Category: Marine Species

Flamboyant Cuttlefish
Marine Species

Marine Species: Flamboyant Cuttlefish

One of the smallest yet most colorful of its species, the flamboyant cuttlefish lives up to its name.

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Plating Corals
Conservation Marine Species

Introduction to Plating Corals of the Indo-Pacific

Plating corals are some of the most common on Indo-Pacific reefs. Here’s your guide to identifying them on your next dive.

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Sea Otters
Conservation Marine Species

Sea Otters in Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary

Northern sea otters are recolonizing Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. NOAA Nancy Foster Scholar Jessica Hale is studying their habits.

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Pygmy Seahorse
Marine Species

Marine Species: Pygmy Seahorse

One of the hardest critters to spot, the pygmy seahorse is a fascinating creature. Let’s look at a few attributes of this tiny yet spectacular animal.

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wreck diving in Europe

Best Wreck Diving in Europe

In the last of our six-part series on the world’s most dive-able wrecks, we’re highlighting the best wreck diving in Europe.
by Juanita Pienaar
ornate ghost pipefish

Marine Species: Ghost Pipefish

Within the pipefish family, ghost pipefish are something special, and always a treat to see on a dive. Here we’ll look at four well-known species.
by Hélène Reynaud
Ashkhabad

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: the Ashkhabad

This year, Scuba Diver Life and NOAA are partnering to profile 12 different ships in the Graveyard of the Atlantic. This month we’ll visit the Ashkhabad.
by Rebecca Strauss
Reef Rescue Network

The Reef Rescue Network

The Perry Institute for Marine Science is a nonprofit organization committed to protecting the oceans. To that end, they’ve created the Reef Rescue Network.
by Hayley-Jo Carr