BAJA, SEA OF CORTEZ - October 9-14, 2006
All pictures 2012 by Ken Kurtis
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All images shot with a Nikon D200 in an Ikelite housing with dual Nikon SB-105 strobes, various lenses)
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The Don Jose The rugged Baja coastline Sea stars Panamic Grasby
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Ron Klaver eying the fish Purple star King Angels were everywhere Many Panamic Morays too
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Sunrise at San Francisco island
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Giant Damselfish Juvy Giant Hawkfish Following the Gafftopsail Pompanos
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Expressive Barnacle Blennies . . . . . . come in . . . . . . many color . . . . . . variations.
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Schooling goatfish Cup corla open at night Sea lion staredown Terminal phase Cortez Wrasse
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Dave's really enjoying his Pepsi Turtle tucked under a ledge Panamic Fanged Blenny In your face
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Ken snorkled with these guys Bailing out of the panga Sabre-toothed Blenny Synapted Sea Cucumber at night
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School of Needlefish Trying to catch a snack Rush hour at El Bajo Barberfish
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Parrotfish tucked away for the night Creole Wrasse in nighttime coloration Juvy Scallops Blue-and-gold Snappers
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The massive school of Scad Diana Parks with the Scad Rivers of fish Moving all the time
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James Childress shoots them Predator in their midst Amazing procession The sea lions were watching too
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The Don Jose Book Club Moorish Idol Panamic Soldierfish Goatfish waiting for a cleaning
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Diana Cooper (L) gets ready for . . . . . . dive #300!!! The Reef Seekers gang Another spectacular week in Baja
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