JPEGS of the week #36 - ladiving
walt conklin
Flat Rock Point 5/27/07
Pacific Angelshark
"SQUATINA CALIFORNICA"
20'  depth 6-12' vis 
Sea & Sea DX-8000G ambiant light 17mm lens
This shark seemed to be a full sized adult 5'
and has picked up many parasites over it's lifetime,
it seems blinded in both eyes by them and one of it's
large spiracles near the eyes, which are used for respiration, 
has clogged with other life forms.

walt conklin
Flat Rock Point 5/27/07
Pacific Angelshark
"SQUATINA CALIFORNICA"
20' depth 6-12' vis
Sea & Sea DX-8000G ambiant light 17mm lens
This shark seemed to be a full sized adult 5'
and has picked up many parasites over it's lifetime,
it seems blinded in both eyes by them and one of it's
large spiracles near the eyes, which are used for respiration,
has clogged with other life forms.

walt