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We met many Greater Amberjack

There are many fishes in all of the dive site.

August 8, 2022

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Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 26~32℃
Water Temperature: 26~28℃
Wind Direction: Southwest(3~5m/s)
Swell: 1.0m
Visibility:10~20m
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This week is a holiday for Japanese people.
So, many guests come to our shop.

I’m glad that the number of guests from overseas is increasing.

Then, we can see many fishes every dive point.
Today, we can see a school of Silver-striped round fish.

It’s very dynamic (^^)

Sometimes, Greater Amberjack is coming suddenly .

And, in Isuzumi-sho, there are many butterfly fish.

At second dive, I try to look for tiny Nudibranch.

This size is about 2mm~5mm.
There are many Nudibranch here.

I hope the visibility is keeping good.
Thank you for reading.

Bye(^^)/

Turtle is living in the same place

We can meet sea turtle every day.

August 2nd, 2022

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Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 27~32℃
Water Temperature: 25~27℃
Wind Direction: West(7m/s)
Swell: 1.0~2.0m
Visibility:10-20m
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Today, the wind is getting stronger…
But the visibility and w.temp is so good.
W.temp is 25 to 27 degrees.

We can dive without stress.
Recently, we can meet sea turtle easily.

Same sea turtle is living in the same place.
So, we don’t have to look for them.

And other macro creatures is still in Kushimoto.

And, ghost pipe fish is also still here.

We can see so many kinds of creatures in near dive site.
So, you can enjoy diving in Kushimoto now!!

Please come and visit Kushimoto.
Thank you for reading.

Bye(^^)/

The surge is coming

The sea water become clear in last dive.

August 2nd, 2022

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Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 26~32℃
Water Temperature: 24~26℃
Wind Direction: West(4~6m/s)
Swell: 1.0~1.5m
Visibility:10~12m
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The surge due to typhoon No6 achieve Kushimoto today.
But the sea water is still good. The visibility is 12m~15m.

W.temp is about 24~26 degrees.
You can dive in wet suit I think.

Then, I’ll show you some fishes and other creatures.
First, A school of Greater Amberjack.

They are chasing Silver-stripe round fish.

And then, there are many frog fishes in Sumisaki.

This frog fish is rare.

But it’s hard to find it today.
The frog fish is good at hiding.

In the last dive, the visibility is getting better.
So, I’m looking forward to tomorrow’s visibility.

See you!!
Bye(^^)/


Sea turtle

We could meet many sea turtles today.

July 30, 2022

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Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 24~31℃
Water Temperature: 24~28℃
Wind Direction: Southeast(3~6m/s)
Swell: 1.0m
Visibility:12~30m
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In the morning, the visibility is very good!!
When I see the surface, the sea water seems like crystal blue.

We can see so many sea turtles today.
The turtle that we met is so friendly. The sea turtle is getting closer to us.

There are many kinds of fishes in this area.

A school of Sliver-stripe round fishes is dynamic(^^)
Sometimes, Greater amberjacks are coming.

On the other hand, there are many kinds of macro creature too.
Ghost pipe fish is still the same place where I found yesterday.

Even if the water is clear, I will look for  Nudibranchs.

I could find many Nudibranchs today.
The size is very tiny, so it’s better to use compact digital camera for observing them.


Don’t you think it is beautiful?
Now,  the number of Nudibranchs is increasing.

The water temperature is getting warmer recently .
If you want to come to Kushimoto, Now is the best timing!!

Please come and visit !!

See you next blog.
Bye(^^)/

串本の生きもの

Sea turtle, Greater Ambrjack, Silver-stripe round fishes

串本のダイビングポイント

Sumisaki, Bizen, Good Wrasse world

The sea water is still clear!!

I can find ghost pipe fish for a long time.

July 29, 2022

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Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 26~30℃
Water Temperature: 23~26℃
Wind Direction: East(5~7m/s)
Swell: 1.0m
Visibility:20m
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The sea water is still clear.
So, we can see a school of fish easily.

Now, there are many greater amberjack in Kushimoto area.
If you are lucky, you can meet a hundred greater ambrjacks.

When they chase Silver-stripe round fishes, They sim so fast and attack them.
It’s so dynamic!!

But, I don’t know when they disappear. So, If you wanna see them, please come to Kushimoto as soon as possible.

And then, some rare fishes are appearing now.
Today, I can find ghost pipe fish.

When I find it, I’m so happy (^^)
I think the fish of partner is near so that  this fish has eggs in her stomach .
I  will try to find other one again tomorrow.

At last, there are so big frog fish.
The color is black.
So, It is hard to understand  its details.

Can you understand where its eyes and mouth are?

By the way, tomorrow is weekend.
So, many guests will come to our shop.

I hope the sea condition will keep good.
See you next blog! Bye(^^)/

串本の生きもの

Greater Ambrjack, Silver-stripe round fishes, Ghost pipe fish, frogfish

串本のダイビングポイント

Sumisaki, Bizen, Good Wrasse world

The Sea water is blue(^^)

Water is blue!!

July 27, 2022

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Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 25~32℃
Water Temperature: 22~25℃
Wind Direction: Sortheast(3m/s)
Swell: 1.0m
Visibility:10~20m
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Now, Kushimoto’s sea is so beautiful.
The blue current is coming to Kushimoto area.

You can clearly see divers in the distance.

It’s so beautiful , isn’t it?
I hope the visibility will continue forever.

There are so many fishes.
It looks like Okinawa.
You can come to Kushimoto by 3 hours from Kansai airport.
Shall you come to Kushimoto?

And the other creatures is also here.
There are many boxer crab at the point of out of the ocean.

I can find 6 boxer crabs in a dive.
I guess there are more in the point.

The diving season has come and the number of guest from oversea has increased .
I hope more foreign guest know the goodness of the sea of Kushimoto.

We look forward to your visit.
Thank you for reading this blog.

BYE(^^)


串本の生きもの

Boxer crab

串本のダイビングポイント

Bizen, Asaji

The visibility is so good!!

The sea water become clear.

July 25, 2022

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Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 24~31℃
Water Temperature: 20~23℃
Wind Direction: Southeast(1~3m/s)
Swell: 0.5~1.0m
Visibility:15~20m
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The sea water has become clear since last Saturday.
Today is also clear.

So, we can enjoy diving without stress.
You can see divers on the surface.

There are many kinds of Macro creatures .
First, I can find this fish.

Japanese diver call it “Tamashi”.
It’s very tiny. The size is about 5mm to 1cm.

In the dive point of out of ocean, there is boxer crab.

This crab usually has sea anemone.
It looks like Cheer leader, I think.

And then, there are many kinds of shrimps .

I’ll show you this shrimp today.

Can you find the shrimp in the pictures?
They are good at hiding. So, it is hard to find out.
When you come to Kushimoto, please find it by yourself.

The forecast said that it will be rainy tomorrow.
But, the sea condition will be  so good.
We will enjoy diving tomorrow.

See you next blog!
Bye(^^)/

串本のダイビングポイント

Sumisaki, Ni-No-Ne

The wave is getting higher…

We can dive twice in the morning.

July 19th, 2022

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Weather: Rainy
Ground Temperature: 27~28℃
Water Temperature: 20~25℃
Wind Direction: Southwest(8~11m/s)
Swell: 1.5~2.0m
Visibility:10m
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Today, the waves is getting higher due to strong wind.
We managed to dive twice in the morning.

And, I wanna inform you news that coral was spawning  yesterday evening.
I updated the movie on our SNS.

If you want to watch it, Please check from link as below.

Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/reel/CgLyQlbl5iN/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/reel/615270353173687

Then, we can see many kind of crab.

First one is this.

The shape of this crab is very rugged.
It is good at hiding. So It’s hard to find out.

Second one is this.

The crab is called Orangutan crab.
Don’t you think it looks like orangutan ?
This crab is popular in Japan.

We are still able to see many kinds of Nudibranch.
Today, we can see Pikachu.

It looks like Pokemon Pikachu.
So, Japanese diver call it Pikachu.

In July,  Guest from various countries come to our shop.
So, I can get chance to speak English.

I hope Kushimoto area become popular diving site all over the world.
Kushimoto’s sea has many kind of creatures, coral and scenic spots.

So, When you come to japan, Please come and visit Kushimoto.

Thank you for reading!Bye!!

串本のダイビングポイント

Sumisaki, Bizen

It’s sunny today!!

We enjoyed photo dive today.

July 10th, 2022

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Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 25~29℃
Water Temperature: 21~24℃
Wind Direction: Northeast(3~4m/s)
Swell: 1.0m
Visibility:8~12m
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It’s very nice whether for diving today.
My team has two members who have Single-lens reflex camera.

So, I try to find small or tiny creatures.
Now, there are many kinds of small creatures .

I’ll show you some creatures that our guest took a pics today.

I enjoyed macro diving today!!
It’s so fun(^^)

And the water temperature is getting warmer.So, you can dive in a wet suit.

See you!!

Chinese guest come to our shop

It’s also fun to learn languages .

July 9th, 2022

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Weather: Sunny to Cloudy
Ground Temperature: 25~27℃
Water Temperature: 21~25℃
Wind Direction: South(3m/s)
Swell: 1.0m
Visibility:8m
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Today, Chinese guest come to our shop again.
I’m so happy he came again quicly.

I learned Chinese language from him.
It’s so fun to learn new language(^^)
Thank you for teaching me Chinese.
I’m looking forward to have a conversation with him.

Today,  I noted that Chinese word.
“辛苦了” ( xin ku le). It means that thank you for your hard work.

I will keep study English and Chinese more and more.

By the way, Today’s sea condition is better than yesterday .
The visibility is more clear and the w.temp is getting warm.

We can meet cute small creatures today.

Moyer’s dragonet is so cute.

And there are so many  Bob-san sea slugs.
This sea slug is that Mr.Bob have found at first.

So, It is called Bob-san Umiushi in Japanese .


I’ll show you the pics in below.

Now, there are so many creatures in Kushimoto dive site.
You can enjoy diving in Kushimoto now.

I hope the number of the foreign guest is increasing more and more.
Please come and visit us.