We enjoyed taking a pictures in two dives.
Ground Temperature: 8~13℃
Water Temperature: 16~17℃
Wind Direction: East(5~7m/s)
Today, we enjoyed taking underwater pictures .
Today’s guest said that he had never seen this shrimp.
The shrimp is called “Laomenes cornutus”.
It’s rare shrimp in Kushimoto.
And he also favorites “Short-bodied pipe fish”.
There are beautiful seaweed behind this fish.
I like this picture (^^)
Then, I joined the group that is called ” Nudibranch lovers’ association”.
The group have five members. And the theme of this group is searching many Nudibranchs in Kushimoto area.
So, I try to look for more Nudibranchs as much as I can.
If you are interested in Nudibranchs, Please come to our shops.
I wanna look for Nudibranch with you.
After the effects of COVID-19 have diminished , I will do my best guests from overseas to enjoy diving in Kushimoto!!!
So, If you will be able to visit Japan, please come and visit our shop!!
You can spend good time I think.
串本の生きものShirt-bodied pipe fish
, Laomenes cornutus
, Verconia purpurea
The color of ocean is beautiful blue.
January 31 , 2022
Ground Temperature: 5~11℃
Water Temperature: 18~19℃
Wind Direction: Northwest(6~8m/s)
Today, we practice taking a pic with using Fisheye lens.
The condition is so good for practicing !!!!
There are so many Whitesaddle goatfishes in Kushimoto now.
So, we took a pic of it.
There are a thousand of this fish in this area, I guess.
You can enjoy taking photographs, I think.
And, I want to recommend you this place.
The situation is so beautiful, isn’t it?
In kushimoto, there are big coral that color is red.
The color type is so beautiful.
So, this situation is one of popular point in Kushimoto area.
Last, I show you a surprising sight.
It is the scene that a moray is attacking to Lobster .
The moray bite lobster very hard.
I was so excited to see such a situation (^^)
Diving is fun because you don’t know what will happen!!!
, Scalefin Anthias
, Whitesaddle goatfish
, Good Wrasse world
We go to “Sanbira” for the first time in a while.
January 3rd 2022
Ground Temperature: 8~11℃
Water Temperature: 17~18℃
Wind Direction: West(7~10m/s)
A strong westerly wind has continued since last night.
So, the wave are getting higher.
For that reason, we can go to Sumisaki area in the morning but we cannot go to the area again.
We have been diving in “Sanbira” where the waves are hard to rise for next dive.
There are many kinds of corals. So, the view is so wonderful!!
And there are many butterfly fish in the corals.
If you go to deeper area in this point, you may be able to meet “Gymnura japonica”.
We could meet it today!!
It is difficult to find this ray because it hides in the sand.
When we search this ray, we also meet small Red Lionfish.
The fins is so beautiful!! So, I like this fish.
How about you?
In addition, there were many kinds of creatures such as shrimp and Nudibranch in “Sanbira”.
I wanna take a movie in this point with using GoPro.
I think I can take a movie of coral reef and fishes that seems like southern ocean.
When I finish taking movie, I update it at Youtube.
If you want, please watch it.
Forecast said the sea condition will be getting better tomorrow.
So I think you will be able to enjoy diving more in Kushimoto!!
, Gymnura japonica
, Stiliger sp.1
, Hidden Coralimorph Shrimp