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X-Ray Mag #62 - Sep 2014
X-Ray Mag #62 - Sep 2014
X-Ray Mag #62 - Sep 2014
X-Ray Mag #62 - Sep 2014
X-Ray Mag #62 - Sep 2014
X-Ray Mag #62 - Sep 2014
X-Ray Mag #62 - Sep 2014
X-Ray Mag #62 - Sep 2014
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X-Ray Mag #42

Nuno Sá on diving the awesome Azores; Kelly LaClaire and Kate Clark team up to take us on a terrific dive trip to Grenada; Rémi Masson on freshwater diving in the River Rhône; Scott Johnson on Humpback Whales in the Dominican Republic; Lawson Wood on False Killer Whales in Dominica; Christian Skauge on space diving in Germany; High-tech diving in the days of AquaCorps; Matt Weiss and Joseph Tepper on composition in underwater photography; Underwater hockey at the Coast Guard Academy; Bonnie McKenna on the sea turtle hospital in the Florida Keys; American textile artist Betty Busby shares her intriquite quilts of underwater scenes and marine life; plus current news about recent discoveries in marine ecology and shipwrecks, new equipment, industry and training events, travel tips, sharks, whales, dolphins, sea turtles, and more...

94 spreads (Double pages)

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With glorious images, Portuguese underwater photographer and writer, Nuno Sá, shows us his favorite dive sites around the Azores Archipelago where he currently resides.

Section I

Costa Rica creates massive marine park; Prop-wash kills zooplankton; Zooplankton have a discerning sex life; Gulf seafood safe to eat says NOAA; Achim Schlöffel to dive across the English Channel; Virgin Oceanic plans to dive to 36,000 feet; Grasses can protect reefs; Efforts to save threatened Nassau grouper is paying off; Earth has 657 more barrier islands than previously thought; Japanese eel mystery solved; 10,000 year old artifacts found in Florida; Sea urchins see with their whole body; Pollution forms an invisible barrier for marine life; New rebreather association established; Cadet forms Coast Guard Academy’s first underwater hockey team; Dutch Navy finds intact WWI German Sub in the North Sea; Captain Morgan’s lost cannon recovered in Panama’s waters; Dornier 17 from WWII found to be in great condition; End of Navy vessels for artificial reefs? Centuries-old gold and emerald ring discovered by divers on historic shipwreck site

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Section II

Azores: An oasis in the Atlantic, text and photos by Nuno Sá; Equipment News; Grenada: Spicey diving on the Isle of Spice, text by Kelly LaClaire and photos by Kate Clark

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Section III

Humpbacks: A tale of a drive-by fluking, text and photos by Scott Johnson; Whale Tales -- Endangered dolphins collide with industrial growth in Taiwan; Researchers discover whale’s breeding grounds larger than expected; World’s only known hybrid wholphin gives birth; Turtle Tales -- The number of animals killed or sickened by the BP oil spill underestimated; Leatherback nests increasing in Florida; 150 turtles trapped in net, die; Our plastic food chain — or the turtle that pooped plastic; Turtle Hospital

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Section IV

AquaCorps 20 years on: Call it high-tech diving; False killer whales: Enchanting cetaceans of Dominica, text and photos by Lawson Wood; Shark Tales

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Section V

Composition for underwater photography, text and photos by Matt Weiss and Joseph Tepper; Photo and Video Equipment News; Unique Dive Site: Freshwater France--Diving the River Rhone, text and photos by Rémi Masson; Portfolio: Quilts of underwater scenes and macro life by American textile artist, Betty Busby

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