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p1554

Member Since 17 Apr 2007
Offline Last Active Apr 15 2011 08:56 AM
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In Topic: Amazed and Alarmed - Chapter 1

07 November 2010 - 10:06 AM

Nice trip report.

I always thought that the larger Mandarin fish was the male and the females sequentially mated with the male. I have photos from the Philippines showing the smaller Mandarin fish bulging with eggs and the eggs coming out of the smaller Mandarin fish as the pair rose in the water. Where did you get the information that the smaller ones are the males?

In Topic: WTB : Nexus zoom gear for tokina 10-17mm

13 September 2010 - 08:17 PM

I have the Nexus Zoom gear for the tokina 10-17.
I also have the nexus 10-17 compact dome port.
I will sell both for $650. Shipping is $52 including insurance.
I will sell the gear only for $50 plus $13.75 shipping.

In Topic: When is a Pontohi a Colmani

30 May 2010 - 08:25 PM

#1 is Hippocampus severnsi. Nice photo - I wish I had found one.
2 & 3 look like Hippocampus pontohi.

I found the id in the following reference:

ISSN 1175-5326 (print edition)
Copyright 2008 Magnolia Press ISSN 1175-5334 (online edition)
Zootaxa 1963: 5468 (2008)
www.mapress.com/zootaxa/
Three new pygmy seahorse species from Indonesia
(Teleostei: Syngnathidae: Hippocampus)
SARA A. LOURIE1 & RUDIE H. KUITER2

In Topic: Where to buy used UW gear?

29 May 2010 - 08:24 PM

reef photo has pre-owned gear which they pressure test. Reef Photo