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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New stuff
single use plastic

Canada Bans Cetaceans in Captivity — and Single-Use Plastic

Good news coming out of Canada: the country has passed legislation to ban breeding or keeping cetaceans in captivity — and all single-use plastics by 2021
by Rebecca Strauss
Tobruk

Diving the ex-HMAS Tobruk in Queensland

Just when you thought scuba diving in Queensland couldn’t get any better, you've got to add the enormous ex-HMAS Tobruk to your bucket list.
by Guest Author
Rebreather Diving

The ABCs of Technical Diving: Q through T

Here’s the next in our series on the ABCs of technical diving, starting with Q for questions and ending with T for turn pressure.
by Yvonne Press
F.W. Abrams

Preserving America’s Underwater Battlefield: F.W. Abrams

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 F.W. Abrams.
by Guest Author