School of Fish © Suzette Johnson

Take 5: Under the Sea

For the majority of Earth’s creatures, life really is “better down where it’s wetter, under the sea.” Scientists estimate that as much as 80% of life on Earth is found in its oceans. With as much knowledge as we have gained about the oceans, we have truly only scratched the surface.

Here are five underwater photos from our Picture This: Your Great Outdoors photo contest. See the most recent and past contest winners and sign up for alerts when the next contest is announced on our website.

Blue Shark © Kevin McCarthy
Blue Shark © Kevin McCarthy
Hermit Crab © Emily Zollo
Hermit Crab © Emily Zollo
Harbor Seal Pup © Alex Shure
Harbor Seal Pup © Alex Shure
School of Fish © Suzette Johnson
School of Fish © Suzette Johnson
Jellyfish (likely Lion's Mane) © Alex Shure
Jellyfish (likely Lion’s Mane) © Alex Shure

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