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Octopus get cleaned by a bumblebee shrimp
By Beate Seiler
posted (6 days ago)
25 votes

From Degirmendere/Turkey
By Taner Atilgan
posted (6 days ago)
23 votes

Mantarray and diver, Cabo Piers México
By Alejandro Topete
posted (3 days ago)
22 votes

Fiery nudibranch (Okenia amoenula)
By Filip Staes
posted (6 days ago)
19 votes

Firework (Amphipods)
@Tulamben
By Julian Hsu
posted (6 days ago)
18 votes

Nudibranch (Felimare picta) in the Mediterranean sea.Shot taken with 10,5mm fisheye and 1,4x TC.
By Roland Bach
posted (4 days ago)
18 votes

Thorny seahorse with snooted backlit.
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted (4 days ago)
18 votes

Black seahorse at BHB
By Beate Seiler
posted (5 days ago)
17 votes

Hiding pike, Haarlemmermeerse bos, The Netherlands.
By Filip Staes
posted (3 days ago)
17 votes

Ready to fly.
By Filip Staes
posted (6 days ago)
16 votes
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Mauve stinger (lat. Pelagia noctiluca. Shot taken on the north coast of the balearic island Menorca.

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12 Entries Found
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Sharks

Silhouettes by Lars Oliver Michaelis
Silhouettes
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Wonderful job capturing the beauty and movement of these sharks
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Macro - Close-Up

Yawn gobi by Ajiex Dharma
Yawn gobi
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

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Loving the colorful background - yawning goby in the disco
18 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Spearing Mantis Shrimp in the spotlight
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Impressive portrait with a great angle and perfect lighting
14 Votes
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Hermodice carunculata
Bubble Catcher fire worm by Cumhur Gedikoglu
Hermodice carunculata
Bubble Catcher fire worm
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Stunning shot of a very special creature, love the detail on the bubbles
17 Votes
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Freshwater

Diver on the Tree,
Cenote Dive Cancun by Sevil Gurel Peker
Diver on the Tree,
Cenote Dive Cancun
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Perfect capture of the mystical atmosphere in this cenote
18 Votes
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Snail in a Swiss Lake . Vierwaldstättersee by Marcel Waldis
Snail in a Swiss Lake . Vierwaldstättersee
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Unusual shot of a snail in a cold Swiss lake, impressive image!
7 Votes
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Wide Angle - Divers

Snooted anemone and diver in front of early morning sun
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Wonderful composition and lighting. Amazing shot!
33 Votes
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Macro - swimming

I've dreamt about a seahorse by Uwe Schmolke
I've dreamt about a seahorse
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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Editor's Comment
Excellent capture and great technique. It truly looks like in a dream
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, January 2, 2017
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Atlantic Portugal
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This is one of the few shots in existence of this larval ... by Suzan Meldonian
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
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Incredible shot of a very rare sighting. Just wonderful.
29 Votes
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Title: "The Moment of Birth" Name of species: Apogon imberbis.
Third place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Very special and spectacular capture of a unique moment. Right time, right place and right focus.
22 Votes
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Mototi hunting at night
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Excellent capture of a rare sight
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 26, 2017
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Pacific Indonesia
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Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)

The Jetty
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Magnificent tone of the sky and excellent timing capturing the schooling fish right under the surface
25 Votes
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12 Entries Found