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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific (15)

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Giant pacific manta came in for a close up. Taken at Socorro Islands.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, December 12, 2016
151 votes

Close encounter with a giant pacific Manta Ray, taken at the Socorro Islands, Mexico.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 7, 2016
144 votes

Big Galapagos shark, taken at Wolf island, Galapagos.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 14, 2016
143 votes

Tu prenais du plaisir
A faire des ronds dans l'eau... ;=)
By Bonduel Tanguy
posted Friday, December 2, 2011
137 votes

Spanish Shawl Nudibranch at Point Dume, Malibu.
By Sevag Mehterian
posted Tuesday, December 20, 2011
114 votes

Inspired by nearby competition, this male humpback put some serious power into this series of forward lunges. In 7 years of whale watching, I had never seen a lunge like this from this angle. Taken with a canon 350d and 70-300 lens.
By Tyania Diffin
posted Wednesday, May 31, 2006
93 votes

Nautilus pompilius.
Taken at LIFOU island, New Caledonia, in night dive.
Very rare prehistorycal animal who lives very deep, so i had a chance to meet it
By Antonio Pastorelli
posted Monday, March 17, 2008
93 votes

SHARKS
By Pedro L Burguera
posted Friday, January 25, 2008
91 votes

Overwater Bungalows-Moorea
By Frank Greco
posted Thursday, June 7, 2007
88 votes

This image was taken in Guadalupe Islanda in October 2008 using a Nikonos RS with a 20-35mm lens.  THs film I used was Fuji Velvia 100 speed, f8 at approximately 125.  Color corrected in photoshop CS.
By Steven Kl Smith
posted Tuesday, December 16, 2008
84 votes
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Interesting species of Jellyfish: Upside-down Jellyfish
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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laugh galapagos
19 Votes
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View over the anemone fish, Raja Ampat.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Yellow-tipped Phyllodesmium photographed in Raja Ampat
7 Votes
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Friendly school of Spadefish at "Blue Magic" dive site in the Dampier Strait of Raja Ampat.
16 Votes
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Nice formation of 3 Mantas during a dive at "Manta Sandy" in Raja Ampat.
11 Votes
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One of the most beautiful Nudibranchs - Kunie's Chromodoris
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 13, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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False Clown Anemonefish
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 8, 2017
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Dolphins are normally encountered in shallow water.  Thes... by Stephen Tan
Dolphins are normally encountered in shallow water. These dolphins investigated us at depth of 25m and stayed with us for more than 20 minutes.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 7, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Saddled Toby in Papua, Indonesia.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
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Dolphin encounter, Roca Partida México
38 Votes
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Beautiful patterns of nature!
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Mantaray with the group, Roca O´neil, Isla Socorro México
46 Votes
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isabela saehorse
13 Votes
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Up close and personal with this amazing Whitetip Reef Shark in the Komodo Islands of Indonesia.
7 Votes
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Network Pipefish at Pef, Raja Ampat.
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 7, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Canon100mm macro with +5 diopter. by Marc Damant
Canon100mm macro with +5 diopter.
17 Votes
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Scalyhead sculpin, Bokeh, Barkley Sound, British Columbia... by Steve Taylor
Scalyhead sculpin, Bokeh, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada.
18 Votes
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Bluestripped Flagblenny photographed at Palau Pef, Raja Ampat
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 14, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Mother and Soon, Acapulco México
39 Votes
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Blue Planet
11 Votes
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Hammertime. Smooth Hammerhead in Cabo San Lucas
22 Votes
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The Raja Epaulette Shark. Always exciting to see this cool looking creature!
14 Votes
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Lionfish in Raja Ampat
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 8, 2017
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Fish shoal
16 Votes
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Mr Frog showing his best angle by Frankie Rivera
Mr Frog showing his best angle
12 Votes
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Seahorse close up, Acapulco México
40 Votes
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