Category: Marine Species

Marine Species

Hagfish (Myxine Glutinosa)

The Hagfish is a unique fish that can literally tie itself into a knot to rid itself of it’s excess slime.

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Pacific Angelshark
Marine Species

The Pacific Angelshark

The Pacific Angel Shark looks something like a squashed shark mixed with a ray. This type of shark spends a majority of it’s time on the sea floor, not moving for days, as it is an ambush predator.

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Marine Species

The Snubfin Dolphin

The species was not known to exist before 2005, when it was first scientifically described.

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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