Boat dives with Goat Island Dive aboard Apollo at Little Barrier Island on 17 Dec 06. Three dives completed on the day. A 15 m scollop dive, and two photography dives at Lions Rock and North Reef. Depth to 30 m. Visibility 7 to 12 m. Water temperature 17°C. Sea glassy in the morning but building nor westerly in the afternoon with a chop developing. Moderate to strong N current. The blue water has come in so visibility is steadily improving.
A great day with a couple of failed photo opportunities. A Giant Boarfish rocked-on-by early in our final dive and I didn’t/couldn’t focus on the beastie. Darn! Lots of Maomao, crays, Demoiselle, Red Moki, Wrasse, a ray, leather jackets, some baby snapper, yellow tail and what looked like Marblefish.
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