Manta Ray

Man-made structures may act like artificial reefs sheltering potential prey

Grey Seals 

Last year’s record numbers expected to be repeated

Great white shark numbers soaring due to successful conservation efforts.

Warming water temperatures attracting sharks in increasing numbers

Fish fluoresce more in deep water, converting blue-green light into red.

New listing protects Atlantic and Pacific populations in US waters

Four million acres in southern Argentina declared Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.

News from the regions
X-Ray Mag #61 - Jul 2014
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Manthiri Maldives Liveaboard Diving
People |  

I don’t think a week ever went by where I didn’t hear Ron tell someone at his Bellingham dive store, “My motto in...

Aircraft |  

USAF C-45 aircraft found in deep water in Lake Ontario off Oswego, New York by shipwreck explorers

When exercising the legs to keep them strong for scuba diving, it is important to develop muscle strength, endurance...

Gentoo penguin numbers actually increasing

Jellyfish |  

Last year’s record numbers expected to be repeated

Sharks |  

Great white shark numbers soaring due to successful conservation efforts.

Seals |  

Man-made structures may act like artificial reefs sheltering potential prey

Turtles |  

Experiences as little hatchlings adrift in ocean currents have a huge influence on how turtles migrate

Mares, Head swim, SSI, Rosemary E Lunn, XRay Mag, work in scuba diving
SSI |  

Mares / Head swim / SSI are currently recruiting for a temporary Area Account Manager in the United Kingdom.


It has been announced by TDI SDI that from 21st July 2014, Sea & Sea Limited will become the UK and Ireland regional office.

Checklists aren’t just about diving equipment, but also about the aim of the div
Theory |  

At the Rebreather Forum 3 conference held in Florida in May 2012, a number of presentations were made which advocated the use of checklists as a means to prevent diving incidents from occurring, or at least reducing the likelihood of occurrence...

— Four Pioneering Wreck Divers

Girl Diver |  

Gorgeous neoprene clad GirlDivers have long graced the covers of the scuba periodicals, gear catalogues and dive shop posters, but lately, there seems to be an increasing trend of GirlDivers...

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The RF3 proceedings are now available, online and free to anyone to download!

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It is 21 days and counting until TEKDiveUSA.2014 ( If you are eager to know more about diving, it is worth...

Nauticam GH4 Housing
Equipment |  

Nauticam has announced the release of their housing for the new and highly regarded Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 camera.

Red Grouper
Locations |  

Once upon a time there was a land... Doggerland—a huge area of dry land that once stretched from Scotland to Denmark—was slowly submerged by water between 18,000 BC and 5,500 BC. Today it is a shallow bank and productive fishing ground in the middle of the North Sea.

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Profiles |  

At the almost venerable age of 73, Wolfgang Leander is one of the great pioneers of freediving with sharks, whose writing and photography have made him a legend.

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