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By Claudia Weber-Gebert
posted Friday, January 18, 2013
57 votes

Scorpion fish + ambient light, Comino caves
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By Claudia Weber-Fischer
posted Friday, March 30, 2012
56 votes

All Stop - Prop of the Um El Farud Zurrieq Malta, covered with colourful sponges.
By Simon Theuma
posted Thursday, June 5, 2008
48 votes

Skeleton. Torpedo boat S-31. Depth 65 m.
By Andrey Tazba
posted Sunday, March 2, 2008
47 votes

Submarine.
By Andrey Tazba
posted Monday, March 10, 2008
46 votes

Tunas
By Thierry Lannoy
posted Monday, June 30, 2008
46 votes

Bristol Beaufighter
By Andrey Tazba
posted Tuesday, February 19, 2008
41 votes

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By Andrey Tazba
posted Tuesday, March 11, 2008
40 votes


By Isabella Maffei
posted Saturday, March 3, 2012
40 votes

no pollution - save our seas
By Claudia Weber-Gebert
posted Tuesday, December 4, 2012
40 votes
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Sean McGahern taking a nap during the world record 2013 l... by Patrik Engstrom
Sean McGahern taking a nap during the world record 2013 longest salt warm water dive 2013...almost 50 hours
votes: 7
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The Um El Faroud Malta by Patrik Engstrom
The Um El Faroud Malta
votes: 10
vote
p29 Malta by Patrik Engstrom
p29 Malta
votes: 8
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My wife Katja on the Rozie Malta by Patrik Engstrom
My wife Katja on the Rozie Malta
votes: 3
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Fried egg jelly fish Malta by Patrik Engstrom
Fried egg jelly fish Malta
votes: 9
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Squid eggs on the P29, Malta by Patrik Engstrom
Squid eggs on the P29, Malta
votes: 7
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Cuttlefish on Fortizza reef Sliema Malta,shot with a Cano... by Patrik Engstrom
Cuttlefish on Fortizza reef Sliema Malta,shot with a Canon G7 nice depth in the pic and very sharp.
votes: 7
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Pelagia Noctiluca by Alan Mizzi
Pelagia Noctiluca
votes: 15
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date posted posted: Monday, June 2, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Malta
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This baby Bobtail Squid came quite close, investigating the Alien intruders, visiting his world. Did you know that a Bobtail Squid is emitting just enough bio-luminescence towards the sea-floor to make him invisible against the surface?
votes: 12
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 6, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Malta
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Look at me! The eye of a John Dori, looking at his reflection in the lens. The JD actually stopped and stayed motionless, staring at his reflection for about a minute...
votes: 14
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 6, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Malta
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This is Oceanic Art - the tail of a juvenile Slipper-lobster glows in beautiful colors, just before he propels himself out of sight with a couple of contractions.
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 6, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Malta
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A Mediterranean Bobtail Squid in its near-perfect stealth mode. They use their arms and suckers to cover themselves with sand and debris. When their pray gets close, they shoot up and catch it. Did u know that they emit bio-luminescence?
votes: 7
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 6, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Malta
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This is probably what a crab sees when it looks down its arms... Did you know that these hairs can pick up water movement as small as the equivalent of the energy of a few photons (much like the body-hair on spiders). :o
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votes: 12
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An unknown species of plankton. I actually found this by chance, since it could only be seen when lit from the side or from behind - as it is fully see-through and only 2cm long...
votes: 12
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 6, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Malta
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One of the very few anemones that settled in Malta harbors a translucent shrimp in a wonderful symbiotic relationship...
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votes: 6
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date posted posted: Monday, March 31, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Malta
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Not only are these embryonic squid (Loligo vulgaris) protected by their see-through eggs, but these translucent walls also allow their developing vision to be stimulated constantly,- a sense that squid use intensely when hunting...
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date posted posted: Monday, March 31, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Malta
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It's all over for this little bugger... Caught by an Anemone, he will be digested right there, in that see-through stomach...
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votes: 10
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 30, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Malta
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With a size of just over 4mm, this Skeleton Shrimp is nearly invisible to the naked eye. As you can see in this picture, it is not hard to see where Hollywood get their inspirations for Alien movies...
votes: 6
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 30, 2014
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With a size of just over 4mm, this Skeleton Shrimp is nearly invisible to the naked eye. These amazing creatures pack a mighty punch, when they use their razor-sharp blades to catch prey.
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votes: 12
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Like a butterfly of the deep, a tiny flatworm takes flight and climbs towards the surface in a mesmerizing dance.
votes: 3
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 30, 2014
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Like a precious gem, the eye of the Lizard Fish glows in the light of the torch in the most beautiful of colors.
votes: 7
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The markings on the face of the Seahorse (Hippocampus hippocampus) are unique to the individual and can be used to identify single characters around a dive site.
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Like a concept-design for a new dress, the skirt of the Pelagia noctiluca seems like it is made of silky fabric, waving in the currents...
votes: 7
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The development of SQUID is visible in the picture. These eggs are about 3mm in diameter and when the little squid inside has used up all the nutrients in that "egg-ball" he is attached to, the see-through shell of the egg breaks open.

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Very impressive super macro, amazing to see the see-through egg.
votes: 10
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Two stages of development of SQUID are visible in the picture. These eggs are about 3mm in diameter and when the little squid inside has used up all the nutrients in that "egg-ball" he is attached to, the see-through shell of the egg breaks open.
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votes: 12
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Nudibranch on Um El Faroud in Zurrieq, Malta by James Galea
Nudibranch on Um El Faroud in Zurrieq, Malta
votes: 9
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 9, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Malta
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sea urchin abstract by Claudia Weber-Gebert
sea urchin abstract
votes: 32
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date posted posted: Friday, January 3, 2014
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Adriatic Sea Malta
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