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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Lars Oliver Michaelis

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2017

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Oh, kiss me beneath the milky twilight! (Sixpence None The Richer)
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Lembeh Strait - Northsulawesi (Police Pier)
By Lars Oliver Michaelis
posted Wednesday, June 14, 2017
40 votes

pregnant ornate or harlequin ghost pipefish
(Solenostomus paradoxus)
backlighted shot
By Lars Oliver Michaelis
posted Tuesday, August 1, 2017
30 votes

big eye
goby (Bryaniops amplus) on whip coral
By Lars Oliver Michaelis
posted Monday, April 24, 2017
29 votes

Bigmouth
By Lars Oliver Michaelis
posted Friday, March 17, 2017
24 votes

Silhouettes
By Lars Oliver Michaelis
posted Tuesday, January 24, 2017
22 votes

large whip goby 
(Bryaniops amplus)
By Lars Oliver Michaelis
posted Wednesday, March 22, 2017
22 votes

coleman's nippled sea star
(Gomophia gomophia)
my suggestion: strawberry sea star
By Lars Oliver Michaelis
posted Wednesday, June 7, 2017
22 votes

Wonderpus
By Lars Oliver Michaelis
posted (last week)
22 votes

family portrait
(mom and dad Zebra crab presenting the next generation)
By Lars Oliver Michaelis
posted Monday, January 30, 2017
21 votes

slender spongegoby (Phyllogobius platycephalops) 
on a colorful hard coral
By Lars Oliver Michaelis
posted Monday, March 6, 2017
21 votes
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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By Lars Oliver Michaelis

36 Entries Found: Page 1  of  2
red goby by Lars Oliver Michaelis
red goby
2 Votes
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Wonderpus by Lars Oliver Michaelis
Wonderpus
shortlistedShortlisted!
22 Votes
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dancing in the spotlight by Lars Oliver Michaelis
dancing in the spotlight
16 Votes
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Emperor shrimps (Periclimenes imperator) riding on Cerato... by Lars Oliver Michaelis
Emperor shrimps (Periclimenes imperator) riding on Ceratosoma trilobatum.
Lembeh Strait, Northsulawesi.
11 Votes
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date posted posted: Monday, October 30, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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critters in Germany!
water mite Elayis sp. (1-2mm), snoo... by Lars Oliver Michaelis
critters in Germany!
water mite Elayis sp. (1-2mm), snooted
Sandhofsee, Neuss
14 Votes
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date posted posted: Tuesday, September 5, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Super macro
date posted location: Germany
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dragon shrimp
Sahaung/Bangka Northsulawesi by Lars Oliver Michaelis
dragon shrimp
Sahaung/Bangka Northsulawesi
16 Votes
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Spiny seahorse (hippocampus histrix) by Lars Oliver Michaelis
Spiny seahorse (hippocampus histrix)
17 Votes
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pregnant ornate or harlequin ghost pipefish
(Solenostomu... by Lars Oliver Michaelis
pregnant ornate or harlequin ghost pipefish
(Solenostomus paradoxus)
backlighted shot
30 Votes
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Chromodoris magnifica
snooted
Isle of Bangka, Indonesia by Lars Oliver Michaelis
Chromodoris magnifica
snooted
Isle of Bangka, Indonesia
14 Votes
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donut doto (doto greenamyeri)
snooted
isle of Bangka, N... by Lars Oliver Michaelis
donut doto (doto greenamyeri)
snooted
isle of Bangka, Northsulawesi
19 Votes
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Oh, kiss me beneath the milky twilight! (Sixpence None Th... by Lars Oliver Michaelis
Oh, kiss me beneath the milky twilight! (Sixpence None The Richer)
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Lembeh Strait - Northsulawesi (Police Pier)
Runner Up Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

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what a wonderful couple
40 Votes
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coleman's nippled sea star
(Gomophia gomophia)
my sugge... by Lars Oliver Michaelis
coleman's nippled sea star
(Gomophia gomophia)
my suggestion: strawberry sea star
22 Votes
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Salut ma chérie!
(Hippocampus denise) by Lars Oliver Michaelis
Salut ma chérie!
(Hippocampus denise)
19 Votes
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school of spinner dolphins
Gota Sataya / Fury Shoals / E... by Lars Oliver Michaelis
school of spinner dolphins
Gota Sataya / Fury Shoals / Egypt
2 pics (panorama-shot)
13 Votes
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Meet Mr. Crocodile by Lars Oliver Michaelis
Meet Mr. Crocodile
17 Votes
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big eye
goby (Bryaniops amplus) on whip coral by Lars Oliver Michaelis
big eye
goby (Bryaniops amplus) on whip coral
29 Votes
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snub nose
whip coral (xeno-) spidercrab 
(Xenocarcinus ... by Lars Oliver Michaelis
snub nose
whip coral (xeno-) spidercrab
(Xenocarcinus tuberculatus)
17 Votes
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harlequin @ space
harlequin ghost pipefish (Solenostomus... by Lars Oliver Michaelis
harlequin @ space
harlequin ghost pipefish (Solenostomus paradoxus)
17 Votes
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freeloader -
tongue-eating parasite (Cymothoa exigua) in... by Lars Oliver Michaelis
freeloader -
tongue-eating parasite (Cymothoa exigua) inside the mouth of a poor clownfish
(this isotopic parasite grows an inch in length and replaces the host's tongue)
shortlistedShortlisted!
21 Votes
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Cheerleader by Lars Oliver Michaelis
Cheerleader
21 Votes
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large whip goby 
(Bryaniops amplus) by Lars Oliver Michaelis
large whip goby
(Bryaniops amplus)
22 Votes
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Bigmouth by Lars Oliver Michaelis
Bigmouth
24 Votes
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slender spongegoby (Phyllogobius platycephalops) 
on a c... by Lars Oliver Michaelis
slender spongegoby (Phyllogobius platycephalops)
on a colorful hard coral
shortlistedShortlisted!
21 Votes
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...proudly presenting... by Lars Oliver Michaelis
...proudly presenting...
shortlistedShortlisted!
18 Votes
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Popeye
(Homarus gammarus)
Zeeland, North Sea by Lars Oliver Michaelis
Popeye
(Homarus gammarus)
Zeeland, North Sea
16 Votes
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stimpson’s snapping shrimps (Synalpheus stimpsoni)
in ye... by Lars Oliver Michaelis
stimpson’s snapping shrimps (Synalpheus stimpsoni)
in yellow feather star
12 Votes
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sudden death by Lars Oliver Michaelis
sudden death
17 Votes
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 11, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Celebes Sea Indonesia
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