Clown Trigger Fish at South Solitary Island

Saturday 11th November – Clown Trigger Poses for Camera!

Despite a fresh south west breeze making surface conditions a little bumpy, the conditions underwater were spectacular today! Lots of black Cod, schools of Tarwhine and Sweep, Turtles, Nudibranches and our beloved Juvenile Clown Triggerfish. This photo was taken today by Stephen Vaughan who was completing the Digital Underwater Photography Dive of his Advanced Open Water…

barnie the loggerhead

2nd November 2017 – More Blue water at South Solitary!

After yesterdays cool southerly breeze, South Solitary Island was blue and warm. Cleaner station, Shark Gutters and South Boulder Wall were the days dive sites, seeing Grey Nurse Sharks, our resident juvenile Clown Trigger Fish, Blue Groupers, Black Cod, Bull Rays, Lionfish, Nudibranchs, Barnie the Loggerhead Turtle, Hawksbill Turtle, Green Sea Turtle, Moray Abbotts Eel,…

Grey Nurse with Eagle Ray

28th October 2017 – More Hammerhead and Grey Nurse Shark Action!

Water conditions were just perfect today at South Solitary. Cleaner Station was the first stop, then followed by a casual drift from Shark to the Gantry, seeing Grey Nurse Sharks, Bull Rays, Eagle Rays, Clown Trigger Fish, Green Sea Turtles, Hawksbill Turtle, Loggerhead Turtle, Crayfish, Spanish Dancers, Black Cod, Blue Groupers, masses of schooling fish and…