As a scuba diver, you get the opportunity to encounter all kinds of animals and marine life. Scuba diving underwater is akin to visiting another world, however what you’re able to see is largely dictated by factors such as visibility, time of year, geographic location and sometimes just plain luck. Although […]Read more ›
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Are you looking for more detailed information about specific underwater critters or animals? Do you need help identifying critters you saw on a dive? The Critter Finder feature on ScubaEarth shows detailed information and great photos of just about any animal you’ll see underwater. Start exploring Critter Finder by clicking […]Read more ›
A long, not-so-lost relative of the leafy sea dragon, the weedy sea dragon is a sight you won’t want to miss – if you can spot one, that is! These masters of camouflage know how to blend right in with their environment so they are not spotted by predators. Their leaf-like appendages grow […]Read more ›
Just like the age-old “You say ‘tomato,’ I say ‘tomahto’” debate, there are many ways to say the same thing. Whether it is a dialect or accent that makes a word sound different or it really is a completely different word, the meaning doesn’t change. It isn’t just fruits that […]Read more ›
Some creatures simply detect electric fields and use electricity to navigate, while others create their own electricity. All muscles have the potential to generate some amount of electricity. In these aquatic creatures, however, certain muscle cells have evolved into cells called electrocytes, and these generate much higher voltages than ordinary muscle […]Read more ›
The oceans are a magical place. Most divers know that once you take the plunge, you are thrust into a completely different world. The rules of gravity change, colours take on a different look and the creatures are unlike anything seen on land. One marine creature that has captivated humans for […]Read more ›