LET’S GET THE FACTS STRAIGHT ABOUT THOSE TWO SHARK CAGE ACCIDENTS
What actually happened: First off, the incidents did not occur on the same vessel.
Baiting the water during a cage dives is not illegal in Guadalupe.
What is illegal is baiting on, over or too close to a dive cage.
What rules were broken?
The Frogfish is a master of disguise and full of surprises.
From their adaptive colors, shapes and elasticity, to their hunting equipment and mobility, these ambush predators have over 45 species ranging from 1/8 inch to 22 inches in size. They’re often seen perched or hanging from corals and sponges at various angles while they wait for prey.
Video by Marco Vincent Dive Resort Music by Paul McCartney – The Frog song This video contains some species of Frog fish that are found in the waters of the Philippines.
This Adorable Sea Slug Eats So Much Algae It Can Photosynthesize.
It’s a sheep! It’s a cow! No, it’s Costasiella kuroshimae (or ‘Leaf Sheep’ for short). This adorable little sea slug, whose beady eyes and cute feelers make it look like a cartoon sheep, feeds on algae – just like the real thing!
Introducing Derawan Dive Lodge
Derawan Islands, Kalimantan, Indonesia. National Geographic Traveler Best Trips 2014. You jump into tranquil and crystal-clean turquoise water to hang out with as many turtles as you can imagine. If the reef and turtles start to bore you, visit the nearby manta ray spot or swim with stingless jelly fish in the atoll at Kakaban Island.
There are few alcohols that have the transformative power of rum. The multicoloured tapestry of rum styles spanning the Caribbean, Central and South America is as rich as the history and culture that encircles this great spirit.
FACT: There is even a National Rum Day, August 16
PAPUA EXPLORER RESORT by Firedivegear
Raja Ampat, Indonesia: My new favorite dive sites on Earth! I’ve been to the four corners of the world and this has the best overall diving I’ve seen anywhere. Great vis, beautiful reefs, and lots of fish. Fam reef and Crossover sites are an absolute must see. Staff was very accommodating. Dive and boat crews were exceptional. If you want stunning diving, go to Papua Explorers
Fluorescence is a truly magical effect: It transforms light from one wavelength to another and it will also transform your Night Dive. Some species of coral and other marine animals fluoresce under certain wavelengths of light due to fluorescent photoproteins in their tissues
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Simple strategies for smoother, worry-free travel.
The words “tourist” and “traveler” are often used interchangeably, but for seasoned globetrotters they carry distinctive meanings. While a traveler seeks out the unfamiliar and the uncomfortable, a tourist stays in his comfort zone, sticks to major cities and enjoys staying at hotels with amenities that rival those at home. And unlike tourists, travelers seek culturally immersive experiences and venture off the beaten path and, in turn, are rewarded with meaningful and enriching experiences.
Learn PRO TIPS for traveling smarter.
Divers who maintain a good level of cardio respiratory fitness reduce the risks associated with scuba diving and improve overall diving performance.
Along with the proper gear, divers must also prepare with proper training, including physical fitness. Safety and performance for diving includes preparing for the varied physical effort required above and below the surface, training the body to cope with the stresses of pressure at depth, and maintaining good health to reduce risk associated with diving.
Yes, people do eat lionfish and they are delicious! … and is great for many reasons:
Eating non-native lionfish is good for the environment It is the ultimate in responsible seafood selections because removing lionfish helps our reefs and native fish stocks recover from environmental pressures, lionfish predation and overfishing. Eating non-native lionfish into extinction would, in this case, be a very good thing
Eating lionfish is a healthier choice than most other fish
Eating lionfish means that you are putting money back into the local economy, joining an important cause and supporting worthy people!