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  • 45 # Date: 2011-10-27 - 13:54
  • # Max Depth: 12.2m Duration: 66mins
Diver's Notes

Very nice dive, although a bit chilly at the end (my shorty really is not enough). Again Incredible morays, nice little stingray - a *huuuuge* napoleonfish.... makes Alex a happy camper !
I screwed most of the pictures though and the EOS started throwing the Error 99 message .. the damn thing needs to be retired ...

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  • Temp: Surf 30°C Bottom 26°C
  • Dive type : Recreational, Photo
  • Visibility: Excellent
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  • Pirates Diving Network confirmed the dive with parameters: 12.2m / 66mins
  • Dive buddies: Andreas

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  • 1. Air
  • 12L Steel     200 → 20 bar
  • Average depth: 8.8m
  • SAC: 1.45 bar/min
  • RMV: 17.4 L/min
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Species Identified

Muraena retifera Goode and Bean, 1882 (Moray eel) Known only from moderate depths along outer continental shelf.
Taeniura lymma (Forsskål, 1775) (Bluespotted ribbontail ray) Blue-spotted stingrays live alone or in small groups , migrating in large schools into shallow sandy areas on the rising tide in order to feed, and dispersing back into the ocean as the tide falls to shelter in the coral c...
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Chaetodon semilarvatus Cuvier, 1831 (Bluecheek butterflyfish) A common species found in areas where there is rich coral growth. Often seen in pairs or small aggregations. Occasionally observed hovering in a stationary position for extended periods under ledges of Acropora plate corals . Oviparous . Form pairs during breeding .
Cheilinus undulatus Rüppell, 1835 (Humphead wrasse) Humphead wrasses are extremely long-lived, known to survive for at least 30 years, and taking around five to seven years to reach sexual maturity . Adults are usually solitary, spending the day roaming the reef and returni...
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Cetoscarus bicolor (Rüppell, 1829) (Bicolour parrotfish) Occurs in clear lagoon and seaward reefs . Juveniles usually solitary; adults form harems ; males are territorial. Goes to several changes during growth and very large females change sex to the brightly colored male. Sm...
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