Category Archives for Scuba Diving

Wakatobi Dive Resort

“Wakatobi Dive Resort” on a beautiful tropical island, located in the remote and peaceful Wakatobi archipelago in the Banda Sea, Indonesia. While diving here you will see pristine coral reefs, abundant colorful fish and rare, cryptic critters. Wakatobi is located in an area that encompasses the highest coral reef biodiversity in the world.  It simply […]

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Christmas Tree Worm

Christmas Tree Worm, an invertebrate that builds a tube into the coral, the only thing we see is its beautifully decorated head/antennae. The head/antennae works like a net to catch tiny plankton that float by in the ocean currents. The antennae are also like gills, allowing the worm to breathe. When the worm feels threatened (nearby […]

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Blue Spotted Stingray

Blue Spotted Stingray …what vivid colors! The only known predator of the  Blue Spotted Ribbontail Stingray is the Hammerhead Shark.

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Maldives Fish

Hint: May be seen in the Maldives…

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Butterfly Fish

There are many varieties of the 4-Eye Butterfly Fish. Why do they appear to have 4 eyes? One of the reasons for the spots on tail is an aid for the fish to camouflage themselves on the coral reefs. Most butterfly fish have pointed snouts, useful for plucking out the small coral animals and getting […]

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Honduras Vacations

Why people go on Honduras Vacations, because it is one of the world’s top scuba diving destinations. Located in the western Caribbean Sea, this exotic tropical island has everything for your SCUBA diving vacation, wreck diving, scuba lessons and certification, fun dives, day or night. Sun drenched beaches, coral reefs (the world’s second-largest barrier reef […]

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Scuba Instructor

If you are a “Scuba Instructor” we want to hear your stories! There were two people who influenced me to become a scuba diver.  The first was Loyd Bridges from Sea Hunt- how cool I thought it would be to breathe underwater!   Then a few years later we had career day at my high school.  […]

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TACA Airlines

En route for a scuba vacation, and during take off from Houston just seconds before lift off, our pilot on “TACA Airlines” slams on the brakes and we skid half way down the runway. Despite the seatbelt constraints, passengers and luggage were thrust forward nearly off our seats; as a result of the burning rubbber and […]

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Jellyfish Sting

In all the years of teaching scuba, I’ve only encountered a few tiny flesh wounds from fire coral, but my experience with a  jellyfish sting is a different story.   Once when in the Grand Cayman, the water turned black with “thimble jellyfish”. These miniature terrorists resemble a one inch slice of black okra the size of […]

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Scuba Safety

Would you like to explore the underwater world, but you’re not sure about Scuba safety? If you enjoy gazing into a salt water fish tank, you will more than likely, LOVE scuba!  Many seem to think they will feel claustrophobic, typically this is not so, you are so mesmerized, especially when the water’s clear!  Once you have learned […]

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