2022-01-14 Diving Shingle Bay (Panda Access), Pender Island, BC

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2022-01-14 Diving Shingle Bay (Panda Access) - Pender Island, BC.
A great dive spot on Pender Island access from Harpoon Rd.
Distance from car to water is 100 steps down a sloping trail to stairs down to the beach. Heading left along the cliff there are a series of reefs after swimming approx. 100 meters. Reefs usually end at a depth around 80ft.
Pretty cold today 41F, max depth 70ft.
  • Stubby Rose Anemone (Urticina coriacea)

    • Stubby Rose Anemone (Urticina coriacea)
  • Hudson's Dorid (Acanthodoris hudsoni), nudibranch species

    • Hudson's Dorid (Acanthodoris hudsoni), nudibranch species
  • Hudson's Dorid (Acanthodoris hudsoni)

    • Hudson's Dorid (Acanthodoris hudsoni)
  • Red Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus franciscanus)

    • Red Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus franciscanus)
  • Slime-tube feather duster (Myxicola infundibulum), worm

    • Slime-tube feather duster (Myxicola infundibulum), worm
  • Clown Nudibranch (Triopha catalinae)

    • Clown Nudibranch (Triopha catalinae)
  • Red Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus franciscanus)

    • Red Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus franciscanus)
  • Red Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus franciscanus)

    • Red Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus franciscanus)
  • Red Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus franciscanus)

    • Red Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus franciscanus)
  • Gray Brittle Stars (Ophiura lutkeni)

    • Gray Brittle Stars (Ophiura lutkeni)
  • Stubby Rose Anemone (Urticina coriacea)

    • Stubby Rose Anemone (Urticina coriacea)
  • Gray Brittle Stars (Ophiura lutkeni)

    • Gray Brittle Stars (Ophiura lutkeni)
  • Stubby Rose Anemone (Urticina coriacea)

    • Stubby Rose Anemone (Urticina coriacea)
  • Creeping Pedal Sea Cucmber (Psolus chitonoides)

    • Creeping Pedal Sea Cucmber (Psolus chitonoides)
  • Gray Brittle Stars (Ophiura lutkeni)

    • Gray Brittle Stars (Ophiura lutkeni)
  • Red Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus franciscanus)

    • Red Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus franciscanus)
  • Leather Star (Dermasterias imbricata)

    • Leather Star (Dermasterias imbricata)
  • Heath's Dorid (Geitodoris heathi) - Nudibranch

    • Heath's Dorid (Geitodoris heathi) - Nudibranch
  • Red Rock Crab carcass with sculpin

    • Red Rock Crab carcass with sculpin
  • Sculpin

    • Sculpin
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