Octopus and new life on the hood

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Octopus and new life on the hood

Post by deep diver » Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:44 pm

Todays dives at flagpole we encountered several octopus, one sitting on some real nice eggs, maybe ready to hatch soon. Hopefully I will make it back before they hatch. If you blow up the pictures they are already turning red.

Still lots of wolf eels of all sizes. Nothing seems to be struggling to breath after the "glacier color water" we had.

Just a few nudibranchs, nothing spectacular but will keep looking.

We did find a red brotula fish but as they are so shy.... no pictures for you... I know, no pictures, didn't happen... but it did!

And a cute little gunnel and a few rat fish

Water visibility was... first 6' looked great, then a blur until we reached 30' and it opened up to a very nice dive-able vis. Did a couple dives today and it was all good.
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Re: Octopus and new life on the hood

Post by Tom Nic » Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:48 pm

Nice!
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Re: Octopus and new life on the hood

Post by Jan K » Sat Aug 26, 2017 10:25 pm

Great shots, hope you can be there when they hatch, it is magic ...

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Re: Octopus and new life on the hood

Post by deep diver » Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:51 am

I hope so it would be great
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Re: Octopus and new life on the hood

Post by ScubaJess » Sun Aug 27, 2017 9:46 am

Awesome finds!!! I agree I hope you can watch them hatch it's sooo amazing! :)
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