Re: Re: Gorgonian Damage at Sea Fan Grotto, Catalina

Outer Bamnks diving on the Great Escape Southern California Live-Aboard Dive Boat

[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ California Scuba Diving BBS ] [ FAQ ]

Posted by Dr. Bill Bushing on May 25, 2006 at 09:46:48:

In Reply to: Re: Gorgonian Damage at Sea Fan Grotto, Catalina posted by Guppy on May 24, 2006 at 19:27:15:

The gorgonians are located in relatively shallow depths and largely on vertical walls where no boat captain in their right mind would drop an anchor. The anchorages here are in deeper water and on sandy bottoms.

The damage I'm seeing is almost entirely due to divers.

Follow Ups:

Optional Link URL:
Optional Link Title:
Optional Image URL:
Post Background Color: White     Black
Post Area Page Width: Normal   Full
You must type in the
scrambled text key to
the right.
This is required to
help prevent spam bots
from flooding this BBS.
Text Key: