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Trip to Cozumel, Mexico - April 2009
Scroll down to see pictures of shore diving with Scuba Club Cozumel

Sharptail  Eel

Spotted Moray Eel

Sharpnose Puffer

Conchfish  (Astrapogon stellatus)
this one was about an inch long swimming under a Queen Conch shell

Juvenile High-hats

Jessica with Octopus

Octopus and juvenile angel

Caribbean Reef Octopus

Comes out at night to hunt


Notice the two bumble-bee shrimp(s) at the foot of the conch

Sculpted Slipper Lobster

Cowry (Cowrie)

Spotted Scorpionfish

Spotted Scorpionfish (Scorpaena plumieri)

Arrow crab with anemone

Yellowline arrow crab (Stenorhynchus seticornis)

"sea pearl" aka "sailor's eyeball" - a one-celled algae

Jessica and a Sunken Mayan concrete pyramid just off the dock (and to the south) of Scuba Club Cozumel

Porcupinefish - Hiding inside one of the concrete 'reefs'

Blue Tang & French Angel
(the little fish in front of the tang is a flamefish)

Barred Cardinalfish (Apogon binotatus)

Banded clinging crab (Mitrax cinctimanus) also known as Anemone Crab
Although it is a bit hard to see the whole crab, I was struck by the smiley face / kool-aid picture on it's back.

Nimble Spray Crab - very flat

Sculpted Slipper Lobster

Yellow Stingray

Yellow Stingray on night dive

Stareye Hermit Crab (Dardanus venosus)

Reef Squirrelfish

Harlequin Bass

Pistol shrimp or red snapping shrimp (Alpheus armatus)

Golden Coral Shrimp

Sand Tilefish

A pair of divers on a twilight shore dive and a pair of Spotfin Butterflyfish

Scuba Club Cozumel

This is a worm, a sabellariid, tube-dwelling polychaete worm


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(all pictures and videos on this page taken with Canon G9, some with Sea & Sea YS27DX strobe, some with Ikelite DS-51)

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