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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Palau

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Solar eclipse
By Andrey Tazba
posted Tuesday, April 8, 2008
75 votes

It was the start of our Aggressor live-a-board in Palau,Micronesia. Our first dive was at Lions fish rock and we saw this beautifull anemone and anemone fish. little did we know that this was the start of a surreal week of diving.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Friday, November 20, 2009
64 votes

Blue Holes in Palau  Several of my
By Ric Ruhlman
posted Friday, December 31, 2010
63 votes

Longnose Hawkfish at Big Drop-off in Palau.
By Yorko Summer
posted Saturday, November 25, 2006
60 votes

BLUE HOLES
By Andrey Tazba
posted Tuesday, June 24, 2008
57 votes

- seven eyes -

Bigfin reef squid (Sepioteuthis lessoniana)
By Reinhard Arndt
posted Monday, January 2, 2012
57 votes

Taken while snorkeling at Jellyfish Lake on a crystal clear day.
By Andrew Sonis
posted Friday, December 30, 2011
54 votes

'Rock Island Sunset' What else can you say? D100; 18-70mm Nikkor lens. Enjoy!
By Rick Tegeler
posted Sunday, October 29, 2006
50 votes

Beautifull Anemone and host fish. What a great place Palau is and I can't wait to return.
By Rick Ouellette
posted Sunday, November 15, 2009
47 votes

'WAITING' Scorpion fish in a common pose. Another mug shot from 'Fish Portraits'. Housed Nikon F; 55 auto-micro Nikkor lens. Enjoy!
By Rick Tegeler
posted Tuesday, October 3, 2006
46 votes
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A living fossil .. the nautilus
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Sometimes underwater is like being in an alien world. Particularly given the sense of weightlessness that occurs. The strange Nautilus looked to me the very likeness of an alien ..
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"Across the universe" 
 by Parnupong Norasethkamol
"Across the universe"
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date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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"Dream on" by Parnupong Norasethkamol
"Dream on"
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Excellent colors and a surreal setting. Almost feels like outer-space.
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 10, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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Turtle in Palau.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, April 7, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Andaman Sea Palau
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Fan
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date posted posted: Friday, March 14, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Holding Jelly Fish!
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20 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 13, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Golden Jelly Fish
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 13, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Clowny Fish
Nikon D80, Ikelite housing + two strobes (Ikelite DS125 and Sea & Sea YS-60), Lense AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED, ISO 100, Aperture f/9, Shutterspeed 1/60
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date posted posted: Friday, March 7, 2014
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Angelfish
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Palau Triggerfish.  Apparently, we were near the nests of... by Jim Moser
Palau Triggerfish. Apparently, we were near the nests of these beautiful fish and this one was NOT pleased with my presence. He snapped at me with his two teeth.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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Ophiuros in coral
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 2, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Banda Sea Palau
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Jellyfish in Jellyfish Lake
22 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Banda Sea Palau
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Fluorescent Jelly Fish
Not manipulated! Nikon D80, Ikelite housing + two Ikelite strobes (DS161 and DS125) + blue light fluorescence torch, Lense Tamron SP AF 17-50mm f/2.8 (A16), ISO 100, Aperture f/5, Shutterspeed 1/160
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Unicorn fish
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, January 10, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Banda Sea Palau
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Surrealism strom
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 6, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Palau
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Shark
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 4, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Andaman Sea Palau
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Christmas Lionfish by Carla Mcelroy
Christmas Lionfish
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Gold Jelly
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 30, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Palau
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Blue holes to the heaven
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 28, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Palau
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My First Manta. / Each time I go into the ocean, I look forward with great anticipation to new encounters. While in Palau, Micronesia, I had such a first with a manta. Ascending to the surface at German Channel, a well known Manta cleaning station,
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Perfect color balance, well taken.
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Palau
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Big cave, coral, gorgonian, bubbles, light and divers....a magic underwater world.
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 23, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Banda Sea Palau
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School of fish by Girts Kravalis
School of fish
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 21, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Palau
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Manta ray by Girts Kravalis
Manta ray
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 19, 2013
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Palau
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Trought the Coral in Palau.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 19, 2013
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date posted location: Andaman Sea Palau
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A school of barracuda with diver. by Michael Gerken
A school of barracuda with diver.
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24 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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date posted location: Philippine Sea Palau
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Manta Ray
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21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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