Nudibranchs!

Nudibranchs!

Nudibranchs, colloquially called “sea slugs”, are the candy of the sea. With over 3,000 described species – and counting –, the incredible variations in their colours and shapes seem like what would happen if a glass blower teamed up with a...

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Wetsuit or Not to Wetsuit?

Wetsuit or Not to Wetsuit?

In my diving life around parts of the world I have worn an array of underwater attire, from long johns underneath a dry suit in water that was 4 degrees to rash vest and board shorts in 27 degrees. Depending on the air temperature usually makes...

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Roda Reef

Roda Reef

For a few months, all the staff from Dive Timor Lorosae have been working hard on building an Artificial Reef at Tasi Tolu. A what??… Wikipedia describes it as “An Artificial Reef is a human-made underwater structure, typically built...

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Shark of the Month – Lemon Shark

Shark of the Month – Lemon Shark

The latest Shark of the Month blog from Shark Guardian Found in sub tropical and tropical waters in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, the lemon shark can grow to approximately 3 metres in length and weigh approximately 90 kilograms. It is from the...

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Shark of the Month – Thresher Shark

Shark of the Month – Thresher Shark

The latest Shark of the Month blog from Shark Guardian There are 3 species of thresher shark and all tend to be solitary creatures. Although they do not appear to be a threat to humans there have been reports of divers being hit by their tail!...

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Scuba Masks: How Many Windows Do I Need?

Scuba Masks: How Many Windows Do I Need?

Scuba masks come in all shapes, sizes, colors and styles. But one choice you may be faced with when choosing your next mask is should I go for two frames or one? While the comfort and fit of a mask is the most essential, finding an aesthetically...

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Amazing Seahorses

Amazing Seahorses

Seahorses have a horse-like head, a monkey-like tail, a kangaroo-like pouch, and chameleon-like eyes !!! But even if they look very different, they are FISH!!! But this kind of fish that doesn’t really swim very well… one species, the...

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Sea Snakes – To Fear or Not To Fear…

Sea Snakes – To Fear or Not To Fear…

Lately, after a number of sightings of sea snakes, we had the debate about how dangerous these graceful creatures really are and here is what we found. Sea snakes are highly venomous. They paralyse their prey by biting them and injecting venom...

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The History of Scuba Diving

The History of Scuba Diving

The History of Scuba diving goes back through the centuries! People have been diving underwater throughout the ages, probably for as long as people have been swimming… It may not have been Scuba but it is the beginnings of the quest...

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