SFUPS BLACKWATER DIVE – MAY 18TH 2024

Photo credit: © Linda Ianniello

Photo credit: © Linda Ianniello

2024 SFUPS BLACKWATER DIVE

Join SFUPS and blackwater expert Linda Ianniello to experience the fascinating world of blackwater diving. Learn how to identify and photograph the mesmerizing creatures found in the water column just off our shores as they migrate from the depths at night. To add to the fun, we will be holding a “day of” photo contest for trip participants. Images will be judged by a panel of expert blackwater photographers. The winner of this contest will receive a copy of “Blackwater Creatures” by Linda Ianniello and Susan Mears. 

DETAILS:

Date and Time: May 18th, 2024, 7:30pm
Operator: Pura Vida, Riviera Beach
Price: $130 – This includes the dive, tax, and $20 gratuity/person for the crew. Your SFUPS discount is already applied.
Max number of tickets: 14
Requirements: All Blackwater divers must hold a minimum of PADI Advanced Open Water or Night Diver certification, or equivalent. This should not be your first night dive. DAN Insurance is highly recommended.

Contact Director at Large, Tom Halleran, with any questions at tmhalleran@gmail.com.

**PLEASE REGISTER BY 4/19 TO GUARANTEE YOUR SPOT**

Click button below to register and purchase your spot. Anyone is welcome – you do not have to be a SFUPS member.

2024 SFUPS BLACKWATER DIVE

Join SFUPS and blackwater expert Linda Ianniello to experience the fascinating world of blackwater diving. Learn how to identify and photograph the mesmerizing creatures found in the water column just off our shores as they migrate from the depths at night. To add to the fun, we will be holding a “day of” photo contest for trip participants. Images will be judged by a panel of expert blackwater photographers. The winner of this contest will receive a copy of “Blackwater Creatures” by Linda Ianniello and Susan Mears. 

DETAILS:

Date and Time: May 18th, 2024, 7:30pm
Operator: Pura Vida, Riviera Beach
Price: $130 – This includes the dive, tax, and $20 gratuity/person for the crew. Your SFUPS discount is already applied.
Max number of tickets: 14
Requirements: All Blackwater divers must hold a minimum of PADI Advanced Open Water or Night Diver certification, or equivalent. This should not be your first night dive. DAN Insurance is highly recommended.

Contact Director at Large, Tom Halleran, with any questions at tmhalleran@gmail.com.

**PLEASE REGISTER BY 4/19 TO GUARANTEE YOUR SPOT**

Click button below to register and purchase your spot. Anyone is welcome – you do not have to be a SFUPS member.

Explore Linda Ianniello’s photo gallery of some of her recent finds and their IDs below for a preview of what you might be able to find and photograph on the trip.

Explore Linda Ianniello’s photo gallery of some of her recent finds and their IDs below for a preview of what you might be able to find and photograph on the trip.

Comb Jelly

Sea Butterfly

Whipnose Anglerfish Larva

Acorn Worm Larva

Veliger Larva of a Marine Gastropod

Mantis Shrimp Larva

Atlantidae – Pelagic Marine Gastropod Mollusk

Crab Zoea-Stage Larva

Spotfin Flounder Larva

Comb Jelly

Sea Butterfly

Whipnose Anglerfish Larva

Acorn Worm Larva

Veliger Larva of a Marine Gastropod

Mantis Shrimp Larva

Atlantidae – Pelagic Marine Gastropod Mollusk

Crab Zoea-Stage Larva

Spotfin Flounder Larva