We’ve probably all had a bath or shower at some point and used a natural sponge without thinking of where it has come from, but this is just one of thousands (some sources say 8550, others up to 10,000) of species of sponge that can be found in the oceans.
How long does a Whale Shark live? One of the big marine species that all divers want to see. The slow moving and placid Whale Shark, Rhincodon typus, is the largest living fish species. Growing up to 62ft (18.8m) long, this majestic creature can be found in tropical waters (rarely below 70F/21C) around the…
Whether actually formally accepted as such or not, some collective nouns for marine species are very interesting, you never know when you might want to show off your knowledge to the other people on the boat. A SMACK of Jellyfish, maybe this comes from the feeling when you accidentally swim into a tentacle! Some…
Lake Nicaragua used to be home to a large population of bull sharks. While there still may be a small population of bull sharks in Lake Nicaragua, numbers have certainly declined over the years.
Whale sharks aren’t commonly seen in the waters off the coast of Costa Rica. When they are it is a huge treat! Here is a recent sighting that was made at the dive site Turning Point!
We look at some of the really cool macro life which can be found on some of the local dive sites in the Gulf de Papagayo.
We take a look at the white tipped reef sharks which we find on many of our dives in the Catalina areas.