See the most amazing underwater photographs in the world

A pack of grey reef sharks catching and devouring a parrotfish was captured in an incredible photograph that saw British photographer Richard Barnden named Underwater Photographer of the Year 2019. It was the winning image out of more than 5000 submitted by photographers from 65 countries around the world.

The annual competition, based in the UK, celebrates underwater photography and includes categories like underwater wreck photography and marine conservation.

The exact moment a pack of grey reef sharks catch and devour a parrotfish in French Polynesia. WINNER - Underwater Photographer of the Year 2019.
The exact moment a pack of grey reef sharks catch and devour a parrotfish in French Polynesia. WINNER - Underwater Photographer of the Year 2019.
Resort and corals in French Polynesia. Category winner. Up & Coming Underwater Photographer of the Year 2019
Resort and corals in French Polynesia. Category winner. Up & Coming Underwater Photographer of the Year 2019
Caretta turtle in Tenerife, Spain. WINNER Marine Conservation and "Marine Conservation Photographer of the Year 2019."
Caretta turtle in Tenerife, Spain. WINNER Marine Conservation and "Marine Conservation Photographer of the Year 2019."
Glass fish swim over a bommie of coral off the coast of Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. 
COMMENDED Category 8. Up & Coming
Glass fish swim over a bommie of coral off the coast of Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. COMMENDED Category 8. Up & Coming
Romblon, located in the Philippines is the house of some unique sea slugs. HIGHLY COMMENDED - Macro
Romblon, located in the Philippines is the house of some unique sea slugs. HIGHLY COMMENDED - Macro
A crabeater seal in Pleneau Bay, Antarctic Peninsula. RUNNER UP - Wide Angle
A crabeater seal in Pleneau Bay, Antarctic Peninsula. RUNNER UP - Wide Angle
A humpback whale in Reunion Island. WINNER - Wide Angle
A humpback whale in Reunion Island. WINNER - Wide Angle
Kola Peninsula, littoral baths of the Barents sea in Northern Russia. HIGHLY COMMENDED - Wide Angle
Kola Peninsula, littoral baths of the Barents sea in Northern Russia. HIGHLY COMMENDED - Wide Angle
Grass snake swimming along a garden pond. RUNNER UP - British Waters Wide Angle
Grass snake swimming along a garden pond. RUNNER UP - British Waters Wide Angle