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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Brian Mayes (4)

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<((((º>.....Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165 close up lenses." title=""I spy with my little eye" an Ornate Ghost Pipefish (Solenostomus paradoxus)......¸><((((º>.....Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165 close up lenses." style="margin: 0px auto;max-height:900px;max-width:100%;" />
By Brian Mayes
posted Thursday, June 11, 2009
74 votes


By Brian Mayes
posted Wednesday, April 7, 2010
73 votes

Eyes of a Strombus (Vomer vomer)...and I didn't even have to wrangle the conch, it was just there crawling along. :-)......¸><((((º>.....Canon G9 & Inon UCL 165
By Brian Mayes
posted Wednesday, March 11, 2009
71 votes

Imperial Shrimp (Periclimenes imperator) on a large sea cucumber. <><><><>Canon G9, full frame shot with stacked Inon UCL-165 macro lenses.
By Brian Mayes
posted Saturday, July 12, 2008
69 votes

<><><>Canon G9" title=""Dont mess with me!"............................ A snarling Mosaic Moray (Gymnothorax prionodon)<><><><>Canon G9" style="margin: 0px auto;max-height:900px;max-width:100%;" />
By Brian Mayes
posted Tuesday, June 10, 2008
68 votes

Full Frontal NUDIty. Tambja verconis head on full frame. <><><><>Canon G9, Inon UCL-165, Poor Knights, New Zealand
By Brian Mayes
posted Monday, March 24, 2008
67 votes

This charming little Red-Papulose Gymnodoris (Gymnodoris rubropapillosa) is one of the predator nudibranchs that hunts down and eats other nudibranchs. ..¸><((((º>·.¸.·´¯`·...¸><((((º>·..Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165 macro lens
By Brian Mayes
posted Sunday, August 10, 2008
65 votes

From Tenerife, one of a sequence of photos showing a Lizardfish catching and swallowing an Ornate Wrasse alive. The photos had to be taken in between bouts of thrashing by the Lizardfish. The whole sequence can be seen on my Flickr site.
By Brian Mayes
posted Thursday, July 5, 2007
60 votes

The Leopard Nudi (Chromodoris leopardus)....¸><((((º>`·.¸.·´¯`·...¸><((((º>`·..Canon G9 & Inon UCL-165 macro lens
By Brian Mayes
posted Wednesday, August 20, 2008
59 votes

Close enough to see the parasites above the nostrils on this Undulated Moray (Gymnothorax undulatus)..¸><((((º>...Canon G9 & stacked Inon UCL-165s
By Brian Mayes
posted Sunday, November 23, 2008
57 votes
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Tasseled Scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis oxycephala) amongst coral on the Liberty wreck
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"Red leader to squadron, now stay close and be on the look out for bandits"
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Anemone in current at 'Tokong Laut' in the Perhentian Islands
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Leafy Filefish (Chaetodermis penicilligera)
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date posted posted: Sunday, July 4, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Acropora Crab (Tetralia cinctipes)
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Painted Stinkfish (Synchiropus papilio)
21 Votes
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Tangler close-up, Tasselled Anglerfish (Rhycherus filamentosus)
17 Votes
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Eubranchus ocellatus
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 23, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Orange-Lined Triggerfish (Balistapus undulatus)
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 23, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Black-saddled tobies fighting, or should that be biting?
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date posted posted: Monday, June 21, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Froggy hanging on the superstructure of the wreck
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My little Angel.
21 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 16, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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The 'Zorro' of Butterflyfish. ;-)
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 16, 2010
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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Green-eyed monster lurking in acropora.
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date posted posted: Monday, June 14, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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"Somebody get this off me"
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date posted posted: Monday, June 14, 2010
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Nudibranch (Chromodoris kuniei) laying egg rose
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 12, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Bali Sea Indonesia
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Coral Grouper (Cephalopholis miniata)
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date posted posted: Saturday, June 12, 2010
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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I was surprised to find this Marble Shrimp (Saron marmoratus) hiding amongst some spiny urchins at Seraya during the day, as they are generally nocturnal and extremely shy, even at night.
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Short-tailed nudi
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Medusa?
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Spotted Wobbegong or Carpet Shark, sleeping and slowly digesting a former inhabitant of Port Noarlunga. ;-)
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 25, 2010
date posted category: Sharks
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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A juvenile Port Jackson Shark, resting before another session of terrifying the citizens of Blairgowrie, with it's poisonous dorsal spines. ;-)
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Is Nessie simply a large seahorse?
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"Hhmm....that looks interesting, I wonder if I can eat it".
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Short-tailed nudibranch (Ceratosoma brevicaudatum)
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Victorian Scalyfin (Parma victoriae)
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"Come on, tuck in!" ........Bridled Leatherjackets (Acanthaluteres spilomelanurus)
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