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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From United States (21)

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This is one of the few shots in existence of this larval form of a Tripod fish. It is a creature from the deep, originally found at 15,000 feet in the Marianas Trench. Discovered while on a Black water dive over a depth of 600 feet in the Gulf Stream
By Suzan Meldonian
posted (5 days ago)
21 votes

'Summer Break' - Sand tiger sharks spend the summer months aggregating around the shipwrecks off the North Carolina coast as part of their annual migration along the east coast of the U.S.
By Tanya Houppermans
posted (6 days ago)
19 votes

Dip dive... Happy Holidays !
By Tony Cherbas
posted (Last month)
16 votes

Over Under of a Lemon Shark in the Bahamas, taken from the Dive Platform. Camera gear is Nikon D7100, Tokina 10-17, Sea & Sea Strobes. Manual settings for focus and exposure.
By Steve Rosenberg
posted (Last month)
15 votes

White Lined Dirona taken in Puget Sound
By John Di Croce
posted (Last month)
15 votes

Happy New Year! (Slow Shutter Zoom on Coral)
By Tony Cherbas
posted (Last month)
15 votes

Motion of the Ocean : Happy 2017!
By Tony Cherbas
posted (Last month)
15 votes

Life on a red star.
By Tony Cherbas
posted (Last month)
14 votes

A mouthful...Banded Jawfish 
Opistognathus macrognathus
Blue Heron Bridge USA
By John Roach
posted (Last month)
14 votes

Bluestriped Lizardfish  
Blue Heron Bridge FLA USA
By John Roach
posted (last week)
13 votes
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Flounder B/W
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"I believe I can fly"
Florida manatee in House spring
11 Votes
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My crazy niece trying out for Underwater X-Games smile
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 24, 2015
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: United States
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Little puffer fish? with "cosmo" eyes
 by Mark Sagovac
Little puffer fish? with "cosmo" eyes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 22, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) United States
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Seeking shelter
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2015

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Take Cover! by Alison Ranheim
Take Cover!
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 21, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Pacific United States
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Octopus just being an Octopus
BHB by Mark Sagovac
Octopus just being an Octopus
BHB
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 19, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) United States
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I'm living in a bottle under the Bridge !
25 Votes
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Hairy face
7 Votes
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Did someone loose a mask?
BHB..we find a ton of stuff do... by Mark Sagovac
Did someone loose a mask?
BHB..we find a ton of stuff down here!
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
date posted category: Humorous
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) United States
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Cold
Sending a bit of warmth to the Sunshine State! Coldest day at Crystal River. many manatees looking for shelter, many calves! Springs closed to protect them, that's a good thing!
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32 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) United States
view portfolio more shots by Ellen Cuylaerts
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Stealth Bomber
Big mama ray off the coast of Palm Beach
 by Mark Sagovac
Stealth Bomber
Big mama ray off the coast of Palm Beach
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 16, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) United States
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Angel under the Pier - curious angel following us under Blue Heron Bridge
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 15, 2015
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) United States
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Pipefish
BHB pipefish by Mark Sagovac
Pipefish
BHB pipefish
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 15, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) United States
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"Acceptance"
Spinner dolphins in Kona, Hawaii
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Perfectly poised trio.  California sea lions frolic in th... by Douglas Klug
Perfectly poised trio. California sea lions frolic in the blue water at the Channel Islands. Shot with Canon 10-22mm zoom in Ikelite Housing using dual DS51 strobes.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 13, 2015
date posted category: Temperate Waters
date posted location: Pacific United States
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small filefish from "under the Bridge"
12 Votes
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Florida tongue at the green water of the gulf
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 13, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico United States
view portfolio more shots by Beate Seiler
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Anemone at the Jetty's Panama City Beach,FL
19 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 10, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Gulf Of Mexico United States
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Anemone at Blue Heron Bridge - Florida
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Love Cave, I stuck my camera into a hollowed out stump for this image. The big Leopard frog is a year-round resident, but the others are toads (Chorus Frogs) from the woods. I'm not judging, but my understanding is that they cannot mate :-)
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16 Votes
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Look closer , I'm not alone !
25 Votes
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Cup coral garden
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 9, 2015
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) United States
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Seemed curious about the camera.....
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 9, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Atlantic United States
view portfolio more shots by Chris Miskavitch
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Holding On
Little Seahorse holding on a shell under the ... by Mark Sagovac
Holding On
Little Seahorse holding on a shell under the BHB as tide was coming in
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 8, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Atlantic (North American coastal) United States
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As I was about to drop below for a lake dive; I noticed a nice shot at the surface....Water-flower.
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Hermit Crab....Can you spot its friend????
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 5, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Atlantic United States
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