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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean

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Oceanic Blacktip, taken at Aliwal shoal. Extreme close-up, coming from the darkness!
By Kris Davies
posted Thursday, October 13, 2016
160 votes

Goliath Grouper, snapped moments before he tried to eat my strobe. Taken in Mozambique, Pacific Ocean.
By Kris Davies
posted Wednesday, January 25, 2017
151 votes

Raggy tooth shark, taken at the 'Cathedral' South Africa.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 21, 2016
147 votes

Oceanic Black-tip piercing through a bubble stream of a diver below. Taken at Aliwal shoal.
By Kris Davies
posted Wednesday, March 8, 2017
130 votes

Leopard Shark, relaxing at the 'Pinnacle' Mozambique.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, March 27, 2017
117 votes

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

Lots of Oceanic Blacktips taken at Aliwal Shoal, South Africa.
By Kris Davies
posted Wednesday, April 26, 2017
106 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

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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
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean

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Manta Rays in the blue of Indian Ocean
 by Oksana Maksymova
Manta Rays in the blue of Indian Ocean
4 Votes
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Clown fish in Nosy Be, Olympus TG-6, Isotta housing, Back... by Martin Genov
Clown fish in Nosy Be, Olympus TG-6, Isotta housing, Backscatter M52 wide lens, 2x INON S-2000
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Mantis shrimp shot during my liveaboard trip to Maldives.... by Martin Genov
Mantis shrimp shot during my liveaboard trip to Maldives. Olympus TG-6 , Isotta hosing, 2xINON S-2000
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During a liveaboard trip to Maldives I took a shot of thi... by Martin Genov
During a liveaboard trip to Maldives I took a shot of this frogfish with my Olympus TG-6, Isotta housing , Backscatter M52 wide angle lens and 2x INON S-2000 strobes.
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School of Juveniles bright yellow with dark bars Golden T... by Oksana Maksymova
School of Juveniles bright yellow with dark bars Golden Trevally (Gnathanodon speciosus) accompany Tawny nurse shark (Nebrius ferrugineus)
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4 Votes
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Soft Coral Porcelain Crab (Lissoporcellana nakasonei) by Oksana Maksymova
Soft Coral Porcelain Crab (Lissoporcellana nakasonei)
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Manta Ray Cleaning Station
 by Oksana Maksymova
Manta Ray Cleaning Station
3 Votes
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Juvenil Moyer's dragonet (Synchiropus moyeri) by Oksana Maksymova
Juvenil Moyer's dragonet (Synchiropus moyeri)
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Kikutaro’s Butterfly Slug (Cyerce kikutarobabai) by Oksana Maksymova
Kikutaro’s Butterfly Slug (Cyerce kikutarobabai)
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Tofo, Mozambique - slowly approaching these two Cleaner W... by Daniel Lamborn
Tofo, Mozambique - slowly approaching these two Cleaner Wrasses, busy taking care of a Lunar-tailed Bigeye. They were not bothered by my presence and I managed to get quite close. Canon 5D MkIII in Ikelite housing.
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Nudibranch Tenellia sp. by Oksana Maksymova
Nudibranch Tenellia sp.
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2020
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Nudibranch Trinchesia acinosa by Oksana Maksymova
Nudibranch Trinchesia acinosa
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 1, 2020
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Tiger Shark with remora buddies.
1 Votes
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A sleepy Green Sea Turtle lazily peeks out of one eye to ... by Naomi Rose
A sleepy Green Sea Turtle lazily peeks out of one eye to see who's watching, quickly returning to napping.
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Process of laying eggs of Black-Spotted Doto
 by Oksana Maksymova
Process of laying eggs of Black-Spotted Doto
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Nudibranch Tenellia sp. by Oksana Maksymova
Nudibranch Tenellia sp.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, October 8, 2020
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Barrel Sponge Porcelain Crab (Aliaporcellana spongicola) by Oksana Maksymova
Barrel Sponge Porcelain Crab (Aliaporcellana spongicola)
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date posted posted: Tuesday, October 6, 2020
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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The critically endangered Ornate Eagle Ray makes an appea... by Naomi Rose
The critically endangered Ornate Eagle Ray makes an appearance on the Ningaloo Reef. This is the 7th individual identified in this special part of the world.
2 Votes
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Windows into the soul. by Ahmed Reehan Mohamed
Windows into the soul.
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Nudibranch Dendrodoris denisoni by Oksana Maksymova
Nudibranch Dendrodoris denisoni
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, September 11, 2020
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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A Northern Giant Petrel curious about its reflection in m... by Naomi Rose
A Northern Giant Petrel curious about its reflection in my dome dwarfs the onlooking tour boat. This funny bird followed me in the water for 20 minutes and spent most of the time right in front of my camera. An unforgettable encounter!
6 Votes
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Bluestriped fangblenny (Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos) by Oksana Maksymova
Bluestriped fangblenny (Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos)
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, September 6, 2020
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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A Grey Reef Shark swims over one of the only known cleani... by Naomi Rose
A Grey Reef Shark swims over one of the only known cleaning stations for these sharks on the Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia.
7 Votes
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Psychedelic batwing slug (Sagaminopteron psychedelicum) by Oksana Maksymova
Psychedelic batwing slug (Sagaminopteron psychedelicum)
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 18, 2020
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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A clever dusky whaler employs an unusual technique and fe... by Naomi Rose
A clever dusky whaler employs an unusual technique and feasts on a tightly packed bait ball by slowly swimming head first in and waiting for fish to swim into its mouth.
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6 Votes
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Nudibranch Phyllodesmium iriomotense by Oksana Maksymova
Nudibranch Phyllodesmium iriomotense
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 8, 2020
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
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Leaf Sheep (Costasiella kuroshimae) and Rabbit Costasiell... by Oksana Maksymova
Leaf Sheep (Costasiella kuroshimae) and Rabbit Costasiella (Costasiella usagi)
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5 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 24, 2020
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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