The Scuba Diving Resource Newsletter #7
We are all about Scuba Diving and the Lifestyle that surrounds it.
Raja Ampat known for its bio-diversity and world class diving.
photo credit
Raja Ampat is all about diversity – not only diversity of species, but also of dive sites.  From pygmy seahorses to top predators 

The reefs in Raja Ampat just buzz with life…. 
Not only do these visually stunning islands harbor the greatest number of fish and coral species in the world, but they are reportedly the best place to see the outrageously beautiful birds of paradise in their natural habitat.  

Photo Credit: Papua Explorers Dive Resort
The Frogfish is a master of disguise and full of surprises.
From their adaptive colors, shapes and elasticity, to their hunting equipment and mobility, these ambush predators have over 45 species ranging from 1/8 inch to 22 inches in size.
Interesting frogfish facts:
Frogfish can swallow prey up to twice their own size.
Because frogfish lack a swim bladder, they use their modified pectoral fins to walk, or even gallop, across the seafloor.    
Photo Credit: Pipat Kosumlaksamee
The magic of Puerto Galera, Philippines with Asia Divers/El Galleon

The beautiful beaches, coves and spectacular dives sites of Puerto Galera have been bringing in divers from all over the world over the past twenty-five years or so. Experts have called The Verde Island Passage the “centre of the centre” of the world’s marine biodiversity. One of the very big reasons to come here is for the amazing macro life. Underwater photographers are delighted with the vast selection of different nudibranch that they can see on just one dive site!  But we’re not only for the macro…   MORE

COOL DOWN this summer with a Mouth Watering Milk Shake
A "Berry" tasty Pom-Berry Shake.

1/2 cup pomegranate-blueberry juice
12 ounces frozen mixed berries such as strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries
1 quart vanilla ice cream
1 cup milk

Preparation: Combine first 4 ingredients in a blender; process until smooth. Garnish, if desired

Garnishes: whipped cream, fresh berries

Amira Live-Aboard Indonesia - Review    by Jinky Dinorg 

I can say that diving Raja Ampat and Triton Bay on board Amira Liveaboard is a great experience. 

We have enjoyed not just the dives  but  the top-notch service of the entire crew from the cruise directors to the boat tenders, who all made sure that we all have a memorable and wonderful holiday. 

Online sign up for DEMA 2016 is now open.  The training is open to anyone who wants to know more about the cylinder inspections.
Choose the most trusted name for visual cylinder inspection training.  PSI-PCI, Inc. offers the most trusted, comprehensive, recognized and up to date technical training in the world today for inspectors of SCUBA, SCBA and certain other high-pressure cylinders.
Courses starting  15 Nov - 19 Nov
A complete guide to Northeast Scuba Diving

By boat, from shore or by dive, this guide promotes the scuba diving in the greater Northeast.

The Northeast Dive Guide features an extensive summary of the diving and dive sites in the greater Northeast. Covering from Newfoundland to Virginia and as far west as Ohio, including lakes and rivers in Ontario
  • Detailed Maps to Dive Sites
  • Nautical Chart and Depth Profiles
  • Understanding Northeast Weather

Malaysia International Dive Expo 2016
DATE: July 29 - 31, 2016 
At Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia International Dive Expo (MIDE) will showcase 250 booths in over 8,500 sqm. Approximately 15,000 visitors are expected to throng the line to visit and trade with exhibitors. Business opportunities, dive education, new development in diving technology and innovation that caters to divers of all levels.

With Diveheart Founder & president Jim Elliott
Location: Utila Lodge
DATE: September 3-10, 2016

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