benjhicks A couple weeks ago while out shooting schools of fish I encountered this Loggerhead in shallow water. In over 15 years of shooting in the water it is only the second time I have seen one this close to shore.  It usually indicates a sick turtle :(
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A couple weeks ago while out shooting schools of fish I encountered this Loggerhead in shallow water. In over 15 years of shooting in the water it is only the second time I have seen one this close to shore. It usually indicates a sick turtle :( - Canon 1dx + 20 1.4 inside @aquatech_imagingsolutions #aquatech - @gitzoinspires #gitzoinspires @solvesunglasses #solvesunglasses @pacsafeofficial #pacsafe @rvca #rvcaloha @nativeshoes #nativeshoes @compoundboardshop #compoundboardshop @sunbum #sunbum

Comments (43)

nelderco

nelderco, 4 months ago

Nice!!๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป

moonball_

moonball_, 4 months ago

@mermaid__missy I hope this is the case and she isnโ€™t ill

alexandrahaim

alexandrahaim, 4 months ago

๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿข๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š

jancabsavky

jancabsavky, 4 months ago

๐Ÿ˜ข

mermaid__missy

mermaid__missy, 4 months ago

@moonball_ this is nesting season for Loggerheads on the East Coast. Loggerheads will nest anywhere from Iluka (North NSW) to Mackay (QLD)

ell_xockollatt

ell_xockollatt, 4 months ago

๐Ÿ“ธ perfect ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿข

planas_freediving

planas_freediving, 4 months ago

I think I saw the same one off Boca a couple weeks ago. We were in 30' of water and thought it was strange considering the time of year.

benjhicks

benjhicks, 4 months ago

@behzad_zadhoush send me an email w details!

benjhicks

benjhicks, 4 months ago

@mermaid__missy I wish that was the case but this is in Florida and our nesting is in the summer. Hopefully she is just a little lost

mermaid__missy

mermaid__missy, 4 months ago

@benjhicks yeah I was going to ask where there is water this clear near the coast of aus ๐Ÿ˜‚

orbaker

orbaker, 4 months ago

The barnacles also indicate sickness

paulinasplechta

paulinasplechta, 4 months ago

@benjhicks ๐Ÿ˜ข

kim.demasi

kim.demasi, 4 months ago

๐Ÿ˜ข

shirazbosman

shirazbosman, 4 months ago

๐Ÿ˜ข

jesyuae7

jesyuae7, 4 months ago

Love โค๏ธ

dhaval5.ds

dhaval5.ds, 3 months ago

@benjhicks just โค๏ธ ๐Ÿ˜‡

cilersevingen

cilersevingen, 3 months ago

@iremdincer fotoฤŸrafta ben olmayฤฑnca ben..

iremdincer

iremdincer, 3 months ago

@cilersevingen sen sapฤฑk mฤฑsฤฑn ahhahahshs

yhwh39

yhwh39, 3 months ago

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ’•

katherinemanolios

katherinemanolios, 3 months ago

Great shot! Love the contrast of colors!