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I must say Mike that I am opposed to feeding the marine creatures under any circumstances. It interferes with the balance of nature and we certainly have enough of that on the planet. Sorry I sound like a "tree hugger" as I am really not. I watched the tour boats feed the fish for years here at Molokini Crater. They shredded several loaves of bread and tossed them overboard so as to draw the fish to the boat for their snorkel customers. That practice has been stopped but I wonder how long it will take for a balance of nature to return there as that bread feeding allowed certain species to dominate over others.
Rey,Eckerd's called my house by mistake,they said your medication was ready.Really just how many powerhead armed shark trophy hunters do you personally know?If you have an agenda here it'd be in your best interests to bring facts and figures to the table.And since when is any human life worth less than an animals?BTW I am against feeding any wild animals but occasionally will use Chex mix to chum up fish for snorkelers or new divers.As if a an 8 ft long surface dweller who arrived in a hydrocarbon-burning,EMF producing,sonar pinging conveyance sticking a $3000 camera 6" away from a fairy basslet or highat isn't already a little disturbing
I've met some shark/turtle hunters. not here though, in other countries. also have a cousin that's into it (went to nicaragua to do it) and I've interviewed some poachers for a friend of mine's film project. and I can safely say they're bastards.
I have no agenda here, just making convo. it's just that I would like to have something for me to put my $3001 camera 6" away from
and if you're referring to submersibles: they are battery powered, explorer subs rarely use sonar (they are not attacking reds), and those cameras are for learning.
No, I was referring to the dive-boat that took the divers to the reef .My beef isn't exactly with you but the Idea that at some point differentiating between the enviromental impacts individuals have on the environment.It's like degrees of sin for an analogy.If you aren't Amish then you are a serious burden on the environment.Pointing the finger at someone else doesn't negate the effect ones own behavior has.A simpler way to say all this would be "He who is without sin cast the 1st stone"Was I clear enough with my metaphors?
100days-a-year once bubbled... No, I was referring to the dive-boat that took the divers to the reef .My beef isn't exactly with you but the Idea that at some point differentiating between the enviromental impacts individuals have on the environment.It's like degrees of sin for an analogy.
Clear enough. I suppose the first sin would be actually getting into the water with the fish, thereby changing their environment.
Everybody will have a different line, but generally I think we're all on the same page here. Temperance and tolerance in "most" things...