YAP
JULY 11-20, 2008
All pictures 2012 by Ken Kurtis
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For those interested . . . 
Underwater: Nikon D200 in "manual" in an Ikelite housing with dual SB-105 strobes,
mostly at 1/16th & 1/4 power, 400 ISO,
11-18mm, 18-70mm, 28-105mm, & 105mm macro lenses

(Click here to read the written trip report.)

THE MANTAS
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Coming in With Trevallies Two at a time Di Krall doing a Manta imitation
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Four at the same time The Trevally gal again Bonnie gets a belly shot Watching them in the channel
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THE MANDARINFISH
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Male looking for love Good look at head & mouth Mated pair (from 2007) Eggs clearly visible (from 2007)
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THE SHARK FEED
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The welcoming committee John hauls down the bait Making a pass Four cruising by
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Coming in close Overhead What's stuck in his mouth NOT a phoney-baloney shot.
This is really what it was like.
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THE MACRO/MUCK
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Mantis at his doorstep Lionfish Old Glory (it's a species of goby) Beauty nudi
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Head-on Lizardfsih Banded Shrimpgoby & shrimp Here's looking at you . . . Juvy Yellowtail Coris
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OTHERS OF INTEREST
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Giant Moray Eel This guy was about 6" long Pair of Emperor Shrimps Masked Moray
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Pink Anemonefish in his host Crinoid Schooling Brass Striped Barracuda Julie Morgan with a little flatworm
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Triton's Trumpet Crown of Thorns Orange-Finned Anemonefish Red & Black Anemonefish
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Reticulated Dascyllus hover More nudis Unknown juvy parrot or wrasse Coral head
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Hawksbill Turtle Up close Map Puffer getting cleaned Bumphead getting cleaned
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Ouch!!!!
(Looks like that should hurt)
Bannerfish (w/banner up) Pajama Cardinal pair Girdled Cardinal pair
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Spotfin Squirrelfish Regal Angel Anthias Happy Camper
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