Diving with Old Friends

Diving under the old Rapid Bay Jetty is often just like catching up with old friends, mostly good fun but sometimes leading to unexpected and beautiful surprises. Normally divers avoid currents, the biggest risk being swept off a dive plan and getting lost. Diving with a reference like a reef line or jetty pylons can […]

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Old Friend

It has been way too long since I have been diving. What with work, the weather, too cold, too wet, reluctant dive buddies and any other number of reasons it just simply has not happened since July! Last Thursday night I needed to travel south for non diving reasons and decided that since I was […]

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The Fish’s Eye

In the visual cacophony of this scene the camera has captured everything from the jetty pylons and fish swimming near the surface to the bright orange nudibranch grazing on the rocky reef foreground. Is this really a fish’s eye view within the underwater world? Perhaps, but not for the reasons you might think. Optically speaking […]

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Nudi Fairyfloss

What’s pink and fluffy and tastes great? The pink spongy mass might look like fairy-floss but that’s where the similarity ends, unless of course you are a nudibranch. This is the first time I have found this species of nudibranch, Ceratosoma brevicaudatum, eating this particular species of sponge. Perhaps that’s where it gets its pink […]

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