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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Maldives

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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


By Tobias Friedrich
posted Wednesday, December 14, 2011
79 votes

Napoleon Fish and scubagirl
By Alberto D'este
posted Friday, April 18, 2008
75 votes

Orange cup coral. Canon 40D, SIGMA 50mm MACRO
By Alexander Nikolaev
posted Monday, October 6, 2008
70 votes

All aboard the Manta Train!!   Olympus SP350, Inon fisheye lens, natural light. Baa Atoll, Maldives.
By Christian Loader
posted Wednesday, August 20, 2008
62 votes


By Aleksandr Marinicev
posted Monday, February 15, 2010
61 votes

juvanile Clarks Anenomefish Nikon D200 60mm Dega Thila Ari Atoll
By Nigel Wade
posted Sunday, August 3, 2008
59 votes

A fish (Forcipiger flavissimus) is helping me to keep my wife in the center of my heart.
By Raoul Caprez
posted Monday, August 25, 2008
56 votes

Mobula's
By Pieter Roos
posted Wednesday, August 11, 2010
56 votes

long nose hawk fish
By Pieter Roos
posted Saturday, August 14, 2010
56 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Maldives

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Manta Rays in the blue of Indian Ocean
 by Oksana Maksymova
Manta Rays in the blue of Indian Ocean
5 Votes
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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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Manta Ray Cleaning Station
 by Oksana Maksymova
Manta Ray Cleaning Station
3 Votes
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Windows into the soul. by Ahmed Reehan Mohamed
Windows into the soul.
0 Votes
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Baby shark doo doo doo by Joerg Blessing
Baby shark doo doo doo
2 Votes
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Tiny coral hermit crab! Living in an abandoned Christmas ... by Joerg Blessing
Tiny coral hermit crab! Living in an abandoned Christmas tree worm tube.
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 16, 2020
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Baby blacktop in the shallow by Joerg Blessing
Baby blacktop in the shallow
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 9, 2020
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Underwater yoga master by Joerg Blessing
Underwater yoga master
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 7, 2020
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Longfin batfish and snorkler. by Joerg Blessing
Longfin batfish and snorkler.
4 Votes
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Tiny tawny babynurseshark by Joerg Blessing
Tiny tawny babynurseshark
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, May 3, 2020
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Coral and Color...
1 Votes
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Sunset paddle by Joerg Blessing
Sunset paddle
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Sunset paddle by Joerg Blessing
Sunset paddle
9 Votes
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"Reminiscent of the Fall" this school of humpback red sna... by Conor Culver
"Reminiscent of the Fall" this school of humpback red snapper moved like the red fall leaves of a tree.
6 Votes
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soft coral by Joerg Blessing
soft coral
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Little hawksfish by Joerg Blessing
Little hawksfish
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 28, 2020
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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The big mouth.
South Atholl. Suadiva
Nikon D800E , 17-35mm
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5 Votes
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Moray and stingray by Joerg Blessing
Moray and stingray
6 Votes
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hey dude! by Joerg Blessing
hey dude!
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 22, 2020
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Jetty life by Joerg Blessing
Jetty life
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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snapper blur, slow exposure of 1 /10th and a camera turn by Joerg Blessing
snapper blur, slow exposure of 1 /10th and a camera turn
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 3, 2020
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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palm beach lhavani atoll by Natascha Lobisch
palm beach lhavani atoll
1 Votes
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Krásné odpoledne pod vodou. by Radim Fort
Krásné odpoledne pod vodou.
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 1, 2020
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Anthias and blue streaked cleaner wrasse by Joerg Blessing
Anthias and blue streaked cleaner wrasse
2 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 30, 2020
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Bluestriped snappers by Joerg Blessing
Bluestriped snappers
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, January 26, 2020
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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