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Sting Ray Rider
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Copyright: Margo Cavis (margocavis) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 48] (172)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-03
Categories: Fish
Camera: Olympus C-5060WZ
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-11-09 7:05
Viewed: 7145
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I took this photo in Cozumel in 2006 - which wasn't too long after Hurricanes severely damaged the island & the reef. Cozumel is an island in the Caribbean Sea off the eastern coast of Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula, opposite Playa del Carmen. The island was struck directly by two Category 4 hurricanes during the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, Hurricane Emily and Hurricane Wilma, which together devastated much of the infrastructure and tourism industry on the island. Several successful efforts have been made to reconstruct damaged areas.

Even with the damage to the reef & the sand covering much of the reef - the diving in Cozumel is still amazing. There is tons of life in the waters around this tiny island. We saw turtles & barracuda on every dive, huge parrot fish & puffer fish, rays, octopus and much more.

This was taken during a night dive.


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This is a really nice shot! I just came back from St. Thomas and did a ton of underwater shooting. Thanks for sharing.

Alfredo

great shot and nice POV, the fish is a bit too dark but overall it's perfect

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