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Posted by Max Bottomtime on June 15, 2023 at 06:17:18:

Merry wanted to get more wide angle shots of the Avalon wreck, and after finding three sheepcrabs on the landing craft last weekend, I wanted to try getting closeups of them with a fisheye lens. We picked a good day for it.

The surface water over the Avalon was its usual green, but at thirty feet we could clearly see the chain and anchor on the bottom at seventy-six feet. Horizontal visibility was about forty feet on the bottom. The fish that were hiding last week were cruising along the crane at the stern and even the bow section. We're not used to diving in such great conditions, but we'll take it gladly.

I only found one sheepcrab on the landing craft, but it was actively crawling along the sand, allowing me to intrude on its space with my dome port. Temperatures have warmed up to 58.





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