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Belize Aggressor IV Captain’s Log 22-29 July 2017
Air Temp. 78-85+ F
Water Temp. 79-83 F
2nd Captain Rafael
Assistant Chef Carlos
Chris, Nick, Terry, Judy, Jennifer, Ron, Heather, Greg, Jill, Ian, Anthony, Steve, Marene, Jimmy, Tom, Pam, Travis, Warren, Laura and Rachelle
Sunday – Julie’s Jungle, Eagle Ray Wall
Monday – Hal Moon Caye, Long Caye Ridge, Eagle Ray Wall
Tuesday – Chain Wall, Long Caye Wall.
Wednesday – Cathedral, Dos Chicas
Thursday – Silver Caves, Front Porch.
Friday – Sandy Slope
Saturday July 22nd
After guest boarded and settled in, we went through the welcome briefing. Then, they enjoyed a wonderful dinner and after dinner the Belize Aggressor IV departed the Radisson dock and made way to our first dive site Julies Jungle.
Sunday July 23rd
At Julies Jungle dive site, they did weight check our weights and camera equipment we swan next to Spotted Drums, Spotted Eels, Mackerel and Lobsters. Next was Eagle Ray Wall where just some of what we saw was Sunray Lettuce Coral, Thin Finger Coral and Gorgonians like Orange Spiny Sea Rod, Sea Plumes, Green and Spotted Moray Eels, Juvenile Spotted Drums, Porcupin Puffs, Loggerhead Turtle and Spotted Eagle Rays. By night we even made it see some octopus.
Monday July 24th
Today, instead of heading to work as most of people would, we headed to Half Moon Caye Wall where we swam with schools of Creole Wrasses that swam down the water, schools of Jacks and Angelfish that came up close. We also had some Caribbean Reef Sharks and Green Eels.
In the afternoon we tried Long Caye Ridge, but the conditions did not make us happy, so after one dive we moved to Eagle Ray Wall. Again a great dive same as the night dive when we saw Spotted Eels, Big Tarpon, Shrimps, Anemones, Hermitage Crabs, Arrow Blennies, Octopus...
Tuesday July 25th
In Chain Wall , we saw Schooling Fish, Shrimps, Crabs, Moray Eels, Spotted Eagle Rays and Sting Rays.
In the afternoon we moved to Long Caye Wall, Long Caye Wall. Here there is a wonderful wall which drops straight down and is covered with Hard and Soft Corals. We saw Spotted and Green Moray Eels, Blennies, Gobies and Jacks. Some made to see Nurse Shark and Octopus.
Wednesday July 26th
Cathedral was first dive spot. We saw Eagle Rays, Caribbean Reef Shark, Hawks Bill Turtle, Silver Sides, Wire Coral Shrimp, Neck Crab, Eel, Gold Spotted Moray Eel, Barracudas , Tarpons…and some swam with dolphins!!
After two wonderful dives, we moved to Dos Chicas. Here we enjoyed diving with
Nurse Shark, Sculptured Slipper Lobster, White Speckled Nudibranch, Caribbean Reef Lobster, Spotted Moray Eel, Bermudian Chubs and Channel Clinging Crab.
Thursday July 27th
We start our day on Silver Caves with a large school of Creole Wrasses, Horse-Eye Jacks, Rays, Caribbean Spiny and Slipper Lobsters, Channel Clinging crabs Turtles, Sharks and Octopus.
In the afternoon, we left Light House atoll and headed to Turneffe Atoll, to dive in Front Porch. Here we enjoyed diving with Blennies, Gobies , Groupers, Spotted Moray Eel, Bermudian Chubs and White Spotted Tod Fish.
Friday July 28th
Sandy Slope is our last dive site of the week. Water is so calm and clear that it seems a swimming pool, but with the Corals and the Fish. We saw Rays, Arrow Blennies, Swollen-Knob Candelabrum, Branching Finger Corals, Spotted Drums, Smooth Trunkfish, Angelfish and as one guest said it’s Lobster City down there. A n ice way to end a whole week of fun diving…
The Crew Would Like To Thank Everyone For Joining Us On The Belize Aggressor IV!!!
Until The Next Time Safe Travels…
Belize Aggressor IV Crew