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Scuba Diving Resource Newsletter #25
We are all about Scuba Diving and the Lifestyle that surrounds it.
WALKING FROGISH CAPTURED ON VIDEO
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Waterwanted.ru captured this cute couple of walking frogfish that’s also a perfect example of evolution. 

Frogfishes generally do not move very much, preferring to lie on the sea floor and wait for prey to approach. However, once the prey is spotted, they can approach slowly using their fins to walk along the floor!

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Pack Your Bag - EGYPT

No matter how impressive the above-water attractions, the real jewel in the Egyptian crown has to be the simply staggering diving in Egypt Red Sea. One of the world’s top diving destination. Egypt is much more than ancient monuments and pyramids, especially for divers, it’s the Red Sea.
The Red Sea is considered to be one of the 7 Wonders of the underwater world, harbouring more than 1,000 species of invertebrates and over 200 species of soft and hard coral. 

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SHARK SWIMS UP TO DIVER FOR A CUDDLE
To visit his friend, Rick Anderson has to strap on a tank, put a regulator into his mouth and dive into the ocean off the coast of Nobbys Beach in New South Wales, Australia.
Anderson’s friend is a 6-foot female Port Jackson shark. . “I started playing with her about seven years ago when she was just a pup about 6 inches long,” Anderson told The Dodo. “I approached her carefully so as not to spook her, then began to gently pat her. Once she got used to me, I would cradle her in my hand and talk soothingly to her through my regulator.” 

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PAPUA EXPLORERS RESORT – Raja Ampat, Indonesia

At the heart of Raja Ampat is Papua Explorers Resort: Connecting People to Nature, Breathtaking Scenery, Extraordinary Biodiversity Majestic Creatures, Unique Interactions, Amazing People, Eco Friendly

To dive in Raja Ampat is breathtakingly spectacular and truly unforgettable. Lying in the heart of the Coral Triangle, Raja Ampat holds the prestigious title as the most marine bio-diverse place on earth. 

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BET YOU’RE A THASSOPHILE & DIDN'T EVEN KNOW IT

Thalassophile - thal-uh-suh-fahyl (Noun) 
Lover of the sea, one who feels safe/comfortable around seas, oceans 

Need more definitions?  Scuba Diving Resource Website provides a GLOSSARY of scuba words or terms for your assistance.

PLUS LOTS MORE USEFUL and FUN INFORMATION

 

THIS MONTHS BELIZE TRIP WINNER IS....

Congrats to  Panwoman / Stephanie J of California on Winning a Dive or Leisure Package to the Gem of Belize, St Georges Caye Resort.

You can increase your odds with every useful tip and / or a review you add. 

Panwoman / Stephanie Jones is one of the first registers & reviewers on our site.

You Can Be Next. It's Easy!       ENTER NOW

WHY DO WHALES LEAP INTO THE AIR?
One of the most frequently asked questions about whales is why they breach. 

A study of humpback whales migrating past Australia offers the most definitive answers yet. After hundreds of hours of observations, we now know it’s true: breaching humpback whales are YELLING!

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Photo by Michel Labrecque
WHAT'S FOR DINNER?   LIONFISH

Although we are constantly being reminded to not eat certain seafood, now there is light at the end of the speargun. You can enjoy your guilty pleasure and also do a positive thing for marine conservation. Eat Lionfish!!! 

Indigenous to Indo-Pacific waters, Lionfish have invaded and spread throughout the Caribbean. With their graceful fins and venomous spines they are both beautiful and tough, have no natural predators and are voracious hunters particularly liking the young of snapper and grouper.  LEARN MORE & RECIPES

Be Fashionable While You Save the Ocean
Adidas and Parley for the Oceans team up to create swimwear made with Recycled Ocean Plastics  made of Econyl a fibre with the same characteristics of traditional nylon and polyester, but produced from recovered plastic fishing nets. “It’s possible to make 1,000 swimsuits from a large fishing net”
 In addition to being made of recovered ocean plastic the Adidas swimwear designs are inspired by the sea, using graphic prints that reflect seascapes in shades of blue 

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PSI-PCI Training at Long Beach Scuba Show   May 5-6, 2017

If you work with high pressure cylinders you need formal, recognized training. 
PSI-PCI  training is the only comprehensive training for this purpose that is endorsed, recognized and utilized by the cylinder manufacturers, the USDOT and Compressed Gas Association. 

PSI-PCI  training prepares you with the knowledge and tools you need to meet federal requirements.  

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