Maldives 2004: Photos 7
Diving photos page 1.
Outside the Crab dive centre on Athuruga. Maps of the dive sites to the left, and straight ahead is where you add your name to the list for tomorrow's dives.
White tip reef shark at the limit of visibility - they certainly seem a lot more wary than when I first dived in the Maldives.
Spotted Eagle Ray glides elegantly above me.
The coral has almost completely recovered from the 1998 bleaching disaster.
Anthias in amongst fan coral.
Sunlight on the reef-top with anthias.
Boris, the dive leader, seen through a cloud of anthias and fusiliers on the reef top.
Elbowing our way through the abundant reef-top fish.
A Hawksbill Turtle feeds unconcernedly on the reef.
Clown Triggerfish in the distance.
Giant Moray eel eyes me suspiciously.