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Landing Ship Tank (LST) Video – Subic Bay A nice video taken on the Landing Ship Tank, by a friend Mathew Payne when he was visiting and diving in Subic Bay. Landing Ship, Tank (LST) was the military designation for naval vessels designed during World War II to support amphibious and landing operations.   They were […]

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 […]

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Landing Craft Tank (LCT) Wreck – Subic Bay, Philippines This is a lovely wreck in Subic Bay, perfect of novice divers and wreck enthusiasts.  Locally known as the “LCU” (Landing Craft Utility) it was incorrectly identified at some point in the past – but the name endures, despite the correct designation being Landing Craft Tank (LCT). The […]

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A study of cephalopod camouflage – squid, cuttlefish and octopus A fascinating and educational video that explains how cephalopods manage to create amazing tricks of invisibility.  Awesome video! cephalopod camouflage When marine biologist Roger Hanlon captured the first scene in this video he started screaming.  Hanlon, senior scientist at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, studies camouflage […]

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The coconut octopus (Octopus marginatus) collects and carries shells as portable armor. In this video, the octopus uses a coconut shell as a bunker while attacking passing fish. The octopus had been little affected by the recently passing Tropical Storm Washi. Imagery by Brenda S. and R. Duncan

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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 […]

Sidemount Technical Wreck – Teaser Video A short (4 minute) HQ video showing highlights of the sidemount technical wreck exploration and training dives in Subic Bay, Philippines.  ANDI, PADI and skills clinic training and videography by Andy Davis (PADI MSDT 634077) and Bruce Konefe (ANDI I.T.D. #15). Dives filmed on (in): the USS New York, […]

Philippines Scuba HD Video – Macro Critters – Anilao / Batangas Thought I should share this excellent series of HD videos by Yaggit Diver, which really showcases the quality of diving that we experience here in the Philippines. All this footage was taken in Anilao/Batangas… just 2 hours drive south of Manila. Enjoy! Flamboyant Cuttlefish […]

PADI Sidemount Diver Course   – Promo Teaser Video Sidemount Diving is a ground-breaking new approach for streamlined, convenient & safe diving, at both recreational and technical levels.  It is time that you learned more about the fastest-growing revolution in scuba diving… Sidemount training provides a structured approach for recreational and technical divers who wish […]

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VIDEO – DIVING THE LST SUBIC BAY WRECKS This video, by Mathew Payne, is one of the  nicer insights into the LST wreck available on Youtube.   One of the premier Subic Bay wrecks, the Landing Ship Tank (LST) is a phenomenal dive for those with experience to dive safely below 30m/100ft. Following the end […]

Wreck Diving – Guidelines Technique Tutorial Videos These two videos from Mark Blackwood provide a good insight into effective guideline techniques for guideline laying in wrecks. More details of guideline techniques for wreck diving can be found in my Advanced Wreck Diving techniques supplement.  For details about my specialist wreck diving courses, please see: PADI […]