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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Marteyne Van Well

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Lucky shot of squid having just caught a lizard
By Marteyne Van Well
posted Tuesday, October 8, 2013
44 votes

A blenny close-up in Lembeh Strait
By Marteyne Van Well
posted Monday, January 6, 2014
43 votes

Lembeh Style: Two yellow pygmy gobies in the bottle
By Marteyne Van Well
posted Thursday, May 1, 2014
42 votes

A beautiful tiny tiger shrimp almost posing for a shot. Taken with a Canon EF 100mm lens with +5 diopter
By Marteyne Van Well
posted Monday, October 7, 2013
40 votes


By Marteyne Van Well
posted Wednesday, May 7, 2014
36 votes

Glossodoris rufomarginata on tunicates at dive site Bethleham in Anilao, Philippines. Taken with Canon EF100mm lens with +5 diopter
By Marteyne Van Well
posted Sunday, October 6, 2013
34 votes

Porcelain crab taken with Canon's 100mm macro lens with +5 diopter and 2 strobes
By Marteyne Van Well
posted Sunday, December 15, 2013
33 votes

Peaceful coexistence? A Whip Coral Goby with a Xeno Crab
By Marteyne Van Well
posted Wednesday, May 7, 2014
33 votes

A yellow crinoid shrimp taken at dive site 'Balanoy' in Anilao. Taken with Canon EF 100mm lens and +5 diopter
By Marteyne Van Well
posted Monday, October 7, 2013
32 votes

A cute little goby playing hide and seek. Canon EF100mm f/2.8l macro IS USM lens with +5 diopter. 1/160, f/11, ISO 160
By Marteyne Van Well
posted Friday, January 16, 2015
32 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Marteyne Van Well

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Secretary blenny
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Orange-spotted blenny
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Orange-spotted blenny, Hypleurochilus springeri, poking its head out of its home
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Seascape against the clouds
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Seascape of a Wakatobi reef
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A curious blenny peaking its head out of a hard coral
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An unusual nudi on the move
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Periclimenes imperator, known as the emperor shrimp, living commensally on a nudibranch
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Doto greenamyeri
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A sea star shrimp on a baby blue sea star
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the focus on this little critter is just in the right place
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This manta ray, named 'Falafal', is one of the resident mantas at a cleaning station in the Laamu Atoll in the Maldives
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A curious hawksbill
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Up close and personal with a friendly green turtle (as seen through a Canon 8-15mm fisheye lens)
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Red-Gilled Nembrotha (Nembrotha rutilans)
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A curious green turtle taking a peak at the dome port
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Two dancing sexy shrimps
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A curious hawksbill turtle taking a look at the dome port
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S t a n d i n g t a l l
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Weedy Scorpionfish / Rhinopias frondosa
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A bearded yellow goby
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H A P P Y! A little porcelain crab on an unusual blue anemone
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An orange sea star at Beatrice in Anilao, Philippines
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Just lounging around.... Two coleman shrimp on a fire urchin
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"I believe I can fly"
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Manta Ray named 'Blue Star' as seen through a fisheye lens
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date posted posted: Monday, November 30, 2015
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Indian Ocean Maldives
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In the spotlight - a blenny protecting eggs
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Three's company
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