Fukui cardinalfish (Ostorhinchus fukuii) at Raoul Island
A maxima giant clam (Tridacna maxima)
Reef flat at South Minerva Reef.
Whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus) with a remora (Echeneis naucrates).
Green turtle in North Minerva Reef lagoon.

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Fukui cardinalfish (Ostorhinchus fukuii) at Raoul Island

Final blog post

We have been silent for the last few days while we steam towards Raoul Island. We arrived yesterday and rushed to squeeze in two dives to do some fish counts and photography. The Braveheart crew dropped off 2 people on ► Read More…

A maxima giant clam (Tridacna maxima)

Last day at South Minerva Reef

Today was our last day at South Minerva Reef. Our last dive this afternoon was inside the lagoon among a patchwork of coral bommies. It was like swimming through a maze with a sandy bottom and huge coral formations rising ► Read More…

Reef flat at South Minerva Reef.

Arrived at South Minerva Reef

We arrived at South Minerva Reef this morning, anchored and got ready for our first dive. For six divers we load Thomas the tender up with about 750 kg of people and gear. The shallow reef areas are typical of ► Read More…

Whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus) with a remora (Echeneis naucrates).

A perfect day of weather

We have had a perfect day of weather. Hardly a breeze and no swell into the lagoon. Even though we are anchored in the lagoon and the reef buffers the surrounding groundswell, a big storm washes over the reef and ► Read More…