Abalone Divers in Mendocino

Swarms of abalone divers descended on the Mendocino Coast for an exceptionally low tide at dawn. The numbers were staggering, with hundreds of cars parked at every coastal access point . Abalone poaching is an issue in this area, according to local divers we ran into, so you always hope the take is legit.

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Taken on June 23, 2009