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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Bill Van Eyk

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Weedy sea-dragon under Flinders pier
Flinders pier, Shaw's Cowfish Aracana aurita
ascidian, Banksia Sea Squirt (Sycozoa pulchra)
Looking up at a diver at Lady Elliott Island near Hervey Bay Queensland Australia
Scuttling away from under a test cement plate, signalling stay away . . .a Blue Ringed Octopus
Leopard shark eye detail - it swam less than a foot from the camera
Wobbegong shark, lying on a ledge
Unfolded crinoid close up
Closed crinoid close-up.
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!
Very close by fly-over by a leopard shark
grubfish (Parapercis), Jervis Bay 2012
Phyllodesmium serratum, Olympus E-PL1, Macro Leica Elmarit F10 1/160, flash
Blue Dragon, Jervis Bay 2012, nudibranch, Pteraeolidia ianthina
Spider crab ready to moult. It even has algal growth on its antennae and eye stalks.
Even seastars like VB Victoria Bitter (Beer).
Freshly "moulted" spidercrab with clear colours among a million or so of brother and sisters near and under the pier
Manta ray late in the afternoon fishing near the surface
Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) one of species turtles around Heron Island.
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).
Yellow box fish - posing "sitting" relatively still .
Relatively "tame" moray eel -
Squid twins
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Blenny - posing for the camera
Blenny returning to its favorite hideout under the pier.
Curious Leather Jacket.
Stingray with penetrating stare . . .
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