Photos of the Week #1

April 25, 2005

Divebums Photos of the Week is not a competition. Any Southern California underwater photographer may submit one photo taken the previous week to be included in the Photos of the Week. For details or to submit a photo, please click here.

Rick Anderson

La Jolla Shores
160' in the canyon

Longspine Combfish
Zaniolepis latipinnis

ID by John Hyde from Southwest Fisheries & SIO. "These are usually found pretty deep (ie 120-660'). I've never seen one in the water, just dead in bottom trawls."

Rick Ramsey

Los Coronados
Middle Grounds (La Mesa)

Navanax inermis

Terry Strait

4/24/2005 Night
La Jolla Shores
(Cabezon Cruiser)

California Lizardfish
Synodus lucioceps

Olympus 4040z
Manual mode
shutter speed 1/125th
external strobe

Steve Murvine

Point Loma
Ancient Sea Cliffs

California Sheephead
Semicossyphus pulcher