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Any image taken by a point-and-shoot, non-DSLR, non-interchangeable-lens camera. Any camera with interchangeable lenses is not considered a compact, so images taken with such cameras must not be entered into this category. Any underwater image featuring a scuba diver or freediver.
In the ponds of northern Europe lives a tiny brown spider with a bubble on its back. The millimeter-long Argyroneta aquatica is the only spider in the world that spends its entire life underwater. But just like land spiders, it needs oxygen to breathe.
Here are the winning and runner up underwater photos in every category. On this occasion, I really struggled to find frogs spawning! After an hour or so carefully searching I spotted these two common frogs in amplexus just under the surface.
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It uses soft light to accentuate the swirling ballet of the three spinetail devil rays, as two males pursue a female. In addition to the best in show honor, Murrell won first place in the marine life category, and a cruise to Indonesia's southern islands. Greg Lecoeur of Nice, France, won first place in the cold water category and a six-night dive package in Indonesia for this image of a friendly seal.
Biology student Werner de Gier described this newly discovered species during his bachelor internship at Naturalis Biodiversity Center. A new shrimp species with very hairy legs. How would you call that?
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