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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean (5)

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

For the remoras this big manta was a nice place to take a ride to somewhere else.
By Esteban Toré
posted Wednesday, January 14, 2009
89 votes

Female Tiger Shark,natural light, what an awesome animal!
By Roger Horrocks
posted Monday, March 6, 2006
79 votes


By Tobias Friedrich
posted Wednesday, December 14, 2011
79 votes

Amazing dolphin pod action in this years sardine run.
By Paul Cowell
posted Tuesday, August 10, 2010
76 votes

Napoleon Fish and scubagirl
By Alberto D'este
posted Friday, April 18, 2008
75 votes

Freediving with this female whaleshark in Mozambique was a stunning experience. Sea & sea MM2 ex +16mm
By Andrew Woodburn
posted Friday, February 14, 2003
70 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean

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Midnight Manta - Fesdu Lagoon, North Ari Atoll
votes: 14
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Redtoothed triggerfish (Odonus niger), often seen allover the tropic oceans. This picture is from Embudu house reef
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votes: 27
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A group of batfishes passing by at the Six Senses Laamu house reef
votes: 19
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 9, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
view portfolio more shots by Marteyne Van Well
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[:b:]Hallo[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
Hallo
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 9, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Philippines
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fishes in a wreck near st Gilles
votes: 10
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 8, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Reunion
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Rhinopia...Komodo, Indonesia
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votes: 20
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 6, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
view portfolio more shots by Beth Watson
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Turtle shape
votes: 12
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
view portfolio more shots by Raoul Caprez
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Nurse shark at maldives by Iñaki Alcalde
Nurse shark at maldives
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 4, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Manta Ray, Bodu Hithi (Maldives) by Reinhard Arndt
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Manta Ray, Bodu Hithi (Maldives)
votes: 7
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 2, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Whip Coral Goby taken with a Canon S95 in Recsea Housing ... by Jenny Strömvoll
Whip Coral Goby taken with a Canon S95 in Recsea Housing with an Inon S2000 strobe and a Inon fisheye macro lens.
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votes: 21
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Risbecia pulchella
votes: 13
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 1, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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Liquid Energy #3
votes: 12
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 1, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Allen Walker
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Pure Energy!!!
votes: 5
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date posted posted: Friday, February 28, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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[:b:]Pigmy[:/b:]
White background by light. by Francesco Pacienza
Pigmy
White background by light.
votes: 15
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Philippines
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Heading towards the twilight zone . . .
votes: 21
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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[:b:]Squat lobster[:/b:] on mirror by Francesco Pacienza
Squat lobster on mirror
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votes: 11
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date posted posted: Monday, February 24, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Philippines
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[:b:]Froggy portrait[:/b:]
Perfect camouflage by Francesco Pacienza
Froggy portrait
Perfect camouflage
votes: 10
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Philippines
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Up close and personal
votes: 13
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 23, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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[:b:]Leafish[:/b:] on mirror by Francesco Pacienza
Leafish on mirror
votes: 17
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date posted posted: Friday, February 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Philippines
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A Christmas tree in the snow
(rhinophore of Hagerada punctata)
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Very nice but seems aggressively cropped and thus not sharp enough.
votes: 21
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date posted posted: Friday, February 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Sri Lanka
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[:b:]School[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
School
votes: 18
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Philippines
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Aliwal Shoal
votes: 31
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
view portfolio more shots by Eduardo Acevedo
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[:b:]Whip Coral Gobies[:/b:] 
Taken with FishEye lens an... by Francesco Pacienza
Whip Coral Gobies
Taken with FishEye lens and microdome.
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votes: 18
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Philippines
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Portrait of a lion fish lite up with snoot
votes: 15
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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The shrimp jumped into the eels mouth, but the landing wa... by Valda Fraser
The shrimp jumped into the eels mouth, but the landing wasn't great.
votes: 11
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Whip Coral Goby
votes: 14
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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[:b:]Gobies[:/b:] by Francesco Pacienza
Gobies
votes: 6
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date posted posted: Monday, February 17, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Philippines
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