Category: Marine Species

lionfish
Marine Species In the Water

Marine Species: The Lionfish

Photogenic and poisonous, the sometimes-invasive invasive lionfish is as beautiful as it is unwelcome on Caribbean reefs.

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ugliest ocean creatures
Marine Species In the Water

Eight Ugliest Ocean Creatures

Although we hesitate to use the word “ugly,” it’s true that some of the ocean’s citizens are less fetching than others. Here then are our picks for the eight ugliest ocean creatures.

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Coral Biology
Marine Species In the Water

Coral Biology: Part I

It’s easy to think of corals as the background on your dives, but if you learn about coral biology, you’ll be amazed at the diversity in front of your eyes.

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Cuttlefish
Marine Species In the Water

Marine Species: Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish are a favorite among underwater photographers because of their amazing capacity for color changes. Here are a few characteristics of these unique cephalopods.

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New stuff
Ray Mutilation

Locals Take a Stand over Ray Mutilation and Slaughter

Local divers and ocean lovers in Melbourne, Australia have started a campaign in Port Phillip Bay to put a stop to illegal ray mutilation and slaughter.
by Guest Author
Best Diving in New Caledonia

Best Diving in New Caledonia

Tiny New Caledonia, in the South Pacific between Brisbane, Australia and Fiji, is a diver’s paradise. Here’s a peek at the best diving in New Caledonia.
by Kathryn Curzon
frogfish

Marine Species: Frogfish

A diver and photographer favorite, frogfish have a reputation of being hard to find. What’s the best way to spot one of these distinctive fish on a dive?
by Hélène Reynaud
Dive Safety Equipment

Top Five Pieces of Dive Safety Equipment

These top five pieces of dive safety equipment can help make your dives more comfortable, stress-free and, potentially, save the day.
by Marcus Knight