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ReefFriends Xplore! Dives- Kusu and Hantu Feb 2006

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It never rains but it pour eh? Since I have time today, thought I'll blog about the ReefFriends Xplore! training dives for this month as well, which I went along for as a trainer. Blue Water Volunteers, together with the Hantu Bloggers and Gill Divers have organised a programme to train volunteers to be nature dive guides! Not that I'm an expert dive guide, but at least I know where some stuff are on our reefs, heheh...

As usual, didn't have much chance to flex the camera finger muscles while 'working', but managed to get these shots from Kusu and Hantu, while posing as a 'potential' dive participant being guided...

Ze Seawhip Goby!

Taken on the fly, so no arty black backdrop.
Noticed that my 'dive guides' tend to leave me behind while I'm taking photos :(
Can't be that much of a slowpoke right?
Or maybe they know that I can probably find them again (which is true, but still??!)

Oooooh! Mating nudi's! Not only are they nudist exhibitionists (na…

Diving Kusu and Hantu 23 Jan 2006

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Well, no photographs from Africa yet...but there're nice underwater shots of Kusu and Hantu! Enjoy...

The reef crest of Kusu is studded with anemones. Look closer, and you might spot an anemonefish..
Acropora crab!

The white allied cowrie is getting to be my favourite!


A sweet yellow nudi!
Seafans of Kusu

The Chinese Demoiselles at 9m

The featherstars were out in full force today!


Moving over to Hantu...We almost missed this pipefish...Only saw the orange spots when I enlarged the photo.

A phyllid and sap-sucker slug at Pulau Hantu

The shrimp goby without its shrimp (it's back in the hole)

Sigh...a sad sight....Overturned corals close to the reef crest. Boat collision?