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  • 1 # Date: 2012-03-16 - 10:26
  • # Max Depth: 12m Duration: 22mins
Diver's Notes

FIRST DIVE BACK IN THE WATER

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Dive Location

  • Temp: Surf 26°C Bottom 22°C
  • Dive type : Recreational
  • Visibility: Good Water: Salt
Specific gear used
  • BCD: Cressi Sub - AIR TRIM
  • Regulator: Apeks - XTX 200 / XTX50
  • Compass: Cressi Sub - SPG
  • Computer: Suunto - VIPER AIR
  • Boots: Typhoon - BOOTS
  • Mask: Mares - X MASK
  • Wet suit: Mares - 5MM
  • Gloves: Typhoon - GLOVES
  • Weights: 16 kg
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Species Identified

Balistoides viridescens (Bloch and Schneider, 1801) (Titan triggerfish) Occur in lagoon, seaward reefs and sheltered inner reef slopes . Juveniles often associated with isolated patches of branching coral or rubble of shallow sandy protected areas. Adults occur singly or in pairs on the slo...
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Pseudobalistes fuscus (Bloch and Schneider, 1801) (Yellow-spotted triggerfish) Occur in clear shallow lagoons and seaward reefs; sandy areas near reef patches of reef edge are preferred. Adults on deep reefs or with shipwrecks, usually deeper than 30 meters. Juveniles inshore on rubble reef or smal...
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Rhinecanthus assasi (Forsskål, 1775) (Picasso triggerfish) Inhabits shallow sandy and rubble areas of coral reefs . Juveniles are commonly found on reef flats . Feeds on benthic invertebrates . Caught with artisanal gear, mainly pots .

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