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Marcus Knight

Marcus Knight

Marcus Knight (aka “The Scuba Monkey”) first dived during the ‘90s and was bitten by the scuba bug. During the years that followed, Marcus became absorbed in diving and, today, is a Master Instructor for both PADI and SSI.

With over a decade as a professional diver, Marcus has lived and taught
scuba around the world, including Australia, Asia, the Mediterranean Sea and the wreck heaven of Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands. Check out his website here.

Stories by Marcus
diving in strong currents
Training New to Scuba In the Water

Dive Training Fundamentals: Diving in Strong Currents

Drift diving can be exhilarating. But if there is a strong current, you must keep these factors in mind to dive safely.

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fish ID
Marine Species Resources In the Water

Basic Fish ID: Part II

With over 20,000 species of fish, it can be hard to know what you’re seeing underwater. Here’s the second of a two-part series on basic fish ID for 10 different common marine-life families.

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Basic Fish ID
Marine Species In the Water

Basic Fish ID: Part I

With over 20,000 different species of fish it can be hard to know what you’re looking at when you dive. Here’s the first of a two-part series on basic fish ID for 10 different families of commonly seen aquatic life.

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PADI Advanced Open Water Adventure Dives
Training In the Water

Choosing Your PADI Advanced Open Water Adventure Dives

The PADI Advanced Open Water course offers a choice of three different adventure dives to complete your course. Which should you choose?

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New stuff
Cetacean Captivity

Vancouver Votes to Ban Cetacean Captivity at City Aquarium

The Vancouver board of parks and recreation voted in March to ban the importation and display of captive cetaceans at Vancouver Aquarium
by Kathryn Curzon
filmmaker rob stewart

Family of Conservationist and Filmmaker Rob Stewart Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The family of recently deceased Canadian conservationist and director Rob Stewart has filed a wrongful death lawsuit
by Kathryn Curzon
Coral Nurseries

Cayman’s Coral Nurseries Thriving With Attention and TLC

The Cayman Coral nursery program launched on Earth Day 2016 with high hopes for success. How is it doing now?
by Guest Author
Wyland tank

Original Wyland Tank Up for Auction

Renowned marine artist Wyland is auctioning off an original painted scuba tank, with the proceeds going to charity.
by Shelley Collett