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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Pacific (11)

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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

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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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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16 Votes
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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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What animal is that? Giant Keyhole Limpet, NRAD, San Diego
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14 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 21, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Costa Rica
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Fringehead blenny, NRAD, San Diego
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Mesmerizing
Side view of a comb jelly in the waters off of Cocos Island, Costa Rica
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 19, 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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14 Votes
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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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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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Who's There?
A small Cocos Barnacle Blenny peeks through a hole in the coral at Cocos Island, Costa Rica
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 21, 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
16 Votes
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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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Zebra Blenny by Tony Cherbas
Zebra Blenny
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 25, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Curious smile
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 21, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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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Long Beach oil rigs, California. by Kirk Wester
Long Beach oil rigs, California.
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 24, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Spanish Shawl in the kelp beds, San Diego
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 20, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
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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16 Votes
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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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Low Fly-By
A spotted eagle ray soars just above the sea floor at Cocos Island, Costa Rica.
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Costa Rica
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Three Amigos
Three hammerhead sharks swim near the rocky corals surrounding Cocos Island, Costa Rica
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 20, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Costa Rica
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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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Incoming
A large school of bigeye trevally at Cocos Island, Costa Rica.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Costa Rica
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Captain Cook's Bay, Hawaii by Alison Ranheim
Captain Cook's Bay, Hawaii
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date posted posted: Friday, September 18, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Flabellina Iodinea, just off shore in the swell
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 17, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Light Show
A comb jelly floats by during a safety stop at Cocos Island, Costa Rica.
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Costa Rica
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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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I think he was trying to tell me something... by Matthew Fischbach
I think he was trying to tell me something...
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2015

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date posted posted: Monday, September 21, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific United States
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School's In Session
A large school of bigeye trevally in the waters off of Cocos Island, Costa Rica.
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17 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 18, 2015
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