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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
155 votes

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

Big Galapagos shark, taken at Wolf island, Galapagos.
By Kris Davies
posted Monday, November 14, 2016
147 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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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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view portfolio more shots by Marc Van Den Broeck
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seahorse mating
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Pacific Japan
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view portfolio more shots by Jinggong Zhang
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head in head
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date posted posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Turtle scavenging for food off La Jolla Shores by Shana Middleton
Turtle scavenging for food off La Jolla Shores
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Vlaming's unicorn fish at cleaning station
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Lay down and realize how beautiful the nature is by Greg Fleurentin
Lay down and realize how beautiful the nature is
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small diver
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date posted posted: Yesterday
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Snail among kelp off the Channel Islands by Shana Middleton
Snail among kelp off the Channel Islands
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The original hard hat divers. Dippers walk on stream bottoms using their wings as hydrofoils to keep themselves 'weighted down'. They are able to pick aquatic invertebrates from under rocks etc...
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Wrong way buddy!
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date posted posted: (3 days ago)
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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view portfolio more shots by Pierre Mineau
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The mantis shrimp has three pseudopupils per eye and sees... by Hong Vo
by: Hong Vo
The mantis shrimp has three pseudopupils per eye and sees you six times!
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This seal came torpedoing straight at us while on a dive.... by Shana Middleton
This seal came torpedoing straight at us while on a dive. As soon as I got my camera up, he u-turned and hauled off.
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Friendly Spadefish
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bighead
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Green turtle resting on the reef by Greg Fleurentin
Green turtle resting on the reef
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Having fun with a Humpback Whale
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Lagoon like a mirror by Greg Fleurentin
Lagoon like a mirror
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close enconter
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date posted posted: (5 days ago)
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date posted location: Pacific Fiji
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Mantaray in cabo Piers, Isla Socorro México
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Waikiki by Morgan Ashton
Waikiki
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Great White Shark makes its pass by us. These sharks exhibit lots of power has they effortlessly make there way thru the water. This image was taken at Guadalupe Island - Mexico
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date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Pacific Mexico
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view portfolio more shots by Steven Anderson
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Whale and calf resting close to the reef to protect them ... by Greg Fleurentin
Whale and calf resting close to the reef to protect them from the predators. They allowed me to come very close during a long moment but they always keep an eye on me.
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Lucy the Great White shark after a breach in Isla Guadalupe by Michael Makara
Lucy the Great White shark after a breach in Isla Guadalupe
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Black tip shark and the lagoon of Moorea by Greg Fleurentin
Black tip shark and the lagoon of Moorea
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Oceanic white tip shark in the big blue by Greg Fleurentin
Oceanic white tip shark in the big blue
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Two pacific giant Manta Rays came in for an extreme close... by Kris Davies
Two pacific giant Manta Rays came in for an extreme close up!
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Sharks and rays cruising in the lagoon of Moorea by Greg Fleurentin
Sharks and rays cruising in the lagoon of Moorea
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