|Vets Park report/photos|
Posted by scottfiji on May 31, 2007 at 11:12:36:|
total bottom time: 102 minutes
max depth: 96ft
vis: poor in shallows due to red tide (but still good enough for some photos), better past 55ft (10-12ft)
surf: fairly low, with wind chop. entry/exit fairly easy
temp: 62 in shallows, 52 at depth, gradual thermocline
Highlights of the dives include a baby snake eel, and skeleton shrimp.
Other sightings include hermissenda, black dorid, rock crabs, lots of different shrimp species, pacific staghorn sculpin, a tiny baby pipefish, a couple fringehead, poachers, roughback sculpin, tons of octopus, lots of flatfish, baby thornback ray, small lizardfish, round stingray, lots of baby rockfish & small perch, and a few cusk eels. No eelpouts :(
enjoy the photos, Scott
Roughback sculpin, straight on
the famous "brown shrimp"
cool octo, straight on
3 skeleton shrimp
more skeleton shrimp
dancing skeleton shrimp
octo on the prowl
famous "red shrimp", found deeper
baby rockfish, give me a kiss
unknown shrimp, strange body. This was my first time finding this species
Baby snake eel. Unlike the adults, he didn't retract back into his hole.
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