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Scientists Have Discovered Over 200 New Species In 2018

And Here Are Some Of Our Favorites

Researchers at the California Academy of Sciences and their international collaborators have discovered 229 new species of plants and animals this year. The list of animal discoveries includes a new frog, a new snake, and a new seahorse, as well as two tardigrades, three sharks, four eels, seven spiders, 19 fishes (including a neon-colored one), 28 ants, 34 sea slugs, and a whopping 120 wasps. On the plant side, there are seven new flowering plants, one liverwort, and one moss. Read more

December 27, 2018 |

Wonders of the Sea 3D Coming to a Theater Near You

Source: Robert Frerck –

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jean-Michel Cousteau have teamed up to bring you Wonders of the Sea, an inspiring 85 minute underwater documentary. Wonders of the Sea follows famed filmmaker Jean-Michel Cousteau and his children Celine and Fabien on a voyage of unknown, underwater discovery. Read more

December 26, 2018 |




February 21 – March 2, 2019
April 6 – 15, 2019

Dr. Carlos Sanchez
Socorro Islands – Pelagic & Reef Diversity
$3300 per person, quad occupancy

Join the amazing crew of the Quino El Guardian and Dr. Carlos Sanchez-Ortiz (UABCS) on one of the most inspiring dive adventures of your lifetime! Read more

December 16, 2018 |

New find could help save Galapagos hammerhead sharks

The sharks give birth in secluded bays that scientists worry may be exposed to fishing.

Hammerhead sharks, with their unique, wide-eyed appearance, are among the most iconic species in the Galapagos. But as the sharks become increasingly endangered, scientists are searching for ways to help their population rebound. Read more

October 29, 2018 |

Top 5 Marine Invasive Species


Roll Out the Unwelcome Mat for these Underwater Residents

Source: Blue Ocean Network by Laurie Wilson

Invasive Species

Every year, the U.S. has “National Invasive Species Awareness Week“. Why do they take an entire week to talk about plant and animal species that take up residency in non-native habitats?  Not all immigrants stir up trouble, but those defined as invasive marine species can put ecosystems, economies and human health at risk. Read more

September 6, 2018 |

Subway Watersports Donates Boat to Roatan Marine Park

We are proud to help the Roatan Marine Parkdonating resources to enable more patrols covering and protecting more of our beautiful island and its underwater environment!

Subway Watersports, the on-site dive operation at Turquoise Bay Dive Resort on Roatan, Honduras, recently donated a 27-ft boat to the Roatan Marine Park to assist in that organization’s efforts to protect the vital Roatan marine environment. The boat, named the “Isabelle Sirenna”, was immediately put to use by Marine Park Officials who now regularly patrol the Northeastern sector of the island near where Turquoise Bay is located. Read more

August 15, 2018 |
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