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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Arabian Sea (10)

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Seahorse in whipcoral, not the best camouflage.  Shot with an Oly 5060
By Adam Skrzypczyk
posted Sunday, May 3, 2009
85 votes

Close enough to see the parasites above the nostrils on this Undulated Moray (Gymnothorax undulatus)..¸><((((º>...Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165s
By Brian Mayes
posted Sunday, November 23, 2008
57 votes

Nudibranchs enjoying a cuddle. (Chromodoris sp. 20 per Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs & Sea Slugs by Gosliner, Behrens & Valdés)...¸><((((º>...Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165
By Brian Mayes
posted Tuesday, November 18, 2008
55 votes

Just as I found this Fringed Blenny (Mimoblennius cirrosus) it darted in a hole and would only peep out every so often to see if I was still there. Which of course I was, since I wanted a close up shot. ...¸><((((º>.....Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165's
By Brian Mayes
posted Saturday, November 29, 2008
50 votes

we where diving and suddenly very unusual a group of around 50 spinners came and played in front of us for over 10 minutes
By Pieter Roos
posted Monday, August 9, 2010
50 votes

<((((º>.....Canon G9" title=""What a happy face. ;-)".....Spotfin Lionfish (Pterois antennata).......¸><((((º>.....Canon G9" style="margin: 0px auto;max-height:900px;max-width:100%;" />
By Brian Mayes
posted Monday, December 15, 2008
47 votes

Fish in to the shell
By Patrick Torresan
posted Tuesday, April 1, 2008
44 votes

This friendly Smalescale Sandperch (Parapercis robinsoni) started to follow me and came right up to the camera. I think it was hoping that I would disturb the sand and it would find something to eat....¸><((((º>.....Canon G9
By Brian Mayes
posted Wednesday, November 26, 2008
43 votes

Sepia's in love
By Alberto D'este
posted Wednesday, April 16, 2008
42 votes

This tiny coral crab (Cymo melanodactylus) is so fury, it's more like a teddy bear than a crab. It was nicely posed like this when I found it and didn't dive for cover when I started snapping away, like most critters do..¸><((((º>..Canon G9 & lenses
By Brian Mayes
posted Sunday, November 30, 2008
41 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Arabian Sea

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composing - nikon D200
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Another surreal photoshop stunner from Manfred
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A couple of Hypselodoris nigrostriata feeding on sponge
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 5, 2007
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A couple of Risbecia pulchella proudly displaying their gills..........Canon G7
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date posted posted: Thursday, May 3, 2007
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Just a quick snap of a Rusty Parrotfish, but I like the colours and lighting, hopefully you will too.................Canon G7
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Moray double act.........Canon G7
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nice double take Brian
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 29, 2007
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Eye Sea
Maldives at night
Nikonos with Extension Tubes by Alex Wolff
Eye Sea
Maldives at night
Nikonos with Extension Tubes

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eye,eye - always a good subject to crop into
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date posted posted: Friday, April 27, 2007
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Cute looking Spiny Puffer with a smile......................Canon G7
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 26, 2007
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This Honeycomb Moray was huge, easily 6ft in length and it's head shown here, seemed as big as mine. Very intimidating to photograph.....................Canon G7
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date posted posted: Monday, April 23, 2007
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Aden Blenny..................Canon G7 & Inon UCL 165 macro lens
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date posted posted: Friday, April 20, 2007
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Risbecia pulchela munching on some hydroid.........Canon G7 & Inon UCL165 Macro lens
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Tiny Red-dotted Coral Crab safe and secure from predators and photographers............Canon G7 & Inon UCL 165 macro lens
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An familiar subject, but I like them, so that's my excuse for showing this one.............Canon G7
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 10, 2007
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"Look at me, I've got a long fin"...............Canon G7
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date posted posted: Thursday, April 5, 2007
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Emperor Angelfish close up
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, April 3, 2007
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Dermatobranchus ornatus munching on soft coral entwined with a brittle star. According to Bill Rudman of SeaSlugForum, for the Nudi it's the equivalent of getting a caterpillar in your salad. click here
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 31, 2007
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Chromodoris tinctoria taking a leisurely stroll, or should that be slime?
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 29, 2007
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This was just a quick snap at a school of Dotted Bream, but it seems to have worked out quite nicely.
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
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I feel a right t*t in here so I'm busting to get out.............Canon G7 & Inon UCL165
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 25, 2007
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Yellowmouth Moray. Blamed in a recent finger biting incident. The Undulated Moray is more likely to be guilty imho. This guy wouldn't harm a fly, would he.......Canon G7
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Is that the remains of a fingernail in its mouth?!
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Portrait of small Arabian Bluestriped Dottyback (Pseudochromis aladabraensis).
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 15, 2007
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Interesting Anemone found at Fahal Island, Muscat, Oman. A type of Edwardsiidae I think. Canon G7
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date posted posted: Monday, March 12, 2007
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Close up of colourful Feather Duster
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Omani boys at an Omani fishing village. by Ben Nichols
Omani boys at an Omani fishing village.
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Intersting Anenome, looks like a Persian Rug. Gulf of Oman. by Ben Nichols
Intersting Anenome, looks like a Persian Rug. Gulf of Oman.
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2007
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Hauling tanks the old-fashioned way. Oman Dive Club. by Ben Nichols
Hauling tanks the old-fashioned way. Oman Dive Club.
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Moray with slit lip ... by David Johnson
Moray with slit lip ...
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Coral and the Moray eel by David Johnson
Coral and the Moray eel
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