3 dive day

The blog for this island is all about diving. That is what we are here to do and that is what we are doing. Every once in a while the dive shop does what is call a long range dive day. The idea is for more experienced divers to go farther afield. The diving is a little harder and the day is definately long. We start at 6:45 and get home around 4:30.

Pyramid Butterflyfish

Pyramid Butterflyfish

The diving is excellent today. Minor current on one dive and absolutely still water on the other two dives. We see cool stuff all day. Frog fish, haven’t see too many of those yet this trip. A rare one called a “painted” frogfish.

Painted Frogfish

Painted Frogfish

There are several Blue Dragon Nudi’s. Have never seen one before and today we see at least a dozen. A red spot nudi, not very common. A few Viper Eels, a couple Dwarf Eels, a Curious Worm Fish or two, a few schools of Pyamid Butterfly Fish, Fishegg Eating Nudis, and a single Flame Angel.

Golden Lace Nudibranch

Golden Lace Nudibranch

We get to swim into a couple of shallow caves and wind our way in and around a myriad of coral heads. One of which is named the Matterhorn. Guess what that one looks like. No snow though.

Dwarf Eel

Dwarf Eel

It is an absolulely steller day of diving.

Blue Dragon Nudibranch

Blue Dragon Nudibranch

 

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