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Diving to see the Coelacanths with Peter Timm and Triton Dive Lodge Featured

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The images in this gallery were all taken by Peter whilst diving to 110 metres in Jesser Canyon, Sodwana Bay, South Africa.  This is the only place in the world where you can dive to see a living coelacanth.

Just a handful of divers have had the privilege to dive on Jesser Canyon and a few have been lucky enough to be rewarded with coelacanth sightings with the help of Peter Timm.  During March last year Peter diving with The Alternative Dive Group found and photographed coelacanths on a ten day expedition.  The photos were studied by Dr Kerry Sink and a new animal was named and documented.  Hopefully this year we can add more individuals to the growing database.

Additional Info

  • Photographer: Peter Timm
  • Dive Date: 2012/03/14
  • Dive Start Time: 10h00
  • Approximate Depth: More than 50 meters
  • Visibility: 30 to 40 meters
  • Dive Club: Triton Dive Lodge and ADG
  • Dive Site: Jesser Canyon
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