This blog contains photos, mainly taken during diving around Perth and other parts of Western Australia, with occasional other locations thrown in. This header photograph was taken during a trip to Sipadan Island off the coast of Borneo. It shows a Grey Reef Shark disappearing into the gloom, which drops to around 600 metres deep - I was at around 30 metres!!
Tuesday, 27 September 2011
This shot was taken at Rottnest Island, which is about 20km off the coast at Perth. The island is a popular holiday spot with lots of safe and sheltered areas to snorkel and dive. The Red-Lipped Morwong is seen regularly around Perth and is quite solitary seeming to prefer to lie imobile on the bottom or in this case just under a ledge. This guy seemd to think he was invisible to me as I was able to get very close without disturburbing him. They are about 40cm in length and would weigh around 1.5 kilos.