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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Indian Ocean (4)

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A large Hairy Yellow Hermit crab peers at me from under his massive shell.
By Kerri Keet
posted (This month)
9 votes

Maldives has always been on my bucket list of diving destinations and I was fortunate enough to be able to go there last year. On a night dive, this couple of anemonefish was settling down for the night.
By Kerri Keet
posted (last week)
9 votes

My first seahorse ever, such a special sighting! There were a couple of them scattered around the reef, they seemed to enjoy the cooler temperatures at the bottom.
By Kerri Keet
posted (This month)
8 votes


By Allen Walker
posted (last week)
6 votes

he engine block of the Clan Stuart is above the water line at most times (except spring high tide), which provides a perfect resting point for a few species of seabird. We snuck up on them to take some shots but they were more curious than timid.
By Kerri Keet
posted (6 days ago)
4 votes

Chromodoris magnifica nudibranch
By Kerri Keet
posted (This month)
3 votes

Pointe aux Piments,Mauritius 20m Scorpionfish
Jean-Yves Bignoux
By Jean-Yves Bignoux
posted (This month)
2 votes

Macro shot of a fan worm, a unique kind of worm that lives within a tube and extends their feathery tentacles to filter feed. They are quite skittish and withdraw their tentacles when they sense your presence.
By Kerri Keet
posted (last week)
2 votes

Playful Cape Fur Seal
By Kerri Keet
posted (5 days ago)
2 votes

Coral rockcod behind a curtain of glass fish
By Kerri Keet
posted (This month)
1 votes
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Anemone fish by Miguel Pereira
Anemone fish
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, March 4, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Natural light at the Aliwal Shoal. Great visibility (arou... by Marco Calvani
Natural light at the Aliwal Shoal. Great visibility (around 10 meters), but it's a one shoot picture, because of the huge current that day
5 Votes
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Blue and yellow and...
12 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, March 4, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Oceanic Black Tip backlight by Marco Calvani
Oceanic Black Tip backlight
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 3, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Two Clown triggerfish getting a bit territorial and chasing past a surprised surgeonfish.
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 3, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Two Two bar Clown fish at their anemone with recently laid egss in the foreground. the eggs become darker as the mature
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 3, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean Mozambique
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In the north Ari Atoll small stingrays came close to shore, an excellent opportunity for practicing over-under shots
11 Votes
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Painted face
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17 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 29, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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I was recovering from a shooting a whip coral goby in a strenuous position when I saw this interaction just a bit above me. The Angelfish kept returning even when the wrasse was nipping it a bit painfully from time to time.
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, February 28, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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A golden Nembrotha, Nembrotha aurea on Hotspots reef.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 26, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Two Yellow (Cubic) boxfish swimming in almost a mirror image in a pocket on Rooneys, Sodwana
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13 Votes
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Nosestripe anemonefish or skunk clownfish
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 25, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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I love the way that light changes the scene underwater from a drab blue grey to these contrasting bright colours. Horseshoe Hawkfish in coral
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 25, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Thresher shark by Xiaoqian Cui
Thresher shark
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Mantas in Hanifaru Lagoon, Maldives by Alberto Gallucci
Mantas in Hanifaru Lagoon, Maldives
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13 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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A tiny wreck at 35 meters by Xiaoqian Cui
A tiny wreck at 35 meters
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4 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, February 23, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Hairy squat lobster by Xiaoqian Cui
Hairy squat lobster
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 22, 2016
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Night dive urchin closed up for the evening , looks amazing
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 22, 2016
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Thailand
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A blue ribbon eel shouting at me to keep my distance.
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, February 22, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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Leaf scorpion fish by Xiaoqian Cui
Leaf scorpion fish
15 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 20, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Anemonefish
8 Votes
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date posted posted: Friday, February 19, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean Djibouti
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Lovely clever life by Xiaoqian Cui
Lovely clever life
9 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 18, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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My little boy playing in the water in the Maldives
11 Votes
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Facial- I needed a yellow mouthed eel to replace a bungled shot in my portfolio for the Sodwana Shootout 2015 on the last day. Found this one with two minutes dive time left
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, February 18, 2016
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Indian Ocean South Africa
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I don't want to move,I don't care anything,I'm a lazy turtle by Xiaoqian Cui
I don't want to move,I don't care anything,I'm a lazy turtle
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Indonesia
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Anemonefish & Lory
26 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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Clownfish family & Lory
16 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
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