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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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Manta rays at cleaning station by Pietro Cremone
Manta rays at cleaning station
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Close up of Scorpion Fish taken off Rotnest island. Fish ... by Ally Smith
Close up of Scorpion Fish taken off Rotnest island. Fish sheltering from heavy swell and surge
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Lucky shot with the emperor angel fish photo bombing.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 19, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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Photograph of a jellyfish caught in a shaft of sunlight a... by Ally Smith
Photograph of a jellyfish caught in a shaft of sunlight and providing shelter to three tiny puffer fish
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 19, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Cleaning time - A manta at the cleaning station by Pietro Cremone
Cleaning time - A manta at the cleaning station
9 Votes
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nudibranch at night by Mark Reilly
nudibranch at night
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9 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Australia
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Reef of Aliwal Shoal with sunlight in the background by Kerri Keet
Reef of Aliwal Shoal with sunlight in the background
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Big parrotfish resting by Pietro Cremone
Big parrotfish resting
9 Votes
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Diver admiring the view over Aliwal Shoal by Kerri Keet
Diver admiring the view over Aliwal Shoal
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 12, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Batfish school by Pietro Cremone
Batfish school
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, September 12, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Ragged Tooth shark in Cathedral by Kerri Keet
Ragged Tooth shark in Cathedral
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 8, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A huge school of jellow snappers by Pietro Cremone
A huge school of jellow snappers
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 7, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Submerging - the boundary between the surface and the deep by Kerri Keet
Submerging - the boundary between the surface and the deep
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Nudi
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 4, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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Raggie in the Cathedral - RSA
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 3, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Emperor Angelfish doing a Headstand; Olympus TG1 by Chris Rodrigues
Emperor Angelfish doing a Headstand; Olympus TG1
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 2, 2016
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Indian Ocean Seychelles
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Jelly world by Pietro Cremone
Jelly world
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14 Votes
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Crowded condominium. A very busy anemone with a school of... by Pietro Cremone
Crowded condominium. A very busy anemone with a school of clownfishes.
9 Votes
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Twin sea slug (Goniobranchus geminus)
Olympus TG1 by Chris Rodrigues
Twin sea slug (Goniobranchus geminus)
Olympus TG1
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 1, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Seychelles
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Whitemouth moray; Seychelles; Olympus TG1 by Chris Rodrigues
Whitemouth moray; Seychelles; Olympus TG1
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Seychelles
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Blacktip shark at Aliwal Shoal
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 30, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Sardine Run, getting into the mix..
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To witness such a beautiful scene and still be able to create excellent composition and snap the photo at exactly the right moment - that's what UW photography is all about!
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 28, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Visiting the "Dentists"
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Fish posing in a "window" on the wreck of the SAS Pieterm... by Kerri Keet
Fish posing in a "window" on the wreck of the SAS Pietermaritzburg
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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I have a special fascination for toilets underwater and t... by Kerri Keet
I have a special fascination for toilets underwater and to my delight this weekend, I discovered that two toilets are now visible on the wreck of the SAS Pietermaritzburg!
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 23, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Angelfish by Kerri Keet
Angelfish
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Beautiful temperate water garden surrounding an old barge... by Kerri Keet
Beautiful temperate water garden surrounding an old barge wreck
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 18, 2016
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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