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Underwater Photo Location: Pucusana Island

Underwater Photo Location: Pucusana Island

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Small island outside of Pucusana fishing village that host small colony of sea lions and is home to a good variety of crustaceans and invertebrates. Also has a small kelp Forrest.
Facts about Pucusana Island
  • It is in Peru
  • Pucusana Island is in the Pacific.
  • The typical depth is 0-30 Metres 0-100 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 3-10 Metres 10-30 Feet.
Dive types
dayboatwallnightdrysuit

Marine Life
smallkelp

Diving facilities
airinstructionguidedfriendly

Photo facilities
macropfriendly

by Vasco Baselli
Barnacle feeding with its cirri estended.

by Vasco Baselli
Common Shrimp at Pucusana Island, just south of Lima.

by Vasco Baselli
Peruvian Giant Blenny - Scartichthys gigas

by Vasco Baselli
Porcelain Crab Filter Feeding

by Vasco Baselli
I just like how the flash brought out the translucency of the shrimp

by Vasco Baselli
Anemone close-up

by Vasco Baselli
Blenny in a an empty blanus shell.

by Vasco Baselli
Corneal Iridescence in the eye of a blenny.

by Vasco Baselli
When visibility is low off the shores of Lima, let’s go macro!

by Vasco Baselli
My apologies for the repeated submission of this photo, a result of a local internet connection issue.

by Vasco Baselli
Diogenes edwardsii hermit crab at Pucusana, one hour south of Lima, Peru.

by Vasco Baselli
Small blenny in an empty barnacle
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