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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Arabian Sea (7)

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Seahorse in whipcoral, not the best camouflage.  Shot with an Oly 5060
By Adam Skrzypczyk
posted Sunday, May 3, 2009
85 votes

Close enough to see the parasites above the nostrils on this Undulated Moray (Gymnothorax undulatus)..¸><((((º>...Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165s
By Brian Mayes
posted Sunday, November 23, 2008
57 votes

Nudibranchs enjoying a cuddle. (Chromodoris sp. 20 per Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs & Sea Slugs by Gosliner, Behrens & Valdés)...¸><((((º>...Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165
By Brian Mayes
posted Tuesday, November 18, 2008
55 votes

Just as I found this Fringed Blenny (Mimoblennius cirrosus) it darted in a hole and would only peep out every so often to see if I was still there. Which of course I was, since I wanted a close up shot. ...¸><((((º>.....Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165's
By Brian Mayes
posted Saturday, November 29, 2008
50 votes

we where diving and suddenly very unusual a group of around 50 spinners came and played in front of us for over 10 minutes
By Pieter Roos
posted Monday, August 9, 2010
50 votes

<((((º>.....Canon G9" title=""What a happy face. ;-)".....Spotfin Lionfish (Pterois antennata).......¸><((((º>.....Canon G9" style="margin: 0px auto;max-height:900px;max-width:100%;" />
By Brian Mayes
posted Monday, December 15, 2008
47 votes

Fish in to the shell
By Patrick Torresan
posted Tuesday, April 1, 2008
44 votes

This friendly Smalescale Sandperch (Parapercis robinsoni) started to follow me and came right up to the camera. I think it was hoping that I would disturb the sand and it would find something to eat....¸><((((º>.....Canon G9
By Brian Mayes
posted Wednesday, November 26, 2008
43 votes

Sepia's in love
By Alberto D'este
posted Wednesday, April 16, 2008
42 votes

This tiny coral crab (Cymo melanodactylus) is so fury, it's more like a teddy bear than a crab. It was nicely posed like this when I found it and didn't dive for cover when I started snapping away, like most critters do..¸><((((º>..Canon G9 & lenses
By Brian Mayes
posted Sunday, November 30, 2008
41 votes
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"What a happy face. ;-)".....Spotfin Lionfish (Pterois antennata).......¸> <((((º> .....Canon G9
47 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 15, 2008
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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"Ice cream, ice cream, get your ice cream here".....Nudibranch (Risbecia ghardaqana)......¸> <((((º> .....Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165
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36 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 14, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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Friendly and curious Cuttlefish....¸> <((((º> ....Canon G9
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 13, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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This Hawksbill Turtle swam past just as I had taken a macro reef shot at F8, so the quick snap here looks like it was on a night dive, but it wasn't....¸> <((((º> .....Canon G9
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, December 12, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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Crab hiding under the rock( real habitat) by Yousuf Ali
Crab hiding under the rock( real habitat)
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 11, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Arabian Sea Pakistan
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Red-dotted Coral Crab (Trapezia cymodoce). During the day, they hide deep in the coral, like this one. At night they climb up to the edges and spread their arms to feed on plankton...¸> <((((º> ....Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165's
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 11, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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"Come nearer, I don't bite, well not that much". Buddy decides that is close enough for the shared portrait shot...¸> <((((º> ....Canon G9
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 10, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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Sohal (Acanthurus sohal)...¸> <((((º> ....Canon G9
32 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 9, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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Tube Dwelling Anemone.....¸> <((((º> .....Canon G9
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, December 7, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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"Hey lads, don't look now, but I think their is a spy amongst us".......¸> <((((º> .....Canon G9, RAW WB adjusted
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 6, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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A large Honeycomb Moray (Gymnothorax favagineus) coming out to say hi.......¸> <((((º> ....Canon G9
39 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, December 5, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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A close up on a Yellow Mouth Eel took it when I was in, Masandam \ Oman by Olympus C8080 WZ
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 3, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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Hypselodoris carnea out for a crawl on some kelp....¸> <((((º> ....Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165's
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37 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 2, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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Glossodoris pallida, white to the eye, but when flashed the transparency and colours appear....¸> <((((º> .....Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165
31 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 1, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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This tiny coral crab (Cymo melanodactylus) is so fury, it's more like a teddy bear than a crab. It was nicely posed like this when I found it and didn't dive for cover when I started snapping away, like most critters do..¸> <((((º> ..Canon G9 & lenses
41 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 30, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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Just as I found this Fringed Blenny (Mimoblennius cirrosus) it darted in a hole and would only peep out every so often to see if I was still there. Which of course I was, since I wanted a close up shot. ...¸> <((((º> .....Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165's
50 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 29, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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Flatworm (Pseudoceros cf scintillatus) out for a crawl....¸> <((((º> ...Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165's
40 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 28, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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I think this Pixie Triplefin (Enneapterygius pusillus) on bed of green coral, needs some camouflage training....¸> <((((º> .....Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 27, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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This friendly Smalescale Sandperch (Parapercis robinsoni) started to follow me and came right up to the camera. I think it was hoping that I would disturb the sand and it would find something to eat....¸> <((((º> .....Canon G9
43 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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A tiny but beautiful Thuridilla indopacifica...¸> <((((º> ....Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 25, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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Nudibranch (Hypselodoris carnea) posing nicely....¸> <((((º> .....Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165
37 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 24, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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Close enough to see the parasites above the nostrils on this Undulated Moray (Gymnothorax undulatus)..¸> <((((º> ...Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165s
57 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 23, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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"Ahhh!, did the weed move for you dear?"...Mating Broad-stripe Cuttlefish (Sepia latimanus)...¸> <((((º> ....Canon G9 (internal flash & diffuser)
39 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 22, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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"Come on, smile"...Raggy Scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis venosa)...¸> <((((º> ...Canon G9
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 21, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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This Rose Petal Bubble Shell (Hydatina physis) is the Marilyn Monroe of nudibranchs. "I wanna be loved by you, just you,
and nobody else but you, I wanna be loved by you, alone!
Boop-boop-de-boop!"..¸> <((((º> ..Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165
30 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 20, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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If you haven't seen or found one of these little Sphaeromatidaes when diving, then you haven't been looking closely enough. LOL! ..¸> <((((º> ...Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165's
37 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2008
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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Nudibranchs enjoying a cuddle. (Chromodoris sp. 20 per Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs & Sea Slugs by Gosliner, Behrens & Valdés)...¸> <((((º> ...Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165
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55 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 18, 2008
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