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|Scuba Diving Pictures from Clover Point
in Victoria, B.C.
These are medium quality jpegs. But I have the RAW images as well.
Directions to the Dive Site are located at the bottom of the page.
Number of dives I've done at this scuba diving site: 1, yes only 1 as other locations nearby are better.
Note: This page is under construction , 2009Type of dive: shore dive
Rating for this dive site: 6/10
Parking: plenty of parking. This site is often used by people with kites, and people having lunch in their cars,...
Ease of entry: very easy [Wheel chair access: Yes, but there are some stairs going down to the water, and plastic boards along the ramp.]
Abundance of life: 6/10
Attractions: ease of entry, first place I encounterd a Pacific Spiny Lumpsucker
Bottom and depth: rocky out croppings, meeting the sand at about 20 - 40 feet.
Facilities: Closest would probably be Ogden Point.
Hazards/Obstacles: Current if you go to the end of the point,
Sensitivity to tide/current:
Terrain: rocky, sandy bottom below the rocky area
Tides, transportation and weather: Fisheries and Oceans Canada Tide Page., BC Ferries Schedule and Sailings. , The Weather Network
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|This is the set of stairs that I
take to get into the water. So, I park close to the
building that appears on the left side in the panoramic image of Clover Point.
|The Millennium Peace sculpture
at Clover Point. Victoria, British Columbia.
|The other side of the Millennium
Peace sculpture at Clover Point.
|Foliate Kelp Crab ~ 5 inches [12.5 cm] wide.
|| Foliate Kelp Crabs ~ 5 inches
[12.5 cm] tall. These two appear to be mating.
|Giant Acorn Barnacle ~ 6 inches
[15 cm] wide. The orange objects are Orange
Social Ascidians [tunicates].
|Helmet Crab ~ 8 inches [20 cm]
wide across the legs.
|Northern Kelp Crab ~ 10 inches
[25 cm] wide with the legs.
|Copper Rockfish ~ 12 inches [30 cm] long.
||Scalyhead Sculpin [?] ~ 4 inches
cm] long. Well this fish is some sort of sculpin.
| Pacific Spiny Lumpsucker ~ 3
inches [7.5 cm] long. This is the first time I have
ever seen one of these fish. And then a few days later I encountered one at Ogden
|Pacific Spiny Lumpsucker ~ 3 inches [7.5 cm] long.|
|Dorid or Nudibranch of some kind. ~ 2 inches [5 cm] wide.
||Leopard Dorid ~ 4 inches [10 cm]
|Noble Sea Lemons ~ 9 inches
[22.5 cm] long each. I actually saw three pairs of
them this day. Oddly enough I rarely see them alone.
|Brooding Anemone ~ 2 inches [5 cm] in diameter.
||Brooding Anemone ~ 3 inches [7.5
cm] in diameter.
|Fish Eating Anemone ~ 14 inches
[35 cm] wide.
||Painted Anemone ~ 12 inches [30 cm] wide.|
|Fish Eating Anemone ~ 14 inches [35 cm] wide.||Fish Eating Anemone ~ 14 inches
[35 cm] wide. A close up of the animal on the
left of this image.
|Painted Sea Anemone ~
|Blood Star ~ 8 inches [20 cm]
||Creeping Petal Sea Cucumber ~ 3
inches [7.5 cm] tall. Note the Orange Sea
Cucumber and "Brown" Sea Cucumber below it.
|Daisy Brittle Star arms ~ 3
inches [7.5 cm] long on average. What you see here are
not worms, but the arms of starfish that like to hide, but wave their arms about to
catch particles of food.
|Green Sea Urchin ~ 4 inches [10
|Orange Sea Cucumber ~ 6 inches
[15 cm] wide. This one must either just be
finished feeding, or about to start as its feeding arms are not fully extended.
|Orange Sunstar ~ 4 inches [10
cm] wide. This is a juvenile as I have seen them up
to a foot [30 cm] wide.
|Pale Sea Cucumber ~ 8 inches [20
cm] tall. Note the chiton to the right of it.
||Purple Sea Urchin ~ 8 inches [20
|Bull Kelp [?] ~ 3 inches
[7.5 cm] across the bulb.
||Sea Pen ~ 18 inches [45 cm]
tall. There were several of these animals out on the
sand just past the rock structure of Clover Point.
|Coralinae Algae and ? Algae