Photos From My Trip To The Great Barrier Reef!

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  1. JJL

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    Here are a bunch of my pictures from The Great Barrier Reef!
    Enjoy :)

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    nice pics!
  5. JJL

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    Thanks to both of you! :)
    Corailline: that was my same reaction :)
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  7. JJL

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    Just added a couple more :)
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    :D :drool:
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    Sweet man! Any more? I love seeing natural reef pictures.
  11. JJL

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    One more added! :) I also have some awesome videos of the reef I will post tomorrow! :)
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  13. JJL

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    Thanks :)
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    Sacul1573 Millepora

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    The scale is just absolutely breathtaking! Thanks for sharing!
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    Ok this question is going to sound dumb because althoughI dont know the answer yet, I have a feeling theres is going to be a reason behind why what im thinking is probably not possible.

    So here it is...Did you get any specimens? lol. As I said im sure theres is some regualtion on it but I must admit my ignorance in the subject of The Barrier Reef and/or the regulations on any other reef for that matter. I would assume not evn a frag, invert or broken peice of Reef are allowed however Im sure there is more to it?
  17. JJL

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    Your welcome :)
  18. JJL

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    No I did not bring home any coral.... would I have liked to? Yes
    But in reality would I? No
    It is illegal to take coral from the Barrier reef without a special permit, whice is very hard to get. And still there are places that are especially protected where NO ONE under any circumstances is allowed to take any coral.
    Also I do not think it would be right to take from the reef. If everybody who went to visit the Great Barrier Reef took a small frag it would hurt the reef, and the overall environment...
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    Wow puts my dives in key largo a couple weeks ago to shame!
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  21. banthonyb71

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    as I said dude. Im ignorant to the laws and environmental issues of the reefs. and yes I assume if every person took a part of a reef home when they visited there would no longer be a reef. thats obvious. Didnt know if there was a permit, or license or restriction or what though.
  22. JJL

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    :cheesy: Haha LOL... the dives still must have been amazing though. :)
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    Yes there is a permit as a said before, but remember it is for a reason. :) I am pretty sure most of these permits are also extremely expensive to get. Hope that clears it up for you. :)
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    Great pics! Sooooooo jelous.............