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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Maldives (3)

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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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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
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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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
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Freediving with this little eagle ray was pretty fun!
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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
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Eagle ray hunting over sandy bottom
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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 ;-)
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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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I took this image with a Canon Powershot whilst freedivin... by Marcus De La Haye
I took this image with a Canon Powershot whilst freediving in the Maldives in February 2018. The waters surrounding this small island now host a huge population of stingrays and moray eels, because a tuna factory on the island discards tuna waste.
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Tiger shark is an awesome creature. You can easily tell t... by Qunyi Zhang
Tiger shark is an awesome creature. You can easily tell the difference between them. They have different lines on their bodies. This one has the most beautiful lines. Shot by Nikon Z7.
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 24, 2019
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Maldives
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Posted this before as BW. Better in colour?
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 24, 2019
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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Shot by Nikon Z7 + 14-30mm, with Nauticam housing. Locati... by Qunyi Zhang
Shot by Nikon Z7 + 14-30mm, with Nauticam housing. Location is Fuvahmulah island Maldives. Tiger shark close.
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date posted posted: Friday, August 23, 2019
date posted category: Sharks
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tiger shark by Nikon z7 by Qunyi Zhang
tiger shark by Nikon z7
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2019
date posted category: Sharks
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Seascape
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Watching this school of neon fusiliers being hunted by bluefin jack and dogtooth tunas was like watching NatGeo on TV, just better. To catch the movement I used a long shutter speed of 1/10th sec
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Two Mantas
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Chill out! There was so much action going on around this lazy green turtle: squadrons of bluefin jack attacking the carpet of glass fish , tunas looking for an easy meal, anthias buzzing.
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More then friendly turtle. It already knew rule number one in underwater photography: get close!
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Lions
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Fusilier cloud...at the moment the sea is very productive on our side of the atoll. phytoplankton-zooplankton-small fish-big fish.its cool to watch some hunting scenes and small bait balls.
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 27, 2019
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Massive school of snapper up close
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Let me scratch your port...
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2019
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
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Not too shy octopus
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