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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Bill Van Eyk

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Stargazer - slightly ugly fish -
By Bill Van Eyk
posted Sunday, October 9, 2011
28 votes

Weedy sea dragon at Flinders pier
By Bill Van Eyk
posted Sunday, October 16, 2011
25 votes

Porcupine fish with a shrimp on its nose.  Never seen this before, it's probably just coincidental. But, it may be cleaning its left eye socket as it appears hollow. Once the shrimp swam away the socket and eye looked normal.
By Bill Van Eyk
posted Monday, October 17, 2011
22 votes

Mantis Shrimp
By Bill Van Eyk
posted Monday, December 19, 2011
22 votes

The Southern Hulafish (Trachinops caudimaculatus) is a temperate water fish species is a member of the family Plesiopidae which includes the ‘Blue Devils’ and ‘Hulafishes’.
By Bill Van Eyk
posted Monday, February 27, 2012
22 votes

Squid twins
By Bill Van Eyk
posted Wednesday, March 14, 2012
22 votes

Flatworm, Heron Island
By Bill Van Eyk
posted Tuesday, October 18, 2011
20 votes

Close up of a crown of thorns starfish
By Bill Van Eyk
posted Wednesday, January 11, 2012
19 votes

Unfolded crinoid close up
By Bill Van Eyk
posted Wednesday, May 1, 2013
19 votes

Manta Ray playing at Lady Elliot Island
By Bill Van Eyk
posted Wednesday, October 12, 2011
18 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Bill Van Eyk

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Weedy sea-dragon under Flinders pier by Bill Van Eyk
Weedy sea-dragon under Flinders pier
18 Votes
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Flinders pier, Shaw's Cowfish Aracana aurita by Bill Van Eyk
Flinders pier, Shaw's Cowfish Aracana aurita
11 Votes
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ascidian, Banksia Sea Squirt (Sycozoa pulchra) by Bill Van Eyk
ascidian, Banksia Sea Squirt (Sycozoa pulchra)
7 Votes
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Looking up at a diver at Lady Elliott Island near Hervey ... by Bill Van Eyk
Looking up at a diver at Lady Elliott Island near Hervey Bay Queensland Australia
12 Votes
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Scuttling away from under a test cement plate, signalling... by Bill Van Eyk
Scuttling away from under a test cement plate, signalling stay away . . .a Blue Ringed Octopus
10 Votes
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Leopard shark eye detail - it swam less than a foot from ... by Bill Van Eyk
Leopard shark eye detail - it swam less than a foot from the camera
7 Votes
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Wobbegong shark, lying on a ledge by Bill Van Eyk
Wobbegong shark, lying on a ledge
13 Votes
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Unfolded crinoid close up by Bill Van Eyk
Unfolded crinoid close up
19 Votes
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Closed crinoid close-up. by Bill Van Eyk
Closed crinoid close-up.
18 Votes
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Julian Rocks Byron Bay, a friendly Leopard Shark did a co... by Bill Van Eyk
Julian Rocks Byron Bay, a friendly Leopard Shark did a couple of flyby's and turned about a foot away from my camera. Lucky I had a wide angle lens!
18 Votes
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Very close by fly-over by a leopard shark by Bill Van Eyk
Very close by fly-over by a leopard shark
12 Votes
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grubfish (Parapercis), Jervis Bay 2012 by Bill Van Eyk
grubfish (Parapercis), Jervis Bay 2012
10 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, December 1, 2012
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Australia
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Phyllodesmium serratum, Olympus  E-PL1, Macro Leica Elmar... by Bill Van Eyk
Phyllodesmium serratum, Olympus E-PL1, Macro Leica Elmarit F10 1/160, flash
4 Votes
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Blue Dragon, Jervis Bay 2012, nudibranch, Pteraeolidia ia... by Bill Van Eyk
Blue Dragon, Jervis Bay 2012, nudibranch, Pteraeolidia ianthina
3 Votes
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Spider crab ready to moult.  It even has algal growth on ... by Bill Van Eyk
Spider crab ready to moult. It even has algal growth on its antennae and eye stalks.
6 Votes
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Even seastars like VB Victoria Bitter (Beer).
 by Bill Van Eyk
Even seastars like VB Victoria Bitter (Beer).
9 Votes
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Freshly "moulted" spidercrab with clear colours among a m... by Bill Van Eyk
Freshly "moulted" spidercrab with clear colours among a million or so of brother and sisters near and under the pier
15 Votes
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Manta ray late in the afternoon fishing near the surface by Bill Van Eyk
Manta ray late in the afternoon fishing near the surface
6 Votes
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Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) one of species turtles arou... by Bill Van Eyk
Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) one of species turtles around Heron Island.
8 Votes
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Flying Gurnard (Dactylopterus volitans), we have a much s... by Bill Van Eyk
Flying Gurnard (Dactylopterus volitans), we have a much smaller species down south in Melbourne. This one was about 30 cm wide (1 ft) and 20 cm long body (8 in).
10 Votes
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Yellow box fish - posing "sitting" relatively still . by Bill Van Eyk
Yellow box fish - posing "sitting" relatively still .
12 Votes
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Relatively "tame" moray eel - by Bill Van Eyk
Relatively "tame" moray eel -
10 Votes
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Squid twins by Bill Van Eyk
Squid twins
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22 Votes
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Blenny - posing for the camera by Bill Van Eyk
Blenny - posing for the camera
9 Votes
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Blenny returning to its favorite hideout under the pier. by Bill Van Eyk
Blenny returning to its favorite hideout under the pier.
11 Votes
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Curious Leather Jacket. by Bill Van Eyk
Curious Leather Jacket.
12 Votes
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Stingray with penetrating stare . . . by Bill Van Eyk
Stingray with penetrating stare . . .
14 Votes
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