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Aussie
04-21-2008, 00:56
Just Got back from a 7 day trip to the GBR and Coral Sea onboard the Spirit of Freedom Liveaboard. Weather conditions could have been better but got some great dives in and met some interesting people and also animals. The Patato Cod below befriended me and followed me around like a puppy dog. It provided me with some interesting photos.

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He/she was resting against my dome port in this shot
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He/she's bad side
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Self taken picture of my new mate and I. I did not touch him/her throughout the dive as they can get infected from having their skin lining removed.

Aussie

Penguino
04-21-2008, 02:06
Great pics! Congrats on the new friend

Jupiter
04-21-2008, 05:47
Which reef were you diving on? I've had a Humpheaded Maori Wrasse that wouldn't leave me alone. It seriously had the personality of a puppy dog!

Aussie
04-21-2008, 19:17
Which reef were you diving on? I've had a Humpheaded Maori Wrasse that wouldn't leave me alone. It seriously had the personality of a puppy dog!

This happened at the Cod Hole which is on the Northern end of Ribbon Reef #10. I didnt see any Humphead Parrotfish on this trip but I did see a few Maori Wrasse and they were a little on the shy side.

Aussie

DiverMAN
04-21-2008, 19:52
awesome pics man...

Jupiter
04-22-2008, 03:39
Yeah, Cod Hole is on my list of dives to do. All I need is the time off (and the money!).

Penguino
04-22-2008, 10:43
Yeah, Cod Hole is on my list of dives to do. All I need is the time off (and the money!).

I second the money part.

harb99
04-22-2008, 11:19
very cool pics

Diver Dennis
04-24-2008, 06:59
Hey, those are great!

DevilDiver
04-24-2008, 08:05
Great pics!! These guys make great subjects.

I am guessing your the ugly one in the pic..........:smiley36: