Scuba diving and free diving in South East Queensland for August 2015.

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Scuba diving and free diving in South East Queensland for August 2015.

Post  liquidg on 7th August 2015, 4:25 pm

Beautiful day this one!
Cold water at 17.9c but so smooth and around 15 to 20 metres vis with near no swell at all.
Very smooth on arrival.


Even smoother later on


Looking up in 30 feet of water


In 50 feet of water


Danny getting some photos.


Lots of great formations at this spot.










An algae of many seen


Tons of corals






















Two types of corallines


Plenty of morphs




goni










eel


egg cowries
dressed


undressed


dog shark






crays






other goni


hula fish


sea stars














brittle sea stars






puffer


white nudi


juv purple crispa


anems










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Another calm day out on scuba in some deep areas and free diving on the wreck in the shallows.
Near no current, a small ground swell so we felt it at all depths with 10 to 12 metres vis and quite cool water.







vis




temp


anem crab


algae


frog hiding


britle full


brittle empty


red britle


britles on urchin


eel face


bubble nudi


nudi on algae


puffer hiding


sponge


red line and eel


seasquirt


anem with one large bubble


lion fish






green Rhodactis


eggs


large strome


hawk in sponge


lats in anem




large latz


corals






































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Moray in real trouble.


a happy moment in trouble


heaps of juv crays


cute but under sized, no take with these.


bug on a cardinal


polyps


blenny face


goby


home with tree


banded shrimp


nudibranch


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sunrise


smooth water heading out


strong current


bar 1


bar 2


bar 3


bar 4


algae


acan


sea star


slipper lobster, these are no take so after a pic back it went


bicolour hiding




lat in bubble


colony and bubble anems


blue tang in coral


mimi maxi


tiny clown in red bubble


nudi


large turtle


smooth water heading back
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Re: Scuba diving and free diving in South East Queensland for August 2015.

Post  ReeferRob on 6th September 2015, 5:32 am

That red bubble is insane and would fetch $1000 here in the USA, fluorescent yellow ones fetch $3000. Someone over on Nano reefs just paid $3000 for one is how I know what they bring, lol.
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