2017 Contest Winners

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underwater photo contest

Best Overall
Marchione Giacomo
Black-Saddle Snake Eel (Ophichthus cephalozona)
being cleaned by a cleaner shrimp (Periclimenes venustus)
Indonesia
 
underwater photo contest
1st Place – Fish or Marine Animal Portrait
Jawfish, family: Opistognathidae
Andrew Delano
Philippines
 
underwater photo contest
2nd Place – Fish or Marine Animal Portrait
West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus)
Ryan Nelson
Crystal River, Florida
 
underwater photo contest

3rd Place – Fish or Marine Animal Portrait
Giant Manta (Manta birostris) with golden trevally (Gnathodon speciosus)
Marchione Giacomo
Raja Ampat, Indonesia
 
underwater photo contest

Honorable Mention – Fish or Marine Animal Portrait
Graysby (Cephalopholis cruentata) with cleaner shrimp
Tony Cherbas
Florida

 

underwater photo contest underwater photo contest

1st Place – Wide Angle
Whale shark (Rhincodon typus), with yellow remoras, family: Echeneidae
Marchione Giacomo
South Atoll, Maldives

2nd Place – Wide Angle
Green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas)
Tony Cherbas
Riviera Beach, Florida

underwater photo contest underwater photo contest

3rd Place – Wide Angle
School of longfin batfish (Platax teira)
Massimo Giorgetta
Indonesia

Honorable Mention – Wide Angle
No species – over/under of reef/sunset
Massimo Giorgetta
Papau New Guinea

underwater photo contest underwater photo contest

1st Place – Macro
Nudibranch on gorgonian (Tritonia hamnerorum)
Jerome Israel
Florida Keys

2nd Place – Macro
juvenile flying fish, (family: Exocoetidae)
Riviera Beach
Steven Kovacs
Riviera Beach, Florida

underwater photo contest
3rd Place – Macro
Formosa egg cowrie (Cuspivolva formosa)
Dragos Dumitrescu
Lembeh,Indonesia

underwater

Honorable Mention – Macro
Soft coral porcelain crab (Lissoporcellana nakasonei)
Massimo Giorgetta
Indonesia

underwater photo contest underwater photo contest

1st Place – University of Miami Student
Galapagos sea lion (Zalophus wollebaeki)
Joslen Beitel
Galapagos

2nd Place – University of Miami Student
Chain moray eel (Echidna catenata)
Kevin Schauer
Curaçao, Netherland Antilles

underwater photo contest underwater photo contest

3rd Place University of Miami Student
Caribbean reef squid (Sepioteuthis sepioidea)
Rebecca Kraut
Key Largo, Florida

Honorable Mention – University of Miami Student
Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)
Joslen Beitel
Galapagos