18 Jaw-Dropping Ocean Photos You Have To See Right This Second

It’s about time you take a seat and bask in the ocean’s ethereal beauty.

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Gorgeous underwater view of coral.

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A turtle ready for his close-up.

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A redmouth grouper surveying the coral.

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A majid crab cruisin’ on some gorgonian coral.

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A grouper hanging out with some tropical fish.

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A feather duster and orange sponge in the Netherlands.

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A Caribbean reef shark hanging out in the Bahamas.

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A sheephead and wrasses swim in a coralline algae forest.

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A blue-eyed triplefin showing aggression.

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A Pycnopodia helianthoides, or “sunflower sea star.”

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A fang blenny fish hides out in some coral.

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A sea angel snail.

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A turtle and scuba diver swim in the Mediterranean.

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A goliath grouper in a shipwreck.

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A moray eel smiles among some soft coral.

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A sea butterflyfish in waters off of Enderbury Island.

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A school of juvenile marine catfish.

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Sea lions swimming in the Great Australian Bight waters.

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