Dive at Shelly Beach, Manly, NSW, on 28/4/01 - ATJ's Diving Site

Dive Details

Location

Shelly Beach, Manly, NSW,

Date

28 April, 2001

Time

9:50am - 11:14am

Details

The Bower

Seas

Flat

Visibility

10-30m

Duration

85 minutes

Maximum depth

10.9 m

Average depth

6.9 m

Water temperature

22.1°C

                                       

Tides

Low

5:46am

0.10m

High

11:50am

1.30m

Low

5:24pm

0.60m

High

11:57pm

1.70m

Species Seen

 

Species

Common name

Size
(mm)

Number

  Fish

 

Chaetodontidae

 

Threadfin Butterflyfish

Medium

1

 

Citron Butterflyfish

Medium

Few

 

Dusky Butterflyfish

Medium

1

 

Gčnther's butterflyfish

Medium

1

 

Pomacentridae

 

Half-and-Half Puller

Medium

1

 

Chrysiptera flavipinnis

Yellow-finned Blue Damsel

Medium

1

 

Mecaenichthys immaculatus

Immaculate Damsel

Large

Many

 

Pomacentrus coelestis

Blue Damsel

Medium

Many

 

Labridae

 

Diamond Wrasse

Medium

Few

 

Diamond Wrasse

Small

Many

 

Cleaner Wrasse

Medium

Many

 

Stethojulis bandanensis

Red-Spot Wrasse

Medium

Many

 

Thalassoma lunare

Moon Wrasse

Medium

Many

 

Thalassoma lunare

Moon Wrasse

Small

Few

 

Microdesmidae

 

Ptereleotris microlepis

Green-eye Dart Goby

Medium

Many

 

Acanthuridae

 

Acanthurus olivaceus

Orange-blotch Surgeon

Small

Few

 

Ostraciidae

 

Ostracion cubicus

Yellow Boxfish

Small

Few

Species Caught

Species

Common name

Size
(mm)

 

Fish

 

Labridae

Diamond Wrasse

10

 

Sea Urchins

 

Toxopneustidae

Collector Urchin

50