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Solar eclipse
By Andrey Tazba
posted Tuesday, April 8, 2008
75 votes

It was the start of our Aggressor live-a-board in Palau,Micronesia. Our first dive was at Lions fish rock and we saw this beautifull anemone and anemone fish. little did we know that this was the start of a surreal week of diving.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Friday, November 20, 2009
64 votes

Blue Holes in Palau  Several of my
By Ric Ruhlman
posted Friday, December 31, 2010
63 votes

Longnose Hawkfish at Big Drop-off in Palau.
By Yorko Summer
posted Saturday, November 25, 2006
60 votes

BLUE HOLES
By Andrey Tazba
posted Tuesday, June 24, 2008
57 votes

- seven eyes -

Bigfin reef squid (Sepioteuthis lessoniana)
By Reinhard Arndt
posted Monday, January 2, 2012
57 votes

Taken while snorkeling at Jellyfish Lake on a crystal clear day.
By Andrew Sonis
posted Friday, December 30, 2011
54 votes

'Rock Island Sunset' What else can you say? D100; 18-70mm Nikkor lens. Enjoy!
By Rick Tegeler
posted Sunday, October 29, 2006
50 votes

Beautifull Anemone and host fish. What a great place Palau is and I can't wait to return.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Sunday, November 15, 2009
47 votes

'WAITING' Scorpion fish in a common pose. Another mug shot from 'Fish Portraits'. Housed Nikon F; 55 auto-micro Nikkor lens. Enjoy!
By Rick Tegeler
posted Tuesday, October 3, 2006
46 votes
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Coral hermit crab
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date posted posted: Yesterday
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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The small and tight shoal of bluestripe snappers. Palau.
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 9, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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The sun shines through the jellyfish in the famous lake of Palau.
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Beautiful shot with perfect exposure.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 8, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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Napoleon of Palau
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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Scorpionfish under the sunburst
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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Blacktip reef sharks are patrolling water around dive boat in Palau.
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date posted posted: Monday, May 25, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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The soaring turtle.
Happy World Turtle Day! Let them live!
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School of bigeye
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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The Big Bang
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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Juvenile Short fin lion fish in the open ocean during another fantastic Black water dive!
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date posted posted: Monday, April 20, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
view portfolio more shots by Nick Rogers
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Juvenile Slipper lobster Hitching a ride!
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 19, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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Yellow Pigmy squid (loliolus noctiluca) Black water diving!
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 19, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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I love Manta Rays! by Francis Lau
I love Manta Rays!
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Yellow Snappers..Fish Ball by Francis Lau
Yellow Snappers..Fish Ball
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date posted posted: Friday, March 6, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Palau
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"Home Security" part of my Underwater Surrealism series
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Taking a midday break from diving the crystal clear conditions tempted me back into the water for a closer look at a shallow wreck. Once in the water I lost interest in the wreck and turned my attention to these simple but beautiful leaf reflections.
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date posted posted: Monday, February 9, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Napoleon wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus), Blue Corner, Palau by Reinhard Arndt
Napoleon wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus), Blue Corner, Palau
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 20, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Bigfin reef squid (Sepioteuthis lessonianain) in the sun ... by Reinhard Arndt
Bigfin reef squid (Sepioteuthis lessonianain) in the sun of Palau
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 10, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Plankton Soup...Yummy! by Francis Lau
Plankton Soup...Yummy!
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 8, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Palau
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A wonderful shot of some anenome in Palau when i went on ... by Courtney Povey
A wonderful shot of some anenome in Palau when i went on a dive holiday.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Sunset
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date posted posted: Monday, December 22, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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A diver exploring a WWII JAKE Sea Plane in Palau. by Joanna Lentini
A diver exploring a WWII JAKE Sea Plane in Palau.
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 4, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Nautilus by Joanna Lentini
Nautilus
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 2, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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A living fossil .. the nautilus
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date posted posted: Friday, October 17, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Sometimes underwater is like being in an alien world. Particularly given the sense of weightlessness that occurs. The strange Nautilus looked to me the very likeness of an alien ..
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 11, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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"Across the universe" 
 by Parnupong Norasethkamol
"Across the universe"
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 11, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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"Dream on" by Parnupong Norasethkamol
"Dream on"
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Excellent colors and a surreal setting. Almost feels like outer-space.
26 Votes
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