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Ok, Take your best shot on me! This Camel shrimp is very attractive, beware its carnivore! Taken in Kapalai with Olympus C4040 with double close-up lens PCU-01+UCL165 and Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe.
By Tony Otion
posted Saturday, March 24, 2007
19 votes

A giant frogfish performs on the parallel bars, taken at Kapalai Island with Olympus C4040 with Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe.
By Tony Otion
posted Thursday, March 8, 2007
16 votes

Let me brush your teeth with my finger? Maybe said by the cleaner shrimp to the cardinal fish. Taken with Olympus C4040 with UCL300 macro lens and Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe in Kapalai.
By Tony Otion
posted Thursday, March 15, 2007
16 votes

Arc-eye hawkfish taking a break taken with Olympus 4040 with a macro lens and sea & sea auto 90 strobe in Okinawa.
By Tony Otion
posted Saturday, February 25, 2006
14 votes

This lionfish is graceful and beautiful as a butterfly, as ferocious as the most dangerous predator too! This was taken in Sipadan with Olympus C4040 with Inon dome lens and Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe.
By Tony Otion
posted Wednesday, March 28, 2007
14 votes

The quintessential sea green turtle, settling into her favorite resting spot at Sipadan. Taken with C4040.
By Tony Otion
posted Saturday, March 25, 2006
8 votes

Spotted Garden Eel,
By Tony Otion
posted Wednesday, March 1, 2006
7 votes

Bumphead parrotfish, this was taken in Sipadan during a night dive with Olympus 4040 with Inon dome lens and sea & sea auto 90 strobe. Beware not to flash your light towards its eyes, its 'Bumps' on anything!
By Tony Otion
posted Sunday, March 12, 2006
7 votes

In this dive interesting were orangutan crabs (Achaeus japonicus), which I found sitting in bubble coral (comforable seat). Escape from the Orang Utan Sanctuary! Taken with C4040 double close-up lens.
By Tony Otion
posted Thursday, March 16, 2006
6 votes

Joy Ride! Periclimenes imperator (shrimp) enjoying it ride on this colorful nudibranch (Ceratosoma trilobatum) taken with Olympus C4040 with double close-up lens PCU-01 + UCL165 and Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe in Sipadan.
By Tony Otion
posted Monday, March 12, 2007
6 votes
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This lionfish is graceful and beautiful as a butterfly, a... by Tony Otion
This lionfish is graceful and beautiful as a butterfly, as ferocious as the most dangerous predator too! This was taken in Sipadan with Olympus C4040 with Inon dome lens and Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe.
votes: 14
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2007
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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Ok, Take your best shot on me! This Camel shrimp is very ... by Tony Otion
Ok, Take your best shot on me! This Camel shrimp is very attractive, beware its carnivore! Taken in Kapalai with Olympus C4040 with double close-up lens PCU-01+UCL165 and Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe.
votes: 19
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 24, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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Help! I just can’t hold it in anymore! Found this giant f... by Tony Otion
Help! I just can’t hold it in anymore! Found this giant frogfish hanging between two rocks enhance its camouflage. Taken in Kapalai with Olympus C4040.
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 22, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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~Smile~ You Are On Candid Camera! Takifugu niphobles or i... by Tony Otion
~Smile~ You Are On Candid Camera! Takifugu niphobles or its common names Grass Puffer putting out its head from the sand, patiently waiting for its prey. It looks lovely though. Taken with Olympus C4040 with Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe in Japan.
votes: 6
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date posted posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Sea of Japan Japan
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Let me sleep! I saw this parrotfish sleeping in it’s slee... by Tony Otion
Let me sleep! I saw this parrotfish sleeping in it’s sleeping bag. Taken at Kapalai Island with Olympus C4040 with Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe.
votes: 3
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date posted posted: Monday, March 19, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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Let me brush your teeth with my finger? Maybe said by the... by Tony Otion
Let me brush your teeth with my finger? Maybe said by the cleaner shrimp to the cardinal fish. Taken with Olympus C4040 with UCL300 macro lens and Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe in Kapalai.
votes: 16
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 15, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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Joy Ride! Periclimenes imperator (shrimp) enjoying it rid... by Tony Otion
Joy Ride! Periclimenes imperator (shrimp) enjoying it ride on this colorful nudibranch (Ceratosoma trilobatum) taken with Olympus C4040 with double close-up lens PCU-01 + UCL165 and Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe in Sipadan.
votes: 6
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date posted posted: Monday, March 12, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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A giant frogfish performs on the parallel bars, taken at ... by Tony Otion
A giant frogfish performs on the parallel bars, taken at Kapalai Island with Olympus C4040 with Sea & Sea auto 90 strobe.
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These froggies know how to pose Tony
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 8, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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Longnose Hawkfish, (Oxycirrhites typus). This wonderful f... by Tony Otion
Longnose Hawkfish, (Oxycirrhites typus). This wonderful fish has a red checkerboard pattern on its white body. The nose is very long and apparently used to locate its prey. It really likes gorgonians and black corals) and nooks and crannies to hide i
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2006
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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If not mistaken this is a Peach or Red fin anthias (&#979... by Tony Otion
If not mistaken this is a Peach or Red fin anthias (♂) Pseudanthias dispar. Taken in Sipadan with Olympus C4040.
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date posted posted: Monday, May 15, 2006
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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The quintessential sea green turtle, settling into her fa... by Tony Otion
The quintessential sea green turtle, settling into her favorite resting spot at Sipadan. Taken with C4040.
votes: 8
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date posted posted: Saturday, March 25, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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Poor in swimming, this leaf fish is approximately 8cm lon... by Tony Otion
Poor in swimming, this leaf fish is approximately 8cm long, taken at 10m depth with C4040 in Sipadan. Other than yellow, many variations such as white, red, green and black. This fish mimics the appearance of seaweed and feeds by swallowing any small
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 23, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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In this dive interesting were orangutan crabs (Achaeus ja... by Tony Otion
In this dive interesting were orangutan crabs (Achaeus japonicus), which I found sitting in bubble coral (comforable seat). Escape from the Orang Utan Sanctuary! Taken with C4040 double close-up lens.
votes: 6
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date posted posted: Thursday, March 16, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: South China Sea Malaysia
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Bumphead parrotfish, this was taken in Sipadan during a n... by Tony Otion
Bumphead parrotfish, this was taken in Sipadan during a night dive with Olympus 4040 with Inon dome lens and sea & sea auto 90 strobe. Beware not to flash your light towards its eyes, its 'Bumps' on anything!
votes: 7
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 12, 2006
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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Three-band anemonefish, watching at the anemonefish getti... by Tony Otion
Three-band anemonefish, watching at the anemonefish getting clean-up, surrounded by a tiny Commensal shrimp. Taken by Olympus 4040 with double close-up lens in Sipadan.
votes: 5
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date posted posted: Monday, March 6, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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Spotted Garden Eel, "Still Hangin On", taken in Sipadan w... by Tony Otion
Spotted Garden Eel, "Still Hangin On", taken in Sipadan with Olympus 4040, inner strobe and digital zoom. Watch out for the current!
votes: 7
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date posted posted: Wednesday, March 1, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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Longnose hawkfish very curious watching itself reflected ... by Tony Otion
Longnose hawkfish very curious watching itself reflected in the camera housing, taken in Sipadan
votes: 5
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date posted posted: Monday, February 27, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Malaysia
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Arc-eye hawkfish taking a break taken with Olympus 4040 w... by Tony Otion
Arc-eye hawkfish taking a break taken with Olympus 4040 with a macro lens and sea & sea auto 90 strobe in Okinawa.
votes: 14
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 25, 2006
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Sea of Japan Japan
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