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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The South China Sea (71)

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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

EYE Love You! Full Frame Close Up Filter - X Magnifier - new powerful Inon Z240 Strobes. Same crappy Canon Xti. But what a difference good Quality Strobe make.
By Jeff Chua De Guzman
posted Sunday, March 30, 2008
65 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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By Paul Ng
posted Wednesday, November 16, 2011
63 votes
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Spotfin Lionfish (Pterois antennata) in Anilao, Philippines. Much smaller than the common lionfish (Pterois volitans), these are really pretty fish.
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date posted posted: Friday, August 1, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Philippines
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Windsurfer off beach of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia by Frankie Tsen
Windsurfer off beach of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 31, 2008
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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DO RE MI!!!!! Lizard Fish Taken with G9 and Inon Strobe by Paul Ng
by: Paul Ng
DO RE MI!!!!! Lizard Fish Taken with G9 and Inon Strobe
votes: 18
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Flebelina by Ng Steven
Flebelina
votes: 14
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Look!!!! Who is trying to play hide & seek with me? ........ by Paul Ng
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Look!!!! Who is trying to play hide & seek with me? ....... Taken in perhentian island malaysia.
votes: 17
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Marching Barracudas! Taken in Sipadan with Canon S80, Ino... by Edvin Eng
Marching Barracudas! Taken in Sipadan with Canon S80, Inon Z240 strobe and lens.
votes: 18
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Juvenile Three-Spot Dascyllus (Dascyllus trimaculatus) in Puerto Galera, Philippines.
votes: 33
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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
votes: 48
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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
votes: 51
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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
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Sea Hare- Taken with Canon G9.
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Close-up of Black-Saddled Toby (Canthigaster valentini) in Anilao.
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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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