Second Set of Open Water Dives
After our two shore dives, we
did three open water dives from one of the Emperor boats to complete our
One of them was a free dive so
I was able to take my camera again and get lots of shots of the fish.
was useful for identifying them afterwards. Mind you ... it probably
hasn't been totally helpful as you can see from the captions below.
Set of Open Water Dives
Some kind of grouper(?) judging
from the unhappy looking appearance.
A parrot fish
Little fishes swimming over
Maybe a parrot fish(?)
Triggerfish and an anthia
Pennant or Banner Fish.
Named after the big 'flag' hanging off the top of their head.
Roger. Our very patient
No idea what these zebra
looking fish are
Sexy neoprene clad bird fish
Forster Hawkfish. They
basically hang around on coral keeping watch, ready to strike.
Arabian Picasso Triggerfish.
They can vigorously protect their territory against intruders, including
divers, especially when guarding their eggs during reproduction season.
Some jelly thing that floats
Clown fish defending their
young. If you look closely, you can just see the baby in the lower
left hand corner of the photo. I actually got a nip from one of the little
buggers after getting too close to their nest.
Big fish eating some jelly
thingie right in front of me.
School of fish
A lion fish
Chrissy floating around.
Roger letting out the Diver
marker so the boat can come and pick us up after the drift dive.
Chrissy on the surface. And the
boat was nowhere near us.
3.Third Set Of Open Water Dives,
4. Around Sharm,