Category: Marine Species

deepest diving animals
Marine Species In the Water

Top Five Deepest Diving Animals

As divers, we spend a lot of time thinking about depth. But how deep can nature’s deepest diving animals go? The answer will amaze you.

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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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right whale
Marine Species Conservation In the Water

Right Whale Sightings at an All-Time Low

Concern is rising after all-time low sightings of the endangered North Atlantic right whale during their 2017 winter breeding season.

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Weedy Seadragon
Marine Species In the Water

Marine Species: Weedy Seadragon

The whimsical-looking weedy seadragon lives only along the coast of southeastern Australia. What’s the best way for a diver to see one?

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New stuff
Vobster Quay

Virgin Start-Up Backed Company Creating Artificial Reef at Vobster Quay

A Virgin Start-Up-backed company, ARC Marine, is creating an artificial reef at premier U.K. dive site Vobster Quay in 2017.
by Kathryn Curzon
using a compass underwater

Using a Compass Underwater

Many divers stop learning about underwater navigation after their first open-water course. But using a compass underwater properly is a vital skill.
by Marcus Knight
Snorkel When Scuba Diving

Should You Wear a Snorkel When Scuba Diving?

We’re not going to solve the age-old argument of whether you should wear a snorkel when scuba diving, but will offer a list of pros and cons to help you decide.
by Hélène Reynaud

Best Dive Sites in Scapa Flow

In the Scottish Highlands, a remote, sheltered stretch of water around the Orkney Islands is home to Scapa Flow, with some of the best dive sites in Britain.
by Guest Author Chris Vyvyan-Robinson