Archive for January, 2005

Diving Conditions | 23-29 January 2005

Leopard Sharks are gearing up for the season. Large Loggerhead feeding, a few Shovelnose Rays were sighted. Blue-spotted Stingrays piling on top of each other in the Nursery and towards the Needles. Anemonefish have started laying their eggs and you can see the parents busily blowing and fanning them to make sure they get plenty [...]

Diving Conditions | 16-22 January 2005

A few Leopard Sharks are seen on most dives now. They must like the warm water. A Blue-ringed octopus was found at Hugo’s Trench. Hunting Kingfish (quite impressive if you are in the middle of it all), other rays and different species of turtles, White-spotted Eaglerays in small formations. Weather A bit of rain on Sunday and Monday, [...]

Diving Conditions | 9-15 January 2005

Another Leopard Shark (Stegostoma fasciatum) was sighted this week. A large male Loggerhead Turtle was seen on several dives and a large Black Cod tried, unsuccesfully, to hide in the Cod Hole. At the end of the week one of the still remaining Grey Nurse Sharks made an appearance. Kingfish were seen hunting out at Spot [...]

Diving Conditions | 2-8 January 2005

The Blue-spotted stingrays look very…err…busy. Plenty of nudibranchs to be found at Hugo’s Trench. The large Bullrays are still here. Octopus and White-spotted Eaglerays made an appearance too. Weather The week started off sunny. Later in the week cloudy but dry. Northely winds swang to the south on Friday. Sea Bit rough at the beginning of the week. [...]

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