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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Molucca Sea

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Did you know that Mandarin fish mate just after sunset an... by Robert Smits
Did you know that Mandarin fish mate just after sunset and that they live in small populations and are very skiddish? You can only find them using red lights, which they can't see.. The mating only lasts for a few seconds.
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Did you know that this octopus usually burries themselves... by Robert Smits
Did you know that this octopus usually burries themselves in the sand, making it next to impossible to get a good photo of them? Photographed with a +5 Sea and Sea wet diopter and snoot.
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Did you know that there are thirty species of clownfish r... by Robert Smits
Did you know that there are thirty species of clownfish recognized? and that Anemonefish are omnivorous and can feed on undigested food from their host anemones, and the fecal matter from the anemonefish provides nutrients to the sea anemone?
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Did you know that, despite the typically small size of it... by Robert Smits
Did you know that, despite the typically small size of its members, the family Gobiidae is the largest family of marine fishes, being the home of over 2,000 species? This lemon drop Goby is typically a very shy critter and is very small (it is sittin
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Did you know that these are called boxer crabs, boxing cr... by Robert Smits
Did you know that these are called boxer crabs, boxing crabs and pom-pom crabs? And did you know that they are notable for their mutualism with sea anemones, which they hold in their claws for defense? In return, the anemones get carried around which
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Did you know that Porcelain crabs are small, usually with... by Robert Smits
Did you know that Porcelain crabs are small, usually with body widths of less than 15 mm (0.59 in)? They also share the general body plan of a squat lobster, but their bodies are more compact and flattened, an adaptation for living and hiding under r
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Banggai cardinalfish
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Magic reef with Banggai cardinalfish
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Lightning in the eye of the scorpionfish.  Did you know s... by Robert Smits
Lightning in the eye of the scorpionfish. Did you know scorpionfish are venomous and that they are 'suction-feeders'? This one was photographed in the Lembeh Strait.
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A coral wire shrimp in black and white by Joerg Lietzmann
A coral wire shrimp in black and white
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date posted posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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A dwarf lionfish

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Lembeh strait - tiger shrimp in double exposure by Massimo Giorgetta
Lembeh strait - tiger shrimp in double exposure
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Chromodoris kunei
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Seahorse
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Juvenile clownfish and the sea anemone
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Lying in ambush (Cymbacephalus beauforti)
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Rising to the stars
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A well camouflaged cuttlefish
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Black cap jawfish
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Anemone shrimp
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Puffer filefish among corals
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date posted posted: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Molucca Sea Indonesia
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Wire coral shrimp with a catch
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A dwarf lionfish flying over a soft coral
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Crinoid Squat Lobster
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Cute Flabellina exoptata
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Siesta
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Dancing Wonderpus Octopus
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Incredible shot of a special critter, love it
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