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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The South China Sea

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2014

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Dive site is Bai Su at Whale Island, Vietnam. 
Taken 2010 with no strobes.
By Ricardo Gonzalez
posted Wednesday, September 15, 2010
86 votes

A crab taking a ride in a jelly fish
By Andrew Macleod
posted Thursday, September 18, 2008
81 votes

Charging Nudi. Taken in Tenggol with Canon G9, Inon Z240 & lenses. Full frame.
By Edvin Eng
posted Wednesday, April 23, 2008
79 votes

My reflection in my dive-buddy's bubbles. I use the Casio Exilim ZX1200
By Andrew Macleod
posted Friday, September 19, 2008
70 votes

Imperial Shrimp (Periclimenes imperator) on a large sea cucumber. <><><><>Canon G9, full frame shot with stacked Inon UCL-165 macro lenses.
By Brian Mayes
posted Saturday, July 12, 2008
69 votes

Jellyfish & Sun Ray. Taken in Redang, with Canon Ixus750
By Joe Teo
posted Friday, July 10, 2009
66 votes

This charming little Red-Papulose Gymnodoris (Gymnodoris rubropapillosa) is one of the predator nudibranchs that hunts down and eats other nudibranchs. ..¸><((((º>·.¸.·´¯`·...¸><((((º>·..Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165 macro lens
By Brian Mayes
posted Sunday, August 10, 2008
65 votes

This is the Mirror effect of a friendly and curious Batfish couple! Taken in Perhentian Islands, Malaysia, on the Secret Wreck alias Fish Heaven Dive site.
By Cynthia Campbell
posted Saturday, June 11, 2011
65 votes

Fire
By Paul Ng
posted Wednesday, November 16, 2011
63 votes

Turtle
By Caroline Istas
posted Wednesday, April 1, 2009
62 votes
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M O U T H B R O O D I N G
Cardinal fish with eggs (Apogo... by Irwin Ang
M O U T H B R O O D I N G
Cardinal fish with eggs (Apogonidae)
Anilao, Philippines. August 2014
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date posted posted: 11:17 CST Today (2 hours ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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P I N K 
Nudibranch (Favorinus japonicus)
Anilao, Phili... by Irwin Ang
P I N K
Nudibranch (Favorinus japonicus)
Anilao, Philippines. August 2014
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date posted posted: 11:14 CST Today (2 hours ago)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Hermit Crab by Kf Leong
Hermit Crab
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date posted posted: 10:07 CST Today (3 hours ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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K Y P H O S I S
Humpback shrimp
Anilao, Philippines. Ma... by Irwin Ang
K Y P H O S I S
Humpback shrimp
Anilao, Philippines. May 2014
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F O L L O W - M E 
Commensal Whip Shrimp on Whip Coral
... by Irwin Ang
F O L L O W - M E
Commensal Whip Shrimp on Whip Coral
Anilao, Philippines. December 2014
1 Votes
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Whip coral shrimp by Kf Leong
Whip coral shrimp
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"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known."... by Stefan Follows
"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." Carl Sagan. Whale Shark - Rhincodon typus. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso200-f20-1/125
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date posted posted: Yesterday
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: South China Sea Thailand
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M A R I N E - G A S T R O P O D
Cowrie (Cypraea)
Anilao... by Irwin Ang
M A R I N E - G A S T R O P O D
Cowrie (Cypraea)
Anilao, Philippines. May 2014
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P I K A C H U 
Nudibranch (Thecacera pacifica) 
Anilao,... by Irwin Ang
P I K A C H U
Nudibranch (Thecacera pacifica)
Anilao, Philippines. May 2014
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"The Dance" Matisse. Core Sea Crew conducting biodiversit... by Stefan Follows
"The Dance" Matisse. Core Sea Crew conducting biodiversity measurements at Sail. Rock. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso200-f22-1/160-SilverEfex
7 Votes
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P O O 
Pink-eye goby (Bryaninops natans) 
Anilao, Phili... by Irwin Ang
P O O
Pink-eye goby (Bryaninops natans)
Anilao, Philippines. June 2014
6 Votes
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S M I L E 
Strombus vomer (Euprotomus vomer)
Anilao, Ph... by Irwin Ang
S M I L E
Strombus vomer (Euprotomus vomer)
Anilao, Philippines. June 2014
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Pastel Princess. Sea Hare - Aplysia oculifera. Chaloklum,... by Stefan Follows
Pastel Princess. Sea Hare - Aplysia oculifera. Chaloklum, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/500-f2.8-iso200
3 Votes
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Just Grazin'. Nudibranch - Hypselodoris kanga. Chaloklum,... by Stefan Follows
Just Grazin'. Nudibranch - Hypselodoris kanga. Chaloklum, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/125-f8-iso100-UCL165-H2oToolsx2 -Inon D2000x2
7 Votes
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R E D 
Decorator crab 
Anilao, Philippines. October 2014 by Irwin Ang
R E D
Decorator crab
Anilao, Philippines. October 2014
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F R I E N D S
Yellow cowrie & Sheep nudi (Costasiella ku... by Irwin Ang
F R I E N D S
Yellow cowrie & Sheep nudi (Costasiella kuroshimae)
Anilao, Philippines. October 2014
18 Votes
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The Eye. Big Eye Travelly - Caranx sexfasciatus. Sail Roc... by Stefan Follows
The Eye. Big Eye Travelly - Caranx sexfasciatus. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso400-f4.5-1/160-Inon D2000x2-SilverEfex
7 Votes
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Old Man. Frogfish - Antennarius sp. Chaloklum, Thailand-E... by Stefan Follows
Old Man. Frogfish - Antennarius sp. Chaloklum, Thailand-EM5-Oly 60mm-1/250-f18-iso100-Inon D2000x2
9 Votes
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F O C U S
Purple Shrimp (Periclimenes)
Anilao, Philippi... by Irwin Ang
F O C U S
Purple Shrimp (Periclimenes)
Anilao, Philippines. August 2014
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19 Votes
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F L Y I N G
Squid (Disambiguation) 
Anilao, Philippines... by Irwin Ang
F L Y I N G
Squid (Disambiguation)
Anilao, Philippines. May 2014
5 Votes
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Love on a Mountain Top. Big Eye Travelly - Caranx sexfasc... by Stefan Follows
Love on a Mountain Top. Big Eye Travelly - Caranx sexfasciatus. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso400-f16-1/30-Inon D2000x2-SilverEfex
5 Votes
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I M P E R A T O R
Emperor shrimp (Periclimenes imperator... by Irwin Ang
I M P E R A T O R
Emperor shrimp (Periclimenes imperator)
Anilao, Philippines. May 2014
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K N O C K - Y O U 
Sea spider (Pantopoda)
Anilao, Phili... by Irwin Ang
K N O C K - Y O U
Sea spider (Pantopoda)
Anilao, Philippines. October 2014
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A million seconds is 12 days. A billion seconds is 31 yea... by Stefan Follows
A million seconds is 12 days. A billion seconds is 31 years! Big Eye Travelly - Caranx sexfasciatus. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso400-f5.6-1/160-SilverEfex
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Periclimenes soror
7 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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"Dream in a pragmatic way." Aldous Huxley. Sail Rock, Tha... by Stefan Follows
"Dream in a pragmatic way." Aldous Huxley. Sail Rock, Thailand-EM5-Panasonic 8mm-iso400-f9-1/125-SilverEfex
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10 Votes
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M A R I N E - L I F E
Anilao, Philippines. October 2014 by Irwin Ang
M A R I N E - L I F E
Anilao, Philippines. October 2014
4 Votes
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