March 28, 2016

Pacific Seahorse Ryan Mable

La Jolla Shores
25 feet

Ryan Mable and Scott Asselin find a Pacific seahorse roaming up in the water column on Scott’s certification dive
Hippocampus ingens

GoPro 3+
Backscatter red lens

Cabezon Heather Lippert

La Jolla Shores
South Walls
55 feet

Juvenile Cabezon
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus

Nikon S1
Single YS-03 strobe

Simnia Jim Lyle

Redondo Beach
The Barge wreck
75 feet

Delonovolva aequalis

and a very small orange flatworm
Vorticeros praedatorium

Olympus OMD-EM5
Dual strobes
Zuiko 12-50mm lens with wet diopter
f/11, 1/200, ISO 200

Acanthodoris rhodoceras Herb Gruenhagen

La Jolla Shores

Acanthodoris rhodoceras laying eggs

Sea & Sea 2G
Internal flash

Giant Kelpfish Roger Uzun

La Jolla Shores
60 feet

Juvenile Giant Kelpfish
Heterostichus rostratus

Canon XA30 camcorder
Keldan Luna 4 Flux lights

Green Abalone and Garibaldi Sandy Dildine

Laguna Beach
Diver's Cove
25 feet

Two Green Abalone
Haliotis fulgens

and a juvenile Garibaldi
Hypsypops rubicundus

Olympus TG-3
Internal flash

Swimmer Matt Cerezo

To Sua Ocean Trench

Jill Thudium floats in the To Sua Ocean Trench—"a giant hole that connects to the ocean. It's a fun ladder climb down to the water and would be a liability nightmare here in the US."

SeaLife DC1200
Ambient light