Category: Marine Species

smooth hammerheads
Marine Species Travel

Snorkeling with Smooth Hammerheads in the Azores

Snorkeling with smooth hammerheads in the Azores takes patience, but the wait is worth it when these shy sharks come out to play.

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southern california sea life
Dive Locations Marine Species Travel

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.

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scorpionfish
In the Water Marine Species

Marine Species: Scorpionfish

A master of camouflage, there is much more to the scorpionfish than meets the eye.

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hammerhead shark
Marine Species

Marine Species: Hammerhead Shark

It’s got one of the (arguably) weirdest faces in the ocean, and the hammerhead shark is on nearly every diver’s bucket list.

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New stuff

Tulagi: the Perfect Choice for Rust and Reefs

Cross the famous watery graveyard of Iron Bottom Sound from Honiara, capital of the Solomon Islands, and you’ll find a hidden gem for lovers of wrecks and reefs: Tulagi.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith
dive limits

Training Fundamentals: Following Recommended Dive Limits

Each qualification has recommended dive limits for depth or activity. Why are the limits there? Why is it wise to follow them?
by Marcus Knight
diving fix

How to Get Your Diving Fix While on Lockdown

If, like us, you’re spending most of your time at home right now, there are still ways get your diving fix — and stay connected to the rest of the diving community.
by Yvonne Press
cleaning dive gear

Cleaning Dive Gear in Times of Covid-19

When it comes to cleaning dive gear, our biggest worry is usually removing saltwater. As the world tries to slow the spread of Covid 19, keeping gear clean has taken on a whole new meaning.
by Yvonne Press