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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Molucca Sea

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Eyes of a Strombus (Vomer vomer)...and I didn't even have to wrangle the conch, it was just there crawling along. :-)......¸><((((º>.....Canon G9 & Inon UCL 165
By Brian Mayes
posted Wednesday, March 11, 2009
71 votes

Clowns vs. Cardinals
By Doug Anderson
posted Tuesday, March 4, 2008
70 votes

Juvenile clown frogfish, Lembeh
By Doug Anderson
posted Tuesday, April 22, 2008
70 votes

No, I don't want to come home for Dinner!  Lizardfish attempting to eat a small Pufferfish.  Lembeh Strait, Indonesia.  Canon 20D & Canon 100 macro
By Ross Gudgeon
posted Wednesday, September 24, 2008
65 votes

CFWA. Wire Coral Goby & Diver
By Nicholas Samaras
posted Wednesday, July 28, 2010
65 votes

Nudibranch
By Nicholas Samaras
posted Friday, March 19, 2010
61 votes

In Rajah Ampat the divesite airborek is well known for the nice occasions you can get to play with light and composition
By Danny Van Belle
posted Tuesday, March 1, 2016
56 votes

Mandarin .... One of beauty under the sea :)
By Monita Yusuf
posted Friday, April 4, 2008
55 votes

Sea Snake
By Bruno Van Saen
posted Monday, April 18, 2011
53 votes

Dancing under the dock
By Leah Sindel
posted Friday, December 23, 2011
52 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Molucca Sea

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The perfect hover by Luke Gordon
The perfect hover
13 Votes
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The eyes of a peacock mantis shrimp by Oliver Spiesshofer
The eyes of a peacock mantis shrimp
6 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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Two Mandarin fishes mating by Stefano Colombo
Two Mandarin fishes mating
2 Votes
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A lizard fish, trying to swallow a juvenile pufferfish. by Oliver Spiesshofer
A lizard fish, trying to swallow a juvenile pufferfish.
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5 Votes
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date posted posted: (This month)
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date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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Whaleshark
13 Votes
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Ever Seeing... by Nadya Kulagina
Ever Seeing...
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Stunning capture and powerful lighting & composition! Great shot!
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 9, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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Incubator by Nadya Kulagina
Incubator
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 7, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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divesite:Bianca, Diving, duskdive, Indonesia, Lem... by Twila M
by: Twila M
Blenny
divesite:Bianca, Diving, duskdive, Indonesia, Lembeh, Sulawesi
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Frogfish, 
2016,  Critters,  divesite:Jahir1, Diving, In... by Twila M
by: Twila M
Frogfish,
2016, Critters, divesite:Jahir1, Diving, Indonesia, Lembeh, LembehResort, September, Sulawesi
12 Votes
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Filefish by Christopher Teoh
Filefish
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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"C'mon baby, light my fire"! Fire Urchin (Astropyga radia... by Chris Rodrigues
"C'mon baby, light my fire"! Fire Urchin (Astropyga radiata) taken in Lembeh on my first dive after PADI OWC.
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 30, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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trasparnce goby up blue sea star by Massimo Giorgetta
trasparnce goby up blue sea star
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28 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 21, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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A banded sea snake cruising on the shallow sand at Lembeh Strait, Indonesia
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 8, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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Hitchhiking Emperor Shrimp! by Aja Radl
Hitchhiking Emperor Shrimp!
4 Votes
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Whip Coral Crab (Xenocarcinus) by Aja Radl
Whip Coral Crab (Xenocarcinus)
6 Votes
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Tiny Crinoid Cuttlefish by Aja Radl
Tiny Crinoid Cuttlefish
13 Votes
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Aeolid Nudibranch (Flabellina ?) by Aja Radl
Aeolid Nudibranch (Flabellina ?)
6 Votes
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Enjoying the view! (Undetermined Crinoid Shrimp) by Aja Radl
Enjoying the view! (Undetermined Crinoid Shrimp)
3 Votes
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A hunting frogfish is always a nice encounter. The fleshy lure of the hairy frogfish makes it very recognizable. To get the lure as big as possible this shot was made with an Inon Macro Wide angle lens. Focus distance 0 cm.
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 23, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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"You cant see me!" (Pygmy Seahorse -Hippocampus bargibanti) by Aja Radl
"You cant see me!" (Pygmy Seahorse -Hippocampus bargibanti)
10 Votes
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Baba's Crinoid Squat Lobster by Aja Radl
Baba's Crinoid Squat Lobster
12 Votes
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Shy Seahorse (Pontohi Pygmy) by Aja Radl
Shy Seahorse (Pontohi Pygmy)
6 Votes
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Juvenile Cowfish by Aja Radl
Juvenile Cowfish
10 Votes
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Looking arty! by Aja Radl
Looking arty!
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 5, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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Mushroom Coral Pipefish (Siokunichthys nigrolineatus) by Aja Radl
Mushroom Coral Pipefish (Siokunichthys nigrolineatus)
7 Votes
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Banded pipefish
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 28, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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Flabellina exoptata. by Hon Ping
Flabellina exoptata.
13 Votes
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