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 is not a dive report, just a couple of pictures from two places I like a lot. One of them is popular for scuba diving training, I haven’t seen a diver in the the other one. I am talking about Matheson Bay and Mahurangi Harbour.
2/8/2018 A very cool winter muck dive in a quite clear and cold water of Matheson Bay. I spent 90 minutes in the bay on the flat rocky bottom that was partially covered with coarse sand waiting for cool critters to appear. Posledný ponor v zátoke Matheson bol veľmi príjemný, voda bola studená, ale čistá. […]