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Bobtail Squid (Euprymna berryi)

One day and an Evening in Subic Bay – Philippines Underwater Photos   Several days spent teaching an ‘Intro to Doubles’ course in Subic Bay.  Then some fun diving..and my opportunity to get the camera wet (Sony Cybershot T-20). The wreck sites were closed by the Harbour Authority, so it was a great chance to […]

Hazardous Marine Life – The ‘Demon Stinger’. (Inimicus Sp.) Inimicus is a genus of venomous fishes, closely related to the true stonefishes.  These benthic fishes are found on sandy or siltysubstrates of lagoon and seaward reefs, in coastal regions of tropical oceans. They are collectively known by various common names, including Bearded Ghoul, Sea Goblin, Spiny Devilfish, Devil Stinger, Indian Walkman and Stingfish. Lifestyle and peculiar habits Demon Stinger is an ambush predators. They are nocturnal and […]

technical diving subic bay philipines

Dive Philippines ! This video was shot and produced by ‘Yaggit Diver’ and truly showcases the amazing marine biodiversity and spectacular scuba diving available in the heart of the ‘coral triangle’.

cone snail philippines

Cone Shell Hunting Video Some footage of a hunting Cone Snail (Conus Sp.) taken in Subic Bay, Philippines. Cone snails are a type of  predatory sea snail of the species Conus.  Conus species have shells that are shaped more or less like geometric cones. Most sub-species have colourful patterns on the shell surface. Conus snails are all venomous and should be handled […]

 Marine Salvage Equipment and How It’s Used to Find Shipwrecks Understanding the science behind recovered wrecks and marine salvage. By Michael Bernzweig Millions and millions of dollars worth of gold, silver, and other valuables has been lost at sea over the centuries.  Luckily, today, marine salvage equipment has become much more advanced allowing underwater treasure […]

Sidemount Technical Wreck Diving Subic Bay Philippines

Coral Reef Biodiversity may be Vastly Underestimated via Coral reef biodiversity may be vastly underestimated. Researchers with the Smithsonian have catalogued almost as many crab species on tropical coral reef bits measuring just 20.6 square feet (6.3 square meters) as in all of Europe’s seas, finds a new paper in PLoS ONE. The team used DNA […]

Sidemount Technical Wreck Diving Subic Bay Philippines

The Day All The Sharks Died – A lesson on the impact of shark finning This is a short story, featured in the book ‘Sharklife – True Stories about Sharks and the Sea‘ by Peter Benchley (the writer of ‘Jaws’). For those interested in the sea, in sharks or marine conservation, the book is a […]