Sunset and Manta Ray SCUBA Dive
on the Kona Coast
Island of Hawaii
Hawaiian Islands
 

The sunset dive was the prelude to the Manta Ray dive.  Sunset is the beginning of the transition period which nocturnal sea life begins to emerge.

About an hour on the surface after the sunset dive, we entered the water to watch one of the greatest shows on earth and one of the top dives in the world.  If you are still working on your lifelong to-do list, add the Manta Ray dive in Kona.  You can cross it off when a ten-foot or larger Manta Ray has graced your presence by flying inches above your head, makes a precision 360-degree turn and swoops  back over your head. 

Underwater camera equipment  and film used during this dive:
Nikonos V w/35mm Lens  Close-up Kit  Strobe
Film:  Kodak EliteChrome 100

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Hawaiian Turkeyfish
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Yellowmargin Moray Eel
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Plump Sea Cucumber
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Eye Striped Surgeonfish
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Triton Trumpet Shell
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Manta Ray on the Kona Coast
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Manta Ray Feeding
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Manta Ray on the Kona Coast
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Manta Ray
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Manta Ray on the Kona Coast
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