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Blue Heron Bridge – 09/07/12

It was our first dive since “Isaac” came by and messed up the water.  Headed East which seemed to have the cleanest water.  Found an unusual bright orange thorny starfish, something I had not seen […]

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Blue Heron Bridge – 08/22/12

Went to the East side last Wednesday afternoon.  The goal was to find seahorses.  The water was warm and very clear with a mild current. Thank you Linda for acting as guide and showing me […]

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Blue Heron Bridge – 08/10/12

This post is a combination of two days.  Found a beautiful Scrawled Filefish that was being cleaned by a juvenile Gray Angelfish by the west wall and the little trunkfish is still there and growing […]

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Blue Heron Bridge – 08/01/12

Spent the first half of the night dive hiding behind a column to avoid the strong current. Ventured out as the current subsided and found a sea spider carrying a load of white eggs on […]

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Blue Heron Bridge – 07/26/12

It was a Batfish kind of day at the Blue Heron Bridge.  Went to the East where the find of the day was a very large, VERY colorful Roughback Batfish (approximately 6″ long).  It posed […]

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Beach Baptized

ALL IN! Congratulations to granddaughter Megan O’Brien.  Baptized at the beach, July 27, 2012. Photography note:  This baptism took place at 10:00 am on a Sunny Day. Since they were backlit by bright sun I […]

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Blue Heron Bridge – 07/17/12

It turned out to be a beautiful night dive.  The storms cleared out and the water was warm and clear. Spent a good amount of time in the cabbage patch (ie. large field of caulerpa […]

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Blue Heron Bridge – 07/13/12

Dove the West side on Friday.  Water was warm and vis was so so. Nothing too exciting so I concentrated on a few fish.  Found several juvenile Trunkfish (aka Sponge Bob’s), a nice pale male […]

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Starting from Scratch

Jawfish live in holes in the sand and rubble and normally show only their heads, retreating down their hole tail first when approached. Jim found this relatively rare Spotted Jawfish sitting on the sand off […]

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May Encounters

This video contains Jim’s encounters under the Blue Heron Bridge during the month of May 2012. It includes a Stargazer emerging from the sand, playing around with a Mantis Shrimp, an extremely long armed Brittle […]

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Blue Heron Bridge – 07/06/12

It was a HOT sunny morning at the Blue Heron Bridge.  I was extremely lucky to find not one, but two Sargassum Frogfish at the beach wall where we gear up.  The first very small […]

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Blue Heron Bridge – 06/19/12

Turned out to be a fantastic night dive via the “Little Deeper” dive boat.  Finally got to see one of Deb’s “funky” shrimp.  They are approximately 1/2″ long and like to pose for the camera, […]

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Blue Heron Bridge – 06/09/12

These images are from my last two dives on June 6th and June 9th.  Some of the highlights are: 1.  A little black Striated Frogfish, a nice find but they are hard to photograph because […]

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Blue Heron Bridge – 06/03/12

It was a fantastic night dive last night, at least the last half was.  As soon as the current subsided, everything came out in “Nudi World”. In a very small area of hydroids, I found […]

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Blue Heron Bridge – 05/31/12

Had a very nice dive on Thursday afternoon despite the gloom and rain.  It was a cool 78 degrees and mild current. Encountered a cooperative Yellow Garden Eel on the way out to the rubble. […]

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