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Psychedelic sea slug

I met big psychedelic sea slug.

December 24, 2023

Weather: Cloudy sometimes Rainy
Ground Temperature: 7~10℃
Water Temperature: 18℃
Wind Direction: Northwest(6~8m/s)
Swell: 1.5~2.0m

Today, I went to dive for taking macro creatures today.

In a first dive, I found psychedelic sea slugs.

It’s very big!!
The size is about 10cm.

There was also a very small sea slugs nearby.

In winter, there are various of shrimps and crabs.

Recently, I often find Orangutan crab.
It looks like Orangutan , doesn’t it?

And I find  shrimp that stayed in beautiful coral .

The polyps is like a flower.
So, many Japanese diver like this situation.

Now, Kushimoto is snowing .
We will not be able to dive in Kushimoto area tomorrow due to high waves.

We will dive in another dive site.

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Tambja Pulcherrima, Nembrotha sp.2, Orangutan crab, sexy shrimp



Pink leaf scorpionfish

The leaf scorpionfish has been staying in the same place.

January 22, 2023

Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 3~13℃
Water Temperature: 17~18℃
Wind Direction: Northwest(3~6m/s)
Swell: 1.0m

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

Today I continue to look for sea slugs yesterday.
We could find 32 spices in a day.

There are many various of sea slugs in Kushimoto in winter season.

While I was looking for sea slugs, I can meet leaf scorpionfish that I found in the season of the end of last year.

The color is very rare in Kushimoto.
So, I’m so happy to meet  again !!

In winter season, the number of Macro creatures is getting more.
So, If you like to observe and take a pics of macro underwater creatures, I recommend you to come in winter season.

If you have never use dry suits, we can provide the course for practicing  to use it.
If you want to take the course, please let us know freely.

See you then!!

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Trinchesia sp.1, Leaf scorpionfish


Bizen, Ni-No-Ne


I can meet tiny Japapig in a long time.

January 20, 2023

Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 8~12℃
Water Temperature: 18℃
Wind Direction: Northwest(3~7m/s)
Swell: 1.5m

We took a four day off in this weekdays.
So, I went to dive for searching underwater.

The w.temp is 18 degree and the visibility is 15m.
The sea water is very clear(^^)

The visibility is good but I look for macro creatures.

In winter, the number of Japapig is  usually increasing.

It is 5mm.
When I look for other sea slugs, It suddenly appears!!!

Usually, its size is about 1cm.

Recently, This sea slug is getting more.
It is called “Pikachu” in Japanese.

Don’t you think it is similar to Pikachu-Pokemon??

Also, we can observe it in winter.

Most Japanese diver call it “Pink-chan”.
The face is so cute!!!

But it is hard to observe it with eyes, so if you want to observe its details, you should use camera.

Tomorrow is weekend, I will search for various of sea slug in a whole day!!!

I wonder if I will be able to find many sea slugs tomorrow.

See you then(^^)/

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Pikachu, Japapig


Good Wrasse world

Harlequin Shrimp

There are many kind of macro creatures.

January 8, 2023

Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 9~16℃
Water Temperature: 18℃
Wind Direction: Northwest(3m/s)
Swell: 1.0m

Today, I can find harlequin Shrimp.
It’s so tiny.

But, the body color is so beautiful.
I hope it stay the same place.

Then,  you can observe small frog fish now.

It’s also tiny.
The size is about 1cm.

Now, the visibility is so good!!

you must be able to enjoy diving , I think!!

Please come and visit us.

See you then!!

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Happy new year

The sea condition has been good during New year holiday.

January 3, 2023

Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 6~12℃
Water Temperature: 18℃
Wind Direction: Northwest(4m/s)
Swell: 1.0~1.5m

Happy new year!!
It’s the year-end and New year holidays in Japan.

So, many guest come to our shop.
The sea condition has been good during that period.

The water temperature is about 18 degree.

Some Anther-fish is nuptial colored.
It’s very beautiful !!

In other dive point, we can observe this fish.

It looks like gold medal.
They usually live the dark place.

If you want to observe it well, I recommend you to bring underwater light.

In January, the number of the sea slug that is called “Pikachu” has increased .

It is similar to Pokemon Pikachu, isn’t it??

A winter season is easier to meet than summer season.
It is one of the most popular spices in Japan.

As the year changes, I think the impact of the coronavirus will decrease, so please include diving in Kushimoto as one of year activities.

Thank you for reading our blog.
See you next blog!!


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Pikachu, Pinecorn-fish


Sumisaki, Good Wrasse world, Ando-no-hana

Observing goby and sea slug

There are so many creatures to watch  now.

November 14, 2022

Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 16~21℃
Water Temperature: 23℃
Wind Direction: West(3m/s)
Swell: 1.0m

It was heavy rain yesterday but Today is sunny day.
So, we can enjoy diving!!

I go to diving  for observing goby and sea slug today.

In the first dive, we looked for some goby that lives with shrimps.

This goby is very shy, so when you get closer to them, you have to move slowly as much as you can.

As for sea slugs, we can find rare sea slugs.
Can you notice where the sea slug is?

The sea slug is good at hiding.
I’m so happy when I find out this.

By the way, this is the hidden sea slug in the picture.

Second one is this.

The eyes is very cute(^^)
It’s tiny.  The size is 2mm.

I like this form.

Of course, you can also see schools of fish.


Recently, the number of inquiries from overseas has increased.
I’m glad you to read my blog. We’re waiting for you to visit us.

See you then(^^)/

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Sumisaki, Bizen

We enjoyed photo diving for two days

I enjoyed macro photo diving today.

October 23, 2022

Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 18~24℃
Water Temperature: 24℃
Wind Direction: North→West(3~6m/s)
Swell: 0.5~1.0m

It’s sunny day in a weekend.
So, we can enjoy diving without stress.

The visibility is so good!!
All guest looks like enjoying their diving.

Then, I dived in bayside dive point.
There are many small and tiny creatures.

So, The diver who like taking a pics of macro creatures can enjoy in Kushimoto now.
It’s becoming a sea where you don’t have to worry about what to take.

At last,I’ll show you some pics that taken by our guest.

if you come to Kushimoto, you’ll definitely enjoy diving!!
We are looking forward to your visit.

See you next blog.

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Emperor shrimp, Whip coral goby, Ghost pipe fish, White-rayed shrimp goby, Japanese inflator filefish, Yellownose prawn-goby, Peacock wrasse, Calvactaea tumida, Anemonefish


Sumisaki, Bizen, Ando-no-hana

Photo Diving

We enjoyed taking a pictures in two dives.


Weather: Cloudy
Ground Temperature: 8~13℃
Water Temperature: 16~17℃
Wind Direction: East(5~7m/s)
Swell: 1.0m

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.


Shirt-bodied pipe fish, Laomenes cornutus, Verconia purpurea


Sumisaki, Bizen

Macro Dive

There are many kinds of creatures.

January 29 , 2022

Weather: Sunny
Ground Temperature: 7~12℃
Water Temperature: 18~19℃
Wind Direction: Northwest(3~6m/s)
Swell: 1.0m

Today , we go to the point of out of ocean for the first time in a while.
We can meet many small creatures.

First, I want to show you this pic.

The situation is so beautiful, isn’t it?
I want to take a pictures!!!

Then,  I saw the squirt that looks like Panda.

Japanese usually call it “Panda Hoya”.

In addition , there are many frog fish and Nudibranchia in Kuhsimoto.

When you want to take a pic of small creature, You can enjoy diving in Kushimoto.
Please come and come and visit us!!


Warty Frogfish, Whip coral goby, Panda hoya


Sumisaki, Ni-No-Ne, Tou-no-oki