Category: Marine Species

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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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mandarinfish
Marine Species

Marine Species: Mandarinfish

You would think that with its stained-glass coloration, it would be easy to spot mandarinfish. But you’d be wrong.

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New stuff
Shark Feeding Dives

The PADI AWARE Shark Conservation Specialty

If you’re interested in sharks, the PADI AWARE Shark Conservation specialty course might be a good fit.
by Hélène Reynaud
meandering corals

Introduction to Meandering Corals of the Indo-Pacific

Meandering corals are often called brain corals because they form round colonies resembling brains. Learn how to tell them apart with our guide here.
by Nicole Helgason
Mexico scuba diving

The Best Scuba Diving in Mexico

We know it’s a broad category, with such a diverse range of animals and geography, but here are our picks for some of the best scuba diving in Mexico.
by Juanita Pienaar
manta bommie

Diving Manta Bommie in Brisbane

Mantas: the Maldives, Komodo, Bali, Raja Ampat…and Brisbane? That’s right, you can see mantas just offshore from Brisbane at a fantastic site called Manta Bommie.
by Deborah Dickson-Smith