Monterey Dive Sites

At our January 10 General Meeting, our own Dennis Hocker presented an excellent program on the dive sites of Monterey. More

Jono, Fritz, Larry & Patti

Members Night – Land and Sea

Our second Members Night of 2018 featured presentations by Fritz Welss, Jono Dove, and Patti Baugh. More

Finescale triggerfish, Balistes polylepis, spotted at Breakwater Wall

Strange Fish in Weird Places with Paulina Salinas-Ruiz

At our October meeting, we were delighted to hear a presentation from Paulina Salinas-Ruiz, addressing fish and invertebrates that are migrating north up the west coast where they are not considered an indigenous species. More

Olympia Oysters

The Wild Oyster Project – Restoring Native Oysters to San Francisco Bay

At our September meeting, Linda Hunter from the Wild Oyster Project explained the mission of the project and why bringing back native oysters can help prevent damage from rising sea levels. More

Earth Is Blue

Brian Nelson: Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

At our August 2 General Meeting, Brian Nelson presented an interesting and informative program on the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. More

Olympus System Goby

Backscatter: The Best Compact Camera Systems for Underwater Photography

At our July 12 General Meeting, Becca Boring & Rob Duncan from Backscatter presented an excellent program where they showed the best compact camera systems for Underwater Photography. More

  • Member's Night Presenters
  • © Ruth Chofre Lice on Fish
  • © Ruth Chofre Sea Lion
  • © Ruth Chofre Harlequin Shrimp
  • © Ruth Chofre Whale Shark
  • © Dennis Hocker Thailand 2018
  • © Dennis Hocker Mating Octopus
  • © Dennis Hocker Ornate Ghost Pipefish
  • G Dennis Hocker Dive with Fusiliers
  • © Dennis Hocker Mermaid
  • © Larry Muth Wakatobi
  • Larry Muth Group Shot
  • © Larry Muth Wall
  • © Larry Muth Wall Fan
  • © Linda Muth Brown Puffer
  • © Linda Muth Green Ghost Pipefish
  • © Linda Muth Porcelain Anemone Crab
  • © Gary Henry Iguana
  • © Gary Henry Sea Turtles
  • © Gary Henry Eagle Rays
  • © Gary Henry Cormorant
  • © Elaine Berger Costa Rica
  • © Elaine Berger Octopus
  • © Elaine Berger Frogfish
  • © Elaine Berger Mildred and Bert

Member’s Night June 2018

Our June 7 General Meeting entertainment was “Member’s Night”, where seven members showed their images and video. More

  • Reef Check | Dive with Purpose

Northern California Marine Environment Status with Dr. Jan Freiwald of Reef Check

At the Aqua Tutus May membership meeting, Dr. Jan Freiwald, Executive Director of Reef Check, presented an analysis of the status of the northern California marine environment. More

dive tanks

Maintenance of Dive Equipment with Dennis Hocker

At our April General Meeting, our own Dennis Hocker presented a great program on maintaining our diving equipment. More

  • Octopus at Breakwater
  • Point Pinos Healthy Kelp
  • Point Pinos Urchin Barren
  • Urchin Barren
  • Fluorescent Anemone
  • Moby Ling Cove

Bruce Watkins: Northern California Dive Sites

At our March General Meeting, Bruce Watkins gave a useful and interesting program containing beautiful images of our local Northern California waters. More