Post Tagged with: "Marine Life"

The 500 Million Year Old Nautilus

The 500 Million Year Old Nautilus

29 January, 2015 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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What’s in a name? 11 Sea Creatures that Look Exactly How They Sound

What’s in a name? 11 Sea Creatures that Look Exactly How They Sound

25 November, 2014 at 3:04 am Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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The Best Places to Dive with Dolphins

The Best Places to Dive with Dolphins

5 November, 2014 at 8:39 pm Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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Stonefish: The Most Venomous Fish in the World

Stonefish: The Most Venomous Fish in the World

7 October, 2014 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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PADI Divers Rescue Two Green Sea Turtles

PADI Divers Rescue Two Green Sea Turtles

19 September, 2014 at 12:15 am Comments are Disabled

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, […]

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Finding out facts about Nemo

Finding out facts about Nemo

22 August, 2014 at 1:33 pm Comments are Disabled

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 […]

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