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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean (2)

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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

Tortue verte
Mayotte
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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Anthias and Manta
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date posted posted: Saturday, November 9, 2019
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Sitting hidden at 42m, Atlantis reef must be one of the most pristine reefs in Mozambique
13 Votes
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cleaning time
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, November 7, 2019
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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Oriental Sweetlip gang
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date posted posted: Monday, November 4, 2019
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Red teeth of the so called red tooth triggerfish.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, November 3, 2019
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Gotchaaa: Pygmy squid and it's prey.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Mantas that twirl to convey the plankton into their mouth. Almost like a dance. Nikon D800E , 17/35mm , no strobo
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Hanifaru bay and the mantas ray
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"Snapper Fall" part of my Underwater Surrealism body of work. The massive school of these blue stripped snapper resembled the changing leaves of fall.
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Behind a fish curtain
Dharavandhoo island Maldive
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Manta biristris.
Hanifaru Bay , Maldives.
Nikon D800E , 17-35mm ,No strobo
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Manta biristris.
Hanifaru Bay , Maldives.
Nikon D800E , 17-35mm ,No strobo
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 21, 2019
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Turtle eating its lunch. Tulamben Bali.
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Dharavandhoo. Manta vision
Atollo di Baa
Nikon D800e , 17-35mm Nikon
Strobo subtronic 160 pro.
ISO 200 ; f9 ; 1/500
3 Votes
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File fish. Night dive Dharavandhoo divers
ISO200 , F20 , 1/125
Nikon D800E, 10,5mm fisheye lens in wide macro port .
Two strobo subtronic 160 pro
11 Votes
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Post dive manta session outside of Hanifaru Bay.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, September 12, 2019
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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Fused teeth plates of a parrotfish, taken on a night dive with red focus light.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
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"Bat Fish Night" part of my Underwater Surrealism body of work. This image is referencing their common name: the Bat Fish.
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"Maldivian Orange Tree" part of my Underwater Surrealism body of work. Image is playing off the bright orange color of the Maldivian Clownfish. Like most plants and trees, these fish are endemic, they are only found in the Maldives
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Hanifaru Bay Mantas
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date posted posted: Monday, September 9, 2019
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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Freediving with this little eagle ray was pretty fun!
9 Votes
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Juvenile form of surgeon fishes,Juvenile Bristletooth surgeonfish. Baa atoll . Dharavandhoo
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Laguna di Hanufaru , manta feeding frenzly by Marchione Giacomo
Laguna di Hanufaru , manta feeding frenzly
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Juvenile Bristletooth surgeonfish were swarming Maldivian reefs in the last weeks.
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 7, 2019
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
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Eagle ray hunting over sandy bottom
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, September 7, 2019
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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Feeding frenzly, the mantas of the Hanifaru lagoon Baa at... by Marchione Giacomo
Feeding frenzly, the mantas of the Hanifaru lagoon Baa atoll, for a unique show . Pictures take during snorkelling witu housing Seacam , photocamera Nikon D800E , lens 17/35mm Nikon
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This was a nice postdive manta session. A dense patch of plankton outside of Hanifaru Bay attracted about 20 -30 mantas. Luckily I had a few bar left in my tank ;-)
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, September 4, 2019
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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