Dragon Fruit

I never grow tired diving with these beautiful creatures and I still give a quiet yelp of delight when I find my first one on a dive. Last weekend I was fortunate enough to see several of these gorgeous leafy seadragons during my dive at Rapid Bay. This male is carrying a fresh batch of […]

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Lone Eagle

My experiences diving with Southern Eagle Rays, Myliobatis australis, have all been fleeting affairs. Timid and never lingering they always seem to glide into view and the off into the distance with no real opportunity to get a feel for their beautiful form and grace. This ray under Rapid Bay jetty last weekend was not […]

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Cinnamon Scroll

Prowling the sandy bottom between the sea-grass beds of Rapid Bay, the carnivorous undulate volute (Amoria undulata) is on the hunt for other mollusks. Up close that beautiful spiral shell reminds me of cinnamon scrolls while from a distance a tiny Dyson vacuum cleaner. Volutes were plentiful during our recent night dive under Rapid Bay […]

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