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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The English Channel

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From my first ever dive in England last weekend - Tompot Blenny portrait taken under Swanage Pier...
By Michael Gallagher
posted Thursday, August 18, 2011
41 votes

Blue Stinging Jellyfish (uncropped) - Cyanea lamarcki - Plymouth - UK
By Jim Garland
posted Sunday, December 13, 2009
34 votes

Starfish in rock pool
By Paul Colley
posted Sunday, August 19, 2012
34 votes

Common Starfish in a rock pool.  Shot using a single strobe held above the water level to light both top and bottom-side subjects.
By Paul Colley
posted Tuesday, April 10, 2012
33 votes

Tompot Blenny portrait, Swanage Pier
By Michael Gallagher
posted Sunday, September 4, 2011
32 votes

Battle of the Tompots
By Henley Spiers
posted Tuesday, December 5, 2017
32 votes

A Tompot Blenny sheltering inside a pipe at Swanage Pier, UK
By Nick Blake
posted Tuesday, November 12, 2013
29 votes

Greater pipefish at Swanage pier
By Alex Tattersall
posted Thursday, August 4, 2011
28 votes

Sunset on the seafront at Worthing Pier, West Sussex.
By Nick Blake
posted Saturday, March 3, 2012
28 votes

Tompot Blenny photographed on The Mulberries
Fujifilm S5 Pro, 60mm lens.
By Nick Blake
posted Sunday, February 13, 2011
25 votes
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Scrappers by Henley Spiers
Scrappers
9 Votes
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Blue Shark Reflection by Henley Spiers
Blue Shark Reflection
7 Votes
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Spider Crab Attack by Henley Spiers
Spider Crab Attack
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13 Votes
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Mermaid's Purse (in-camera double exposure) by Henley Spiers
Mermaid's Purse (in-camera double exposure)
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12 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 22, 2018
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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Blackface Blenny by Henley Spiers
Blackface Blenny
8 Votes
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Juvenile Pollack by Henley Spiers
Juvenile Pollack
10 Votes
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Spider Crab Invasion by Henley Spiers
Spider Crab Invasion
14 Votes
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Jellyfish Dancer by Henley Spiers
Jellyfish Dancer
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2018
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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Cuckoo Wrasse on a British Reef by Henley Spiers
Cuckoo Wrasse on a British Reef
11 Votes
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Blue Sharks around the UK coast are the most beautiful cr... by Ellen Cuylaerts
Blue Sharks around the UK coast are the most beautiful creatures but sadly also targeted by fishermen for catch and release which can be harmful to the sharks!
12 Votes
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First Seal Encounter by Henley Spiers
First Seal Encounter
7 Votes
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Jelly Sunburst by Henley Spiers
Jelly Sunburst
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14 Votes
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The Blues are Back by Henley Spiers
The Blues are Back
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15 Votes
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Blue Shark Invasion by Henley Spiers
Blue Shark Invasion
10 Votes
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Jellyfish near Portland Bill, Dorset, UK
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12 Votes
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underwater garden near Portland Bill, Dorset, UK
8 Votes
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Bluefin Tuna Hunting Sardines by Henley Spiers
Bluefin Tuna Hunting Sardines
4 Votes
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Tompot Says Hi by Henley Spiers
Tompot Says Hi
15 Votes
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Scarfaced Blue by Henley Spiers
Scarfaced Blue
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
date posted category: Sharks
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Grey Seal (pup) - Halichoerus grypus
Horsey, Norfolk, England
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9 Votes
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Barrel jellyfish.
Cornwall by Mark Thomas
Barrel jellyfish.
Cornwall
9 Votes
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LOL
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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Battle of the Tompots by Henley Spiers
Battle of the Tompots
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2017
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They almost seem too cute to actually battle. Amazing behavioral shot.
32 Votes
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Bluefin Tuna on the Hunt by Henley Spiers
Bluefin Tuna on the Hunt
9 Votes
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Beautiful Blue by Henley Spiers
Beautiful Blue
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: English Channel United Kingdom
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Abstract Sea Star by Henley Spiers
Abstract Sea Star
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15 Votes
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Bird from Below by Henley Spiers
Bird from Below
12 Votes
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