Due to their distinct stripes, unusual name and, of course, the movie Finding Nemo, clownfish are one of the planet’s most popular fish and commonly sought out by divers exploring the underwater world. But while Nemo might be a well-known name, many people, including scuba divers, actually know very little […]Read more ›
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While many underwater creatures have strategies to protect themselves from harm, such as camouflage, not all have methods for protecting their young, too. Mouthbrooders, however, are well-known for their ability to care for and protect their offspring, largely due to a very unusual technique. Mouthbrooders protect their young by using […]Read more ›
SUNREEF Mooloolaba has launched an Australian first – the opportunity to swim with the captivating humpback whales. Australians have long had a love affair with these gentle giants and now people have the opportunity to see them from a very different perspective on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Sunreef Whale Encounter Supervisor, […]Read more ›
It can be a pretty freaky experience for divers watching on, but the annual Spider Crab Migration in Port Philip Bay, Australia is an important time for these marine animals. During the Australian autumn and winter months when the water cools, the crabs congregate in their thousands and begin their march, […]Read more ›
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. […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›