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dive #: 23 date: 3 September 1993 time: 6:53


   Great Barrier Reef, AU / Briggs Reef

max. depth: 23.8 m
dive time: 52 min

notes:

Boat: Rum Runner

Weather clear.
Sea calm.

Below 10 m, all dead. Above, spectacular!!
Saw where crown of thorns had killed staghorn coral, but there was a 15 cm tips of new growth at the ends. New theories suggest that the crown of thorns is OK, a natural occurrence, the GBR will survive!

epaulette shark, sleeping under the coral (1.2 m)
crown of thorns starfish (5)
red fire fish (40 cm)
blue starfish
giant clam (1.2 m!)

Underwater garden.
staghorn corals, blue, purple, red, green, orange
plate corals
soft corals
anemones

surf: -
no deco: M
multilevel:
2
10 M
180 47

1
24 B
27 5

buddy: Yves Maumary, Russell McErlain

conditions:

visibility: 10.0 m
water temp.: 0 C
air temp.: 0 C
current: none
workload: resting

equipment:

suit: Short-sleeved Shorty ( 0 lbs)

weight notes:
computer: Uwatec

tank 1: air ( AIuminum 80 ( 84 liter aluminium) @ 214 bar - 0 bar)

schedule:

  depth     time     runtime     gas  







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