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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Great Australian Bight

161 Entries Found: Page 5  of  6
"Home sweet home"
Common Octopus at home in a beer bottle.
"Home on the Reeds"
A large Leafy Sea Dragon ao Tumby Bay jetty South Australia.
" Jetty life"
A Leafy Sea Dragon just cruising around its habitat.
Jelly Fish Southern Australia Portsea Victoria Australia by Jean-Yves Bignoux
"Nice Nudi"
Orange Nudibranch
"Cray Days"
A Southern Rock Lobster sitting at the front of its hideaway.
"Fatherly Duties"
A male Leafy Sea Dragon laden with eggs.
The males carry the eggs to hatching.
At Tumby Bay. South Australia.
" The King and I "
A Short-Head Seahorse at Tumby Bay jetty. SA
Jelly Fish Victoria Australia
Nudi Spotlight
Leafy Sea Dragon taken at the Rapid Bay Jetty on the Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia. It took 5 dives just to find this guy, but when I did I spent the whole dive with him. You can tell he is a male by the recently hatched egg sacks on his tail
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Leafy Sea Dragon at the Rapid Bay Jetty on the Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia. Taken using an Olympus Mju Tough 8010 compact camera in Olympus PT-048 housing. December 2010
Look familiar? I'm not surprised, it's like looking in a mirror, isn't it? Tasmanian Blenny (Parablennius tasmanianus).
Painted Stinkfish (Synchiropus papilio)
Tangler close-up, Tasselled Anglerfish (Rhycherus filamentosus)
Short-tailed nudi

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Editor's Comment
It's red month for Brian!
Spotted Wobbegong or Carpet Shark, sleeping and slowly digesting a former inhabitant of Port Noarlunga. ;-)
A juvenile Port Jackson Shark, resting before another session of terrifying the citizens of Blairgowrie, with it's poisonous dorsal spines. ;-)
Is Nessie simply a large seahorse?
"Hhmm....that looks interesting, I wonder if I can eat it".
Short-tailed nudibranch (Ceratosoma brevicaudatum)
Victorian Scalyfin (Parma victoriae)
"Come on, tuck in!" ........Bridled Leatherjackets (Acanthaluteres spilomelanurus)
Close-up of Kuiter's Weedfish (Heteroclinus kuiteri)
"OK, I'm ready for my close up." .................Tiny 15mm Western Cleaner Clingfish (Cochleoceps bicolor)
Gold Medal Gold Medal 2010
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Editor's Comment
A great study in depth of field - and orange. The popular vote has it this month!
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