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  • Guest Blog 2 July 2009

    Saw lots of coral today all over the walls – orange, white, red, pink.  There were also tons of nudibranchs. I got a picture today of a sea otter in the foreground, a whale spouting behind it and beautiful snowy mountains in the background.  Where else can you see that. Robbie I saw a snail laying eggs in a circular pattern and lots of good sized nudibranch egg masses. Susan’s Hooters were spectacular and well named. Rick Safety stop in 2 metre surge at “Dog Pile”  was fun…. (named for the stellar sealions who often swim by and frequent this site). Simon Petit tour en bateau pneumatique pour filmer…

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  • Incredible dive site guarded by stellar sealions

    Location: Inian Islands, Icy Strait, southeast Alaska. There is a potential dive site at Inian Island that I have been super keen to check out for a couple of years. It feels right. It looks right with a sheer wall plunging to 220 feet. And it is current swept. So today we kitted up and jumped in the water at this new site. Holy cow! This site was absolutely gorgeous. Loads of soft coral everywhere as well as anemones, sponge, tunicates, bryozoan and all sorts of other intensely colorful animals as well as good fish life and beautiful kelp. The wall was so covered in life that there was literally no…

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