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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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blacktip with snorkeller by Parvin Dabas
blacktip with snorkeller
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Sure way of improving your breath hold ability....
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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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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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Shrimp in symbiosis with starfish by Alberto D'este
Shrimp in symbiosis with starfish
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 17, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Face to face with this big and beautiful "Murène" :O).....
18 Votes
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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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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 16, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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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.
35 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 16, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Honeycomb Moray big, big, big!!! by Victor Tabernero
Honeycomb Moray big, big, big!!!
37 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 15, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Vilamendhoo by Alberto D'este
Vilamendhoo
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Honeycombe taken with Sony W17 C.D.C. and external flash in Sodwana Bay.
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Detail of Christmas Tree Worm.  Ningaloo Reef, Western Au... by Ross Gudgeon
Detail of Christmas Tree Worm. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 20D, Canon 100 macro & Woody's dioptre.
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date posted posted: Monday, September 15, 2008
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Giant Reef Ray. Almost 1,90m disk diameter!!! by Victor Tabernero
Giant Reef Ray. Almost 1,90m disk diameter!!!
31 Votes
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Frogfish close-up.....
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What are you doing down there?  Red-barred Rockcod.  Ning... by Ross Gudgeon
What are you doing down there? Red-barred Rockcod. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 40D & Sigma 17-70.
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 14, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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A symbiotique Gobie.... :O)
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29 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 13, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Eye to eye with a young Lionfish.  Exmouth Gulf, Western ... by Ross Gudgeon
Eye to eye with a young Lionfish. Exmouth Gulf, Western Australia. Canon 20D, Canon 100 macro & Tamron 2X teleconverter
32 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 13, 2008
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2s exposure, Fremantle Harbour, Western Australia. by Gareth Millson
2s exposure, Fremantle Harbour, Western Australia.
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Margined Coralfish.  Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia.  C... by Ross Gudgeon
Margined Coralfish. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 20D and Tokina 10-17
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 12, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Raggie, Aliwal Shaol, Cathederal.
47 Votes
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Just a sea anemone with its friends...
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 11, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Sailing away... From Sanur Beach, Bali.. by Nilhan Gur
Sailing away... From Sanur Beach, Bali..
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very colorful - I like the placement of the boat on the horizon
34 Votes
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Pagurian Eyes by Alberto D'este
Pagurian Eyes
29 Votes
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Hypselodoris bullockii.  Exmouth Gulf, Western Australia.... by Ross Gudgeon
Hypselodoris bullockii. Exmouth Gulf, Western Australia. Canon 20D & Tamron 90 macro.
39 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 11, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Whale Shark and Mantas. Baa Atoll, Maldives. Olympus SP35... by Christian Loader
Whale Shark and Mantas. Baa Atoll, Maldives. Olympus SP350, Inon fisheye lens.
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This pic was taken on pinnacles reef off  Ponto . by Justin Barker
This pic was taken on pinnacles reef off Ponto .
33 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 10, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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Whip Coral Goby taken on the Nebo, Aliwal Shoal. Came out a little different with some really basic changes!
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