Tag: East Pinnacle aka Deep Pinnacle (Sail Rock)

The East Pinnacle (also known as the Deep Pinnacle) is a smaller, submerged pinnacle that lies 20m to the East of the main rock.

The top of this pinnacle begins around 15m from the surface, descending to a maximum depth of over 40m at its outer end.

The East Pinnacle (also known as the Deep Pinnacle) is a smaller, submerged pinnacle that lies 20m to the East of the main rock.

The top of this pinnacle begins around 15m from the surface, descending to a maximum depth of over 40m at its outer end.

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Sail Rock's amazing marine life!

A diver swims headlong into a huge school of Big-EyeSnapper(Lutjanus lutjanus) at

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Lined Butterflyfish (Chaetodon Lineolatus) at Sail Rock

A Lined Butterflyfish (Chaetodon lineolatus) above the East Pinnacle at

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A great day at Sail Rock with Jade, Rubé & Liesl

Friends Jade Cheah-Lord, Rubé "Boobs" Geyer & Liesl Botha find themselves surrounded by a school of Big-Eye Snapper (Lutjanu

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Red-Bar Anthias (Pseudanthias Rubrizonatus) - Male

The male Red-Bar Anthias (Pseudanthias rubrizonatus) is far more recognizable and easy to identify than the female, although due to the small size of the species and their preference for deeper locations such as the

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Red-Bar Anthias (Pseudanthias Rubrizonatus) - Male

Another photograph of the colourful male Red-Bar Anthias (Pseudanthias rubrizonatus)

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Red-Bar Anthias (Pseudanthias Rubrizonatus) - Male

This photograph of the male Red-Bar Anthias (Pseudanthias rubrizonatus) clearly shows the filaments trailing from the upper and lower corners of the caudal (tail) fin, which is the main anatomical difference between males and females of the species.

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Red-Bar Anthias (Pseudanthias Rubrizonatus) - Female

The female Red-Bar Anthias (Pseudanthias rubrizonatus) is far less easy to spot than the male due to its lack of any really distinctive markings.

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Simon Francis at the East Pinnacle, Sail Rock

Simon Francis, who recently completed his PADI Divemaster with The Dive Inn took the opportunity to complete one final PADI Specialty course before his departure.

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Niklaus Ott ascends The Chimney at Sail Rock

Niklaus Ott from Zurich, Switzerland ascends inside the The Chimney at the end of two fantastic dives at

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The East (Deep) Pinnacle at Sail Rock, teeming with marine life.

Sail Rock's little sister, the East Pinnacle, also known as the Deep Pinnacle, is a smaller, submerged satellite rock that lies 20m to the east of the main rock