After rereading the Seychelles News Agency's article about 2015's first cabin cruise expedition to the outer islands, we recalled the omnivorous grouper's story.
“One of the most exciting aspects of an expedition cruise is the fact that natural events and sightings can help shape the journey. So it is expected that no two expeditions will be exactly alike, because weather, tides and chance encounters with nature will influence day-to-day activities.
The Aldabra lagoon is usually filled to the brim with fish, since the Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF) which manages Aldabra, has imposed a total ban on fishing near the atoll." Last year a giant brownish grouper - over two metres long - swallowed one of our clients’ underwater cameras.
The full article, written by John Lablache and Hajira Amla (A once-in-a-lifetime journey – cruise operator resumes trips to far-flung Aldabra Group, January 15, 2015) is available on the Seychelles News Agency's webpage.