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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

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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Sweetlips up Close
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Chromodoris
votes: 17
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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After my strobe flooded I was left shooting the rest of t... by Robert Fleckenstein
After my strobe flooded I was left shooting the rest of the roll without artificial light. Found this Star Fish and took a shot. Taken along the most wonderful Kona side of "the Big Island" Hawaii. Nikonos V, 15 mm, and Kodak 100 film.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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black and white sea horse. :) Happy new year! by Chloé Marechal
black and white sea horse. smile Happy new year!
votes: 5
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date posted posted: Monday, December 30, 2013
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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Divers on the wreck of Fishing boat, Beqa Lagoon, Viti Le... by Robin Nagy
Divers on the wreck of Fishing boat, Beqa Lagoon, Viti Levu, Fiji. The visibility was sensational allowing me to take a wide angle photo of the whole scene.
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date posted posted: Monday, December 30, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Interaction between a Green Turtle and the rare Hawaiian Monk Seal are not common. This young female enjoyed the company of an older turtle.
votes: 17
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 29, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Limacia cockerelli, rhinophore study by Pat Gunderson
Limacia cockerelli, rhinophore study
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votes: 21
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 28, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Waiting for the rest of the party who were doing their safety stop.
votes: 10
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 28, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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Divers snorkel with Mola Mola - Catalina Island
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votes: 20
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 28, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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A large population of Manta Rays has been documented to r... by Annemarie Kramer
A large population of Manta Rays has been documented to regularly come to the Isla Plata on Ecuador's coast during summer months. Scientists have identified hundreds of individuals using photo identification and the count continues...
votes: 13
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 28, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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Giant Pacific Octopus
Seattle, WA, U.S.A.
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votes: 20
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date posted posted: Friday, December 27, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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The anatomy of a breaking wave. This image shows the vortices of energy released as a wave breaks. The vortices last a tiny fraction of a second before the whole wave collapses into a foam ball.
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votes: 32
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 26, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Pacific Australia
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- Get you under my wings -
Eagle ray (Aetobatus ocellatu... by Reinhard Arndt
- Get you under my wings -
Eagle ray (Aetobatus ocellatus), Landslide, Wolf Island, Galápagos
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 26, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Ecuador
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This Whale Shark circles as we observe its entangled in a... by David Valencia
This Whale Shark circles as we observe its entangled in a thick fishing line. The line, wrapped around the midsection, was deeply embedded in the whale shark's skin and must have been there for some time. The shark was later cut free.
votes: 21
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 26, 2013
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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A rare squadron of Giant Pacific Manta Rays. These giants... by David Valencia
A rare squadron of Giant Pacific Manta Rays. These giants measure 18 ft. from wingtip to wingtip. This special day the mantas were chasing each other in a playful frenzy.
votes: 13
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 26, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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The Best Safety Stop ever! Momma and Baby humpback Whales... by David Valencia
The Best Safety Stop ever! Momma and Baby humpback Whales rest motionless in front of divers.
votes: 16
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 26, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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The Turtle Cleaning station in the Morning
Puako, Hawaii by Pat Gunderson
The Turtle Cleaning station in the Morning
Puako, Hawaii
votes: 12
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Mosshead Warbonnet Portrait
votes: 16
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 25, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Love at first sight? Rare Hawaiian Monk Seal 'hugs' a Green Sea Turtle.
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votes: 18
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 25, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Sealy Games by Alex Sher
Sealy Games
votes: 14
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Manta by Stuart Ganz
Manta
votes: 21
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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My First Manta. / Each time I go into the ocean, I look forward with great anticipation to new encounters. While in Palau, Micronesia, I had such a first with a manta. Ascending to the surface at German Channel, a well known Manta cleaning station,
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2013

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Perfect color balance, well taken.
votes: 26
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Colors of Sekiu
Sekiu, WA, U.S.A.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Wolf Eel Couple
votes: 21
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date posted posted: Monday, December 23, 2013
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific Canada
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Mosshead Warbonnet
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votes: 17
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 22, 2013
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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How do I look?
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votes: 20
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 22, 2013
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Fantail file fish by Stuart Ganz
Fantail file fish
votes: 16
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date posted posted: Friday, December 20, 2013
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific United States
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