Dense kelp forest of brown stalked sea weed Ecklonia radiata on rocky reef in Leigh, New Zealand. Thick canopy of kelp fronds limit light penetration and create unique habitat and quiet twilight atmosphere.
2/2/2017 (612) I took my son Adam for a scuba dive. It was hist first time since we came to New Zealand I think. I wanted a completely calm area. From my past experiences I know any sort of waves can destroy the first dive. It seems visibility is not such an important factor … […]
Meadows of kelp and seaweeds in clear and calm water … that’s a dream that becomes true sometimes. I would prefer to add ‘warm water’ to it as well, however, we all know that’s not how it works. Warm water means no kelp, no undersea jungle. This picture is from Matheson Bay on an exceptionally […]