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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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Did you know that Mandarin fish mate just after sunset an... by Robert Smits
Did you know that Mandarin fish mate just after sunset and that they live in small populations and are very skiddish? You can only find them using red lights, which they can't see.. The mating only lasts for a few seconds.
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Did you know that this octopus usually burries themselves... by Robert Smits
Did you know that this octopus usually burries themselves in the sand, making it next to impossible to get a good photo of them? Photographed with a +5 Sea and Sea wet diopter and snoot.
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Did you know that there are thirty species of clownfish r... by Robert Smits
Did you know that there are thirty species of clownfish recognized? and that Anemonefish are omnivorous and can feed on undigested food from their host anemones, and the fecal matter from the anemonefish provides nutrients to the sea anemone?
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Did you know that, despite the typically small size of it... by Robert Smits
Did you know that, despite the typically small size of its members, the family Gobiidae is the largest family of marine fishes, being the home of over 2,000 species? This lemon drop Goby is typically a very shy critter and is very small (it is sittin
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Did you know that these are called boxer crabs, boxing cr... by Robert Smits
Did you know that these are called boxer crabs, boxing crabs and pom-pom crabs? And did you know that they are notable for their mutualism with sea anemones, which they hold in their claws for defense? In return, the anemones get carried around which
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Did you know that Porcelain crabs are small, usually with... by Robert Smits
Did you know that Porcelain crabs are small, usually with body widths of less than 15 mm (0.59 in)? They also share the general body plan of a squat lobster, but their bodies are more compact and flattened, an adaptation for living and hiding under r
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Banggai cardinalfish
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Magic reef with Banggai cardinalfish
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Lightning in the eye of the scorpionfish.  Did you know s... by Robert Smits
Lightning in the eye of the scorpionfish. Did you know scorpionfish are venomous and that they are 'suction-feeders'? This one was photographed in the Lembeh Strait.
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A coral wire shrimp in black and white by Joerg Lietzmann
A coral wire shrimp in black and white
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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A dwarf lionfish

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Lembeh strait - tiger shrimp in double exposure by Massimo Giorgetta
Lembeh strait - tiger shrimp in double exposure
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Chromodoris kunei
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Seahorse
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Juvenile clownfish and the sea anemone
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Lying in ambush (Cymbacephalus beauforti)
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Rising to the stars
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A well camouflaged cuttlefish
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Black cap jawfish
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Anemone shrimp
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Puffer filefish among corals
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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Wire coral shrimp with a catch
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A dwarf lionfish flying over a soft coral
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Crinoid Squat Lobster
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Cute Flabellina exoptata
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Siesta
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Dancing Wonderpus Octopus
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Incredible shot of a special critter, love it
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