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We were finishing our dive; as we turned to swim to our exit, we noticed several large lionfish emerging from the coral looking for dinner. I was able to wait long enough for the lionfish to smile at me and wave my buddy into place before surfacing.
By Ken Schneider
posted Wednesday, December 7, 2011
154 votes

Nikon d700,17mm,ISO 200, f14, 1/160sec. We were at 30ft, when I first noticed movement below me. Slowly, I turned around, inching along the sand hoping for a clear shot. This ray set off a storm, leaving me cleaning the sand out of my gear.
By Ken Schneider
posted Thursday, December 8, 2011
116 votes

I loved all these colorful corols and a single big eyed!
By Talih Tinay
posted Tuesday, March 7, 2006
95 votes

Sea Turtle, just about crashing into Camera housing dome.
By Holly Heffner
posted Sunday, September 3, 2006
93 votes

We swam with this big guy for almost an hour. He brushed up against me several times. It is believed he was hit by the ferry boat. You can see the scars on his back and a tear in the dorsal fin...Photo was taken with no strobe, Olympus 4040
By Holly Heffner
posted Tuesday, July 25, 2006
91 votes

White spotted File fish in the Orange phase
By Steven Daniel
posted Monday, December 18, 2006
90 votes

Queen Angel of the Deep
By Steven Daniel
posted Wednesday, January 7, 2009
90 votes

This picture was taken in Bonaire on a site called Andrea II.  It was taken with a Canon G9.  Settings were 1/60 @ F8
By Don Robillard
posted Saturday, April 4, 2009
90 votes

Green Turtle in Akumal,Mexico
By Steven Daniel
posted Saturday, December 30, 2006
87 votes

Diver Drifting on the a Cozumel drift dive
By Steven Daniel
posted Monday, January 12, 2009
86 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Caribbean Sea

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Sharpnose Puffer (Canthigaster rostrata)
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'Life In The Slow Lane' - A flamingo tongue cowrie in the waters off of Grand Cayman
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Pillar Corals - BVI - Normand Island - The Indians by Joao Batista Cabral Junior
Pillar Corals - BVI - Normand Island - The Indians
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date posted posted: (2 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Virgin Islands (British)
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Diver and elephant ear sponge. I like this version with the legs apart. For me, the split legs add a sort of whimsy to the photo, like the diver is in flight. Plus, rules are made to be broken. wink
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date posted posted: (3 days ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Cayman islands
view portfolio more shots by Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
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Wire Coral Shrimp
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date posted posted: (4 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
view portfolio more shots by Abimael Márquez
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Red Snapping Shrimp (Alpheus armatus)
3 Votes
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gammaridean amphipod on a solitary gorgonian
9 Votes
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Slender Filefish (Monacanthus tuckeri)
8 Votes
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"Spring Cleaning!"
A banded jawfish expels sand from its mouth as it clears out a new burrow. It will take the jawfish up to eight hours to create the home.
13 Votes
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Small frogfish fishing for dinner
10 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Netherlands Antilles
view portfolio more shots by Aleksandr Marinicev
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Fabellina
17 Votes
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Puerto Rico
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We would see these beautiful banded tube dwelling anemone... by Leslie Howell
We would see these beautiful banded tube dwelling anemones at the start and end of all our night dives at Sunset House in Grand Cayman.
8 Votes
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French Angelfish - BVI by Joao Batista Cabral Junior
French Angelfish - BVI
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Juvenile French angelfish (Pomacanthus paru)
5 Votes
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Blenny face, Klein Bonaire by Alejandro Topete
Blenny face, Klein Bonaire
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Bimini, Hammerhead Dive, Neil Watson #Hammerhead #Bimini ... by Michael Krueger
Bimini, Hammerhead Dive, Neil Watson #Hammerhead #Bimini #Neil Watson
7 Votes
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date posted posted: (This month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Caribbean Sea Bahamas
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Secretary Blenny (Acanthemblemaria maria)
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decorator crab
8 Votes
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"Old Wise Man"
A Loggerhead Turtle making some friendly fly-bys.
8 Votes
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"The Meadow"
The bluff wall in Pedro's Bay is literally covered with life. Lots of ambient light and waves breaking overhead make for a very exciting dive.
6 Votes
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Squid City
17 Votes
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Hammerhead sharks in The Bahamas. Shot this amazing anima... by Matias P Alexandro
Hammerhead sharks in The Bahamas. Shot this amazing animals with my nikon d800, ikelite housing. There is nothing better than the clystar clear water in the caribbean, but in Bimini that is something else.
As for the hammerheads I'm speechles
11 Votes
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"Swoop!" - A hawksbill turtle nearly high fives the camera as it swoops past on the north wall of Grand Cayman.
9 Votes
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Juvenile squid
7 Votes
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Squirrelfish by Joao Batista Cabral Junior
Squirrelfish
2 Votes
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"Hide & Seek" - No Photoshop, I had the strobe positioned to create shadow, thus showing only the face of the filefish. I was lucky to find this one pecking away at a purple gorgonian, providing a nice contrasting color.
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Branching Anemone (Lebrunia danae)
7 Votes
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