1st place: Greg McFall
Diver and jellyfish at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary, May 2006.
2nd place: David Csepp
Herring caught during an acoustic trawl survey of Lynn Canal in Southeast Alaska, 2001-2004.
3rd place: Aleria Jensen
Necropsy of a humpback whale calf on Baranof Island, Alaska, October 18, 2005.
Honorable Mention: Doug Helton
Snorkeler surrounded by fish in Saipan, 2003.
Honorable Mention: Stuart Hayes
Technicians preparing a three-meter buoy for sub-surface instrumentation at the National Data Buoy Center, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi, Spring 2006.
Honorable Mention: Terry McTigue
Looking out over the back deck of the Nancy Foster at sunset while towing a sonar array behind the ship.
Honorable Mention: Mandy Lindeberg
Honorable Mention: Claire Johnson
A researcher counts fish during an expedition to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument.
Honorable Mention: Laura Rear
Reconnaissance for a surface current mapper location in Prince William Sound, Alaska, August, 2006.
Honorable Mention: Fred Gorell
Jeremy Potter sipping water from a sea ice melt pond with the U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Healy in the background, Summer 2005.