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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific (15)

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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

Green Sea Turtle, South Kohala Coast, Hawaii - 2007 AUG 06
By Gus Saldana
posted Wednesday, December 5, 2007
82 votes

Red Eye Frog Costa Rica
By Doris Vierkoetter
posted Friday, October 28, 2011
82 votes

Ship wreck off Orchid Island, Taiwan.
By Steve Kuo
posted Thursday, December 28, 2006
81 votes
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"Flounder Desert" part of my Underwater Surrealism series. This image is referencing the animals habitat in the ocean in sandy areas and placed into The Great Sand Dunes of Colorado
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Emperor Shrimp on a Sea Cucumber
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 8, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Got Anything To Eat?
Whitetip reef sharks during their nightly search for food at Cocos Island, Costa Rica.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Costa Rica
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Territory by Tony Cherbas
Territory
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 8, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Silver Swirl
A school of bigeye trevally at Cocos Island, Costa Rica.
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 3, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Costa Rica
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reef life (Manado) by Mathieu Foulquié
reef life (Manado)
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date posted posted: Friday, October 23, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Get Off My Lawn!
An adorable, but grumpy-looking, frogfish at Cocos Island, Costa Rica.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 13, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Costa Rica
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Baby Humpback Ineraction
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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Let's Go This Way!
A group of whitetip reef sharks during their nightly feeding at Cocos Island, Costa Rica.
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 27, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Costa Rica
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Steller sea-lion squadron
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date posted posted: Monday, October 19, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Bubbles bath
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 10, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Philippines
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Tiny curious
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 4, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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Baby Southern Humpback whale
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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Peek-A-Boo
A Cocos Barnacle Blenny peeking out from a hole in the coral at Cocos Island, Costa Rica.
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 10, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Costa Rica
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In Good Company
Bigeye trevally at Cocos Island, Costa Rica
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 6, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Costa Rica
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Diversand sun Rays, Acapulco México
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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This frogfish was in the process of hopping from one sponge to another sponge.
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 8, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Outta My Way!
Whitetip reef sharks at night busily searching for food at Cocos Island, Costa Rica
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Awesome shark party! Well lit scene.
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 29, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Costa Rica
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A colorful soft coral reef scene in Fiji. by Jeffrey Richards
A colorful soft coral reef scene in Fiji.
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 24, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Southern Humpback Whale in Rurutu
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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There are less than 100 nesting female Hawksbill Turtles ... by Lyle Krannichfeld
There are less than 100 nesting female Hawksbill Turtles in all of Hawaii, and she is the first I've seen in the water myself.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Slow waves
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date posted posted: Monday, September 28, 2015
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific South Africa
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Blue Christmas tree worm ..... up close by Chris Miskavitch
Blue Christmas tree worm ..... up close
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 22, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Hypnotic
A comb jelly (~4" long) at Cocos Island, Costa Rica.
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 11, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Costa Rica
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Humpback and Photographer
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Rockpool blenny, NRAD, San Diego
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 26, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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When You Wish Upon A Starfish
A porcupine fish approaches a starfish on a rocky ledge at Cocos Island, Costa Rica.
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date posted posted: Friday, October 2, 2015
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