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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

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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Juvenile Three-Spot Dascyllus (Dascyllus trimaculatus) in Puerto Galera, Philippines.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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A Red-Lined Flabellina (Flabellina rubrolineata) at dive site Terumbu Tiga, Perhentian Besar.. > <((((º> `·.¸¸.·´¯`·.¸.·´¯`·...¸> <((((º> ·..Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165 macro lens
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Jelly fish with Sun ray . Shoot with Tokina 10-17mm fisheye @ 10mm.
votes: 32
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Nudibranch (Hypselodoris whitei) crawling over a ridge... > <((((º> `·.¸¸.·´¯`·.¸.·´¯`·...¸> <((((º> ·..Canon G9 & Inon macro lenses.
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><((((º> `·.¸¸.·´¯`·.¸.·´ another cracker Mr Mayes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Underwater Toilet Break! Taken in Sipadan with Canon S80,... by Edvin Eng
Underwater Toilet Break! Taken in Sipadan with Canon S80, Inon Z240 strobe & les.
votes: 29
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date posted posted: Monday, July 28, 2008
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Mimic Octopus (Thaumoctopus mimicus) from Secret Bay in Anilao. Seeing this fellow was a thrill!
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Doesn't he know, horizontal stripes make you look fat!
votes: 33
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date posted posted: Monday, July 28, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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The Happy Couple - A pair of Short-tailed Pipefish (Trachyrhamphus biocoarctatus).. > <((((º> `·.¸¸.·´¯`·.¸.·´¯`·...¸> <((((º> ·.¸¸Canon G9
votes: 40
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date posted posted: Monday, July 28, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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We Are Not Identical Twins! Taken in Mabul with Canon G9 ... by Edvin Eng
We Are Not Identical Twins! Taken in Mabul with Canon G9 & Inon Z240 strobe.
votes: 37
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 27, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Close up of Graeffe's Sea Cucumber (Pearsonothuria graeffei) showing the underside of the sticky mouth pads it uses to gather up detritus... > <((((º> `·.¸¸.·´¯`·.¸.·´¯`·...¸> <((((º> ·.¸¸Canon G9
votes: 22
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 26, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Chinese Fan Dancing! Taken in Mabul with Canon G9, Inon Z... by Edvin Eng
Chinese Fan Dancing! Taken in Mabul with Canon G9, Inon Z240 strobe & lenses.
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date posted posted: Friday, July 25, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Sea Hare- Taken with Canon G9.  by Paul Ng
by: Paul Ng
Sea Hare- Taken with Canon G9.
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Close-up of Black-Saddled Toby (Canthigaster valentini) in Anilao.
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votes: 42
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date posted posted: Friday, July 25, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Anemone Shrimp (Periclimenes magnificus) in their classic pose with chelipeds together......> <((((º> ¸.·´¯`·.¸.·´¯`·...¸> <((((º> ...Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165 macro lens
votes: 45
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date posted posted: Friday, July 25, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Jelly fish in the blue with sun ray . Taken with Tokian 10-17mm fisheye @ 17mm.
votes: 13
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date posted posted: Friday, July 25, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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The Pose - UW Next Top Model. Taken in Perhentian Island ... by Edvin Eng
The Pose - UW Next Top Model. Taken in Perhentian Island with Canon G9, Inon Z240 strobe with lenses.
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unusual pose butu the symetry works Edvin
votes: 43
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 24, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Lion Fish - Jetty -  Derawan est Borneo by Alberto D'este
Lion Fish - Jetty - Derawan est Borneo
votes: 34
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 24, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Brunei Darussalam
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This Shuttlecock Egg Cowrie_(Volva volva) is carnivorous and should normally be found on gorgonian sea fans, so it was odd to see it crawling on the sandy bottom. I wonder what protection it has from crabs or octopus... <0/// < <....Canon G9
votes: 53
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 24, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Blenny closeup. Full frame. Canon 400D , 100mm , +4 closeup and woody diopter.
votes: 23
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 24, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Alien Of The Ocean! Taken in Perhentian Island with Canon... by Edvin Eng
Alien Of The Ocean! Taken in Perhentian Island with Canon G9 & Inon Z240 strobe.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Ray with blue spot disease. ;-) or Blue-Spotted Ribbontail Ray (Taeniura lymma).. <0/// < <... <0/// < <...Canon G9
votes: 25
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A family of False Clown Anemonefish popped up from their ... by Fatt Chuen Foo
A family of False Clown Anemonefish popped up from their anemone home to say Hi! to me. Taken in Redang Island, Malaysia with Olympus SP 350 and 2 Inon strobes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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A marine Lipizzaner. Thorny Seahorse (Hippocampus hystrix)... <0/// < <... <0/// < <....Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165 macro lens
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votes: 56
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Devil Scorpionfish (Scopaenopsis diabolus) doing press ups.. <0/// < <... <0/// < <...Canon G9
votes: 38
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Panda Clown.Taken while he having a nap on my night dive ... by Paul Ng
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Panda Clown.Taken while he having a nap on my night dive with my compact camera G9.
votes: 24
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Hanging Soft Coral. Taken in Sipadan with Canon S80, Inon... by Edvin Eng
Hanging Soft Coral. Taken in Sipadan with Canon S80, Inon Z240 strobe & lens.
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 20, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Lionfish at Moalboal by Taco Cheung
Lionfish at Moalboal
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 19, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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School of Bigeye Snapper (Lutjanus lutjanus) at Tokong Laut. Have you noticed that there is always one fish that wont line up for the shot and stops to stare at the camera. See if you can spot him. <0/// < <.. Canon G9
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votes: 30
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