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By Doug Anderson
posted Thursday, February 14, 2008
71 votes

Giant cuttle, Kurnell
By Doug Anderson
posted Tuesday, June 10, 2008
70 votes

Pteraeolidia ianthina, Sydney
By Doug Anderson
posted Monday, February 4, 2008
69 votes

Chromodoris splendida, Bare Island
By Doug Anderson
posted Wednesday, April 9, 2008
68 votes

Nudibranch pair, Bare Island
By Doug Anderson
posted Saturday, April 19, 2008
65 votes

The Yawn - Red Rock Cod
Twilight diving at Nelson Bay, Australia
By Ken Thongpila
posted Monday, March 19, 2012
62 votes

Noumea sulphurea, Bare Island
By Doug Anderson
posted Tuesday, March 25, 2008
61 votes

We drove 14 hours straight to find the leafy sea dragon. It was worth every minute of the drive. They really are the most incredible fish.  Watching them move so peacefully throughout their habitat is something I'll always remember.
By Cal Mero
posted Thursday, July 3, 2008
60 votes

Weedy Sea Dragon, Kurnell
By Doug Anderson
posted Tuesday, July 22, 2008
58 votes

Chromodoris tasmaniensis, Bare Island
By Doug Anderson
posted Sunday, February 12, 2012
53 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Tasman Sea

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Tiger Pipefish, Chowder Bay by Doug Anderson
Tiger Pipefish, Chowder Bay
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21 Votes
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Red Indian Fish, Bare Island. by Doug Anderson
Red Indian Fish, Bare Island.
18 Votes
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Weedy Seadragon, Nikon d7100 with 60mm macro in a nautica... by Bradley Kerslake
Weedy Seadragon, Nikon d7100 with 60mm macro in a nauticam housing
9 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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"Kiss-me"
105/2.8 +10 Subsee by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Kiss-me"
105/2.8 +10 Subsee
11 Votes
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I spy.....
Nikon d7100 nauticam housing tokina 10-17mm by Bradley Kerslake
I spy.....
Nikon d7100 nauticam housing tokina 10-17mm
8 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Pygmy pipe-horse fish (male) by Gaetano Gargiulo
Pygmy pipe-horse fish (male)
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 26, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Softness, taken at Flinders pier, Victoria, by David Haintz
Softness, taken at Flinders pier, Victoria,
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 15, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Unusual pygmy pipe horse almost entirely blue by Gaetano Gargiulo
Unusual pygmy pipe horse almost entirely blue
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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lovely female of Pygmy Pipe-horse fish (105 micro +10 sub... by Gaetano Gargiulo
lovely female of Pygmy Pipe-horse fish (105 micro +10 subsee)
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 28, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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mating stink-fishes (or dragonets) by Gaetano Gargiulo
mating stink-fishes (or dragonets)
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Pencil sea urchin mouth by Gaetano Gargiulo
Pencil sea urchin mouth
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 4, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Dinner time: A blue dragon feasting on its favorite "prey" by Gaetano Gargiulo
Dinner time: A blue dragon feasting on its favorite "prey"
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Juvenile Sydney pipe-horse fish shoot with the 105micro a... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Juvenile Sydney pipe-horse fish shoot with the 105micro and +10 subsee no crop
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 25, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Full figure portrait of Pygmy Pipe-horse. by Gaetano Gargiulo
Full figure portrait of Pygmy Pipe-horse.
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 15, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Pajama striped cuttlefish mating dance. They swim with a ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Pajama striped cuttlefish mating dance. They swim with a fantastic cork-screw movement until they are done or one of the 2 is buried under the sand!!!
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 11, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Xmas Pygmy pipe-horse. This specie can be found only in S... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Xmas Pygmy pipe-horse. This specie can be found only in Sydney area and only around Xmas :-) to take this hot I had to help my 105micro with the subsee +10
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 28, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Pigmy pipe-horse. This kind of sea horse is ~30mm and can... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Pigmy pipe-horse. This kind of sea horse is ~30mm and can be found only in a small area in NSW
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 10, 2014
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Roaming unusual grounds...  this Flabellina was on kelp m... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Roaming unusual grounds... this Flabellina was on kelp moving very fast
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 17, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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using 3 strobes I was able to obtain an X-ray effect on t... by Gaetano Gargiulo
using 3 strobes I was able to obtain an X-ray effect on this small nudi
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 10, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Tangerino-Tino... our new net keeper, Mosman's people can... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Tangerino-Tino... our new net keeper, Mosman's people can sleep well with such monster guarding the shore...
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 3, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Tip Top ... ! HMSNZ Canterbury, New Zealand. Canon G10-is... by Stefan Follows
Tip Top ... ! HMSNZ Canterbury, New Zealand. Canon G10-iso400-f2.8-1/25
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 23, 2014
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Tasman Sea New Zealand
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this guy was getting angry at me and every time I was rai... by Gaetano Gargiulo
this guy was getting angry at me and every time I was raising my camera it was raising its tentacles...maybe thought I was a competitor??
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 20, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Beautiful white striped anemones.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, October 12, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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The bluebottle cnidaria is an amazingly beautiful colony of creatures. I wanted to demonstrate this with careful lighting.
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2014
Third place Monthly HotShots
Final RoundThrough to 2014 awards final round judging

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Very impressive lighting.
31 Votes
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Big face... by Gaetano Gargiulo
Big face...
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, October 11, 2014
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'The flame'
Very little I ad to add the +10 on the top o... by Gaetano Gargiulo
'The flame'
Very little I ad to add the +10 on the top of my 105 micro
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Blue Moon ... Moon Jellyfish - Aurelia aurita. Poor Knigh... by Stefan Follows
Blue Moon ... Moon Jellyfish - Aurelia aurita. Poor Knights, New Zealand. G10-iso100-f4-1/100
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea New Zealand
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