Archive for April, 2004

Diving Conditions| 18-24 April 2004

Leopard Shark season is long from over it seems. Plenty of those beautiful, docile sharks hanging out. Surprise! More Grey Nurse Sharks too. Rapidly developing clownfish eggs can be found under several anemones. Little comma shapes can be seen wriggling inside their orange shelter. Eagle rays were seen in ones or twos. Our turtles are still there [...]

Diving Conditions| 11-17 April 2004

A few more Leopards Sharks to see. One of them was VERY interested in the camera. More Manta Rays and also four Grey Nurse Sharks. A real treat. Other beautiful things worth a mention: large Kingfish, Eagel Rays, Crayfish and of course our turtles and wobbegongs. Underwater Byron Bay is showing off at the moment. Weather Blue skies [...]

Diving Conditions| 4-10 April 2004

A large school of Cownose Rays passed Julian Rocks. Some massive Kingfish swimming around also. Leopard Sharks made some appearances. These remoras do like to be in the way (see photo on the left). A Manta Ray on Monday. Three Blind Sharks were sharing a (very small) space under a ledge with two Wobbegongs: a [...]

Diving Conditions| 28 March-3 April 2004

More Leopard Sharks! Keep them coming… A large school of Pearl Perch was seen at Julian Rock, a rare sight. See photo on the left. One group of divers found a large Loggerhead Turtle whose carapace was split at the back.Fortunately no damage to the rest of its body was evident. And it could have been [...]

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