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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific (20)

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By Bonduel Tanguy
posted Friday, December 2, 2011
137 votes

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

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

Big Galapagos shark, taken at Wolf island, Galapagos.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 14, 2016
114 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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Hunting Bird, Punta Vicente Roca Galapagos by Alejandro Topete
Hunting Bird, Punta Vicente Roca Galapagos
18 Votes
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Color. A Spanish Shawl nudibranch brightens the reefs at ... by Douglas Klug
Color. A Spanish Shawl nudibranch brightens the reefs at Anacapa Island. Shot with a Canon t4i and 100mm f/2.8 lens in Ike housing with dual DS51 strobes.
11 Votes
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Cookin up some eggs in the grill (Cardinalfish with mouth brood)
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 6, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Philippines
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Crowned. Black dorid nudibranch's like this have been a r... by Douglas Klug
Crowned. Black dorid nudibranch's like this have been a rare find in years past at Anacapa Island. This year there are literally dozens of them. Shot with a Canon t4i and 100mm f/2.8 in Ikelite housing with dual DS51 strobes.
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Marine Iguana, Punta Vicente Roca Galapagos by Alejandro Topete
Marine Iguana, Punta Vicente Roca Galapagos
19 Votes
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Hairy encounter by Raoul Caprez
Hairy encounter
18 Votes
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Slow Shutter and Whipped Butter (Butterflyfish)
17 Votes
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full of fish, Acapulco Mexico by Alejandro Topete
full of fish, Acapulco Mexico
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Golden Spots. This California blue doris nudibranch is a ... by Douglas Klug
Golden Spots. This California blue doris nudibranch is a signature species for southern California's Channel Islands. Shot with a canon t4i in Ike housing with a snooted DS 51 strobe and 100mm f/2.8 macro lens.
6 Votes
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Intensity of concentration. Barely room to breathe up aga... by Marc Damant
Intensity of concentration. Barely room to breathe up against a long sought after jewel the Pacific Stubby Squid 100mm macro with a +5 diopter.
12 Votes
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A glowing close up of a Longfin Gunnel. 100mm macro on Ca... by Marc Damant
A glowing close up of a Longfin Gunnel. 100mm macro on Canon T2I in an Aquatica housing with twin Sea and Sea D1's.
8 Votes
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Happy World Turtle Day! Honu Silhouettes in Kauai, Hawaii
19 Votes
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Quick face to face (+10 diopter) by Raoul Caprez
Quick face to face (+10 diopter)
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They may not look like it, but Dragon Morays tend to be very shy and take some time to get close enough to achieve an uncluttered background. Canon 100mm L lens, F14, 1/125, ISO 100 (no crop)
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 21, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Punta blanca en el archipiélago de Revillagigedo en Mexico by Ramon Magana
Punta blanca en el archipiélago de Revillagigedo en Mexico
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7 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 19, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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In a blue mood..... by Chris Miskavitch
In a blue mood.....
9 Votes
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under the nautilius by Marc Van Den Broeck
under the nautilius
5 Votes
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scorpiocolors by Marc Van Den Broeck
scorpiocolors
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 14, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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shadow moray by Marc Van Den Broeck
shadow moray
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 14, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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Flying worm by Raoul Caprez
Flying worm
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 14, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Philippines
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socorro cleaners by Marc Van Den Broeck
socorro cleaners
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, May 13, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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'Sunning Sea Lions' - These Steller sea lions near Vancouver Island were so content with staying in the warm sunshine that not many wanted to get into the cold water with us. Can't say that I blame them!
4 Votes
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Curious Flat worm by Raoul Caprez
Curious Flat worm
16 Votes
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Juvenile Angel fish, Galapagos Ecuador by Alejandro Topete
Juvenile Angel fish, Galapagos Ecuador
12 Votes
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magical moments by Marc Van Den Broeck
magical moments
4 Votes
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Let me kiss you by Marc Van Den Broeck
Let me kiss you
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 5, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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'Well, Hi!' - A Steller sea lion stops by for a quick hello off the coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
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