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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean

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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

Goliath Grouper, snapped moments before he tried to eat my strobe. Taken in Mozambique, Pacific Ocean.
By Kris Davies
posted Wednesday, January 25, 2017
151 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

Leopard Shark, relaxing at the 'Pinnacle' Mozambique.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, March 27, 2017
117 votes

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

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
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Nudibranch Phyllodesmium poindimiei by Oksana Maksymova
Nudibranch Phyllodesmium poindimiei
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date posted posted: 06:37 CST Today (14 hours ago)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Nudibranch Tenellia sp. 62 NSSI-2 by Oksana Maksymova
Nudibranch Tenellia sp. 62 NSSI-2
2 Votes
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Bluestriped snappers by Joerg Blessing
Bluestriped snappers
1 Votes
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Peacock Mantis shrimp by Joerg Blessing
Peacock Mantis shrimp
2 Votes
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Manta getting cleaned while sweetlips and squirrelfish hang around. perfect scene in the Maldives
9 Votes
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seagrass meadow
1 Votes
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Cleanershrimp on sponge
5 Votes
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Bluestriped snappers
3 Votes
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Happy New Year
5 Votes
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Nurse sharks / Malvives 2019 by Mehmet Öztabak
Nurse sharks / Malvives 2019
5 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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School of Bigeye Jackfish at sunset.
6 Votes
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Bigeye jackfish school
9 Votes
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Manta Ray against the sun. Photo taken using Nikon D500 i... by Abdulaziz Al Saleh
Manta Ray against the sun. Photo taken using Nikon D500 in Nauticam NA-D500 with one Sea&Sea YS-D2 strobe!
8 Votes
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Nudibranch at 18 metres ,Balaclava Mauritius. by Linley Jean-Yves Bignoux
Nudibranch at 18 metres ,Balaclava Mauritius.
6 Votes
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A Snake-eel lying in wait to grab its next meal by Shane Hermans
A Snake-eel lying in wait to grab its next meal
3 Votes
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"Sparkle"
16 Votes
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Eagle ray sculpture like
14 Votes
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A Raggie gathering at Cathedral
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10 Votes
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Baitfish and Seafan scenery!
13 Votes
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clouds of baitfish (silver sprat)
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 30, 2019
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Alive!
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 29, 2019
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Smile-another dental closeup on a parrotfish..
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, November 29, 2019
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Smile of a parrotfish.
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 28, 2019
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Free diver and Turtle
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 26, 2019
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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view portfolio more shots by Yuping Chen
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I love to get lost in clouds of pulsing baitfish
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, November 25, 2019
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Image from Atlantis reef, just a little further down from the previous picture posted of this reef in Ponta do Ouro.
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