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Re: Re: agree with chris, if you want to dive great sites, dive with advanced & hunters


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Posted by Chris on September 07, 2018 at 08:28:05:

In Reply to: Re: agree with chris, if you want to dive great sites, dive with advanced & hunters posted by J. Reeb on August 31, 2018 at 20:36:01:

However I have been great places on halibut hunting trips, where every dive is in the sand. I have taken some fantastic photos on halibut hunts in places I would never get to otherwise.

For example check these out from Skunk Point at Santa Rosa Island. There was a 2-3 knot current.

A juvenile Ophiodon elongatus (Lingcod)
A juvenile Ophiodon elongatus (Lingcod)

A juvenile Ophiodon elongatus (Lingcod)
A juvenile Ophiodon elongatus (Lingcod)

Metacarcinus gracilis, Cancer gracilis (Graceful rock crab, Graceful crab, Slender crab)
Metacarcinus gracilis, Cancer gracilis (Graceful rock crab, Graceful crab, Slender crab)

Armina californica
Armina californica


or these from east end sand at Santa Rosa

Lovenia cordiformis (Heart Urchin) & Ophiopsilla californica (Brittle Star)
Lovenia cordiformis (Heart Urchin) & Ophiopsilla californica (Brittle Star)

Lovenia cordiformis (Heart Urchin)
Lovenia cordiformis (Heart Urchin)

Chris



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