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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

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
28 votes

Anemone in Belize, during night dive
By Julio Sanjuan
posted Tuesday, November 26, 2013
28 votes

Purple eyes
By Ximena Olds
posted Thursday, December 1, 2011
27 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Gulf of Venezuela

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Pedersoni Cleaner Shrimp and Anemone by David Gilchrist
Pedersoni Cleaner Shrimp and Anemone
6 Votes
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Boga school in Curacao. by David Gilchrist
Boga school in Curacao.
5 Votes
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Another yellowhead jawfish cleaning house. by J. Daniel Horovatin
Another yellowhead jawfish cleaning house.
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 5, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Squat shrimp in anemone. by J. Daniel Horovatin
Squat shrimp in anemone.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 4, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Interesting color of this christmas treeworm by J. Daniel Horovatin
Interesting color of this christmas treeworm
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 30, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Flamingo tongue by J. Daniel Horovatin
Flamingo tongue
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 19, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Snake Eel by J. Daniel Horovatin
Snake Eel
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 19, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Spirobranchus giganteus
This was one of the most delicately coloured ones I have ever seen. Just a hint of peachy-apricot to it.
This is uncropped.
4 Votes
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Longlure frogfish: Waiting a meal with its baited lure. by J. Daniel Horovatin
Longlure frogfish: Waiting a meal with its baited lure.
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 16, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Longsnout seahorse by J. Daniel Horovatin
Longsnout seahorse
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 16, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Cymothoid Isopods: Double trouble for this fish with a pa... by J. Daniel Horovatin
Cymothoid Isopods: Double trouble for this fish with a pair of cymothoid isopods hooked into each side of its jaw.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Spinyhead Blenny by J. Daniel Horovatin
Spinyhead Blenny
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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this was taken in November in Bonaire...I thought the pattern on this Cyphoma gibbosum was quite unusual...and the contrast to the lavender rope sponge it was on was t me, the best.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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This is uncropped.
Olympus EPL-5, Nauticam housing, 60mm macro lens (no diopter), 2 Sea & Sea YS-D1 strobes,
F/18, s 1/160 and ISO 200
Peppermint Goby (Coryphopterus lipernes) size for this guy was about 1 inch.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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Secretary Blenny, with an eye out for a meal.
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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A pink frogfish waits patiently with its baited lure in action.
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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Would these be eggs being left by the flamingo tongue snail??
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 11, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Male yellowhead jawfish aerating his batch of eggs.
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, April 10, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Goby on rope sponge taken with Canon G11 in Fisheye FIX housing and double close-up lens accessory.
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 9, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Two frogfish just hanging out.
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13 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 8, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Beautiful Anchor on the top of Rock Pile Reef.
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, April 6, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Gulf of Venezuela Netherlands Antilles
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Yellowhead jawfish clearing sand from its tunnel.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 5, 2015
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Hairy Blenny species by David Gilchrist
Hairy Blenny species
8 Votes
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Spinyhead Blenny in a blanket of Sargent Major eggs.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 2, 2015
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Yellowhead Jawfish. Spent some time and a number of dives watching for the eggs to develop
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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I waited and waited and then this little gem almost swam into my port. There is a small amount of cropping on this photo. I particularly like her fin on the left side of the photo - what beauty!!
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 2, 2015
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Secretary Blenny, Sigma 70mm with +10 wet diopter
18 Votes
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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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