Starfish with very long limbs

Dive sites (Sodwana): Stringer – part 2

Close up of the giant cushion star
Close up of the giant cushion star

As Sophie and I started our ascent I saw a huge ribbontail ray swimming away from us on the sand. It was surgy and there was lots of sand in the water (as can be seen from the photos), so he disappeared fast.

Dive date: 19 April 2011

Air temperature: 23 degrees

Water temperature: 24 degrees

Maximum depth: 13.8 metres

Visibility: 10 metres

Dive duration: 55 minutes

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Clare

Lapsed mathematician, creator of order, formulator of hypotheses. Lover of the ocean, being outdoors, the bush, reading, photography, travelling (especially in Africa) and road trips.

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