Photo time..snorkeling in Kenya

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  1. hermie

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    Last month I attended the WIOMSA conference (Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association) in Mombasa, Kenya to present some of my research. We managed to get time to go for a snorkel in the nearby marine park/reserve and wow it was incredible.

    So here are some photos as I know everyone loves photos on MASA...


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    please elaborate:)
     
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    Hi Sean, I'm busy doing my Masters in Marine Biology. It has nothing to do with corals :( but I'm part of a ecosystem study off the KwaZulu Natal coast.
     
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    Awesome man, thank you very much
     
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    thamnks for sharing, lovely snorkel spots:)
     
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    You need to add some activated carbon.
    Water looks very yellow:peroni:
     
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    This park doesn't look too deep like uShaka's Snorkel Lagoon ..... Awesome pics though ... thanx for sharing
     
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    Wow thank you for sharing we often don't appreciate what we have in our homes w.r.t. this hobby
     
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    btw what type of fish is this:

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    I have no idea, was hoping some fish fundis might know
     
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    Are those not melon butterflies? @Singularity? Wasn't this one of the fish that didn't make it to Newcastle ... My bad luck .... Absolutely gorgeous fly
     
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    awsome pics thanks for sharing :thumbup:
     
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    One more photo...

    Just wanted to show how close to shore we were



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    Chaetodon trifasciatus.
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