She was used to fame, and would unconsciously strike a pose for the photographers
From Kelp Forests and Sea Lions at Anacapa Island
2008 Bonaire Our Confidence Mi DushiwreckBonaire
From Wrecks & Piers of Bonaire
The very skittish Scythe Butterflyfish. This warm-water species moved up north during an warm El Nino year, and stayed!
May 2009 Goat Harbor Twin Rockfishscythe butterfly
Two garibaldis mating. The female wiggles over the red algae nest, laying yellow eggs. The male charges any paparazzi who approach.
May 2009 Goat Harbor Twin Rockgaribaldifish
From Oil Rigs
From Alaska: Cold Water Colors
From San Miguel Island
From Visions from the Northern Channel Islands
Radar Tower Santa Cruz Goldfish Bowl Anacapa
Does that lens make my butt look fat?
A profusion of basket stars, open and feeding in the current.
From Why It's Called the Golden State
From Manatees at Crystal River
From Alaska: Marine Mammals
School of black perch in the kelp forest.
Pas de deux
Comb jelly with schooling blacksmith.
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2010 Sugar Wreck JASAcommon sea fanCarolYin2991wreck
From Bahamas Sharks and Wrecks
2010 Sugar Wreck JASACarolYin2979wreck
2010 Sugar Wreck JASACarolYin2952wreck
I think this guy starred in a couple of Far Side cartoons.
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2010 Ginormous JASABony Fishes OsteichthyesFishesGroupers Serranids SerranidaeMarine LifeNassau grouper Epinephelus striatusCarolYin2520
Santa Cruz Coches Prietos 2x night dive
From Visions from Santa Cruz Island
Stalactites extend down into the water.
2008 Playa del Carmen Choc Mool Taj Mahal cenotescarolyin3951
From Cenotes at Playa del Carmen
2008 Playa del Carmen Choc Mool Taj Mahal cenotes
It was an overcast day and the sun came out only briefly, but shed some beautiful light rays into the cenote.
We were never out of sight of natural light, shining through openings in the cavern system.
2008 Cozumel Punta Sur Shallow Cedar Wallfish
From Cozumel 2008
From Bonaire Marine Life
Diver entering Ginnie Cavern.
From Ginnie Springs
From Wreck of the Valiant and Catalina Island
From The Yukon