400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

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400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by Benoit » Sun May 01, 2011 8:41 am

Hi, I will present a journey of 400 km along the coast of Tanzania in October 2010. From Kigoma to Kipili.

With two friends, we shared two weeks with fishermen for fish keeping.
On a boat of 12 meters, we were nine people, and everything went very well.
A trip prepared for a long time (3 years), which was ideal.

We made ​​21 dives, makes 10,000 photographs (including 3000 when diving), 350 rushes videos.


travel map
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The boat (Mvuna).
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Cyathopharynx foae at Kabogo.
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At Nkondwe.
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Chalinochromis sp. ndobhoi (Kalilani).
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Neolamprologus mondabu, brichardi, Telmatochromis temporalis (Kabogo).
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Telmatochromis vittatus (Kekese).
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N. caudopunctatus (Mvuna).
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Petrochromis "Moshi yellow" (Mpimbwe)
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Boulengerochromis microlepis (male) (Lyamembe).
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Female with larva.
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Larva.
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Neolamprologus brichardi (Lupita-Ulwile island).
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Julidochromis regani (Bulu point).
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Julidochromis sp. kipili (Nkondwe).
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Telmatochromis temporalis (Mpimbwe).
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Neolamprologus sp. cygnus (Slaf rock).
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N. pulcher (Mpimbwe).
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N. cylindricus (Slaf rock).
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Petrochromis sp. "giant" (Mpimbwe).
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N. callipterus (Lupita-Ulwile).
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Petrochromis fasciolatus (Manda-Kelenge island)
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Chalinochromis brichardi (Maswa).
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This trip was possible thanks to Kibwana Kiemena (kibwanaqua.com)
After I put pictures of seascapes

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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by Mark Smith » Sun May 01, 2011 10:06 am

Wonderful underwater photos Benoit!!

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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by Benoit » Sun May 01, 2011 11:25 am

Thank you Mark ! :wink:
These are my first, I'm a beginner!

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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by Mark Smith » Sun May 01, 2011 11:30 am

Your abilities are quite spectacular for a beginner for sure - Keep up the awesome work!

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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by Pam Chin » Sun May 01, 2011 1:11 pm

Great shots!!! Looks like you had a good time and saw lots of fun stuff!!! Thanks for sharing!!!! Show us more!!

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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by Benoit » Sun May 01, 2011 1:41 pm

Thanks very much !

I'll put more pics soon.

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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by a.d.wood » Sun May 01, 2011 3:12 pm

Benoit wrote: Chalinochromis sp. ndobhoi (Kalilani).
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Benoit,

A question about the above photo if I may....

I have this species in my own fish house (photo below for reference) but my own fish have never shown the second slightly elevated band of body spots that your picture shows, is this a variable feature of this species??

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Thank you

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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by Benoit » Sun May 01, 2011 3:42 pm

There is a high variability of pigmentation in this species, yes.

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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by crack » Sun May 01, 2011 4:19 pm

benoit eres un fenomeno tio, de mayor quiero ser como tu, enhorabuena por esas fotos, saludos desde españa

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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by Alleycat » Sun May 01, 2011 4:48 pm

Benoit,

Truly fantastic pictures !! It's nice to see more than just the fish in the shot, and to see the true aquascape of the lake. Keep them coming...please.

:D

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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by cyatide » Sun May 01, 2011 5:09 pm

Thank you, Benoit, even if you are doing we all become green with envy :lol:

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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by Benoit » Sun May 01, 2011 11:23 pm

We must go then!
:lol:

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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by Thomas Andersen » Mon May 02, 2011 2:59 am

Merci! :)

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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by Creepy85 » Mon May 02, 2011 7:45 am

Nice pics and Shots...

do you know about the "new" Film from Siegfried Loose(German Featherfin Speacialist)...he is filming around the Tanzanian Coastline from Kambwimba to Kigoma....

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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by Benoit » Tue May 03, 2011 4:21 pm

Some landscapes chosen.

Maswa.
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Lubengela.
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Kalilani.
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Sunrise Kalago.
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At Kabwe.
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Near Kabogo.
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Near Helembe.
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Maswa area.
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See you later ...

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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by Piotr Koba » Thu May 05, 2011 9:29 am

I'm amazed. Thanks for sharing. It must have been a fantastic adventure for you and your friends. :D
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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by Benoit » Thu May 05, 2011 11:32 am

OOOh yeah !
A real trip well lived, in Africa without our facility materialities. :)

I return to the lake in September for the southern Tanzania.

A dream fulfilled.

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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by Benoit » Mon Jun 06, 2011 1:14 am

:idea: Coming soon ...

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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by Creepy85 » Mon Jun 06, 2011 7:37 am

Availible also in englisch?

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Re: 400 km along the coast of Tanzania.

Post by Benoit » Mon Jun 06, 2011 10:29 am

Hi, certainly with subtitling, English, German, Spanish.

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