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Spanish Shawl Nudibranch at Point Dume, Malibu.
By Sevag Mehterian
posted Tuesday, December 20, 2011
114 votes

Barracuda on French Reef at Key Largo National Marine Sanctuary
By Steven Daniel
posted Sunday, June 29, 2008
90 votes

Rock Beauty shot on Wreck of the Benwood in Key Largo Marine Sanctuary
By Steven Daniel
posted Tuesday, July 1, 2008
88 votes

Stop Light Parrot Fish shot on the wreck of the Benwood Key Largo Fl In the National Marine Sanctuary
By Steven Daniel
posted Thursday, July 3, 2008
84 votes

Green Sea Turtle, South Kohala Coast, Hawaii - 2007 AUG 06
By Gus Saldana
posted Wednesday, December 5, 2007
82 votes

Scrawled Filefish French Reef in The Florida Keys Marine Sancuary off Key Largo
By Steven Daniel
posted Wednesday, July 2, 2008
80 votes

Turtle beach on Oahu. Taken topside after a snorkeling trip.
By Gary Ramey
posted Saturday, December 2, 2006
80 votes

This picture was taken in the Florida Keys using an Olympus C-750 Ultra Zoom. No flash was needed.
By Amanda Weinkauf
posted Monday, December 11, 2006
79 votes

Calf manatee @ Crystal River, Florida.
By Steve Kuo
posted Friday, December 29, 2006
78 votes

This beautiful Green Moray swam freely along side me in Utila, at one point poking the dome port with his nose...taken with Olympus EXZ500 in a Ikelite housing with a DS 125 Strobe.
By Holly Heffner
posted Wednesday, July 26, 2006
75 votes
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"Just Below The Surface"
A mako shark cruises just under the surface of the water as light rays penetrate deep below.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 30, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) United States
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Reef Squid, Molasses Reef, Key Largo, Florida.
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Reef squid, Molasses Reef, Key Largo, Florida. Shot withing the Key Largo National Marine Sanctuary with a Canon 7D MK II in an Ikelite Housing. Canon 17-40 lens (zoomed to 40mm) and lit with two Ikelite 125 strobes.
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Blonde on Black
I'm totally enjoying shooting U/W Fashio... by Christopher Borel
Blonde on Black
I'm totally enjoying shooting U/W Fashion. This is my third try and I feel I'm getting the technique down. Image was created 100% in camera with only minimal global adjustments in LR.
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date posted posted: (2 days ago)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Wailua Falls, Kauai, HI
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date posted posted: (2 days ago)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: United States
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An Eagle Ray cruises the shallows at magic hour
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date posted posted: (5 days ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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why the frog sings to the Moon
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Rockfish etc. in Monterey by Morgan Ashton
Rockfish etc. in Monterey
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Posing green moray by John Stofko
Posing green moray
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Glow bug
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Pelagic Red Crab in Monterey by Morgan Ashton
Pelagic Red Crab in Monterey
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Monterey Seascape by Morgan Ashton
Monterey Seascape
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific United States
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"Face To Face"
A 7 1/2 foot long blue shark presses its face into my camera dome port. This shark came up to me over and over again, emerging from under the boat, or coming straight into my dome port.
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2 Turtles under the surface in Lahaina, Maui
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Tunnels beach on Kauai a interesting reef where you can c... by Guillaume Funfrock
Tunnels beach on Kauai a interesting reef where you can cruise inside few cracks and tunnels.
7 Votes
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Scads
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date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: United States
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'Two If By Caribsea'- Two sand tiger sharks swim inside the wreck of the Caribsea off the coast of North Carolina
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Green sea turtle
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date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: United States
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'Refuge' - The U352 off the coast of North Carolina is home to thousands of fish that congregate around the wreck
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Honu in Lahaina gettin' a breath.
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'In The Storm' - Not rain, but fish! Thousands of tiny bait fish appear to rain down on this sand tiger as she swims over the wreck of the Caribsea off the coast of North Carolina.
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'Ghosts of the Spar' - You might think that you would see something the size of a sand tiger shark coming a mile away. But the truth is that they seem to suddenly appear, and then just as quickly fade back into the depths.
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Bull sharks
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date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: United States
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A Sand Tiger shark cruises the Aeolus Wreck in North Carolina
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Dog days of summer.. still looking for that ball.
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Where is your ball??
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'Caribsea Companions' - There is no better place to find sand tiger sharks than the wreck of the Caribsea, a WWII freighter that was torpedoed on March 11, 1942, and now lies in 90ft of water off the coast of North Carolina.
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