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Bigfin reef squid

I could observe spawning of Bigfin reef squid.

April 30, 2023

Weather: Rainy→Cloudy
Ground Temperature: 20℃
Water Temperature: 18℃
Wind Direction: Sorthwest(6m/s)
Swell: 1.0~1.5m

Now is the long public holiday in Japan.
But, there are heavy waves in this morning today…

I think I cannot  dive at first, but I can dive in a day.

Then, we can observe Bigfin reef squid today.

They were spawning.
The squid is very big, so it is very dynamic !!!

I hope everyone see this situation!!!

And then, there is “KOINOBORI” underwater now!!

In Japan, there is acustom of decorating “KOINOBORI” on May 5th.
You can see it by May 5th.

Others, there are many kinds of macro underwater creatures.

Could you find the sea slug??
The sea slug is good at hiding!!

Tomorrow is weekday, but many people come to our shop!!
We are so happy to many guest come to our shop!!

I’m looking forward everyone to come to Kushimoto!!

Bye for now!!

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Sumisaki, Bizen, Good Wrasse world

Long Holiday start!!

Long Holiday start in Japan.

April 29, 2023

Weather: Cloudy→Rainy
Ground Temperature: 17~20℃
Water Temperature: 18℃
Wind Direction: Southeast(3~6m/s)
Swell: 1.0m

The long holiday that is called “Golden week” in Japan start today!!

Many guest will come to our shop in this term.
The water temperature is about 18 degree.

So, I recommend you to use dry suit now.
In spring season, there are many beautiful seaweed in Kushimoto area.

Sometimes, sea slug is staying near the seaweed.
It is called “Sporochnus dotyi Brostoff”.

It’s so beautiful, so many Japanese diver like it.

I want to show you this seaweed.
It is also beautiful.

In this season, this seaweed is spawning sometimes.
If you want to observe it,  it is better to bring digital camera because it’s tiny.

This seaslug looks like dog or rabbits, doesn’t it?
She has eyes, so the face is so cute(^^)

We will enjoy diving tomorrow as well.
I hope we can observe rare underwater creature.

The number of the guest from overseas is increasing from March.
I’m happy many foreign guest to come our shop.

When you come to Japan, please plan to come to Kushimoto!!

See you then(^^)/

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Sporochnus dotyi Brostoff, Martensia fragilis Harvey, Bornella anguilla


Good Wrasse world, Same-no-hire

Tiny underwater creature

There are many sea slug in Kushimoto  now!!

April  22, 2021

Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 17~21℃
Water Temperature: 18~19℃
Wind Direction: Northeast(3m/s)
Swell: 1.0m

Today, I search for sea slug.
I can find various of sea slug!!

The sea slug that I was most happy to find today is this one.

This color is so beautiful,  isn’t it??
The size is 2mm.

Then, I can find the sea slug that looks like rabbit.

It’s so cute(^^)  This sea slug is called “Zouge-iro-umiusi” in Japanese.
Zougeiro means Ivory color in Japanese.


This sea slug has eye. So, the face is so cute.
We can observe it after spring season.
If you come to Kushimoto, please find it by your self.

When you can find it, you must be happy!!!

The foreign guest will come to our shop tomorrow.
The number of inquiry from overseas is getting more recently.

I’m so happy to take many inquiry from overseas.
I hope the number of inquiry is more and more.

I will do may best to convey the charm of Kushimoto’s sea to overseas people.

See you then(^^)/

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Sumisaki, Bizen, Ni-No-Ne

Many Sea slugs

I can find many sea slug today.

April 16, 2023

Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 17~21℃
Water Temperature: 18℃
Wind Direction: Northwest(3~8m/s)
Swell: 1.0~2.0m

I searched for sea slug today.
There are various of sea slug in Bayside dive point.

In spring, the number of Doris species  is getting more.
So, I could find many kinds of Doris species.

Others, I can find other sea slugs as well.
This is the sea slug that I was most happy to find.

It’s tiny. The sea slug is yellow one.
The size is about 2mm, I guess.

When I found it, I’m so happy.

Then, I’m happy to find this sea slug as well.

I can find this sea slug after a long time(^^)
The color is so beautiful!!

The event that is called “Umiushi search”   finish in this season.
I’ll plan to hold this event again in the fall.

So, If you are interested in this event, please come and visit our shop!!

Of course, we can accept other diving course in a whole year.
So when you come to Japan, please plan to come Kushimoto for diving.

I’m looking forward everyone to come our shop.
Bye for now!!

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Verconia purpurea, Shphopteron nigromarginatum, Ercolania boodleae


グラスワールド, 備前

Spring season is coming

The fish become more active.

April 15 , 2023

Weather: Rainy
Ground Temperature: 14~17℃
Water Temperature: 16~17℃
Wind Direction: Northeast(6m/s)
Swell: 1.0~1.5m

Today, we restart diving after winter holiday.
So, I checked if the macro underwater creatures is still staying at the same place as before the holidays.

First, I can find tiny frogfish.
She was moving a little bit, but she was almost in the same place.

And then, I would like you to watch this picture.

Some creatures hide in the picture.
Could you find guess what creature is hidden in this picture?

Also, There is a sea slug in this photo. Please try to find!!

Then, there are many kinds of underwater creatures in Kushimoto area.
So, I think you can enjoy diving in this season.

I will search for sea slug only tomorrow.
Because I’m in charge of the sea slug searching team guide.

I will do my best to find many sea slug.

Bye for now!!


Warty Frogfish, Decorator crab


Sumisaki, Bizen, Same-no-hire

Beautiful small world

I was in charge of a macro photo team today.

April 2nd, 2023

Weather: Sunny→Rainy
Ground Temperature: 20~23℃
Water Temperature: 17℃
Wind Direction: Northeast(6~8m/s)
Swell: 1.0m

Today, I went to diving with two guests who likes to take a macro photo.
So, I tried to find some macro underwater creatures .

In a first dive, I can find beautiful situation.

It is so beautiful, isn’t it??
There are many these seaweed in Kushimoto in Spring season.

Also, we can see many these sea slugs.

Their eyes are very cute(^^)
It looks like elephant, I think.

Others, there are many kind of macro underwater creatures for taking a pic.

And then, I can watch the scene at last dive.
The scene is that this fish do the toilet.

It is rare scene .

Recently, the number of inquiry from foreign guest is increasing .
I’m so happy to take many inquiry from overseas.

I want to everyone come to our shop.
Now, you can use dry suit without rental fee of it.

I think you can enjoy diving in your pace in this season.

I’m looking forward to seeing you in kushimoto.

See you then(^^)

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Sumisaki, Bizen, Good Wrasse world

I was back from Kumejima

I dove with Hong Kong for two days.

March 23 , 2023

Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 18~20℃
Water Temperature: 17℃
Wind Direction: East⇨Southwest(3~5m/s)
Swell: 1.0m

I went to Kumejima from March 17th  to 21st for Diving tour.
The sea is so clear. And I can met Manta ray at first day.

I cannot meet her in Kushimoto.
So, I was so excited !!!

I dove 9 times for three days, I can spend good time in Kumejima.
There are many caves , A school of fish, sea slugs and so on.

So, I fell in love with the sea of Kumejima.
I want to go there again.

I would like to reschedule the diving tour!!

After I came back to Kushimoto, I have dived with Hong Kong guest for two days.
He is nice guy.

At first day, we can see Pikachu.

He said he was impressed it.
Pikachu is Nickname.

Don’t you think it looks like Pokemon Pikachu?

And then, My friend fish come to meet us.

Today, I can find big grouper.
Its size is about 1m.

It is very expensive for buying.

In addition, we observed various creatures such as small shrimps, crabs, and sea slugs over the two days.

I hope the guest come to our shop again.
Thank you for coming our shop this time(^^)/

See you then(^^)/

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Pikachu, Banded boar fish, Tuskfish, Grouper


Sumisaki, Bizen, Isuzumisho

Sporochuus dotyi Brostoff

It looks like beautiful fireworks.

March 14, 2023

Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 5~15℃
Water Temperature: 16℃
Wind Direction: west(3m/s)
Swell: 0.5m

Today, we went to diving for observing “Sporochuus dotyi Brostoff”.
In the spring season, the number of these are usually increasing in Kushimoto area.

The sea plants that is called “Sporochuus dotyi Brostoff” got a Japanese name last month.
It called “Kujyaku-keyari”in Japanese.

Kujyaku means Peacock in Japanese.
Don’t you think that its color looks like peacock feather?

It looks like flower or fireworks.
When you take a pics of these, the picture is so beautiful.

So, many Japanese diver like this sea plant.

Sometimes, you can see other underwater creatures near this sea plant.

A tiny sea slugs  or Hermit crab is often staying near.

If you are lucky, you can meet beautiful jerry fish.

This color is very beautiful.
It will be more beautiful if you take a picture so that the background is black.

In spring season( March-May), you can see various of underwater macro creatures in Kushimoto. Of course, the school of fishes as well.

By the way, From March 22nd, we will hold a campaign where the rental fee for drysuit will be free.

So, if you want to try to dive with drysuit, this period is the best timing.
If you have never use it, don’t worry.

I teach you how to use drysuit at first dive.

If you take the course, you will be good at using drysuit.

I’m looking forward everyone to coming our shop!!

see you then(^^)

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Sumisaki, Bizen, To-no-oki

Many Eagle ray

There are many eagle ray today.

February 27, 2023

Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 3~13℃
Water Temperature: 16~17℃
Wind Direction: Southwest(3m/s)
Swell: 0.5m

Today’s sea condition is very good!!
So, we went to the dive point of out of the ocean.

At first, we cannot meet fishes….
So, I think I have to show the guest macro underwater creatures.

But, suddenly Big eagle ray appears !!!

It came to our side. So I feel it is so big!!!

After we swim 1min, there are many eagle rays were swimming .

This diving become exciting one!!!

When I eat lunch with guest, We said It is lucky to meet sea turtle today.

After that, we went to second dive.
Then, we can meet sea turtle!!!

Today’s guest has strong luck!!

As a result, He was able to see all the creatures he wanted to see.

The sea condition will be good for a long time.
So, we can dive easily in this week.

If you want to experience diving in a dry suit, now is the time.
Would you like to try dry suit diving?

I’m looking forward you to coming our shop!!
See you then(^^)/

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Good Wrasse world, Ni-No-Ne

A tiny frogfish

I could find tiny frogfish today.

February 21, 2023

Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 9~14℃
Water Temperature: 16~17℃
Wind Direction: Northwest(3m/s)
Swell: 1.0m

The sea condition is very good today.
I enjoyed macro photography diving.

At first dive, I could find tiny frogfish today.
The size is about 1cm.

It’s so cute(><)
I hope it will stay at he same place for a long time.
I often find tiny frogfish nowadays. I think the number of tiny frogfish is getting more in Kushimoto area.

Recently, there are a lot of Pikachu in Kushimoto area.

If you want to see this, I recommend you to come in this season.

In a second dive, I met many kinds of shrimps.
Today’s guest like this crab the best in this dive.

It is called “Sobagara-gani” in Japanese.
We don’t usually show it our guest, so they have never seen it.
He said he was impressed it.

I could find a Harlequin shrimp in the end of second dive.

But, the situation is very hard to take a pics. Because guests camera is big one.
The compact Digital camera is the best choice for taking the picture.

We will go to the point of out of the ocean tomorrow.
I hope we can meet Hammerhead shark like a stuff.

See you then(^^)/

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Bizen, Good Wrasse world