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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 Saddled Puffer (Canthigaster valentini) portrait. Could... by Andrea Lughi
A Saddled Puffer (Canthigaster valentini) portrait. Could you imagine more colours?
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Sardines Run-2008 by Sergiy Glushchenko
Sardines Run-2008
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Cleaning time....
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Whale Shark  off Sodwana  free diving. by Justin Barker
Whale Shark off Sodwana free diving.
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Tip of Seastar arm.  Exmouth Gulf, Western Australia.  Ca... by Ross Gudgeon
Tip of Seastar arm. Exmouth Gulf, Western Australia. Canon 20D, Canon 100 macro, Tamron 2X teleconverter & Woody's dioptre.
33 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 23, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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A clownfish resting in his soft bed... by Andrea Lughi
A clownfish resting in his soft bed...
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33 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 22, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Black Tips
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 22, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Orange blenny.They are quite long when free swimmng,head ... by Louwrens De Lange
Orange blenny.They are quite long when free swimmng,head probably about 10% of body length
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date posted posted: Monday, September 22, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Map Pufferfish eye.  Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia.  C... by Ross Gudgeon
Map Pufferfish eye. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 20D and Canon 100 macro.

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Another eye abstract - and another puffer not disqualif-eyed :-}
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 21, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Whoops.......Run Forest Run.....only joking...pretty awesome sight though....
29 Votes
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nikon D200 sealux housing - Hawksbillturtle (Caretta Caretta) near Vakarufalhi-Ari Atoll-Maldives
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 20, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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A couple of Blacktip Reef Sharks inside the lagoon.  Coco... by Ross Gudgeon
A couple of Blacktip Reef Sharks inside the lagoon. Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Australia. Canon 20D & Tokina 12-24
32 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 20, 2008
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Shellfish for dinner tonight!  Black-spot tuskfish trying... by Ross Gudgeon
Shellfish for dinner tonight! Black-spot tuskfish trying to open a scallop. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia, Canon 20D & Canon 100 macro
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 19, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Mushroom Coral Close-up by Victor Tabernero
Mushroom Coral Close-up

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nice newbie abstract
36 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 18, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Half-half - Maldives Island / my wife :O) ........
15 Votes
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Nebo, Bow Section - Just an awesome dive for panoramic Shots, this one was taken with ambient light only
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 18, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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black-cheeked moray eyeing his lunch
Rocktail Bay, South... by Geoff Spiby
black-cheeked moray eyeing his lunch
Rocktail Bay, South Africa
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 18, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Divers & sea eagle by Alberto D'este
Divers & sea eagle
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 18, 2008
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blacktip with snorkeller by Parvin Dabas
blacktip with snorkeller
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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Sure way of improving your breath hold ability....
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2008
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Three Amigoes, a trio of Mangrove Jacks.  I think I'll ca... by Ross Gudgeon
Three Amigoes, a trio of Mangrove Jacks. I think I'll call them Jeff, Jim & Brian. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 20D and Tamron 90 macro.
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Shrimp in symbiosis with starfish by Alberto D'este
Shrimp in symbiosis with starfish
29 Votes
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Face to face with this big and beautiful "Murène" :O).....
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 16, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Taken on Aliwal Shoal, just ones of those shots I think really worked...(Taken with Sony W17 C.D.C.)
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We think it works too Allen - a nice compact shoal
48 Votes
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symbiosis shrimp under a starfish by Alberto D'este
symbiosis shrimp under a starfish
27 Votes
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I'm outta here!  Cleaner wrasse exiting the mouth of a Ho... by Ross Gudgeon
I'm outta here! Cleaner wrasse exiting the mouth of a Honeycomb Cod after doing its job. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 20D, Canon 100 macro & Tamron 2X teleconverter.
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Honeycomb Moray big, big, big!!! by Victor Tabernero
Honeycomb Moray big, big, big!!!
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date posted posted: Monday, September 15, 2008
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