FUN-travel: Amazing Ari & Rasdu Atolls – Maldives Dive & Snorkel Report – Day 5

December 9, 2016 by · Comments Off on FUN-travel: Amazing Ari & Rasdu Atolls – Maldives Dive & Snorkel Report – Day 5 

  • Today’s Dives – total of 4…#1…not much other than a couple of turtles… rated 4…#2…just so so… #3…some saw sharks…rated 6…Steve‘s (Huntington Beach) birthday celebration…after dinner & a few beers…he said “it was a good day of diving.”

1st Snorkel Ari Atoll– both fish and coral bland in color…2 rating

  • Correction – due to looking so similar…not sure if I saw Moorish idol…might have been longfin bannerfish …and Nemo aka clown fish was probably….tomato anemonefish

2nd Snorkel Rasdu Atoll – reef with large schools… more of the same…giant clams…butterflyfish…angelfish…and pretty parrotfish… plus humpback unicornfish… wrasses & reef needlefish…gobies & groupers… and huge school of blue streak fusilier…at the end.

  • Dive Dhoni at Dusk

FUN-facts – Out of 13 ship mates…2 California (Huntington Beach & San Jose)…1 South Jersey…1 Florida…2 Italy…2 Croatia…1 Switzerland…3 Germany…1 Dubai.