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Underwater Photo Location: Turtle Reef

Underwater Photo Location: Turtle Reef

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A great shore dive operated by Divetech in Grand Cayman. Mini wall ranging to 60 feet jsut minutes off shore offers a large variety of sponges, gorgonians, corals and reef fish inlcuding a tarpon cavern. The deep wall is accesible from shore (starting at 60 feet and dropping into the abyss) - about a 10 minute surface swim. All ameneties needed are onsite including setup benches, shade, Restaurant, retail shop, showers and restroom facilities, rental equipment. Great marco opportunities in the shallows are afforded. Rebreathers welcomed. Open 7 days a week from 7am to 5pm.
Facts about Turtle Reef
  • It is in Cayman islands
  • Turtle Reef is in the Caribbean Sea.
  • The typical depth is 0-50 Metres 0-160 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 30+ Metres 100+ Feet.
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by Andy Boundy
Spot the Scorpion Fish! This chap was sitting on the bottom at 55ft blended in perfectly with the coral. He's about 1 ft. long I guess. Sealife DC600 w/strobe Grand Cayman as all my images are.

by Andy Boundy
Spotted Moral Eel - there are a few of these guys around. 65ft. with Sealife DC600

by Adeline Wee
"Glowing" Bearded Fireworm

by Adeline Wee
Playing with red

by Adeline Wee
Reflection of an arrow-head crab

by Adeline Wee
Soft swaying with the flow of the current.

by Adeline Wee
When I saw this shrimp holding its ground & posing against the sponge, I knew I had to take the photo as they are usually shy and keeps moving around to hide.

by Adeline Wee
Roughback shrimp, have to look closely just to be sure I saw them in the first place. They can grow up to max 1.15"

by Adeline Wee
A mantis shrimp peeping out of its hiding place before making a dash for the nearby rocks.

by Adeline Wee
Backlinghting the filefish illuminating the skeletal bones and using just enough front lighting to light up the eye.

by Adeline Wee
Hypnotizing eyes of a mantis shrimp

by Glenn Ostle
We were photographing a band of Pederson shrimp on a purple vase sponge when an Angel fish swam up and the shrimp got to work.

by Glenn Ostle
Small shrimp on a brown anemone.

by Glenn Ostle
This tiny shrimp seems to be carrying a piece of the anemone it resides on.

by Glenn Ostle
A small shrimp traverses the colorful corallimorph on which it lives.
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