BONAIRE - May 21-27, 2011
All pictures 2014 by Ken Kurtis
For those interested . . . 
Underwater: Nik
on D200 in full manual mode in an Ikelite housing, dual Nikon SB-105 strobes at 1/4 & 1/16th power, 400-800 ISO,
18-70mm, 28-105mm (macro 50-105mm), and 105mm macro lenses. Surface shots: Nikon D7000 in "Program," 400 ISO, various lenses.

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THE FROGFISH & THE SEAHORSE
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Sitting on his perch Closer view Mouth open Huuuuuge yawn
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Seahorse backside Teasing with one eye Then the other And there he is!!!
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YELLOWHEADED JAWFISH
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Jawfish out of the hole Glimpse of the eggs Better view Note the eyeballs of the fry
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ARROW CRAB MOLTING
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What we first saw Note break in the shell Most of the way out Head and body are now out
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Note limp stalk Only arms are in old shell Cleaning up Waiting for new shell to harden
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OTHER INTERESTING STUFF
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Lots of Lionfish Spanish Hogfish Angel face . . . . . . and Trunkfish face, too
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Daytime Tarpon Flame Scallop & crab Basket Star beginning . . . . . . to open & feed
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Juvy Spotted Drum . . . Better look Corals open & feeding at night Spotfin Butterfly in night coloration
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Great Barracuda Elephant Ear sponge Hawksbill has had enough Queen Angel face
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Signal Blenny retreating into hole Caribbean Lobster Green Moray with cleaner fish on eye Requisite Hilma Hooker shot
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More cleaning Bonaire's famous tube sponges Still more cleaning Head-on Creole Wrasse
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Business end of a Bristle Worm Too much lipstick on the Fairy Basslet Eye stalks of a Conch Flamingo Tongue
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Cute little eel HUUUUGE Loggerhead Turtle Orange-ball Corallimorph Purple seafan
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Everyone . . . . . . fed . . . . . . the watermelon-crazed . . . . . . French Angels at Forrest.
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Leapin' Lizardfish!! Tiny pederson's Shrimp Hawksbill checking us out Another great trip!!!
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