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Curious about Cuttlefish

Curious about Cuttlefish

3 July, 2014 at 4:41 pm 0 comments

Cuttlefish are pretty strange creatures. As a diver, you’re used to seeing unusual animals underwater, but cuttlefish have been around for over 500 million years and are unlike any other animal in the ocean. Cuttlefish are found in oceans all over the world, usually in shallow reefs and marine channels. […]

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PADI Critter Encounters Contest Finalists

PADI Critter Encounters Contest Finalists

25 June, 2014 at 8:53 pm 0 comments

Throughout the month of June, entries for our Critter Encounters Facebook contest were received from many of the worlds greatest diving locations from both amateur and experienced photographers. Some of the marine life photographed included Dugongs, Pygmy Seahorse, Clownfish, Hawksbill Turtles, Pufferfish and many more. Given the quality of photos received, picking only three winners […]

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5 reasons why Nudibranchs aren’t boring

5 reasons why Nudibranchs aren’t boring

9 May, 2014 at 8:20 am 0 comments

For some reason, Nudibranchs – also known as sea slugs – are often associated with being boring. Maybe that’s due to their land counterparts, the slug, but more than likely it’s because divers just don’t know enough about these incredible creatures. Here are just five reasons why nudibranchs deserve extra […]

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PADI Critter Encounters Contest

PADI Critter Encounters Contest

30 April, 2014 at 5:03 pm 0 comments

Have you taken a marine critter photo that will amaze, captivate or inspire others? Do you have a passion for underwater photography? Like winning stuff…? We have a fantastic opportunity for enthusiasts such as yourself to showcase your greatest underwater photography for all 1 million+ PADI Facebook Fans to appreciate […]

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Get to know the Leafy Sea Dragon

Get to know the Leafy Sea Dragon

9 April, 2014 at 8:29 pm 0 comments

Many underwater creatures are masters of disguise. With predators abound and only so far to flee, many opt to hide. The leafy sea dragon looks just as you would assume. The sea dragon blends in with the underwater leaves of seaweed. It is adorned with leaf-shaped appendages and they often […]

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Squid Facts for Scuba Divers

Squid Facts for Scuba Divers

17 December, 2013 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

Sharks and turtles get a lot of love from divers, (and for good reason), but today we’re going to give some attention to our friend the squid. 2013 was a good year for squid enthusiasts – most notably the first video of a giant squid. There are more than 300 species […]

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