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.
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This was fun. I went for a winter shallow dive to one spot where nudibranches are often plentiful. I could not find a spot to par my car so decided to go home along the east coast of North Shore City. I stopped in Murrays Bay where I saw a snorkeler looking for something in […]
A short footage from our recent trip to Maitai Bay in Northland. We met this school of juvenile blue maomao while snorkeling in shallow water above rocky reef covered with brown weeds. Slovak Kratučké video z nedávneho výletu do zátoky Maitai v Northland. Stádo mladých “blue moamao” sme stretli počas šnorchlovania okolo útesu porasteného hnedými […]
02/01/2018 We took our friends, the Kailing family, for snorkeling to Goat Island. I was a bit skeptical about the water condition due to the wind, but we were surprised by a very calm water. It was low tide so the water was shallow through the whole channel. Also it was very clear there even […]