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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Gulf of Venezuela

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Reef Squid in the process of mating caught in mid water at Bari Reef in Bonaire.
By Michael Urciuoli
posted Sunday, March 7, 2010
95 votes

Caught this Spotted Cleaner Shrimp in a purple anemone at the Salt Pier in Bonaire with a Canon 5D, 100mm Macro lens
By Michael Urciuoli
posted Monday, March 8, 2010
71 votes

Encounter of Spotted Eagle Ray at end of dive on the way to the dive boat; Kleine Bonaire
By Keith Partlo
posted Wednesday, February 24, 2010
49 votes

Happy Holidays!
I didn't notice the little crab hanging out in the Christmas Tree worms right away.
By Larissa Roorda
posted Thursday, December 23, 2010
34 votes

la Cienega, Venezuela
By Mathieu Foulquié
posted Sunday, April 17, 2011
31 votes

cleaner on anemone...no flash 25' on Klien bonaire
By Christopher Lynch
posted Thursday, May 10, 2012
30 votes

Black Hamlets Mating dance
By Ximena Olds
posted Sunday, December 30, 2012
29 votes

Purple eyes
By Ximena Olds
posted Thursday, December 1, 2011
27 votes

Yellow head Jawfish with Eggs. Roatan-Honduras
By Ximena Olds
posted Monday, December 31, 2012
27 votes

One of the most elegant sharks that I have dived with; a Silky making a close pass in open water.
By Paul Colley
posted Saturday, November 23, 2013
27 votes
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Secretary Blenny, Sigma 70mm with +10 wet diopter
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 25, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Aruba
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Maybe I should call this "There is always one..."
See the fish in the upper right? Only one not going the same way as the school...now why do I identify with that fish?
8 Votes
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I have my eye on you
6 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
view portfolio more shots by Marc Van Den Broeck
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saltpiersponce
4 Votes
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redpipe
7 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Clear Clear Water!
Taken in Bonaire - the gorgonian was beautiful and with the boat above it - a gorgeous moment to remember.
8 Votes
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Loved the pattern on this Flamingo Tongue. It was very co-operative while I got this shot - :D
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As we entered the water, Zsuzsuanna turned around and the sun-ball behind her was so lovely, I had to take this image.
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"Your mind powers will not work on me, boy." Jabba the Hut to Luke Skywalker, Star Wars VI - Return of the Jedi
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Right on the drop off to the lower reef, I found this rope sponge and got Zsuzsunna to pose for me above it with the boat in the background.
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Secretary Blenny ... these little guys have such great ex... by Jim Garber
Secretary Blenny ... these little guys have such great expressions
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Spirals - the basic form of life. This is un-cropped.
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cauliflower
3 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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look through lobster
3 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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White Xtree
7 Votes
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date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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haedwave between the coral
4 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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I challenge myself to get a shot of these little guys with the mouth open (showing teeth) and with the reflection of the strobes in the eye. This is an uncropped image, with minimal editing.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
view portfolio more shots by Patricia Sinclair
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Fish Ball of Big Eye Scad- Taylor Made, Bonaire by Jim Garber
Fish Ball of Big Eye Scad- Taylor Made, Bonaire
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I took this in Bonaire the first week of November. I did crop this, but just to see how sharp and crisp this was.
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NIGHT CAPTURE
7 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Frog fish with lore by Jim Garber
Frog fish with lore
12 Votes
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salt pier Bonair
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 29, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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twin spin
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 29, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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This was taken at the end of the dive on One Thousand Steps. This tiny eel (head not bigger than my thumb) was almost directly under the boat.
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 27, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Taken on the reef Something Special, and I thought this XMAS Tree worm was special, it almost glowed!
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 27, 2014
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ON the house reef at Habitat Bonaire I found this beautiful vase sponge.
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 27, 2014
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date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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This little guy was quite shy and it took a bit of a wait for him to become comfortable with the bubble-monster. But when he did, I was able to get this shot (after about 15 tries that did not work out.(
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 27, 2014
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