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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Richard Smith

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I'm glad we don't have shrimp wandering around our lungs
By Richard Smith
posted Tuesday, January 15, 2008
25 votes

The reefs of southern komodo are amazingly vibrant and diverse
By Richard Smith
posted Wednesday, January 9, 2008
24 votes

Snorkeller in the shallows of a coral lagoon inspects a Linkia starfish
By Richard Smith
posted Thursday, July 6, 2006
22 votes

I had seen these two yellow blue ribbon eels in separate holes for a few days then one morning they had suddenly become all cosy!
By Richard Smith
posted Sunday, July 22, 2007
20 votes

This xeno crab was on a whip coral at only 11m depth (they are usually 30m+).
By Richard Smith
posted Thursday, January 17, 2008
20 votes

Blue Ribbon Eel on the attack
By Richard Smith
posted Wednesday, April 25, 2007
19 votes

Slightly abstract shot of a starfish on a soft coral.
By Richard Smith
posted Tuesday, December 5, 2006
18 votes

This was taken over the side of our boat at the famed Great White spot of Guadalupe island, Mexico. A polariser helped cut down glare off the water.
By Richard Smith
posted Sunday, July 2, 2006
16 votes

Gaudy Nudibranch (Hypselodoris bullocki)
By Richard Smith
posted Thursday, April 26, 2007
16 votes

Pair of gobies laying their eggs on a whip coral
By Richard Smith
posted Tuesday, December 11, 2007
14 votes
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This xeno crab was on a whip coral at only 11m depth (the... by Richard Smith
This xeno crab was on a whip coral at only 11m depth (they are usually 30m+).
20 Votes
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date posted posted: Thursday, January 17, 2008
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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I'm glad we don't have shrimp wandering around our lungs by Richard Smith
I'm glad we don't have shrimp wandering around our lungs
25 Votes
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The reefs of southern komodo are amazingly vibrant and di... by Richard Smith
The reefs of southern komodo are amazingly vibrant and diverse
24 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, January 9, 2008
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Huge imperial shrimp living on a Spanish Dancer nudibranch by Richard Smith
Huge imperial shrimp living on a Spanish Dancer nudibranch
6 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 18, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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Pygmy seahorse with stretch marks!  Hippocampus denise mi... by Richard Smith
Pygmy seahorse with stretch marks! Hippocampus denise minutes after giving birth
7 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 17, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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Pair of gobies laying their eggs on a whip coral by Richard Smith
Pair of gobies laying their eggs on a whip coral
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, December 11, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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'Kissing' Hippocampus denise by Richard Smith
'Kissing' Hippocampus denise
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, December 10, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Banda Sea Indonesia
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Lacy Scorpionfish (Rhinopias aphanes) sitting prominently... by Richard Smith
Lacy Scorpionfish (Rhinopias aphanes) sitting prominently on the reef mimicking a feather star to ambush prey
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House mates.  A porcelain crab and anemonefish shack up. by Richard Smith
House mates. A porcelain crab and anemonefish shack up.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, August 8, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Juvenile Batavia Batfish.  Not as striking as the juvenil... by Richard Smith
Juvenile Batavia Batfish. Not as striking as the juvenile pinnate but I love the out of proportion fins and unusual swimming motions
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date posted posted: Monday, August 6, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Out of the ordinary shot of a seastar. by Richard Smith
Out of the ordinary shot of a seastar.
5 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, July 30, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Displaying Wunderpus.  by Richard Smith
Displaying Wunderpus.
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I had seen these two yellow blue ribbon eels in separate ... by Richard Smith
I had seen these two yellow blue ribbon eels in separate holes for a few days then one morning they had suddenly become all cosy!
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a cracking twosome Richard
20 Votes
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Nudibranch (Flabellina rubrolineolata) swaying in the cur... by Richard Smith
Nudibranch (Flabellina rubrolineolata) swaying in the current
1 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, June 18, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Paddle-flap scorpionfish (Rhinopias eschmeyeri) mid yawn! by Richard Smith
Paddle-flap scorpionfish (Rhinopias eschmeyeri) mid yawn!
13 Votes
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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2007
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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Couple of Nudibranchs (Risbecia tryoni) with a pair of Im... by Richard Smith
Couple of Nudibranchs (Risbecia tryoni) with a pair of Imperial shrimp hitching a ride.
5 Votes
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Pair of Twin Spot/Crab eye Gobies clearing out their hole... by Richard Smith
Pair of Twin Spot/Crab eye Gobies clearing out their hole and showing off their fake eye spots on the dorsal fins.
4 Votes
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My first Rhinopias, Lacy Scorpionfish.  One of the most a... by Richard Smith
My first Rhinopias, Lacy Scorpionfish. One of the most amazing things I've seen underwater, so ornate.
4 Votes
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It's the year of threequels - Spiderman 3, Shrek 3 and Pi... by Richard Smith
It's the year of threequels - Spiderman 3, Shrek 3 and Pirates 3 - now there's Nemo 3!

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We get loads of clownfish shots and few are worth a comment - this one is Richard
6 Votes
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Red Sea Torpedo ray heading straight for me!  Luckily he ... by Richard Smith
Red Sea Torpedo ray heading straight for me! Luckily he changed path and didn't zap me!
3 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Red Sea Egypt
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Picturesque Dragonet, the rare cousin of the well known M... by Richard Smith
Picturesque Dragonet, the rare cousin of the well known Mandarin fish.
1 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, May 14, 2007
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Flores Sea Indonesia
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Some fish are just show offs! by Richard Smith
Some fish are just show offs!
5 Votes
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Just passing through. by Richard Smith
Just passing through.
9 Votes
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Children swimming down from their canoes with homemade co... by Richard Smith
Children swimming down from their canoes with homemade coconut goggles
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You don't see people's expressions much underwater so this shot is even more refreshing
9 Votes
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Huge male Marine Iguana sunning himself on rocks in the G... by Richard Smith
Huge male Marine Iguana sunning himself on rocks in the Galapagos
4 Votes
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Bigeye Trevally school outside a large cave with Giant Tr... by Richard Smith
Bigeye Trevally school outside a large cave with Giant Trevally and Divers.
4 Votes
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Sipadan Island from South Point. by Richard Smith
Sipadan Island from South Point.
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