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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 #46

Diving with Dinosaurs -- Nile Crocs of Botswana with Amos Nachoum; South Africa safari to Aliwal Shoal and Protea Banks with Scott Bennett; Larry Cohen takes us on an Alaska Adventure from Juneau to Sitka; Diving in the Jungle -- Samar, Philippines with Bruce Konefe; South Pacific Adventure to St. Helena and Ascension with Ronald Hanewald; Olga Torrey gives us an inside glimpse of a Sidemount Workshop; Christian Skauge acquaints us with Crustaceans, the Gladiators of the Sea; Andy Murch discusses the facts and myths of shark attacks; Michael Menduno interviews deep wreck diver, Gary Gentile; Lawson Wood offers tips on Close Up and Macro Photography; Francesco Ricciardi discusses anemones and coral bleaching; Plus news and discoveries, equipment and training news, books and media, underwater photo and video equipment, turtle news, shark tales, whale tales and much more...

94 spreads (double pages)

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Section I

Fish flourish in Mexican marine reserve; Goliath grouper makes comeback; Grouper may control invasive lionfish; Parrotfish garden the reefs; Piranhas ‘bark’; Tropical fish can adjust to warming oceans; Malaria and divers; Australian government plans world’s largest marine reserve in the Coral Sea; Baltic marine protected areas proposed; Waters surrounding Chile’s Easter Island slated for marine sanctuary; New Yeti crab species discovered near Costa Rica; Lloyd Godson is at it again; Giant amoebas roam the abyss. Wreck Rap: Diving the Emden; Lots going on in Sweden; Ship from failed Mongol invasion found off Japan; Historic shipwrecks in the Mexican Gulf protected; WWII wrecks off Hawaii charted. Travel News: South Africa announces first ever Shark Route; Maldives flip-flops on spas and massage ban; Dolphin sanctuary declared in the Red Sea; Karnataka to make its first foray into diving; Semporna shark sanctuary petition; Worldwide Dive and Sail’s S/Y Mandarin Siren lost to fire; Airlines & Airports: European Union passports set to include biometric fingerprints; Free Wi-Fi airports; Facebook for ‘Meet & Seat’.

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Section II

South Africa: Aliwal Shoal and Protea Banks by Scott Bennett; Alaska Adventure: Juneau to Sitka by Larry Cohen

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Section III

Equipment News: Warp 1 by Cetatek, OCS wrist watch, SEE-ME delayed surface marker buoy from Custom Divers, Keldan Luna V, Manta f-LIGHT travel bag from Fourth Element, Earol Swim Tea Tree Oil for ears, Aqualung Legend LUX, Suunto D9tx, Aqualung Alu Trio, Dyron UV light, Hollis Explorer, Dive Rites’ Trim Inflation Pillow, Poseidon OneSuit, iPad drybox by Lorro Watersport; Review of Atomic Aquatic’s Cobalt; Diving with dinosaurs: Nile crocs of Botswana by Amos Nachoum. Marine mammals: Are sperm whales cultural beings? Whales get the bends too; Thousands of rare Irrawaddy dolphins are living in Bangladeshi waters; Migaloo, the white humpback, may have an albino offspring; U.S. lawyers file lawsuit against Sea Shepherd on behalf of Japanese whalers; Norway harpoons efforts to recognize whaling as threat to whales; Whales win, walruses lose in warmer Arctic; Grad student hopes to study dolphins with backward fins; Sidemount workshop: A matter of comfort by Olga Torrey; A white house for anemonefish by Francesco Ricciardi

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Section IV

Shark attacks: Facts and myths by Andy Murch; Mantas designated vulnerable species; Florida steps up protection of sharks; First observation of shark hydbrids; Diving in the jungle: Kan-Maanghit Cave, Samar, Philippines by Bruce Konefe; Gladiators of the sea by Christian Skauge; Turtle Tales: Loggerhead turtles take 45 years to grow up; Green sea turtles hatched in Delaware; Jellyfish may be helping leatherback sea turtles; Egg release in Malaysia; Gary Gentile: Deep wreck diver by Michael Menduno; Books and Media: Marineman, Fifty Fathoms 3D, Hidden Sanctuary, Beneath Cold Seas review

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Section V

Photo and Video: Close up and macro by Lawson Wood; Photo and Video News: Canon G1X, Nauticam NA-NEX7 housing, Recsea housing, Nikon D4, Oregon Scientific ATC Mini, QPcard 203 and QPcalibration software. South Atlantic Adventure: St. Helena and Ascension by Roland Hanewald

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