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Mauve stinger (lat. Pelagia noctiluca. Shot taken on the north coast of the balearic island Menorca.
By Roland Bach
posted (5 days ago)
28 votes

Playing with silverside shoal under Arborek pier.
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted (6 days ago)
26 votes

goby on fingersponge
By Volker Lonz
posted (5 days ago)
25 votes

Dondice banyulensis
Big Moustache
By Cumhur Gedikoglu
posted (5 days ago)
25 votes

Papa Goby Waits for a Full Moon
By Henley Spiers
posted (4 days ago)
24 votes

Wood Duck drake landing.
By Richard Goluch
posted (4 days ago)
22 votes

2 shark species 1 shot!
By Spencer Burrows
posted (6 days ago)
20 votes

Feather-Star colores... Shrimped
By Philippe Eggert
posted (6 days ago)
20 votes

Blenniy at a wreck off shore Panama City Beach
By Beate Seiler
posted (4 days ago)
20 votes

Blue Scorpion
By Philippe Eggert
posted (6 days ago)
19 votes
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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!

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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!

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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!

editor's comments

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!

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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