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by Glenn Ian Villanueva

This is a photo of a fish in a jellyfish, hiding from predators. Taken in Anilao, Philippines during one of our blackwater di

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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Brian Mayes

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Squarespot Anthias (Pseudanthias pleurotaenia) at Gili Lawa Laut, Komodo
Barrel sponge at Batu Bolong, Komodo
"When you're smilin'....keep on smilin', The whole world smiles with you"
The Harley Davidson of nudibranchs, Nembrotha chamberlaini
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another new interpretation from that man Mayes!
Whip Coral Shrimp (Pontonides unciger)
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Coral Crab (Trapezia sp) with clutch of eggs at Jemeluk, Bali
Xeno Crab (Xenocarcinus tuberculatus) riding a sea whip at Seraya, near Tulamben
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Purple Queen (Pseudanthias pascalus) swimming about at the "Drop Off" in Tulamben
Look familiar? I'm not surprised, it's like looking in a mirror, isn't it? Tasmanian Blenny (Parablennius tasmanianus).
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Painted Frogfish (Antennarius pictus). It may look like a big frogfish, but this baby is tiny, about 6mm
Porcelain Crab amongst the fronds of a purple sea pen in the Perhentian Islands. If you look carefully you can see the eggs she's carrying.
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Brian only enters one per month - but what a one!
Fimbriated Moray (Gymnothorax fimbriatus)
Ornate Ghost Pipefish (Solenostomus paradoxus)...¸> <((((º>
An unrecorded species of Chromodoris
Nudibranch (Phidiana militaris)
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Allied Cowrie (Prionovolva wilsoniana) found on soft coral in the Perhentians
Orange Mantis Shrimp (Lysioquilloides mapia)
Nudibranch (Tritoniopsis sp.)
Pink Anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion)
Porcelain Crab (Porcellanella sp.) on the underside base of a black feather star.
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2010
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That man Mayes does it again!
"The beast"
Golden Damsel (Amblyglyphidodon aureus)...¸> <((((º>
"On your marks, get set, go!"
We found this Harlequin Shrimp (Hymenocera elegans) wandering around in the middle of a sandy patch at about 24m. It didn't have a mate with it, so maybe it was in search of one or something to eat.
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Weedy Scorpionfish (Rhinopias frondosa). A natural light shot, with WB corrected using UR Pro filter
Whip Coral Shrimp (Dasycaris zanzibarica)
Allied Cowrie (Cuspivolva tigris)
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Brian had three shots that could be hotshotted this month - here's my fave
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