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whyalla cuttlefish pictures

matengo

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Hi,
thought we would post a few photos from the Whyalla trip- way fun, and hundreds of cuttles everywhere- dive right from the beach, 6-7 meters, calm , protected, (with an 18 foot great white sighted three days before we arrived!) Love to do it again with a proper camera-
cheers,
Laurie and Chris
 

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matengo

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some more pics
first one is two males fighting, the second one is of Laurie and the last one of Chris .... and there's some divers in the background :wink:
 

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matengo

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and more, the top one is mating cuttles, the middle one is of a male and a female basking in the afterglow, and the bottom one is of some stray eggs stuck on a sea urchin
 

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matengo

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and then some more :smile:
 

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Those are just great. You may think you don't have a proper camera, but it's good enough to make me profoundly envious. So many cuttles! :biggrin2:
 

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very cool!

I haven't been diving for years; I really need to get back to it!

Thanks for posting those!
 

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Nice photography; even if you don't believe your gears up to! Still, I would have rather been there myself.
 

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Wow. Just wow. Maybe my ultimate Bond-Villain retreat ought to be in OZ so I can keep THESE in my trap-door aquarium...

Seriously. Truly beautiful. Great pics.
 

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