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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific (15)

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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

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

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
92 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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Bicolor Anthias performs a 'pirouette'.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Jaw Fish, Acapulco Mexico by Alejandro Topete
Jaw Fish, Acapulco Mexico
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Dendrodoris gemmacea/denisoni by Daniel Poloha
Dendrodoris gemmacea/denisoni
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 8, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific New Zealand
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Model and blacktip reef shark; Model: Ursula; Nikon D3, Z... by Frank Schneider
Model and blacktip reef shark; Model: Ursula; Nikon D3, Zoom f2.8/14-24 mm, Seacam housing, two strobes Seacam 150 Digital
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 4, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Striped triplefin, Sebayur Island, Komodo area, Indonesia
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Perfect depth of field and focus point.
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 10, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Great White Shark
Guadalupe Mexico by Herbert Futterknecht
Great White Shark
Guadalupe Mexico
36 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Larry and Alisa on up side down LCU off Hawaii Kai, Oahu,... by Robert Fleckenstein
Larry and Alisa on up side down LCU off Hawaii Kai, Oahu, Hawaii. Nikonos V camera and 15 mm lens used.
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 6, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific United States
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San Benitos - Baby Seelion by Herbert Futterknecht
San Benitos - Baby Seelion
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 10, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Chromodoris
27 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 8, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific Maldives
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Silvertips on Patrol
San Benedicto Island, Revillagigedo Archipelago
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 5, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Tiny sentinel
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23 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Panama
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JAWS
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Maldives
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Almost missed that orange Frog Fish on an outcrop looking at me while I took a shot of a Black Coral.
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 7, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Fakarava by Mathieu Foulquié
Fakarava
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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blue lagoon_Rangiroa by Mathieu Foulquié
blue lagoon_Rangiroa

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Love the fact that there is a middle section between the over and the under which shows the reef from above.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 9, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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A lemon shark beautifully accented by 2 juvenile trevallies at Beqa Lagoon Fiji
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 8, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Model and Manta; Model: Ursula; Nikon D3, Zoom f2.8/14-24... by Frank Schneider
Model and Manta; Model: Ursula; Nikon D3, Zoom f2.8/14-24 mm, Seacam housing, two strobes Seacam 150 Digital
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 4, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Micronesia
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Jelly Teddy! The Hooded Nudibranch always remind me of li... by Marc Damant
Jelly Teddy! The Hooded Nudibranch always remind me of little soft teddy bears with fangs!
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Blue cod Parapercis colias by Daniel Poloha
Blue cod Parapercis colias
23 Votes
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Fish School, Oahu Island, Hawaii. by Robert Fleckenstein
Fish School, Oahu Island, Hawaii.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 7, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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"I can fly" - Male Boxfish in pose.
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 11, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Into the fire! Opalescent Nudibranch on Eel grass. by Marc Damant
Into the fire! Opalescent Nudibranch on Eel grass.
15 Votes
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Commercial dive operation delayed due to high tidal curre... by Michael Grebler
Commercial dive operation delayed due to high tidal current on a job in northern British Columbia. It looks quiet, but wait a couple of hours for the tide to slack and then it's back to work. Canon S95 camera.
12 Votes
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Untitled by Zachary Spira-Bauer
Untitled
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stormy weather (Rangiroa - pension Cécile) by Mathieu Foulquié
stormy weather (Rangiroa - pension Cécile)
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 10, 2014
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date posted location: Pacific French Polynesia
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Fire on Black! This nudibranch was balanced on a piece of... by Marc Damant
Fire on Black! This nudibranch was balanced on a piece of eel grass and against the darkening water provided an amazing contrast!
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Arm of prickly eleven-armed sea star Coscinasterias calam... by Daniel Poloha
Arm of prickly eleven-armed sea star Coscinasterias calamaria
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date posted posted: Monday, January 6, 2014
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