Over 40 years of frequent diving have taught the author how to catch, clean, and cook exceptional ocean fare, from worldwide slimy sea cucumbers to the Northwest's highly valued giant geoduck clams, and from huge Alaskan crabs to tasty Australian abalones. Various diving adventure stories (sharks! sea snakes! octopus! wolf eels!), plus 50 color photos, 18 YouTube videos, and 23 of his favorite recipes, pass that uniquely valuable knowledge on to the reader.
He describes how the pure wonderment of being lost in constellations of moon jellyfish, or being blinded by the darkness of swimming underneath giant rays or whales, can create the more subtle dangers of distraction and disorientation.
Scuba diving is by far the most fun and efficient way to harvest all types of seafood seldom found in stores or restaurants. Any true fresh seafood fan or scuba diver will certainly love this absorbing book of undersea and culinary exploits.