somebody enjoys it...
Some fisherm... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Somebody wastes it... somebody enjoys it...
Some fisherman decided that the fish was too small/not of taste (although > 20 cm) and dumped dead in the water for the joy of this small octopus (that was not in the idea to share it)!!!
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Endemic Scorpaena Sumptuosa under the Busselton Jetty
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Lassisters Reef
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Striate Anglerfish, Antennarius striatus by Kris O'keeffe
Striate Anglerfish, Antennarius striatus
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 30, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Hello, my name is Pinky and I am the new ruler of the whi... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Hello, my name is Pinky and I am the new ruler of the white sponges of Clifton Gardens!!!
25 Votes
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Black-scatter Angler-fish.
Conditions were so bad that v... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Black-scatter Angler-fish.
Conditions were so bad that visibility was less than a meter. I was with fisheye so I had to improvise the illumination in order to get pictures. So all the pictures where blown out background and full of backscatter...
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Tiger Pipefish, Filicampus tigris
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 24, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
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