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

A Golden Weedfish (Cristiceps aurantiacus).

Taken at Shelly Beach in Sydney, Australia. 

Using a Nikon D300 sea & sea housing and dual ys250s. f/8 1/250s
By Melissa Fiene
posted Wednesday, June 10, 2009
77 votes

Cuttlefish at Bare Island. Sydney, Australia
By Ken Thongpila
posted Monday, July 20, 2009
74 votes


By Brian Mayes
posted Wednesday, April 7, 2010
73 votes

Happy Valentine's Day!  : )
By Doug Anderson
posted Thursday, February 14, 2008
71 votes

Turtle in the Coral Sea.
By Karen Dillabough
posted Friday, June 12, 2009
71 votes

Giant cuttle, Kurnell
By Doug Anderson
posted Tuesday, June 10, 2008
70 votes

Pteraeolidia ianthina, Sydney
By Doug Anderson
posted Monday, February 4, 2008
69 votes

Chromodoris splendida, Bare Island
By Doug Anderson
posted Wednesday, April 9, 2008
68 votes
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Lake Eacham, Queensland, Canon 7D, 10-22mm lens, Nimar ho... by David Haintz
Lake Eacham, Queensland, Canon 7D, 10-22mm lens, Nimar housing. click here
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 18, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Australia
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Looking up at a diver at Lady Elliott Island near Hervey ... by Bill Van Eyk
Looking up at a diver at Lady Elliott Island near Hervey Bay Queensland Australia
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Scuttling away from under a test cement plate, signalling... by Bill Van Eyk
Scuttling away from under a test cement plate, signalling stay away . . .a Blue Ringed Octopus
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date posted posted: (2 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Australia
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Love these gobies that just pop their head out of holes i... by Haydn Salvas
Love these gobies that just pop their head out of holes in and around the Flinders Pier engine block
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11 Votes
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date posted posted: (6 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Australia
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Wanted to get a near to front on shot of a Weedy Sea Drag... by Haydn Salvas
Wanted to get a near to front on shot of a Weedy Sea Dragon. After about thirty minutes I managed to get this. The position of the lights hit at just the right angle to highlight the beautiful colours of the body.
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date posted posted: (6 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Australia
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Ningaloo Sunset by Nick Thake
Ningaloo Sunset
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"Feeling blue" by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Feeling blue"
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A Sweetlip swimming out from the coral....
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A school of bump head parrotfish..... Flynn Reef, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
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Crimson red Waratah Anemones at low tide in a rock pool during a misty halo sunrise, lit with snooted strobes. The bird in the sun halo was more luck than judgement!!
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An over/under of a bluebottle (physalia physalis) I love how the pneumatophore (air bladder) of this bluebottle caught the light from my underwater strobe and lit up like a fluorescent tube!! Amazing!
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This is a clear winner, due to the perfect balanced lighting used here, matching the scene and the subject in every aspect. Stunning shot!
40 Votes
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"Shark-aerial"
Shot at North rock (Nelson bay, NSW) by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Shark-aerial"
Shot at North rock (Nelson bay, NSW)
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Bat Fish circling me while I was doing my safety stop above the exHMAS Brisbane wreck, Mooloolaba, Australia
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Green Sea Turtle resting at Cook Island, Fingal Head, NSW, Australia.
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Red Claw at Lake Eacham, depth 20m by David Haintz
Red Claw at Lake Eacham, depth 20m
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Australia
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"Abducted"... the water was cold and full of seals and se... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Abducted"... the water was cold and full of seals and sea-birds excrement but was fun!!
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Vintage Pose. Taken at Lake Barrine, North Queensland. de... by David Haintz
Vintage Pose. Taken at Lake Barrine, North Queensland. depth 14m vis around 2m.
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 26, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Australia
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millions of juvenile fishes. vis was good but swamped by ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
millions of juvenile fishes. vis was good but swamped by clouds of little juvenile swimming thru the pylons
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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the months are passing by.. but this guys is always there... by Gaetano Gargiulo
the months are passing by.. but this guys is always there :-)
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 13, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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my strobe malfunctioned at 20m... so I had to improvise... by Gaetano Gargiulo
my strobe malfunctioned at 20m... so I had to improvise...
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diving with seals is always great!!! by Gaetano Gargiulo
diving with seals is always great!!!
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 5, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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6+m of vis at Clifton Gardens are rare... by Gaetano Gargiulo
6+m of vis at Clifton Gardens are rare...
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My nephew diving into the Blue Hole in the Daintree Forest, by David Haintz
My nephew diving into the Blue Hole in the Daintree Forest,
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 28, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Australia
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playing with shallow DOF with a friendly dragonet by Gaetano Gargiulo
playing with shallow DOF with a friendly dragonet
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date posted posted: Friday, June 27, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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cute little mimicking file-fish by Gaetano Gargiulo
cute little mimicking file-fish
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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Giant Australian Cuttlefish impress photography group wit... by Elizabeth Solich
Giant Australian Cuttlefish impress photography group with Paul Macdonald of downunderpix, Nikon D700, Sea & Sea housing, 15mm sigma fish eye lens, 1.4x TC, 2x Sea & Sea YS110 strobes, f/14, 1/60, ISO-400
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date posted posted: Sunday, June 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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the debut of Violet-tino on the contest :-) by Gaetano Gargiulo
the debut of Violet-tino on the contest :-)
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
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