Archive for January, 2004

Diving Conditions| 25-31 January 2004

Still no huge numbers of Leopard Sharks. It is all a bit slow this year. The Grey Nurse Shark does pay the occasional surprise visit. Jewfish, Kingfish, Cray fish (not a fish by the way). Plenty of turtles and Wobbegong Sharks, even sharing quarters (see photo on the left). Weather Thunderstorms late in the afternoons or early [...]

Diving Conditions| 18-24 January 2004

The large groups of Blue Spotted Stingrays were still around. Digging themselves into the sand and piling on top of each other. A Black Cod, which is a protected species due to its serious decline in numbers over the last few years, was hanging out in the Cod Hole. Another Grey Nurse Shark was seen this [...]

Diving Conditions| 4-10 January 2004

A few Leopard sharks showing off. One of them seemed very happy with divers around and did not want to leave. Tens of Blue Spotted stingrays in the Nursery. All lying on top of each other on a sandy patch. A funny looking Eagle ray was seen in the Nursery as well. Its colour pattern [...]

Diving Conditions| 4-10 January 2004

And another Manta Ray was sighted. Some more Leopard sharks moved in as well. Plenty of turtles and amazing fish life. Weather Sunny and hot. Only a tiny bit of rain, nothing much. The wind swang from North to South on Thursday. Sea Until Thursday afternoon the Bay was rough, rough, rough. Friday and Saturday it was nice and [...]

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