"Osprey Reef: Admiralty Anchor" State of Queensland Things to Do Tip by Quero

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This site is named for the anchor that somehow became embedded in the reef. The only way to see it is to traverse the swim-through and look back.

I've included a photo of the anchor here.

But this isn't the only attraction of this site. This makes a wonderful night dive, too, since there swim through (and other niches along the wall) is home to a fascinating little fish with glowing eyes! Yes, the fish has phosphorescent patches over it's eyes, and, incredibly, it can flash them!!! Not so incredibly, the fish is called a "flashlight fish"

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  • Written Nov 23, 2004
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“Nessa estrada, não nos cabe conhecer ou ver o que virá. O fim dela, ninguem sabe bem ao certo onde vai dar. --Toquinho”

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