Post Tagged with: "Marine Life"

What about whales?

What about whales?

22 July, 2015 at 1:00 am Comments are Disabled

Several things have to happen for a scuba diver to be lucky enough to see a whale in the wild. They have to be in the right place (that means research and a well-versed diving operation who knows the migration patterns of whales in their area) at the right time […]

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The Best Places to Swim With Sirenia

The Best Places to Swim With Sirenia

7 July, 2015 at 8:03 am Comments are Disabled

You’ve heard legends of enchanting mermaids who lure sailors to veer off course. These stories came from Greek mythology and were told in Christopher Columbus’s time, landing in what is now the Dominican Republic. What could have possibly conjured up stories of a creature that was half fish, half woman? Historians now believe that the legends came from lonely, scurvy-ravaged […]

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5 Reasons Why We Love Cold Water Diving

5 Reasons Why We Love Cold Water Diving

16 June, 2015 at 3:04 am Comments are Disabled

From wolf eels to seals, from the clearest viz to the lowest temps, we celebrate what makes cold water diving the best.

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Scuba Diving the Biodiverse East Timor

Scuba Diving the Biodiverse East Timor

5 June, 2015 at 3:57 pm Comments are Disabled

Located in the coral triangle, East Timor offers divers with an abundance of colourful corals and tropical marine life. With its rich history, tropical waters, beautiful landscapes and friendly locals, East Timor is a fantastic destination for divers and non-divers alike. Expect to see large pods of dolphins (especially off […]

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Why the Wolf Eel is the “Shrek” of the Sea

Why the Wolf Eel is the “Shrek” of the Sea

18 May, 2015 at 4:22 pm Comments are Disabled

Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, there lived a giant, gnarly-looking creature who was strong, like The Hulk, and unattractive, like your aunt’s Christmas sweater. Many were afraid of him and assumed he was mean. Wait. Why are we talking about the animated film character Shrek […]

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8 Facts About the Pom-Pom Crab

8 Facts About the Pom-Pom Crab

14 May, 2015 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

The Lybia crab is a species of small crab in the family Xanthidae. It is also referred to as Hawaiian boxer crab, pom-pom crab, cheerleader crab, mosaic boxer crab among many other nicknames. The crabs are known for their signature move of always carrying a small living sea anemone around in each of its […]

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