A member of the cephalopod family, the Nautilus is like a swimming snail with tentacles. This living fossil has changed very little in the past 500 million years. Slow to mature and slow to maneuver, the Nautilus can live to be 100 years old. Even with poor vision the Nautilus […]Read more ›
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Have you ever wondered why we call a shark a “shark” or a turtle a “turtle?” While some animals seem to have a random name, the following 11 sea creatures were obviously named after their appearance. Read on to learn fun facts about these fascinating sea creatures: Jellyfish These soft-bodied […]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 ›
In the underwater world, you don’t have to be the largest creature to be the biggest threat. The stonefish, which reaches an average length of 30 to 40 centimetres and up to 2 kg / 5 lbs in weight, is the most venomous fish in the world having venomous sacs on […]Read more ›
While holidaying in Nicaragua, PADI Rescue Diver and former paramedic Chris Skone-Roberts gave his scuba diving certification level a new meaning. Rather than having to come to the aid of a fellow scuba diver, Chris came to the aid of underwater companions of a different kind – two giant green sea turtles, […]Read more ›
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 ›