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Underwater Photo Contest | January HotShots

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Colony of Joung  Sea Lions, Bahia Magdalena México
By Alejandro Topete
posted (Last month)
26 votes

Flabellina exoptata 
Lembeh Strait, Northsulawesi
By Lars Oliver Michaelis
posted (Last month)
23 votes

I joined in the Socorro diving cruise. One day, a lot of birds attacked the water surface, shark fin was making a splash. It was a shark bait ball. At that time, we were on the ship, we went to the bait ball by small boat and dive inside.
By Reiko Takahashi
posted (Last month)
21 votes

This energetic boy was very artistic. His dance was like a solo ballet.
By Reiko Takahashi
posted (Last month)
21 votes

Janolus sp.
By Sofia Tenggrono
posted (Last month)
20 votes

Mikura is surrounded by mountains. The dolphin living bay is a sharp cliff. The green of the mountain is reflected on the surface of the photo. They are dolphins of Mikurajima in Japan. They may not be exactly family. The smallest dolphin is a baby b
By Reiko Takahashi
posted (Last month)
19 votes

Bodyguard.
By Mehmet Salih Bilal
posted (Last month)
18 votes

Trinchesia sp.
By Marshall Sastra
posted (Last month)
16 votes

Under the jetty
From Korumar Bay
By Cumhur Gedikoglu
posted (Last month)
15 votes

Costaciella sp
By Marshall Sastra
posted (Last month)
15 votes
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Colorful Klipfish meets Purple Lady Nudibranch

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Stefaan Haegeman

Eye of cone snail
posted: (Last month) | category: Macro - Close-Up
location: Sulu and Sulawesi Seas Philippines

Underwater Photo Contest | January HotShots

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I joined in the Socorro diving cruise. One day, a lot of birds attacked the water surface, shark fin was making a splash. It was a shark bait ball. At that time, we were on the ship, we went to the bait ball by small boat and dive inside.
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Phyllodesium Serratum
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A very large female hammerhead shark comes straight up to me allowing me to wait for just the right moment to capture this image.
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Atlantic Bahamas
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Colorful klipvis
Giant Pacific Manta glides overhead at La Reina by Nick Polanszky
Giant Pacific Manta glides overhead at La Reina
Stowaways traveling the Universe
Tiger Sharks frequent the reefs off the Bahamas and stay curious to our presence.
Tiger Beach - Bahamas

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: United States
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While on an eco tour of Antigua, they took us to this bea... by Steve Dolan
While on an eco tour of Antigua, they took us to this beach that was made up of all shells and coral pieces.
Encounter by Stepan Reshetnikov
Encounter
Spiraling beauty - Calliostoma Zizyphinum
Janolus sp. by Sofia Tenggrono
Janolus sp.
FLAME - Bornella anguilla by Sofia Tenggrono
FLAME - Bornella anguilla
The predator in the jungle

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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Lithuania
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view portfolio more shots by Sigitas Sirvydas
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barramundi cod
Radial filefish
The schooner Balder from 1928. went down in a storm and i... by Rene B. Andersen
The schooner Balder from 1928. went down in a storm and is now laying on 60m depth in the Baltic sea, near Aland.
The diver is lights up the ship bell.
Mikura is surrounded by mountains. The dolphin living bay is a sharp cliff. The green of the mountain is reflected on the surface of the photo. They are dolphins of Mikurajima in Japan. They may not be exactly family. The smallest dolphin is a baby b
This energetic boy was very artistic. His dance was like a solo ballet.
Picture taken at Kakaban jelly fish lake in Indonesia. Wi... by Qunyi Zhang
Picture taken at Kakaban jelly fish lake in Indonesia. With a Sony 6500 camera, nautical housing and Inon 240 strobe.
I made this round circle manually. The sky looks like the earth and the jelly fish looks like a space ship.
Sometimes, months later you go through old images and find one that you had overlooked - as I did with this one.
Fireworm
Mantis shrimp looks like a ghost.
A beauty from blackwater in Anilao.
Ribbon in ribbon.
Bodyguard.
Four colors of Sea feather.
Saga Magic ball with Olympus TG-5.
Blue coloration.
Cardinal with eggs. by Marshall Sastra
Cardinal with eggs.
Trinchesia sp. by Marshall Sastra
Trinchesia sp.
Costaciella sp by Marshall Sastra
Costaciella sp
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