68
taxa
2 plants
12 other animals
2 mollusks
14 birds
35 ray-finned fishes
2 reptiles
1 chromist
50
life list firsts

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

Very sensitive to movement.

In Humann & Deloach as Ghost Feather Duster (Anamobaea sp.)

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Chocolate Chip Cucumber Isostichopus badionotus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

One of the color/pattern variations.

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Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Singles flying around occasionally; white bellies.

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No photos or sounds

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Zenaida Dove Zenaida aurita

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

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Caribbean Spiny Lobster Panulirus argus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

A lot of tiny shrimp in the way.

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sea squirts Class Ascidiacea

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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White-vein Sargassum Sargassum hystrix

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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Magnificent Feather Duster Worm Sabellastarte magnifica

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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Brown Booby Sula leucogaster

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Singles flying around occasionally.

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Queen Conch Strombus gigas

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Huge pile of eaten conch dumped by fishermen.

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Frond Oyster Dendostrea frons

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

Sadly out of focus, but easy to ID anyway.

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What

Gray Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Common and noisy all over town.

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No photos or sounds

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Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

At least 3 flying around.

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef.

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Social Feather Duster Worm Bispira brunnea

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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No photos or sounds

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

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No photos or sounds

What

Antillean Crested Hummingbird Orthorhyncus cristatus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Drinking from aloe flowers.

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No photos or sounds

What

Caribbean Martin Progne dominicensis

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

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No photos or sounds

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Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

1 drying itself on the breakwater.

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Flat-top Bristle Brush Penicillus pyriformis

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

Flat tops.

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Christmas Tree Hydroid Halocordyle disticha

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

On the mooring rope.

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Caribbean Spiny Lobster Panulirus argus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

Saw about 6 big lobsters here.

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Yellowhead Jawfish Opistognathus aurifrons

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

A dozen or so right by the mooring.

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Trumpetfish Aulostomus maculatus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Great Barracuda Sphyraena barracuda

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Barred Hamlet Hypoplectrus puella

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Yellowhead Wrasse Halichoeres garnoti

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Longspine Squirrelfish Holocentrus rufus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Blackbar Soldierfish Myripristis jacobus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Sand Tilefish Malacanthus plumieri

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Sharksucker Echeneis naucrates

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

On a dark-colored Schoolmaster.

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Sharpnose Puffer Canthigaster rostrata

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Red Hind Epinephelus guttatus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Mahogany Snapper Lutjanus mahogoni

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Princess Parrotfish Scarus taeniopterus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Creole Wrasse Clepticus parrae

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

Babies.

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Spotted Goatfish Pseudupeneus maculatus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Sand Tilefish Malacanthus plumieri

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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Great Barracuda Sphyraena barracuda

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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Smooth Trunkfish Rhinesomus triqueter

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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Blue Chromis Chromis cyanea

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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Spotted Trunkfish Lactophrys bicaudalis

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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Honeycomb Cowfish Acanthostracion polygonius

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

Smallish.

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Brown Garden Eel Heteroconger longissimus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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Chalk Bass Serranus tortugarum

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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Bar Jack Caranx ruber

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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Trumpetfish Aulostomus maculatus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck. Max depth 60ft.

Small one.

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Blackbar Soldierfish Myripristis jacobus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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Goldspot Goby Gnatholepis thompsoni

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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Sailor's Eye Ventricaria ventricosa

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Spaghetti Worm Eupolymnia crassicornis

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

1, flying over the water.

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No photos or sounds

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Bananaquit Coereba flaveola

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

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No photos or sounds

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Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

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Schoolmaster Snapper Lutjanus apodus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Sand Diver Synodus intermedius

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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French Grunt Haemulon flavolineatum

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Bluestriped Grunt Haemulon sciurus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Princess Parrotfish Scarus taeniopterus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

Dark margins on tail = Princess.

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Squirrelfish Holocentrus adscensionis

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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Lane Snapper Lutjanus synagris

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

With Yellow Goatfish.

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Yellow Goatfish Mulloidichthys martinicus

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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Greater Soapfish Rypticus saponaceus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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Bluehead Wrasse Thalassoma bifasciatum

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

Initial phase.

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Blue Chromis Chromis cyanea

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Tomtate Haemulon aurolineatum

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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Brown Chromis Chromis multilineata

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

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Sand Dollar Clypeaster subdepressus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

Empty test.

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Creole Wrasse Clepticus parrae

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

A bunch of babies hanging out with Blue Chromis and juvenile grunts.

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Smallmouth Grunt Haemulon chrysargyreum

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Brown Chromis Chromis multilineata

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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No photos or sounds

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Lesser Antillean Bullfinch Loxigilla noctis

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

1 male & 1 female, stealing from a lunch table.

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Pearly-eyed Thrasher Margarops fuscatus

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

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Nurse Shark Ginglymostoma cirratum

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

Way under a ledge, nictitating membranes firmly shut.

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Southern Stingray (Dasyatis americana) Dasyatis americana

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Barracuda Reef; max depth 72 feet.

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Southern Stingray (Dasyatis americana) Dasyatis americana

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.

This site is known for its stingrays, which come cruising in midmorning to bury themselves in the sand. We did see quite a few of all sizes today and when we returned two days later.

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St. Christopher Ameiva Ameiva erythrocephala

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Description

Several showed up under the picnic table at lunchtime.

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Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

July 8, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Dive site Double Wreck, max depth 60ft.