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Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Great Australian Bight

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'White Tip' the 4.5m male Great White. Taken during a scientific expedition to deploy acoustic listening stations (to track tagged GWS) in the North Neptune Islands, South Australia. 3 December 2011.
shortlistedShortlisted!
Final RoundThrough to 2011 awards final round judging
votes: 41
vote
My Giant.
Giant Australian Cuttlefish.
Taken at Tumby B... by Jamie Coote
My Giant.
Giant Australian Cuttlefish.
Taken at Tumby Bay jetty SA.
votes: 19
vote
This was taken while on a tour for Museum Victoria looking for leafy seadragons under Rapid Bay Jetty - no leafys but beautiful nonetheless!
Taken with a canon D10 compact
votes: 10
vote
"Ascidian Glow"
Growing on a jetty pylon at Tumby Bay SA. by Jamie Coote
"Ascidian Glow"
Growing on a jetty pylon at Tumby Bay SA.
votes: 26
vote
Meet Chainsaw the little 3.5m Great White. The lens make him look small but he's a feisty little bugger. Chainsaw has a huge chunk out of his head (unfortunately the other side from this pic) and really does look he's been in the wars.
Second place Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!
Final RoundThrough to 2011 awards final round judging

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I admire how intimate sam is with his subject!
votes: 44
vote
Meet Bruce, the smiling 5m male great white. Bruce was one of 5 whites that circled us during the dive, making for a nerve racking ascent. Taken at 24m at the Neptune Islands, South Australia using a Nikon D700 16mm & 1.4x converter.
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2011

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votes: 48
vote
Watching Great Whites in their natural environment (in this case down at 26 metres) is an incredible site. On this dive we had 5 GW's encircle us including this 4.5m male. Certainly made getting back to the surface interesting.
shortlistedShortlisted!
votes: 47
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Surprise!! While sitting patiently watching a big Great White playing with some sea weed, this 4+m male GW scared the hell out of me as he snuck by for an ultra close pass. Evidently I don't taste good.
shortlistedShortlisted!
votes: 58
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Introducing Kiwi the 4.4m female Great White. The orange acoustic tag was deployed by Andrew Fox (The great Rodney Fox's son) and is monitored by the CSIRO for their study of GW's. taken at the Neptune Islands South Australia August 2011.
shortlistedShortlisted!
votes: 30
vote
"Moving on"
A Short Headed Sea Horse moving between reeds. by Jamie Coote
"Moving on"
A Short Headed Sea Horse moving between reeds.
votes: 22
vote
"Searching the sands"
Leafy sea dragon found cruising in... by Jamie Coote
"Searching the sands"
Leafy sea dragon found cruising inside the "Blueline" upon the shore sands.
2.5m of water.
votes: 14
vote
"For the love of Leafys"
Leafy Sea Dragon at Tumby Bay j... by Jamie Coote
"For the love of Leafys"
Leafy Sea Dragon at Tumby Bay jetty SA.
votes: 23
vote
"Wobbygone?"
Seal eating his prise catch of a Wobbygong ... by Jamie Coote
"Wobbygone?"
Seal eating his prise catch of a Wobbygong shark.
shortlistedShortlisted!
votes: 18
vote
Shaw it's a Cow?
A "Shaws cow fish" moving in for a clos... by Jamie Coote
Shaw it's a Cow?
A "Shaws cow fish" moving in for a closer look.
Taken at Tumby Bay SA.
votes: 17
vote
"Golden Leaf"
taken at Tumby Bay Jetty SA by Jamie Coote
"Golden Leaf"
taken at Tumby Bay Jetty SA
shortlistedShortlisted!
votes: 18
vote
"The Beauty in our Bay"
Leafy Sea Dragon profile at Tumb... by Jamie Coote
"The Beauty in our Bay"
Leafy Sea Dragon profile at Tumby Bay jetty.SA
votes: 18
vote

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date posted posted: Wednesday, June 29, 2011
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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"X marks the spot"
A large jellyfish at Tumby Bay SA. by Jamie Coote
"X marks the spot"
A large jellyfish at Tumby Bay SA.
votes: 24
vote
"Watching Spot"
Facial closeup of a Leafy Sea Dragon.
A... by Jamie Coote
"Watching Spot"
Facial closeup of a Leafy Sea Dragon.
A lcoal Leafy at Tumby Bay I have named due to his individual "spot" on his crown.
shortlistedShortlisted!
votes: 48
vote
"Home sweet home"
Common Octopus at home in a beer bottle. by Jamie Coote
"Home sweet home"
Common Octopus at home in a beer bottle.
votes: 10
vote
"Home on the Reeds"
A large Leafy Sea Dragon ao Tumby Ba... by Jamie Coote
"Home on the Reeds"
A large Leafy Sea Dragon ao Tumby Bay jetty South Australia.
shortlistedShortlisted!
votes: 27
vote
" Jetty life"
A Leafy Sea Dragon just cruising around it... by Jamie Coote
" Jetty life"
A Leafy Sea Dragon just cruising around its habitat.
votes: 28
vote
Jelly Fish Southern Australia Portsea Victoria Australia ... by Jean-Yves Bignoux
Jelly Fish Southern Australia Portsea Victoria Australia by Jean-Yves Bignoux
votes: 17
vote

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date posted posted: Friday, June 10, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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"Nice Nudi"
Orange Nudibranch by Jamie Coote
"Nice Nudi"
Orange Nudibranch
votes: 14
vote
"Cray Days"
A Southern Rock Lobster sitting at the front... by Jamie Coote
"Cray Days"
A Southern Rock Lobster sitting at the front of its hideaway.
votes: 13
vote
"Fatherly Duties"
A male Leafy Sea Dragon laden with egg... by Jamie Coote
"Fatherly Duties"
A male Leafy Sea Dragon laden with eggs.
The males carry the eggs to hatching.
At Tumby Bay. South Australia.
shortlistedShortlisted!
votes: 27
vote
" The King and I "
A Short-Head Seahorse at Tumby Bay je... by Jamie Coote
" The King and I "
A Short-Head Seahorse at Tumby Bay jetty. SA
votes: 20
vote
Jelly Fish Victoria Australia by Jean-Yves Bignoux
Jelly Fish Victoria Australia
votes: 13
vote

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date posted posted: Monday, May 30, 2011
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
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