Category: Marine Species

sea cucumber
Marine Species

Marine Species: Sea Cucumber

The sea cucumber may not be the most glamorous animal, but for as common as they are underwater, most divers know little about them.

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thresher shark
Marine Species

Marine Species: Thresher Shark

One of the easiest sharks to identify underwater — thanks to its huge tail—the thresher shark is on many a bucket list. But why is that tail so long anyway?

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macro life on the great barrier reef
Marine Species Travel

Macro Life on the Great Barrier Reef

Well-known for clear water and schooling fish, the macro life on the Great Barrier Reef is amazing too. Here are a few of our favorite critters to look for.

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eel
Marine Species

Eel Roundup: Top Five Favorites

There are more than 800 known eel species, including both fresh- and saltwater species. Here’s a look at a few of our favorites.

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sea cucumber

Marine Species: Sea Cucumber

The sea cucumber may not be the most glamorous animal, but for as common as they are underwater, most divers know little about them.
by Rebecca Strauss
Covid-19 disinfection

COVID-19 Diving Precautions and Practices: Protecting Yourself and Others

Divers around the world are wondering how to move forward in these uncertain times. Here are some updated COVID-19 diving precautions courtesy of DAN.
by Guest Author
Mergui Archipelago

The Best Diving in the Mergui Archipelago

The Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar offers some of Southeast Asia’s best diving, and chances are you’ll have sites all to yourself.
by Guest Author
blue and mako sharks

Diving with Blue and Mako Sharks in South Africa

You’ll cover some serious nautical miles when diving with blue and mako sharks in South Africa — but the long boat ride will be well worth it.
by Guest Author