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Underwater Photo Location: south male

Underwater Photo Location: south male

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we were just starting to chill out after the 2 morning dives offf of our liveaboard dive boat in the maldives, when all of a sudden we heard the shout "whalesharkey, whalesharkey". We grabbed our mask snorkel and fins and jumped in. There were several other boats int he area and it seemed everyone had converged on this whale shark. One of the things Cathy Vhurch had taughtme was not to swim linear with marine animals, but in arcs. I separated from the pack andparalleled the whale shark, watching his pectoral fins. When I saw him dip his left pec fin I know he would be coming in my direction. I froze in the water, just barely breathing and when he approached, I was rewarded with this shot.
Facts about south male
  • It is in Maldives
  • south male is in the Indian Ocean.
  • The typical depth is 0-10 Metres 0-30 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 3-10 Metres 10-30 Feet.
Dive types
Liveaboard

Marine Life
bigsharkswhalesdolphinsturtlescoral

Diving facilities
airnitroxrepairsguidedfriendly

Photo facilities
macrowideanglephireinstruction

by Michael Bernhardt
whale shark

by Murat Dilici
Special to Maldives. Also known as Maldives Triplefin.

by Bea & Stef Primatesta
Back to the Dhoni. Canon G10.

by Bea & Stef Primatesta
Don't worry about the global warming ;-). Canon G10.

by Bea & Stef Primatesta
Just beautiful seafan. Canon G10.

by Bea & Stef Primatesta
Say aahh... Giant moray eel. Canon G10.

by Bea & Stef Primatesta
Beautiful hard coral. Canon G10.

by Bea & Stef Primatesta
Pufferfish. Canon G10.

by Bea & Stef Primatesta
Inside the Kuda Giri. Canon G10.

by Bea & Stef Primatesta
Bannerfish. Canon G10 & Dyron 12 mm Fisheye.

by Bea & Stef Primatesta
The Kuda Giri wreck. Canon G10, dyron 12mm fisheye.

by Bea & Stef Primatesta
Beautiful marinelife. Canon G10, Dyron 12mm fisheye.

by Bea & Stef Primatesta
Maldives. Canon Ixus 980.

by Bea & Stef Primatesta
Moray eel. Canon G10, Dyron 12mm fisheye.

by Bea & Stef Primatesta
Back to the surface. Canon G10, Dyron 12mm fisheye.

by Bea & Stef Primatesta
Bea ready for the house reef dive. In 1998, because of El Nino and the global warming, 90% of the coral in the 30 first feet was bleaching in the Maldives :-((( Now you can see some places where the coral try to growing back.

by Bea & Stef Primatesta
Back to the Dhoni III. Canon G10, 12mm fisheye.

by Bea & Stef Primatesta
Bea watching a giant moray eel. Canon G10, 12mm fisheye.

by Bea & Stef Primatesta
Glassfish on the Kuda Giri wreck. Canon G10, 12mm fisheye.

by Hamid Rad
Morning dive on Kuda Giri wreck, south Male atoll / Natural light. Canon 600D & Tokina 10/17 in Nauticam housing

by Hamid Rad
Murray the Moray. Canon 600D / Tokina 10-17 / single Inon z240 /Nauticam housing

by Hamid Rad
The wee dragon.this lil'dude was about the size of my fingernail.

by Carsten Schroeder
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