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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Gulf Of Mexico (10)

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Squid in Black, Veracruz Mexico
By Alejandro Topete
posted (This month)
20 votes

Squid face, Veracruz Mexico
By Alejandro Topete
posted (This month)
16 votes

Squid move, Veracruz Mexico
By Alejandro Topete
posted (last week)
11 votes

underwater cave of Xunaan-Ha, located in Chemuyil, Quintana Roo,Mexico.
By Antonio Venturelli
posted (This month)
8 votes

Flamingo Tongues in love
By Patricia Sinclair
posted (This month)
8 votes

colorful reef
By Antonio Venturelli
posted (last week)
7 votes

Whale Shark picture taken off coast of Isla Mujeres .
By Daniel Waldman
posted (last week)
7 votes

A gorgeous sponge on the wreck of the Doc Poulson.
By Patricia Sinclair
posted (3 days ago)
7 votes

Hunting
This image was taken at Devils' Grotto.  I had hoped that a tarpon was coming through the hole in the silversides, but I got this Bar Jack instead. I was happy with it anyway.
By Patricia Sinclair
posted (2 days ago)
7 votes

countercurrent
By Antonio Venturelli
posted (Last month)
6 votes
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Working on macro and lighting the Christmas tree worms to... by Patricia Sinclair
Working on macro and lighting the Christmas tree worms to make them glow.
This was taken at Sunset House Reef around 4PM, shore dive.
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 10, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Cayman islands
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Epic Langarm!
(term for 'selfie' in Afrikaans, directly translated as 'long-arm') A fun memory-shot for us.
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Three in Harmony - 2014.
A seldom occurrence this year.
28 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 9, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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On Cue - a special surprise drifted into shot as I was setting up for an over/under with the deep blue ocean. 4inch dome, OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 2, 2014
date posted category: Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Whale Shark Feeding
Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Canon 5D3
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
date posted category: Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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My friend looks rather insignificant behind a large whale shark!
Canon 5D3 w/ 8-15mm fisheye
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Egg-Rippled Surface – Manta birostris glides just below the calm surface, taking in the tuna roe. OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, August 7, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Remora hitching a ride on a whale shark's tail. I wonder if this one is more of a thrill seeker since he went for the craziest place instead of just hanging out on the body, or pectoral fins like his buddies!
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 1, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Curiosity Gull, happy Wednesday!
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 6, 2014
date posted category: Topside (above water but marine related)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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A serene pair of feeding Whale Sharks, a ballet couple come to mind....
23 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 1, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Dark Shark
Whale Shark ramming plankton
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, August 9, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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introduced Pest
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 3, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Whale shark cruising towards the surface near Isla Mujeres, Mexico
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Whale Shark's endless search for plankton just beneath the surface
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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The fish eggs that the whale sharks are feasting upon are very visible going into this shark's mouth.
What has to be very irritating is the remora that is latched onto it's freakin' tonsils!!!! Man, that makes my throat tickle!!!
8mm fisheye
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Whale Shark and freediver sharing the ocean peacefully
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 8, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Videographer working for his shot; chasing a good sized whale shark.
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12 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, August 1, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Tagalong ~ Whitefin Sharksucker prospecting a potential companion, turned out to be a friendly little guy. 4inch dome, OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
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Special, clearly stands out.
32 Votes
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WhaleShark above me near Isla Mujeres They are so graceful that they look like they are barely moving until you try to swim with them, and it's tough to keep up!
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date posted posted: Friday, July 25, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Just hanging out.
whale shark suspended vertically amidst the sunrays.
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 27, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Peace ~ Whale Shark feeding in peace on the roe-strewn surface. OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, July 25, 2014
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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This Whale Shark kept her eye on me as she was curving by with a photographer trying to keep up. It was a great moment watching her eye swivel and view me with a knowing look
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14 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, July 26, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Shrimp on home
25 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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My wife next to a whale shark. 8mm fisheye w/ full frame 5D3
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 28, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Arrow Crab
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27 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico Mexico
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Breakfast Invite ~ Whale Shark breakfast – ‘egg soup’ – breakfast of champions! OM-D E-M5, 8mm, natural light.
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Squid close up
31 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 28, 2014
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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