Category: Marine Species

Giant Cuttlefish Aggregation in Whyalla (Photo credit: Nadia Aly)
Dive Locations In the Water Marine Species Travel

Sex in the Sea: Giant Cuttlefish Aggregation in Whyalla

Every year between May and July, giant Australian cuttlefish aggregate by the thousands in South Australia. It’s one giant orgy — and a spectacular sight to see.

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Angelsharks "EP6D0354.jpg" by alwayslaurenj is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0
In the Water Marine Species

Diving with Angelsharks in the Canary Islands

Bearing a strong resemblance to rays thanks to their flat bodies and broad pectoral fins, angelsharks are easily spotted on dives in the Canary Islands.

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Photo by [http://www.piscoweb.org/who/techs/cgotschalk.html Chris Gotschalk]
In the Water Marine Species

Marine Species: Basking Shark

The basking shark is the second-largest shark species in the world, and also one of the most unique. What makes it so cool?

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encrusting corals
Conservation In the Water Marine Species

Introduction to Encrusting Corals of the Indo-Pacific

Properly identifying coral can add another dimension to any reef dive. Today we’ll introduce encrusting corals of the Indo-Pacific and offer tips for identification.

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best shore dives in Sydney

Best Shore Dives in Sydney

While it’s famous for topside attractions, there are worthwhile stops beneath the water in Sydney as well. Here are our picks for the best shore dives in Sydney.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith
Dive into the Pink

Dive Into the Pink Announces Winners of Third Annual Photo Competition

Nonprofit organization Dive into the Pink is delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 Think Pink underwater imaging competition.
by Rebecca Strauss
dangerous dive sites

Training Fundamentals: Dangerous Dive Sites

Scuba accidents are thankfully relatively rare. However, some places have reputations as dangerous dive sites. Why? Should we be diving them?
by Marcus Knight
U-85

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: U-85

This year, Scuba Diver Life and NOAA are partnering to profile 12 different ships in the Graveyard of the Atlantic. This month we visit the U-85.
by Guest Author