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Amy John won the Ocean Photographer of the Year competition for her portrait of a green turtle surrounded by Asian glass fish. This photo was taken on the Ningloo Rock off the west coast of Australia.
Organized by Oceanographic Magazine, the competition seeks to highlight the beauty of the ocean and the seriousness of the threats it faces.
Second place went to Henley Spears for this photo of canoes diving off the coast of the Shetland Islands in Scotland.
Mattie Smith took third place for the image of a baby turtle sea turtle for the first time in her short life.
A new category has been added for the first time in the competition, Female Fifth Pathom Award, A special commendation that inspires women in the field of marine photography. The award went to Los Angeles-based photographer and biology author Renee Kaposola.
Here we see a collection of his vast pictures of a black-spotted rock shark parading its back paddle as the sun sets over French Polynesia.
Hannah Le Liu won the Young Ocean Photographer Award for this photo of a green sea turtle emerging from the water to breathe, under the sky inhabited by hungry birds on the island of Heron in Australia.
The winning photos will be on display along the River Thames in London until October 17.
All photos are copyrighted.