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I haven't posted one of these in quite a while.  This one is going to be a random selection of photos I have taken in the past couple of months.  I hope you enjoy it.

Sky


Gramps
This is our old friend Gramps.  He (well maybe she, who knows) has moved from the port to starboard side of the wreck.  He seems to be doing just fine. Here is a little video of our pal:

Juvenile Spotted Dolphin
Juvenile Spotted Dolphin
This is the species that is associated with yellowfin tuna and was killed by the millions before "dolphin-safe" tuna fishing practices.  I imagine many are still killed.  They are quite acrobatic.

Arch

Viper Moray
Viper Moray
Definitely the most intimidating appearing moray in Hawaii. Well I suppose an eight foot giant moray would be scarier but I haven't seen one.

Eyespot Shrimp
Eyespot Shrimp
Tiny shrimp that live down in branching coral.

Harlequin Shrimp
Harlequin Shrimp
These beauties feed on sea stars.

Dragon Moray
Dragon Moray
This was a recent highlight.  I have been looking to photograph one of these babies for years.  They are quite rare in the main Hawaiian islands, partly because the aquarium collectors get over $1,000 each for a specimen.  A law to put severe restrictions and eventually ban aquarium collecting on Hawaiian reefs recently died in the legislature. It doesn't help that the head of the DLNR, William Aila, hold an aquarium collectors permit and definitely on the side of collectors.

Green Turtle
Green Turtle
Another Happy Honu

AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT!

Brown Bear
Coastal Brown Bear

Brown Bear

Old School
Bald Eagle

Casing Salmon
Really Big Bear
Oh, by the way, I did not take these in Hawaii.

Got One!

Blonde Bear At The Falls
At Brooks Falls, Katmai National Park

Yawn
Tell Stephen Colbert I am looking for him!

Horned Puffin
Horned Puffin

Gulls, Northwest Glacier, Kenai Fjords
Gulls and Glacier

Thanks so much for visiting. I hope this helped in some small way.

Spinner Dolphins
Aloha!

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