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    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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    TIM LAMAN/ National Geographic Stock

    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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    BRIAN J. SKERRY/ National Geographic Stock

    A Caribbean reef shark hanging out in the Bahamas.

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    BRIAN J. SKERRY/National Geographic Creative

    A sheephead and wrasses swim in a coralline algae forest.

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    BRIAN J. SKERRY/ National Geographic Stock

    A blue-eyed triplefin showing aggression.

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    Via PAUL NICKLEN/ National Geographic Stock

    A Pycnopodia helianthoides, or "sunflower sea star."

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    BRIAN J. SKERRY/ National Geographic Stock

    A fang blenny fish hides out in some coral.

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    BRIAN J. SKERRY/ National Geographic Stock

    A sea angel snail.

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    A turtle and scuba diver swim in the Mediterranean.

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    David Doubilet/ National Geographic Stock

    A goliath grouper in a shipwreck.

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    BRIAN J. SKERRY/ National Geographic Stock

    A moray eel smiles among some soft coral.

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    BRIAN J. SKERRY/ National Geographic Stock

    A sea butterflyfish in waters off of Enderbury Island.

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    BRIAN J. SKERRY/ National Geographic Stock

    A school of juvenile marine catfish.

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    Sea lions swimming in the Great Australian Bight waters.

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