diver.net

Partly Cloudy With A Chance Of Surge


AquaFlite Custom Wetsuits, Dive Skins, and Dive Parkas


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

Posted by Max Bottomtime on June 08, 2014 at 16:11:40:

Merry and I returned to Golf Ball Reef to get better photos of a nudibranch she found yesterday. We never found it. Conditions had deteriorated overnight, leaving us with brown, sand-filled moving water. Most of the animals were in hiding. I was ready to abort the dive after twenty minutes of searching unsuccessfully for interesting subjects, but finally found a small abalone flopping around on a piece of red algae. I took a few shots, handed it off to Merry and continued searching.

I saw an octopus fleeing one of the rare fish on this reef larger than three inches. I motioned to Merry between shots. I finally got her attention and we switched places. She got what may turn out to be the best photo either of us has ever shot. She will post it soon.

 photo GolfBallReef8_zpsa8ce97bb.jpg

 photo GolfBallReef9_zps20123a8d.jpg

 photo GolfBallReef5_zps11a84b18.jpg

 photo GolfBallReef4_zps88d66d5e.jpg

 photo GolfBallReef7_zps10e41d18.jpg

 photo GolfBallReef6_zpsa52a1795.jpg

 photo GolfBallReef3_zps9ca3cc86.jpg

 photo GolfBallReef2_zps91901474.jpg

 photo GolfBallReef1_zpse801d9f4.jpg
Naked golf ball



Follow Ups:


Name:
E-Mail:
Subject:
Message:
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.
capcha
Text Key:

      


diver.net