Scuba diver, Underwater photographer and Drone pilot
Fantastic Golden Time
The Fall season has been coming to Japan. The color of the leaves is changing to red or yellow. The color of the blue sky is getting deep.
Yesterday, my article about the scenery of sunset carried on the web magazine “Taiken Japan.”
It is about the sunset scene that Japanese pampas grass is making Fantastic Golden Time.
Rolling Tier in a Swimming Pool
What is inside?
Pool to protect giant salamanders. The swimming pool of a closed elementary school is used. The mixed-species of Japanese and Chinese native species live here. Nabari City, Mie, Japan
Ceratosoma trilobatum (J. E. Gray, 1827) Nishiki Umiushi
Ceratosoma trilobatum (J. E. Gray, 1827)
This is a very common Nudibranch, but one of my favorite. This guy was hanging on an isolated small rock on the mud bottom. -18m. 26℃.
At Owase, Mie, Japan. The water is hotter comper with the ordinary year. Set, 26, 2019
This nudibranch is called Nisiki Umiushi as the common name in Japan.
Nishiki is a generic term for silk fabrics woven using various colored yarns. So, Nishiki often is used term to refer to vivid and beautiful things.
Japanese Giant Salamander (Andrias japonicus)
Looks like a Godzilla, but the cute calm freshwater creature
“Bo-chan” is this salamander’s name. It means Sleepy, Calm, Quiet… Local elementary school students named that from his attitude. He is the mascot of the Nabari Local Museum. From child salamanders that have gills to an adult-like Bo-chan, a lot of salamanders can be seen here.
Japanese giant salamanders are one of the largest Amphibians.
According to Wikipedia, Japanese giant salamanders can grow to be five feet long (160 cm) and 55 pounds (25 kg). The largest wild specimen on record weighed 26.3 kg and was 136 cm long.
Bo-chan is 57cm long, 1.45kg now. It is looking forward to how long he can grow.
Nabari city, is a small city at a high land, central Kii peninsula located center of the mainland.
This region was a part of the old Ninja Village. The Akame 48 waterfalls which are located in the mountain area of this city was the place where Ninja training. This mysterious spot is also home of the Japanese Giant Salamander.
The Japanese giant salamander is endemic to Japan and protected as a special natural monument in 1951. The are easily hybridizes with Chinese giant salamanders, which were introduced to Japan.
To protect against genetic contamination, the separation program is running.
This museum is one of the places like that.
You can enjoy the observation that salamanders that ascending to the water surface for breathing in the protected facility using an outdoor swimming pool.
Goods: Manta ray silhouette in the Frosted Glass Beer Mug.
So that Manta comes back to life, Put beer in this mug please.
Manta ray silhouette frosted glass beer mug
Designed a stylish Manta ray silhouette in the Frosted Glass Beer Mug. A picture of Manta ray taken in the crystal clear Micronesian Sea arranged in a painting style.
Goods: Manta ray silhouette shot glass
Manta ray silhouette shot glass
Designed a stylish Manta ray silhouette in the Shot Glass. A picture of Manta ray taken in the crystal clear Micronesian Sea arranged in a painting style. After diving requires beer time. So, let I make a mug of the same design.Manta ray silhouette shot glass
After diving requires beer time. So, let I make a mug of the same design. Next time.
Goods: Manta ray silhouette leggings
Manta ray silhouette leggings
Designed a stylish Manta ray silhouette in the leggings. A picture of Manta ray taken in the crystal clear Micronesian Sea arranged in a painting style.
Goods: Manta ray silhouette wooden box sign
Manta ray silhouette wooden box sign
Manta ray silhouette and the diving flag. Tropical cool sea breeze from Yap island to you.
Goods: Reef Shark silhouette Tank Top
Reef Shark silhouette Tank Top
The front is a Reef silhouette with the diving flag and the diver’s password “No Dive, No life”. The back is a small diving flag and word “I love sharks”
Goods: Gorgeous Lionfish photo Tank Top
Gorgeous Lionfish photo Tank Top
Guess where? Not Thai, Not Okinawa. This pic was taken at Owase. It is located in the southeast of the Kii peninsula of the mainland of Japan.