For years I had wanted to be SCUBA diving when a bllom of sea nettles jellyfish came into the Monterey Bay. In the summer of 2009, I got my chance and wen t for a dive in Carmel near Point Lobos State Reserve. Thee graceful pelagic drifters are amazing to observe and photograph.
A diver swims along a colorful temperate reef in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Underwater activities such as SCUBA diving are quite popular amongst the lush kelp forests off shore.