We saw a lot of sharks in Australia. Rays and sea snakes were also seen on many
Hello! This guy came right up to me for a
close look. This girl is a Gray Reef shark. She has an injured gill.
Another one comes in from the left. This one
is a White Tip Reef Shark.
This White Tip Reef Shark swam right up to
Johnny on a night dive.
This girl went cruising overhead. This is a
pretty safe position. Most sharks like to attack from below.
By dangling some bate over the back of the
boat, the crew showed us that there always sharks out in the ocean whenever you dive. You
may not see them but they are always watching you. Within a couple of minutes the bait
attracted several hungry sharks.
This ray went swimming off when he saw us
We saw some rays that were huge. One Bull Ray that we saw hovering on a night dive
must have been 12 feet wide. He let me swim right over him.
This spotted Eagle Ray was much friendlier. He
wanted to swim with me for a while. On one dive some of the divers saw a huge Manta Ray
(sometime called a Devil Ray).
This is about as close as I wanted to get to
this guy. He is a Sea Snake. His venom is 10 times as potent as a King Cobra. He is
staking out a hole where a fish lives. His flat paddle tail is towards the left side of