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Matt Testoni

Matt Testoni

Matt Testoni is an underwater photograher/writer who lives in Melbourne, Australia. He is passionate about everything to do with the ocean and the creatures that call it home. It doesn't matter if the water is 4 degrees or 40 C, Matt is always excited and ready to jump in. After graduating university as a marine biologist and learning to dive in 2010, he became and instructor in 2014. Soon after, he bought his first camera and has never looked back since. Sharing the ocean and helping people understand how amazing and special it is drives him on a daily basis. Check out more of his work at his website: www.mtunderwatermedia.com.

Stories by Matt
Florida Keys History of Diving Museum
Fun stuff Travel

Visiting the Florida Keys History of Diving Museum

Perched on the side of the highway about halfway down the Florida Keys, sits a must-stop for divers: the Florida Keys History of Diving Museum.

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Quetta
Travel Wrecks

Diving the RMS Quetta

Diving the Quetta, a huge shipwreck from the 1880s, will bring you face to face with amazing marine life everywhere you look.

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Great Detached Reef
Dive Locations Travel

Diving the Great Detached Reef

The Great Detached Reef is a little-known location on the Great Barrier Reef almost as far north as you can go. What’s it like?

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best diving in socorro
Dive Locations Travel

Best Diving in Socorro

Sitting 270 miles off the west coast of Mexico, the Revillagigedo Islands are well-known to divers. Here’s some of the best diving in Socorro Island, the most famous among them.

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New stuff
Great Barrier Reef

Mission Complete: The Great Barrier Reef Survey

Marine biologist and underwater photographer Johnny Gaskell recently explored the Great Barrier Reef in search of the truth on its current condition.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith
southern california sea life

A Beginner’s Guide to Southern California Sea Life

Beneath the waves lies a wonderland — Southern California sea life inhabits a magical realm, including forests, canyons and caves. Here are some highlights.
by Frankie Grant
sawfish

Sharks and Rays on the IUCN Red List

The IUCN Red List was established to track threatened species. Unfortunately, 28 sharks and rays appear on the list. Here’s the lowdown on 20 of them.
by Juanita Pienaar
Sebastian

Saving Sebastian — A Story With a Happy Ending

Tired of hearing tear-inducing awful news? Check out Sebastian the crab's story — with a happy ending.
by Beth McCrea