Asta Reef, Barbados  Vol. 2

May 18, 2017

This was a deep water dive below 80' so there was not a lot of light with which to take pictures
but there was a lot of life to photograph.  Some nice coral varieties. 
Thanks to Andrew Western at Eco Dive for a great trip.

 

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blackbar soldierfish
blackbar soldierfish
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dusky squirrelfish  silver striped phase
dusky squirrelfish silver striped phase
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spotted drum  intermediate phase
spotted drum intermediate phase
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half dozen sponge species and more
half dozen sponge species and more
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goldspotted eel
goldspotted eel
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pederson cleaner shrimp
pederson cleaner shrimp
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yellowhead wrasse juveniles
yellowhead wrasse juveniles
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striped parrotfish  terminal phase
striped parrotfish terminal phase
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ocean surgeonfish
ocean surgeonfish
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grooved brain coral
grooved brain coral
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brain coral (f) starlet coral (r)
brain coral (f) starlet coral (r)
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blackbar school
blackbar school
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wire coral   (2)
wire coral (2)
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yellow tube sponge
yellow tube sponge
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almaco jack
almaco jack
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sun anenome
sun anenome
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queen angelfish
queen angelfish
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nine sponge varieties
nine sponge varieties
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black ball sponge
black ball sponge
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spotted moray
spotted moray
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glasseye snapper pale phase
glasseye snapper pale phase
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branching vase sponge
branching vase sponge
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garden eel
garden eel
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brown chromis (f) juvenile graysby (r)
brown chromis (f) juvenile graysby (r)
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unknown
unknown
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tobaccofish
tobaccofish
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wire coral close-up
wire coral close-up
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brown sponge zoanthid
brown sponge zoanthid
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goldspot goby
goldspot goby
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smallmouth grunts
smallmouth grunts
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banded butterflyfish
banded butterflyfish
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spotted moray hiding
spotted moray hiding
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maze coral (lighter) symmetrical brain coral
maze coral (lighter) symmetrical brain coral
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large star coral
large star coral
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fancy-shelled hermit inside a sponge
fancy-shelled hermit inside a sponge
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cup corals
cup corals
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branching fire coral
branching fire coral
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white star sheet coral
white star sheet coral
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almaco jack
almaco jack
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tan brain coral
tan brain coral
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