08-07-2010, 09:53 AM
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Originally Posted by onefish2fish
where in the world did this dive take place? some pretty amazing shots for a disposable, a nice clam, reef shark, theres even a sea cucumber in with what i thinks a grouper. alot of the coral does appear to be bleached though, which is a shame.
it's a marine sanctuary in langkawi called Pulau Payar. they don't allow any fresh water on the island but they do allow 100 people a day to visit it and that means 100 oily greasy bodies full of sunscreen lotion and that makes a whole lot of gunk if you ask me. too much chemicals and gunk are causing it to bleach. the black tip was over 5 feet and in the last pic is a huge old barracuda chasing a 5 foot or more black tip.
it was sleeping under the platform and i took a pic, the flash went off and it started to move and i totally froze in fear. din't know whether to swim away or just stay put.i thought i don't wanna be lunch and so i froze. not sure whether that was stupid but anyhow he swam away.