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by Glenn Ian Villanueva

This is a photo of a fish in a jellyfish, hiding from predators. Taken in Anilao, Philippines during one of our blackwater di

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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Philippine Sea

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Ornate ghost pipefish or harlequin ghost pipefish Solenostomus paradoxus
This is a photo of a mantis shrimp carrying her eggs. The mantis shrimp was curious and wants to investigate the lightning flashes coming her way. smile
Lizard fish face
Crown Shrimp
Periclimenes koronensis/Cuapetes kororensis
This animal has been seen to have a symbiotic relationship with Long Tentacle Plate Corals (Heliofungia actiniformis) in the wild.
This is an image of a fish riding a jellyfish on a blackwater dive in Anilao, Batangas, Philippines. The fish and the jellyfish are in a commensalism relationship. The baby fish is seeking refuge from the jellyfish from its natural predators.
This is a pink-eyed goby which usually hovers above finger corals and sometimes rests on it. They have beautiful pinkish/ reddish eyes which makes them very beautiful to photograph, tiny as they are. Taken in Anilao, Batangas.
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This is a photo of clownfish's eggs. You could see the eyes of the baby fishes through its translucent covering. No single egg was harmed in taking this photo.
This is a photo of a chromodoris willani, sitting on top of a rock or a hard coral. A soft current blows from the east, giving her crown a gentle flow.
Harlequin shrimp
Hymenocera picta
Periclimenes imperator on Spanish dancer
Candy crab
Hoplophrys oatesi
This is a photo of an octopus seeking refuge in the dead sea shells. Found in Anilao Pier, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines which is a common sighting in the area. Octopus is one of my favourite subjects.
Bronze Medal Bronze Medal 2021

Final RoundThrough to 2021 awards final round judging
Small crab on starfish
Pilodius sp.
Yellow crinoid shrimp close up
Hippolyte catagrapha
Soft Coral Porcelain Crab (Lissoporcellana nakasonei)
david vs goliath
Reticulate Pipefish (Corythoichthys flavofasciatus)
Pontonides unciger on wire coral
Red Striped Goby
Trimma cana
Allogalathea elegans (known as the feather star squat lobster, crinoid squat lobster or elegant squat lobster)
Barredfin Moray Eel
Gymnothorax zonipectis
Doubletooth Soldierfish face detail
(Myripristis hexagona)
Dunckerocampus pessuliferus (yellowbanded pipefish)
Peacock-tail anemone shrimp
Ancylocaris brevicarpalis
gele kikkervis
Life in Pescador Island
Scorpion fish face detail
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