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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2018

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Oceanic Blacktip, taken at Aliwal shoal. Extreme close-up, coming from the darkness!
By Kris Davies
posted Thursday, October 13, 2016
160 votes

Raggy tooth shark, taken at the 'Cathedral' South Africa.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 21, 2016
147 votes

Oceanic Black-tip piercing through a bubble stream of a diver below. Taken at Aliwal shoal.
By Kris Davies
posted Wednesday, March 8, 2017
130 votes

Lots of Oceanic Blacktips taken at Aliwal Shoal, South Africa.
By Kris Davies
posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017
106 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

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

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

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Nikon F-100 with 60mm macro lens
By Geoff Spiby
posted Thursday, June 11, 2009
72 votes

free diver and cameraman at about 15 m's with a beauty of a tiger shark at Umkomaas South Africa. Taken with a Nikonos V and a 15 mm lens
By Fiona Ayerst
posted Monday, March 27, 2006
67 votes

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By Allen Walker
posted Tuesday, September 9, 2008
62 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From South Africa

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Sandy sea-anemone at Star walls dive site. probably endemic to South African waters. May walk around
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planet OCEAN ... false bay in South Africa: plenty of lif... by Claudia Weber-Gebert
planet OCEAN ... false bay in South Africa: plenty of life in all colours
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Fast Food.

Gas flame nudibranch feeds at the opening of a squirt
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The rare walking sea anemone unique to the Cape Peninsula with scarlet lines radiating from the mouth outwards
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While diving, can happen to get current aside...that's th... by Marco Calvani
While diving, can happen to get current aside...that's the result for those hanging the buoy
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The hide away
Klipvis in a palmate sea fan
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Shark dive. Close up with a black tip by Marco Calvani
Shark dive. Close up with a black tip
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The beautiful colors of juvenile abalone in an abalone nursery
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Crossing a ray by Marco Calvani
Crossing a ray
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Waves of beauty
Frilled Nudibranch unique to the Cape Peninsula, South Africa
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A star was born
A juvenile basket star on a palmate sea fan
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The entrance of Cathedral. Aliwal Shoal by Marco Calvani
The entrance of Cathedral. Aliwal Shoal
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The colorful mantle of a giant sea clam
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Lost in flight by an unknown bird
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Mola mola - sun fish by Claudia Weber-Gebert
Mola mola - sun fish
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Spotlight - A coral nudibranch with snooted Inon Z240 and... by Kate Jonker
Spotlight - A coral nudibranch with snooted Inon Z240 and blue snoot torch
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Oceanic Blacktip shark cruising on Aliwal Shoal
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Study of a basket star. We were blessed with so many subjects on Hakskeen today, but this one stood out the best.
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Octopussy
We found this small octopus at a depth of 28 metres while diving yesterday on the Astor Wreck. A chilly 10 degrees Celsius
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Goby peeping out of its sponge home at a depth of 30 m
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Ghost Rider
A ghost nudibranch is taking a free ride on West Coast Lobster. Ghost nudibranchs are unique to South African waters of the Cape Peninsula
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Marooned
Baby seal far away from its colony. Most likely to rest before returning to the sea.
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Wiggle Dancer
The continuous movement of a twobar clownfish in a sea anemone increases the seawater circulation and hence increases its growth and supply of nutrients to its host.
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Counting someone else's eggs.
Black nudibranch inspecting a snail's eggs
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Colorful Klipvis in its red Palmate fan hideout
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The building blocks of a coral reef
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Striped anemone shooting out white sticky defensive threads
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