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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean (5)

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Leafy Sea Dragon (Fetzendrachenfisch) , Australia - South Australia - Kangaroo Island
By Ralf Levc
posted Saturday, May 20, 2006
109 votes

This shot was taken during this years annual sardine migration. I had removed my strobes due to the backscatter and forgot to add weight, i was sat on the surface whilst my friends were seeing an awesome ball below, i was lucky to nail this shot.
By Paul Cowell
posted Monday, August 9, 2010
96 votes

Tortue verte
Mayotte
By Belec Antoine
posted Wednesday, September 9, 2009
92 votes

Estuarine Cod and Cleaner Wrasse. Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Canon 50D & Tokina 10-17
By Ross Gudgeon
posted Friday, June 12, 2009
90 votes

For the remoras this big manta was a nice place to take a ride to somewhere else.
By Esteban Toré
posted Wednesday, January 14, 2009
89 votes

Female Tiger Shark,natural light, what an awesome animal!
By Roger Horrocks
posted Monday, March 6, 2006
79 votes


By Tobias Friedrich
posted Wednesday, December 14, 2011
79 votes

Amazing dolphin pod action in this years sardine run.
By Paul Cowell
posted Tuesday, August 10, 2010
76 votes

Napoleon Fish and scubagirl
By Alberto D'este
posted Friday, April 18, 2008
75 votes

Freediving with this female whaleshark in Mozambique was a stunning experience. Sea & sea MM2 ex +16mm
By Andrew Woodburn
posted Friday, February 14, 2003
70 votes
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Evil looking blackcheek. don´t put your finger anywhere n... by Joerg Blessing
Evil looking blackcheek. don´t put your finger anywhere near her hole....
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 15, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Whale shark and remores
Nikopn D800E, 17-35mm Nikon
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young hawksbill turtle checking out the dome by Joerg Blessing
young hawksbill turtle checking out the dome
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chilling in the black coral bush... by Joerg Blessing
chilling in the black coral bush...
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 12, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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goby on whipcoral by Joerg Blessing
goby on whipcoral
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Flying Gelly by Anthony Massart
Flying Gelly
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10 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Resident green turtle at Six Senses Laamu Housereef by Joerg Blessing
Resident green turtle at Six Senses Laamu Housereef
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 10, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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An portrait image of 2 Oceanic Blacktips close to the surface at last light
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 10, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Together. by Sergey Lisitsyn
Together.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 9, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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'Flight of the Mantas'
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Up close and personal with a friendly Napoleon Wrasse
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 7, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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~ Weekend Dream ~
 by Geo Cloete
~ Weekend Dream ~
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 7, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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~ The Quick and The Dead ~
While lining up a shot of a s... by Geo Cloete
~ The Quick and The Dead ~
While lining up a shot of a school of fish when from behind me a Cuttlefish shot pass to grab one of the fish.
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Lionfish on hard coral.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 4, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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"The Thin Line"
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25 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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Blacktails mobbing the area, a South African version of the Fiji Shark Dive damsels!!!
12 Votes
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Jebeda Ship wreck Mauritius
Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux by Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux
Jebeda Ship wreck Mauritius
Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, March 2, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mauritius
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Her Majsety by Anthony Smith
Her Majsety
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 1, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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A big hug under water between a male and a female sea lion
17 Votes
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Stingray at Maaya Thila Night Dive
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Whale Shark in the night
Huvadhoo Atholl
Nikon D800E , no strbo
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20 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 22, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Cathedral is a favourite spot for the Raggies of Aliwal Shoal to hang out, these ladies have been here way to long and I suspect they may not be leaving till the next season passes.
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Perfect framing and dramatic lighting, as well as an excellent expression on the shark! Awesome photo.
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 22, 2015
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Filefish.
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 22, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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One more pictures of these very playful Australian sea lions
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"Home"
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 19, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Painted red frogfish in the wreck at the night dive.
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Whale Shark with remoras
Nikon D800E, 17/35mm Nikon
Sua... by Marchione Giacomo
Whale Shark with remoras
Nikon D800E, 17/35mm Nikon
Suadiva Atholl. Maldives
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 17, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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