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Blenny face, Plataforma Tiburon México
By Alejandro Topete
posted (6 days ago)
8 votes

Bigfin reef squid
By Julian Hsu
posted (6 days ago)
5 votes

Three Musketeers

Whitetip Reef Shark - Triaenodon obesus

Biaha, Bali, Indonisia
By Stefan Follows
posted (6 days ago)
4 votes

Sand Tiger Shark hovers in the Aeolus, a wreck off of North Carolina. There’s more there than Smokey mountains and Black Bears!
By Steven Anderson
posted (6 days ago)
4 votes

Giannis D, inside the engine room
By Oxana Kamenskaya
posted (6 days ago)
4 votes

skeleton shrimp
By Mark Reilly
posted (6 days ago)
2 votes

Short nose seahorse, rare in the dutch waters.
By Eduard Bello
posted (6 days ago)
2 votes

A young diver awed by a photobombing shark.  What a wonderful dive!
By Stuart Spechler
posted (3 days ago)
2 votes

Humpback Whale at the Silverbanks
By Mathias Weck
posted (2 days ago)
2 votes

La belle vie !
By Jérome Mirande
posted (2 days ago)
2 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest | Shortlisted entries

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This category shows entries from last year that our 'trusted' members have put forward to the first round of judging for the annual awards
Colorful klipvis
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Giant Pacific Manta glides overhead at La Reina by Nick Polanszky
Giant Pacific Manta glides overhead at La Reina
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14 Votes
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Stowaways traveling the Universe
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9 Votes
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Cowry.
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24 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 1, 2019
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Philippines
view portfolio more shots by Mehmet Salih Bilal
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Close-up of a Banded seasnake, Puerto Galera, The Philippines
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12 Votes
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Blue Shark coming in for a closer inspection in-between c... by Nick Polanszky
Blue Shark coming in for a closer inspection in-between chewing down meals
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15 Votes
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Elysia
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11 Votes
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Smile (Fangblenny) by Julian Hsu
Smile (Fangblenny)
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11 Votes
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Yellowface Pikeblenny 
Chaenopsis Limbaugh 
Bonaire by John Roach
Yellowface Pikeblenny
Chaenopsis Limbaugh
Bonaire
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19 Votes
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Eye to eye with a humpback whale.
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15 Votes
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Blennius ocellaris by Walter Bassi
Blennius ocellaris
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15 Votes
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The Dragon
Yellowface Pikeblenny
Chaenopsis limbaughi
Bonaire
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20 Votes
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Alien sea by Scozio Salvatore
Alien sea
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8 Votes
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"Master Hypnotist" part of my Underwater Surrealism body of work. Cuttlefish "hypnotize" their prey by changing their colors and textures. When they do this, curious fish swim closer and they are ambushed.
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9 Votes
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Mantis shrimp looks like a ghost.
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15 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2019
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Philippines
view portfolio more shots by Mehmet Salih Bilal
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A beauty from blackwater in Anilao.
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14 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2019
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Philippine Sea Philippines
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Philippines
view portfolio more shots by Mehmet Salih Bilal
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Picture taken at Kakaban jelly fish lake in Indonesia. Wi... by Qunyi Zhang
Picture taken at Kakaban jelly fish lake in Indonesia. With a Sony 6500 camera, nautical housing and Inon 240 strobe.
I made this round circle manually. The sky looks like the earth and the jelly fish looks like a space ship.
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14 Votes
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A very large female hammerhead shark comes straight up to me allowing me to wait for just the right moment to capture this image.
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14 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, January 5, 2019
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic Bahamas
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Bahamas
view portfolio more shots by Debbie Wallace
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Under the jetty
From Korumar Bay by Cumhur Gedikoglu
Under the jetty
From Korumar Bay
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16 Votes
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Tiger Sharks frequent the reefs off the Bahamas and stay curious to our presence.
Tiger Beach - Bahamas
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11 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 7, 2019
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: United States
date posted Book a Dive Trip to United States
view portfolio more shots by Steven Anderson
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Hungry Shark by Henley Spiers
Hungry Shark
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12 Votes
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The schooner Balder from 1928. went down in a storm and i... by Rene B. Andersen
The schooner Balder from 1928. went down in a storm and is now laying on 60m depth in the Baltic sea, near Aland.
The diver is lights up the ship bell.
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14 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Baltic Sea Finland
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Finland
view portfolio more shots by Rene B. Andersen
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Zoetwaterkogelvis, Tetraodon mbu in space by Eduard Bello
Zoetwaterkogelvis, Tetraodon mbu in space
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10 Votes
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Cardinal with eggs. by Marshall Sastra
Cardinal with eggs.
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9 Votes
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Eye of cone snail
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Final RoundThrough to 2019 awards final round judging
14 Votes
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Spiraling beauty - Calliostoma Zizyphinum
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9 Votes
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While on an eco tour of Antigua, they took us to this bea... by Steve Dolan
While on an eco tour of Antigua, they took us to this beach that was made up of all shells and coral pieces.
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4 Votes
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217 Entries Found: Page 1  of  9