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Wow!!!!

The water temperature was changing completely.

May 29, 2024

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Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 17~25℃
Water Temperature: 17~21℃
Wind Direction:Southwest(3~5m/s)
Swell: 1.5~2.0m
Visibility:5~8m
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It was heavy rain yesterday.
It makes the visibility down.

The visibility is 5~8m today, but there are still many fishes.
Especially , I was surprised that the water temperature was changing completely today.

The lowest water temperature is 17 degree, unless around the surface water temperature is 21 degree.
What’s happened ?!?!

Many fishes was also surprised I guess.
Some fishes were laying an eggs but another one don’t move at all at the bottom.

In this season, many fish originally lay an eggs and protect their eggs.
But, the number of fish that lay or protect eggs in this year.

On the other hands, we can see various of sea slug now.
Now water temperature makes us to see easily as usual .

I could find rare sea slug today.
4-5 years ago, we often can see this sea slug, but now we sometimes can see it.

At second dive, we meet a school of Greater Amberjack.
There are so many fishes in Kushimoto area now!!

The ground temperature is getting warm.
So, the diving season will be coming soon!!!

See you then(^^)/

Inquiry (English)

串本の生きもの

Goniobranchus kuniei, Smokey chromis

串本のダイビングポイント

住崎, 備前

There was surge in bayside dive site.

Typhoon is getting closer to here now….

May 28, 2024

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Weather: Rainy
Ground Temperature: 21~23℃
Water Temperature: 20℃
Wind Direction: Southwest(6~10m/s)
Swell: 1.5m
Visibility:15m
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We went to diving in the morning.
Because the wind was getting heavier and heavier.

In face, the wind become strong afternoon.
I was relieved that  we can finish diving by noon.

On the other hands, underwater condition is still nice.
The visibility was 15m and the water temperature was 20 degree.

Today, we saw various of macro underwater creatures.

This frog fish  disappeared on Sunday, but she come back again.
I wonder where she was going.

Recently, there are many shrimps in our dive site.

Have you ever seen it??
It looks like Orangutan, isn’t it?
So we call it “Orangutan crab”.

And then, we often saw this crab as well.

The body color is so beautiful!!
There are many different color types.

In this season, we are able to see the  protecting eggs behavior of some fishes.

Father Jawfish usually protect their eggs in their mouth.
If you observe their mouth cautiously, you may be able to see many eggs in the mouth.

Others, there are so many kinds of underwater creatures now.
You must enjoy diving in Kushimoto in this term.

I want many overseas people to come to Kushimoto for diving!!
See you then(^^)

Inquiry (English)

串本の生きもの

jawfish, Giant frogfish, Orangutan crab, Hyastenus diacanthus

Interesting combination!!!

We become able to see various of underwater creatures .

May 24, 2024

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Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 19~25℃
Water Temperature: 19℃
Wind Direction: Northwest(3~6m/s)
Swell: 1.0~2.0m
Visibility:12~15m
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The water temperature is getting warmer!!
I think I can dive with wet suit now.

We can find out cute frog fish today!!

The number of frog fish is getting fewer.
So, the finding is so lucky !!!

And we could see a interesting combination today.

Two shrimps lives in holes next to each other.
The body color is so beautiful!!
So, I like this shrimp.

Next one is this pics.

Skeleton shrimp ride on a sea slug!!
Some shrimp ride on a sea slug but this case is so rare!!!

Others, there is Japanese pigmy sea horse in bay side area.
This sea horse lives in Japan only.

In this season, we can see a spawning behavior of Big fin reef squid.

That scene is so dynamic!!!
I want everyone to see this behavior !!!

See you then(^-^)

Inquiry (English)

串本の生きもの

Japanese pigmy sea horse, Bigfin reef squid, Nembrotha sp.2, Giant frogfish

串本のダイビングポイント

Bizen, Sumisaki, Good Wrasse world, Same-no-hire

It was so exciting!!!

We met so many Greater Amberjack

May 14, 2024

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Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 15~23℃
Water Temperature: 18~20℃
Wind Direction: Northeast(3~6m/s)
Swell: 1.0m
Visibility:10m
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The sea become calm.
So, we could dive without stress today.

At the morning, we went to the dive point of out of the ocean.
There wasn’t big fishes, but we could see various of macro creatures.

This shrimp is called “Emperor shirimp” in English.
They usually live on the seaslug.
The color of the background is so beautiful. So, many Japanese divers likes this satiation.

At second dives, we met so many Greater Amberjack!!!
The size is huge !!!!
This scene is so exciting !!!!

Others, we sould meet Giant frog fish at last dive.

The size is also big!!!
When we went to the area that we don’t usually go, I could find it!!

I think it is important thing to go to the area that we don’t usually go.

Then, the sea condition will be  calm tomorrow!!!!
I wish we will be able to dive without stress.

See you then(^^)/

Inquiry (English)

串本の生きもの

Emperor shrimp, Giant Frog Fish, Greater Ambrjack

串本のダイビングポイント

Good Wrasse world, Ni-No-Ne, Same-no-hire

We met various underwater creatures

We can dive in a whole day.

May 13th, 2024

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Weather: Rainy
Ground Temperature: 20~21℃
Water Temperature: 18~19℃
Wind Direction: Northeast(3~5m/s)
Swell: 1.0~1.5m
Visibility:10~12m
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The  whether forecast said there is high waves and strong wind today.
But, there isn’t high waves today. So, we can dive in a whole day(^^)

The water temperature is getting warmer at the morning but  finally it is changes the same temperature as yesterday…

At the morning, we could see Japanese angel shark.

The shark is usually seen in winter season.
It looks like stingray, doesn’t it??

Due to the meandering of the Kuroshio Current, the underwater environment is also changing slightly.
The fish lives in east area few years ago, but it is seen in Kushimoto area recently.

Also, there is cute eel in bay side area.

The color of the mouth is beautiful(^^)
So, I like this fish!!!

It will be sunny tomorrow. And the sea condition become calm as well.
I guess we can dive easier  than today.

See you then(^^)/

Inquiry (English)

串本の生きもの

Yellowmouth moray, Luna lionfish, Japanese angel shark

串本のダイビングポイント

Bizen, Sumisaki, Good Wrasse world

The underwater environment is changing

We can see many kinds of fishes more.

May 12, 2024

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Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 13~23℃
Water Temperature: 19℃
Wind Direction: Southeast(3~5m/s)
Swell: 1.0m
Visibility:8~10m
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The sea condition was good today!!!
There is no waves and surge. So we can enjoy diving today as well.

I saw rare seaslug today.

I had never seen it before. I’m so happy to see it!!!

There are many kinds of anthias in some dive point.

The color of this anthias is so beautiful.
So, many diver likes this fish for taking a picture.

When the water temperature become 20 degree, we can see many goby.

I saw Black sailfin goby today.
There are other gobies as well in the same area.

Have you ever this fish?? The fish lives in the drift seaweed.
When we make a safety stop, we sometimes are able to see this fish near the surface.

We will go to diving three times tomorrow .
It will be rainy day. But sea condition will be good, I guess.

We will enjoy diving tomorrow as well!!

See you then(^^)/

Inquiry (English)

串本の生きもの

Black sailfin goby, One-stripe anthias, Sargassmfish

串本のダイビングポイント

Bizen, Good Wrasse world, Ni-No-Ne

Research diving

I went to go for research underwater.

May 10, 2024

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Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 11~21℃
Water Temperature: 18~19℃
Wind Direction: East(3~6m/s)
Swell: 1.0m
Visibility:10m
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I went to go research diving today.

We can observe fish breeding behavior in this season.
Now, many Jawfish protect their eggs in their mouth.

But, Jawfish was eating some food toady…

Sometimes, they jump out from their home.
When they jump out, we can see all of their body.
The case is rare.

We can see this scene in this season only.

The activity of goby is getting more and more.

We usually go to the goby area in summer season.
But, many goby stay out of the home in this year.
It looks like we’ll be seeing a lot of gobies this year.

Have you ever seen this fish??

The shape is strange.
The fish walk on the sand with using their fins.

The shape and behavior is so interesting !!!

Others, there are so many kinds of macro creatures in Kushimoto area.

The water temperature is still 18 degree, but we can enjoy diving so much!!!

Tomorrow will be weekend, we will go to diving three times in a day!!

See you then(^^)/

Inquiry (English)

串本の生きもの

jawfish, Sea moth, Tomiyamichthys sp, Ardeadoris cruenta

串本のダイビングポイント

Sumisaki, Same-no-hire

Good conditions continue

We could see many fishes today!!

May 8, 2024

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Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 17~22℃
Water Temperature: 19~20℃
Wind Direction: Northwest(3~9m/s)
Swell: 1.0~2.0m
Visibility:10~15m
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After Golden Week term, it tend to decrease the number of diver.
But, we can see some underwater creatures in our pace.

Good condition continue. The visibility is 10m~15m.
We can see many fishes easily.

We could meet school of Chicken Grunt today!!!

The school is so dynamic !!!
I want everyone to see them!!!

And Jaw fish protect his eggs in his mouth.
The situations are seen in this term.

But, he don’t usually protect it in his mouth. So, it is difficult to see.

Others, there are a various of macro creatures in Bayside area.
You can see many kinds of situation on this season in Kushimoto!!

I think now season is good for diving in Japan!!

See you then(^^)

Inquiry (English)

串本の生きもの

jawfish, Chicken Grunt, Giant frogfish

串本のダイビングポイント

Bizen, Sanbira

Diving with Exchange problem student

I went to diving with Switzerland student.

May 5th, 2024

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Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 14~24℃
Water Temperature: 19~20℃
Wind Direction: Southeast(3m/s)
Swell: 1.0m
Visibility:10~12m
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Swaziland student came to our shop today.
I try to introduce a charm of Kushimoto’s sea.

At first dive, he could find sea turtle by himself!!

When he find sea turtle at first, I couldn’t see it.
But the sea turtle come back to us!!!

We are so lucky today!!!!

And, I show hime tiny sea slug as well.

Macro diving is the popular style in Japan.
So, when the overseas guest come to our shop, I always show such a small things.

Then we will go to the area which held “Koinobori” underwater.

Today is called “Children’s day” in Japan.
It is a tradition to decorate carp streamers on Children’s day in Japan.

It was nice timing to dive!!!!

The water temperature is about 20 degree now.
The number of the guest who wear a wetsuit is getting more.

When the water temperature  become more than 20 degree, we can see a spawning behavior of Big fin reef squid.

I’m looking forward to observing the behavior!!!

See you then(^^)

Inquiry (English)

串本の生きもの

Sea turtle, Goniobranchus fidelis

串本のダイビングポイント

Bizen, Sumisaki

The result of the study were put to good use!!

I searched for some underwater creatures under the rock mainly.

March 1st, 2024

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Weather: Cloudy sometimes Rainy
Ground Temperature: 19℃
Water Temperature: 19℃
Wind Direction: Northeast(3~5m/s)
Swell: 1.0m
Visibility:12~15m
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Now is holiday week in Japan.
It is called Golden week.

Many Japanese  people go to somewhere for hanging out.
But this year’s Golden Week has three weekdays.
So, today has not many divers in Kushimoto area.

On the other hands, the sea condition is so nice.
We can enjoy diving without stress.

We can see this situation on rainy day.
The situation is so beautiful!!!
The diver who take a picture likes this situation.

I went to Izu peninsula for studying how to find sea slug.
The result of the study were put out to good use today.

I learned how to find sea slug that hide under the small rock.
I try to use this skill today,  then I could find out many kinds of sea slug!!!

I was so happy to be able to find sea slugs!!!
I think it is important thing to learn new knowledge and skills.

We can also observe spawning behavior in this season.

We could observe the spawning of seaweed.
The eggs is tiny. It is difficult to see with our eyes.
It is better to use camera for observing its situation.

Others, there are various of underwater creatures now.

I think you can enjoy diving in Kushimoto area now.
I want everyone to come to Kushimoto now!!!

See you then(^^)/

Inquiry (English)

串本の生きもの

Glass goby, Hyastenus diacanthus, Moridilla brockii Bergh

串本のダイビングポイント

Bizen, Ni-No-Ne