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Giant pacific manta came in for a close up. Taken at Socorro Islands.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, December 12, 2016
153 votes

Close encounter with a giant pacific Manta Ray, taken at the Socorro Islands, Mexico.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 7, 2016
146 votes

Big Galapagos shark, taken at Wolf island, Galapagos.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 14, 2016
145 votes

Tu prenais du plaisir
A faire des ronds dans l'eau... ;=)
By Bonduel Tanguy
posted Friday, December 2, 2011
137 votes

Spanish Shawl Nudibranch at Point Dume, Malibu.
By Sevag Mehterian
posted Tuesday, December 20, 2011
114 votes

Inspired by nearby competition, this male humpback put some serious power into this series of forward lunges. In 7 years of whale watching, I had never seen a lunge like this from this angle. Taken with a canon 350d and 70-300 lens.
By Tyania Diffin
posted Wednesday, May 31, 2006
93 votes

Nautilus pompilius.
Taken at LIFOU island, New Caledonia, in night dive.
Very rare prehistorycal animal who lives very deep, so i had a chance to meet it
By Antonio Pastorelli
posted Monday, March 17, 2008
93 votes

SHARKS
By Pedro L Burguera
posted Friday, January 25, 2008
91 votes

Overwater Bungalows-Moorea
By Frank Greco
posted Thursday, June 7, 2007
88 votes

This image was taken in Guadalupe Islanda in October 2008 using a Nikonos RS with a 20-35mm lens.  THs film I used was Fuji Velvia 100 speed, f8 at approximately 125.  Color corrected in photoshop CS.
By Steven Kl Smith
posted Tuesday, December 16, 2008
84 votes
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leopard blenny
Date: 30/07/2018
Location : ishigaki Japan
Camera : Nikon D850
Housing : Nauticam
Lens : 105mm marco
Strobe : Retra +Retra LSD
Settings : 1/200sec, f/25, ISO 250
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date posted posted: 13:14 CST Today (9 hours ago)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Date: 15/08/2018
Location : miwura Japan
Camera : Nikon D850
Housing : Nauticam
Lens : 105mm marco
Strobe : Retra +Retra LSD
Settings : 1/250sec, f/29, ISO 100
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When the kelp is gone/ California’s temperate waters chan... by Devon Fox
When the kelp is gone/ California’s temperate waters change drastically throughout the year. During the summer these rocky reefs are desolate due to warm water. However in the winter these same rock walls are full of life with towering kelp forests.
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Anemone city/ photo taken just after sunset off the islan... by Devon Fox
Anemone city/ photo taken just after sunset off the island of Mo’orea, French Polynesia.
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Wall Diver/ This image was taken off the coast of Tahiti,... by Devon Fox
Wall Diver/ This image was taken off the coast of Tahiti, French Polynesia. The diverse and lively wall is one of many flourishing reef structures around the islands of French Polynesia.
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Giant Kelpfish blending in with the seagrass. Photo captu... by Devon Fox
Giant Kelpfish blending in with the seagrass. Photo captured in Southern California.
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Red Octopus off Maury Island
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The Coral Guard Crabs (Trapezia flavopunctata) spend most... by Devon Fox
The Coral Guard Crabs (Trapezia flavopunctata) spend most of their time, well... guarding coral. Photo taken in Mo’orea, French Polynesia.
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This Dorid nudibranch (Hypselodoris ghiselini) is a commo... by Devon Fox
This Dorid nudibranch (Hypselodoris ghiselini) is a common, but always beautiful site in Southern California.
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I was fortunate enough to capture this lovely great white shark as she was gliding by basking in the sunbeams...
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Date: 28/07/2018
Location : ishigaki Japan
Camera : Nikon D850
Housing : Nauticam
Lens : 105mm marco
Strobe : Retra X2 +Retra LSD X2
Settings : 1/250sec, f/22, ISO 400
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Date: 30/07/2018
Location : ishigaki Japan
Camera : Nikon D850
Housing : Nauticam
Lens : 105mm marco
Strobe : Retra +Retra LSD
Settings : 1/250sec, f/22, ISO 100
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Corneal Iridescence in the eye of a blenny. by Vasco Baselli
Corneal Iridescence in the eye of a blenny.
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R2D2 portrait, Fujikawa Maru, Truk Lagoon
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Blenny in a an empty blanus shell. by Vasco Baselli
Blenny in a an empty blanus shell.
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Red Octopus in Puget Sound
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In the lagoon of Moorea we used to swim with the sting ra... by Greg Fleurentin
In the lagoon of Moorea we used to swim with the sting rays. Sometimes we can also find a mermaid! wink
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The queen of the sting ray. by Greg Fleurentin
The queen of the sting ray.
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The reef and the Shark
The healthy reef of Moorea and it... by Greg Fleurentin
The reef and the Shark
The healthy reef of Moorea and its famous resident, the lemon shark.
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Red/blue starfish in the Puget Sound
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Flying turtle in the sun.
Green turtle from Moorea, fren... by Greg Fleurentin
Flying turtle in the sun.
Green turtle from Moorea, french Polynesia.
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Swimming with a pod of bottlenose dolphins of New zealand... by Dan Westerkamp
Swimming with a pod of bottlenose dolphins of New zealands east coast
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Thecacera picta
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Divers at Hoovers Pinnacle.
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Eye of the Crab.
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The Orange-Fin Anemonefish (Amphiprion chrysopterus) is o... by Devon Fox
The Orange-Fin Anemonefish (Amphiprion chrysopterus) is one of the many colorful reef fish of the South Pacific. This small specimen was found at a depth of approximately 20m, off the island of Mo'orea.
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Turtle over reef near Puako Beach
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