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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 #43

X-RAY MAG #43 is out!
Daniel Brinckmann and Scott Johnson on the wonders of Yap; Barb Roy and Wayne Grant on liveaboard diving on the Nautilus Swell in Port Hardy, BC, Canada; Dive team, Kelly LaClaire and Kate Clark, on diving Southern Belize; Elaine Kwee on dive volunteerism; Brian Keegan on a new tech wreck park in Sweden; Tyge Dahl Hermansen on mangroves; Aaron Gekoski on the broadnose sevengill shark in South Africa; AquaCorps Bob Halstead discusses the buddy system; Flash photography by Lawson Wood; Qian Dao Lake in China with Don Silcock; plus news and discoveries, equipment news, photo and video equipment, dive books, shark tales, whale tales and much more...

103 spreads (double pages)

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Theme or Travel Section

Special coverage on the islands of Yap in the North Pacific: Daniel Brinckmann observes the big stuff -- whales, sharks, mantas -- and the macro life -- nudibranchs, paperfish, mandarinfish -- while Scott Johnson describes exploring the Garden of Eden that is Yap above and below the waves...

Section I

New marine species discovered on Bali reefs; Jellyfish blooms transfer energy from fish to bacteria; First species of mushroom found to be growing underwater; Oceana -- Baltic Sea is heading towards collapse; Asteroid research begins under the sea; Ocean warming detrimental to inshore fish species; Seagrasses are disappearing; South Georgia is the most biodiverse island in Southern Ocean; In Bahama Deep; Dive caching; Swimmers, a fun experience for sea lovers; Human factors in sport diving accidents. Wreck Rap: Tech wreck park in Sweden; Lejonvraket -- the Lion wreck; Armored WWII trawler found in Norway; Steamship Dix -- Puget Sound's worst maritime disaster discovered after 104 years; What sank the Soviet destroyer, Moscow; French divers locate steamer sunk in 1892; Former British flagship, HMS Ark Royal, could become the largest artificial reef in Euorpe. Travel News: One price for one flight; Two free bags to the Red Sea; Evidence mounts that electronic interference impacts airplane safety

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Section II

Travel Features: The islands of Yap in the North Pacific. Yap: Home of the Big Stuff by Daniel Brinckmann who observes the large -- whales, sharks, mantas -- and the small -- nudibranchs, paperfish, mandarinfish. The islands of Yap: Exploring the Garden of Eden by Scott Johnson who describes exploring the exotic nature above and below the waves of Yap.

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Section III

Equipment News: Beuchat MaxLux; Mares Wave Fin; Scubapro Tek Line; Hollis LED; Suunto D-Series upgraded; Abyss Navy; Atom 3.0; Xen bottom timer; Light Monkey; Mate Flight. Periphylla -- Aliens of the Deep by Christian Skauge; Dive Volunteerism by Elaine Kwee; Whale Tales: Parlez-vous Whalic? Orca swam from Arctic to Azores in a month; Researchers try beads to thwart pilfering whales; Seal whiskers sense fattest fish

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Section IV

Southern Belize: Alone at last by Kelly LaClaire with photos by Kate Clark; Mangroves: Nurseries of the seas by Tyge Dahl Hermansen; Mangroves for Fiji by Scott Bennett; On your own: The buddy system rebutted by Bob Halstead of AquaCorps; Shark Tales: Diving with dinosaurs by Aaron Gekoski; Leopard shark mystery; Tiger sharks display yo-yo swimming patterns during persuit of prey; Rare smalltooth sandtiger sharks of El Hierro intrigues scientist

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Section V

British Columbia's Port Hardy: Aboard the Nautilus Swell, by Barb Roy and Wayne Grant; Books and Media: An essential guide to coral reef fishes and invertebrates, by Michael Aw; Marine life of the North Atlantic, by Andrew J. Martinez; The six skills and other discussions -- Creative solutions for technical divers, by Steve Lewis. Photo & Video: Flash photography, by Lawson Wood; Photo & Video News: Nauticam GH2 Housing; Easydive updates video housings; Bonica Seashell II housing; Ikelite releases four new compact housings; Light & Motion provide Canon G10 support; Fix Aquavolt 5000. Diving the Lion City: Qian Dao Lake -- Lake of a thousand islands, by Don Silcock

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