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Belated Dive Report: Catalina aboard the Great Escape


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Posted by Chris Grossman on June 26, 2013 at 22:00:30:

On Sunday May 26, 2012 I went to Catalina aboard the Great Escape.

The first dive was at Torqua Springs.   I encountered a large Haliotis corrugata (Pink Abalone) and several Loxorhynchus grandis (Sheep Crab).

Haliotis corrugata (Pink Abalone)
Haliotis corrugata (Pink Abalone)


Loxorhynchus grandis (Sheep Crab)
Loxorhynchus grandis (Sheep Crab)


Loxorhynchus grandis (Sheep Crab)
Loxorhynchus grandis (Sheep Crab)

The next dive was at Hen Rock, and I saw another Haliotis corrugata (Pink Abalone).

Haliotis corrugata (Pink Abalone)
Haliotis corrugata (Pink Abalone)

The third dive was at Ripper's Cove I found a Chaenopsis alepidota (Orangethroat Pikeblenny).

Chaenopsis alepidota (Orangethroat Pikeblenny)
Chaenopsis alepidota (Orangethroat Pikeblenny)

The final was at yellowtail point where I saw some Lysmata californica (Red Rock Shrimp), several Juvenile Hypsypops rubicundus (Garibaldi), and a Laila cockerelli.


Lysmata californica (Red Rock Shrimp)
Lysmata californica (Red Rock Shrimp)


Juvenile Hypsypops rubicundus (Garibaldi)
Juvenile Hypsypops rubicundus (Garibaldi)


Juvenile Hypsypops rubicundus (Garibaldi)
Juvenile Hypsypops rubicundus (Garibaldi)


Juvenile Hypsypops rubicundus (Garibaldi)
Juvenile Hypsypops rubicundus (Garibaldi)


Laila cockerelli
Laila cockerelli

It was a great day of diving with excellent food on a great roomy and comfortable boat.

Click here to see all the pictures from this trip

©2013 Chrtis Grossman, diver.net





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