I joined Sue and big Mark (from the Byron Bay Dive Centre) and (to avoid missing anyone) the Seaworld crew, Marine Parks and Fisheries aboard the Seaworld boat this morning for a rescue attempt. My job was videographer for the underwater part of the operation. All of the shark wrangling was done by Seaworld staff.
This article will hopefully be of interest to divers considering a career in commercial diving or wishing to complete a commercial course for other reasons. Hopefully it will give you a bit of an insight into what to expect.
The Hotsuit kidney belts come with a neoprene belt that goes around the abdomen and separate chemical heat packs that slides into the belt and sits in the small of the back. They generate heat through a chemical reaction that is started by pressing a small button in the middle of the pack.
This shot was taken near the bubble cave on the western side of North Solitary Island. The fish is obviously a red rock cod I'm not sure what species of nudibranch (maybe a member of the family elysiidae or stiligeridae?). If you're that small you want to be pretty sure you're not on the menu before wondering around on a fishes upper lip!