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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The South China Sea (75)

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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

Lionfish.
D300 with 60mm macro lens. Nexus housing with Inon strobe Z240 x2. S 1/250 F22 ISO 1,01
Dive site: the rock Mamutik Island Borneo
By Rudy Matt
posted Sunday, January 25, 2015
71 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

Thelenota ananas
Was shot at sapi reef borneo
By Rudy Matt
posted Friday, January 23, 2015
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
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Pteraeolidia ianthina crawling on ascidians.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 17, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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A Candy Crab wanting his picture taken... Casio Exilim zx... by Andrew Macleod
A Candy Crab wanting his picture taken... Casio Exilim zx 1200
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 17, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Glossodoris cincta. Anilao, Philippines. Canon G9/Ikelite DS160.
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hot nudi
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 17, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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It took a while before this shy moray eel peered out of i... by Paz Maria De Vera-Santos
It took a while before this shy moray eel peered out of its hole and posed for the camera (Kirby's Rock, Tingloy, Batangas)
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date posted posted: Monday, February 16, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Well it was Valentine's day when this was shot. 2 Nudis m... by Andrew Macleod
Well it was Valentine's day when this was shot. 2 Nudis mating. Casio Exilim zx 1200
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date posted posted: Monday, February 16, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Chromodoris willani photographed at Anilao in the South China Sea.
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 15, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
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A small crab on Coral off Batanges in the Philippines. Ca... by Andrew Macleod
A small crab on Coral off Batanges in the Philippines. Casio Exilim zx 1200
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 15, 2009
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Crinoid Lobster.
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 14, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Tube anemone with a small school of glass gobies taken in... by Paz Maria De Vera-Santos
Tube anemone with a small school of glass gobies taken in shallow water (10 feet).
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date posted posted: Friday, February 13, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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This Phyllidia exquisita was indeed exquisite.
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date posted posted: Friday, February 13, 2009
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Frogfish during a night dive off Leyte in the Philippines... by Andrew Macleod
Frogfish during a night dive off Leyte in the Philippines, this guy clung to the pier at the entry point... Casio exilim zx1200. Maybe one day I will save the $$ to get a housing for my d300! Till then, Casio all the way!
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date posted posted: Friday, February 13, 2009
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OK, so i followed this guy for a while, so he started sne... by Andrew Macleod
OK, so i followed this guy for a while, so he started sneaking up on me! Casio exilim
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 12, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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same pipefish... different place... Casio Exilim by Andrew Macleod
same pipefish... different place... Casio Exilim
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 11, 2009
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a pipe fish off Moalboal, Cebu in the Philippines, Casio ... by Andrew Macleod
a pipe fish off Moalboal, Cebu in the Philippines, Casio exilime zx 1200
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 10, 2009
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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third of the series.... Casio Exilim by Andrew Macleod
third of the series.... Casio Exilim
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date posted posted: Monday, February 9, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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Chromodoris dianae in Anilao, Philippines.
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 8, 2009
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Off Mactan Island, Cebu Philippines. Casio Exilim by Andrew Macleod
Off Mactan Island, Cebu Philippines. Casio Exilim
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 8, 2009
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A  juvenile marbled snake eel (Callechelys marmorata) bur... by Paz Maria De Vera-Santos
A juvenile marbled snake eel (Callechelys marmorata) burrowed in the sand at the Cemetery Beach, Maricaban Batangas.
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 7, 2009
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Ligpo Point
 by Bernard Maglana
Ligpo Point
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 7, 2009
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Cuttlefish off Mactan Island, Cebu Philippines. Casio exi... by Andrew Macleod
Cuttlefish off Mactan Island, Cebu Philippines. Casio exilim zx 1200 soft internal strobe.
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 7, 2009
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Tomato Anemonefish. Photographed with Canon EOS 40D at 1/... by Andrew Eastwood
Tomato Anemonefish. Photographed with Canon EOS 40D at 1/125 F16 with 100mm macro lens in Ikelite housing with Ikelite DS125 and DS160 substrobes.
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date posted posted: Friday, February 6, 2009
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Nudibranch off Mactan Island, Cebu Philippines. Casio Exi... by Andrew Macleod
Nudibranch off Mactan Island, Cebu Philippines. Casio Exilim.
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date posted posted: Friday, February 6, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
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Close up of a very inquisitive Painted Flutemouth (trumpe... by Andrew Eastwood
Close up of a very inquisitive Painted Flutemouth (trumpet fish) taken at Cathedral Rock near Anilao. Taken with Canon 40D in Ikelite housing with Canon EF macro lens - 100 mm - F/2.8 and Ikelite DS125 and DS160 sub-strobes.
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 5, 2009
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Same guy, same place, different angle. Cebu Philippines. ... by Andrew Macleod
Same guy, same place, different angle. Cebu Philippines. Casio Exilim
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Ok, time to start theming the entries... the next few wil... by Andrew Macleod
Ok, time to start theming the entries... the next few will be Nudis..... Casio Exilim.....ZX 1200 point and shoot! Cebu Philippines
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 4, 2009
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Red-Spotted Sandperch (Parapercis schauinslandi). Anilao, Batangas, Philippines.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 3, 2009
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A puffer.. waiting. The background is natural and unedite... by Andrew Macleod
A puffer.. waiting. The background is natural and unedited....Casio Exilim
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