Reef Check Team

Reef Check California: Empowering People to Save our Reefs and Oceans

At the May meeting, Aqua Tutus members and guests learned about Reef Check and the valuable contributions volunteer divers are making by helping local scientists gather species data. More

Aqua Tutus West Members

Aqua Tutus West April 2017

On April 23, 2017, the members of AQUA TUTUS WEST had their annual meeting at Quinn’s Almost by the Sea restaurant in the heart of Kailua Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. More

mandarinfish

Aqua Tooter April 2017

At the April meeting, members were treated to a presentation by long-time Vaqueros Del Mar Dive Club members Bill and Mari Conaway. More

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes April 2017

Reported by Gayle Hudson Present: Patti Shannon, Gayle Hudson, Jono Dove, Don Kelsey, Dennis Hocker, Myran Gist, Larry Muth, Helga Mahlmann, Colette Kelsey. Treasurer’s Report (Helga Mahlmann) Account Balance: $4,787.61 Helga is sending check to CenCal for $465.00 for memberships received. We are within $4.00 on our Balance ... More

Steele family with plaque

Presentation to the Steele Family

At the April 6 General Club Meeting, President Jono Dove presented the Steele family with a memorial plaque. More

Good Buddy & Bone Award

Good Buddy & Bone Awards April 2017

Congratulations to Kat Smith and Mike Barrett. More

  • oceanic manta ray
  • tube-dwelling anemone
  • solar-powered phyllodesium
  • Raja Ampat over under
  • pigmy seahorse
  • nudibranch
  • mandarinfish
  • ghost pipefish
  • egg shell shrimp
  • diver in scenic window
  • Coleman shrimp pair
  • bumphead parrotfish school
  • boxing crab
  • blue ring octopus
  • blue blenny in coral head

Bill and Mari Conaway: Lembeh Strait and Raja Ampat

At the April meeting, members were treated to a presentation by long-time Vaqueros Del Mar Dive Club members Bill and Mari Conaway. More

General Meeting Minutes April 2017

Reported by Gayle Hudson Speaker: Bill and Mari Conaway (Lembeh Strait and Raja Ampat) Special Presentation: Jim, Sue, Austin and Jimmy Steele were presented with a plaque from ATDC. The plaque read: Presented to the Original Steele’s Dive Shop and the Steele Family In appreciation for bringing SCUBA Diving to the Bay Area in 1954 ... More

Aqua Tooter March 2017

At the March General Meeting, we enjoyed a informative presentation by George Bell, Senior Volunteer Diver for the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park. More

At-Large Board of Directors Sought

Now is the time to volunteer to be an At-Large Board of Director member. More