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Santa Catalina Island, California
aboard the Magician
September 1, 2014


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Dive 1: Black Rock
camera: Olympus E-520, lens: 50 mm Zuiko f/2, housing: Olympus PT-E05, port: Inon, strobes: dual Inon Z-240s
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Linckia columbiae (Fragile Star) on Pelagophycus porra (Elk Kelp)
Linckia columbiae (Fragile Star) on Pelagophycus porra (Elk Kelp)
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Muricea fruticosa (Brown Gorgonian)
Muricea fruticosa (Brown Gorgonian)
Lythrypnus dalli (Blue-banded Goby)
Lythrypnus dalli (Blue-banded Goby)
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Haliotis fulgens (Green Abalone)
Haliotis fulgens (Green Abalone)
Codium fragile
Codium fragile
Octopus bimaculatus (Verrill's Two Spot Octopus)
Octopus bimaculatus (Verrill's Two Spot Octopus)
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Epizoanthus scotinus
Epizoanthus scotinus
Epizoanthus scotinus
Epizoanthus scotinus
Cucumaria salma (Sea Cucumber)
Cucumaria salma (Sea Cucumber)

Dive 2: Eagle's Nest
camera: Olympus E-520, lens: 50 mm Zuiko f/2, housing: Olympus PT-E05, port: Inon, strobes: dual Inon Z-240s
Juvenile Sebastes atrovirens (Kelp Rockfish)
Juvenile Sebastes atrovirens (Kelp Rockfish)
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Coenocyathus bowersi (Colonial Cup Coral)
Coenocyathus bowersi (Colonial Cup Coral)
Linckia columbiae (Fragile Star), Lythrypnus dalli (Blue-banded Goby), & Laila cockerelli
Linckia columbiae (Fragile Star), Lythrypnus dalli (Blue-banded Goby), & Laila cockerelli
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Linckia columbiae (Fragile Star)
Linckia columbiae (Fragile Star)
Lysmata Californica (Red Rock Shrimp)
Lysmata Californica (Red Rock Shrimp)
Lysmata Californica (Red Rock Shrimp)
Lysmata Californica (Red Rock Shrimp)
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Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
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Haliotis corrugata (Pink Abalone)
Haliotis corrugata (Pink Abalone)
Crassedoma giganteum (Rock Scallop), Lythrypnus dalli (Blue-banded Goby)
Crassedoma giganteum (Rock Scallop), Lythrypnus dalli (Blue-banded Goby)
Coenocyathus bowersi (Colonial Cup Coral)
Coenocyathus bowersi (Colonial Cup Coral)
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Dive 3: Secret Spot
camera: Olympus E-520, lens: 50 mm Zuiko f/2, housing: Olympus PT-E05, port: Inon, strobes: dual Inon Z-240s
Haliotis corrugata (Pink Abalone)
Haliotis corrugata (Pink Abalone)
Haliotis corrugata (Pink Abalone)
Haliotis corrugata (Pink Abalone)
Juvenile Semicossyphus pulcher (California Sheephead)
Juvenile Semicossyphus pulcher (California Sheephead)
Juvenile Halichoeres semicinctus (Rock Wrasse)
Juvenile Halichoeres semicinctus (Rock Wrasse)
Gibbonsia montereyensis (Crevice Kelpfish)
Gibbonsia montereyensis (Crevice Kelpfish)
Gibbonsia montereyensis (Crevice Kelpfish)
Gibbonsia montereyensis (Crevice Kelpfish)
Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
Crassedoma giganteum (Rock Scallop), Lythrypnus dalli (Blue-banded Goby)
Crassedoma giganteum (Rock Scallop), 
Lythrypnus dalli (Blue-banded Goby)
Haliotis fulgens (Green Abalone)
Haliotis fulgens (Green Abalone)
Octopus bimaculatus (Verrill's Two Spot Octopus)
Octopus bimaculatus (Verrill's Two Spot Octopus)
Octopus bimaculatus (Verrill's Two Spot Octopus)
Octopus bimaculatus (Verrill's Two Spot Octopus)
Octopus bimaculatus (Verrill's Two Spot Octopus)
Octopus bimaculatus (Verrill's Two Spot Octopus)
Octopus bimaculatus (Verrill's Two Spot Octopus)
Octopus bimaculatus (Verrill's Two Spot Octopus)
Sebastes atrovirens (Kelp Rockfish)
Sebastes atrovirens (Kelp Rockfish)
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Haliotis fulgens (Green Abalone)
Haliotis fulgens (Green Abalone)
Haliotis fulgens (Green Abalone)
Haliotis fulgens (Green Abalone)
Pododesmus macroschisma (Jingle)
Pododesmus macroschisma (Jingle)
Haliotis corrugata (Pink Abalone)
Haliotis corrugata (Pink Abalone)
Juvenile Chromis punctipinnis (Blacksmith)
Juvenile Chromis punctipinnis (Blacksmith)
Juvenile Chromis punctipinnis (Blacksmith)
Juvenile Chromis punctipinnis (Blacksmith)
Juvenile Chromis punctipinnis (Blacksmith)
Juvenile Chromis punctipinnis (Blacksmith)
Juvenile Chromis punctipinnis (Blacksmith)
Juvenile Chromis punctipinnis (Blacksmith)

Dive 4: Topside
camera: Olympus E-410, lens: 40-150 mm Zuiko f/4.5-5.6
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Angel's Gate Lighthouse
Angel's Gate Lighthouse
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Captain Jerry at the helm
Captain Jerry at the helm

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