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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Arabian Sea (6)

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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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Will somebody believe me NOW when I say that clownfish ha... by Mike Dickson
Will somebody believe me NOW when I say that clownfish have teeth?
Clarks anemonefish (l: Amphiprion clarkii)
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 3, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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Three Sisters dive site at Damaniyat Islands. My long suf... by Mike Dickson
Three Sisters dive site at Damaniyat Islands. My long suffering trainee Divemaster is in the background 8o)
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 2, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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say cheese.
32 Votes
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Starry / yellow mouthed moray (l: gymnothorax nudivomer) by Mike Dickson
Starry / yellow mouthed moray (l: gymnothorax nudivomer)
29 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2009
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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Heavily photoshopped self portrait - Diver's reflection in an air bubble
15 Votes
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Cuttlefish taken at Fahal Island, Muscat, Oman by Mike Dickson
Cuttlefish taken at Fahal Island, Muscat, Oman
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
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Had the pleasure of diving with this particular turtle fo... by Mike Dickson
Had the pleasure of diving with this particular turtle for around 20 minutes. Managed to get a number of sequential swim by shots.
Taken at Plug Point, Bandar Khayran, Muscat, Oman.
Camera: DX1G - manual mode.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 29, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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Tiny shrimp spotted in a small crack in the coral at Pear... by Mike Dickson
Tiny shrimp spotted in a small crack in the coral at Pearl Point, Bandar Khayran, Muscat Oman.
Photo taken in manual mode.
Camera: Sea & Sea DX1G
13 Votes
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Black lionfish (latin: pterois antennata)

Pic taken in... by Mike Dickson
Black lionfish (latin: pterois antennata)
Pic taken in manual mode with my DX1G at Ras Abu Dawood, Bandar Khayran, Muscat, Oman
Black lionfish - 'nuff said really ;o)
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, June 25, 2009
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Arabian Sea Oman
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Broad barred Lionfish / firefish (latin: pterois antennat... by Mike Dickson
Broad barred Lionfish / firefish (latin: pterois antennata).
Nocturnal feeder - normally found hidden under coral ledges during daylight hours.
13 Votes
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Grey / geometric moray (latin:siderea grisea)

Taken at... by Mike Dickson
Grey / geometric moray (latin:siderea grisea)
Taken at 12 metres in Bhandar Khayran, Muscat Oman
13 Votes
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6mm nudibranch spotted in North Bay, Fahal Island.

Pho... by Mike Dickson
6mm nudibranch spotted in North Bay, Fahal Island.
Photo taken in manual mode with my DX1G.
13 Votes
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An abandoned fishing cage (surface line most probably cut by divers) becomes a home for fish. The pipe visible is one of the bottom supports of the cage. One of the few examples where humans contributed to the habitat. Oly 5060 + inon closeup lens
17 Votes
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Eye of Poseidon - porcupine fish after dark by Alex Wolff
Eye of Poseidon - porcupine fish after dark
6 Votes
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boxy
23 Votes
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Juvenile Moray, Oly 5060, single strobe.
13 Votes
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Welcome to my hole erm... home.
23 Votes
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Rising from the dark, bubbles shot, I took this pic underwater with Olympus C8080WZ Jana, Jubail, Saudia Arabia
12 Votes
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Shrimp peeking out of its anemone
13 Votes
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Coral hugger. Oly 5060
18 Votes
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Carb night shot in Jana / Saudi Arabia
12 Votes
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Diver with mackerel
17 Votes
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One angry looking diver
18 Votes
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Rare Snowflake Moray eel in the mussamdam by Brendon Baines
Rare Snowflake Moray eel in the mussamdam
22 Votes
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Seahorse in whipcoral, not the best camouflage. Shot with an Oly 5060
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Editor's Comment
I expect he was hidden without a light on him!
85 Votes
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Starry eyes. Close up of a puffer fish.

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the old eye shot never tires
13 Votes
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My what a big mouth you have.
Clam taken in the Mussamda... by Brendon Baines
My what a big mouth you have.
Clam taken in the Mussamdam Area, using Canon G10 with standard casing and flash
9 Votes
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