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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Atlantic (North American coastal) (6)

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Barracuda on French Reef at Key Largo National Marine Sanctuary
By Steven Daniel
posted Sunday, June 29, 2008
90 votes

Rock Beauty shot on Wreck of the Benwood in Key Largo Marine Sanctuary
By Steven Daniel
posted Tuesday, July 1, 2008
88 votes

Stop Light Parrot Fish shot on the wreck of the Benwood Key Largo Fl In the National Marine Sanctuary
By Steven Daniel
posted Thursday, July 3, 2008
84 votes

Scrawled Filefish French Reef in The Florida Keys Marine Sancuary off Key Largo
By Steven Daniel
posted Wednesday, July 2, 2008
80 votes

I took a very rare photo of a blanket octopus. These are nearly impossible to find as they mainly stay in the gulfstream.  This was in about 30 feet of water off Key Largo.
By Stephen Hamedl
posted Saturday, March 5, 2011
70 votes

Rock Beauty shot on French Reef off  Key Largo in the National Marine Sanctuary
By Steven Daniel
posted Friday, July 4, 2008
69 votes

Cornet fish using a wide and Sony NEX5 during a photo class in Key Largo FL.
By Marvin Acey
posted Monday, September 19, 2011
67 votes

Gray Angle Fish shot on Molasis Reef in the Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary
By Steven Daniel
posted Saturday, July 5, 2008
66 votes

Atlantic Spadefish, common in South Florida.  Photo taken with an Olympus E-520 and twin Inon strobes, converted to black & white in photoshop.
By Steve Jarocki, Jr.
posted Monday, March 30, 2009
63 votes

Jawfish with eggs about to hatch
By Suzan Meldonian
posted Sunday, August 21, 2011
58 votes
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This is one of the few shots in existence of this larval ... by Suzan Meldonian
This is one of the few shots in existence of this larval form of a Tripod fish. It is a creature from the deep, originally found at 15,000 feet in the Marianas Trench. Discovered while on a Black water dive over a depth of 600 feet in the Gulf Stream
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Incredible shot of a very rare sighting. Just wonderful.
34 Votes
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Flabellina verrucosa mating by Pascal Tremblay
Flabellina verrucosa mating
11 Votes
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'Summer Break' - Sand tiger sharks spend the summer months aggregating around the shipwrecks off the North Carolina coast as part of their annual migration along the east coast of the U.S.
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21 Votes
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Northern Stargazer
Blue Heron Bridge FLA USA
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Bluestriped Lizardfish
Blue Heron Bridge FLA USA
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An oceanic white shark with surface reflections at Cat Island in the Bahamas
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Thatcher Island at dusk.....A Lobsta boat heads back to port by Chris Miskavitch
Thatcher Island at dusk.....A Lobsta boat heads back to port
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A mouthful...Banded Jawfish
Opistognathus macrognathus
Blue Heron Bridge USA
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2016

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Pipehorse
Acentronura dendritica
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When ya need a smile these friendly mammals answer the ca... by Steven Anderson
When ya need a smile these friendly mammals answer the call!
Bimini Bahamas
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diving in the presence of beauty!!!! by Steven Anderson
diving in the presence of beauty!!!!
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) Bahamas
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'Living History' - The mid-section of the U-352, showing the conning tower, lying on the sea floor off the coast of North Carolina. The U-boat is surrounded by thousands of small fish that have made the wreck their home.
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'A Few Thousand of My Closest Friends' - A sand tiger shark is surrounded by bait fish near the conning tower of the U-352 off the coast of North Carolina
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Wreck in Blue Heron Bridge by Pedro Dorta
Wreck in Blue Heron Bridge
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A loggerhead Sea turtle makes his or her way out to sea! by Ben Hicks
A loggerhead Sea turtle makes his or her way out to sea!
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The healthy reefs of the Bahamas encourage the health of ... by Steven Anderson
The healthy reefs of the Bahamas encourage the health of large Tiger Sharks that frequent Tiger Beach.
Nikon D7000/ Nauticam housing / Tokina 10-17mm lens/ Sea&Sea Strobes.
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'Ebb and Flow' - A river of bait fish swirl past a sand tiger shark in the wreck of the Aeolus off the coast of North Carolina
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Good morning Monday!
Beluga portrait, Churchill, Canada
It was a cold and dark day. When the beluga came close enough, his mouth before clear through the thermocline blur.
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Reef Sharks are found on usually every dive throughout th... by Steven Anderson
Reef Sharks are found on usually every dive throughout the 700 islands in the Bahamian Chain. This one was at Tiger Beach.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
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Lemon Shark follows the light of the sun over a reef at T... by Steven Anderson
Lemon Shark follows the light of the sun over a reef at Tiger Beach
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Tiger Sharks come in close and are very interested in bei... by Steven Anderson
Tiger Sharks come in close and are very interested in being center stage.
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A shadow from above at Tiger Beach off West End Bahamas. by Steven Anderson
A shadow from above at Tiger Beach off West End Bahamas.
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Just a rub on the nose gets a good reaction. Tiger Shark ... by Steven Anderson
Just a rub on the nose gets a good reaction. Tiger Shark love at Tiger Beach - Bahamas
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 14, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) Bahamas
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Sometimes they get close enough for a scratch! Tiger Shar... by Steven Anderson
Sometimes they get close enough for a scratch! Tiger Shark at Tiger Beach - Bahamas
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wave running with Lemon Sharks at Tiger Beach off West En... by Steven Anderson
wave running with Lemon Sharks at Tiger Beach off West End Bahamas
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Tiger Beach .... My kind of divers playground with lots o... by Steven Anderson
Tiger Beach .... My kind of divers playground with lots of sharks. West End Bahamas
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my home is a bottle, small octopus in a bottle
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