由于探索频道广受欢迎的«C致命atch» TV series, the red king crab has become known across the globe. Native to the north Pacific, this armored behemoth has invaded Norwegian waters and is considered a dangerous, alien species.0 6
On the reefs of the Pacific, twilight marks the beginning of the mandarinfish courtship dance. A male begins dancing, and if he’s desirable, an interested female will join. Just before the sun sets, the two fish will rise up out of the reef together to mate, cheek-to-cheek.0 7
Scuba Diving wouldn’t be as interesting without all the beautiful and unique sea creatures that inhabit the underwater world. Our fascination of this world stems from the fact that sea animals are not part of our natural habitats, and if it weren’t for diving, our chances of crossing paths with them are minimal to none.
Think of scuba diving as a humbling experience; going from our world, where we are the dominant species, to a world where we are so insignificant. While swimming in the depths of the ocean, you feel how insignificant you are by the way sea creatures view and react to you. Some sea animals will simply swim by you, ignoring your presence. Others will approach you out of curiosity, wondering what sea creature you are- being just as fascinated by you as you are with them- and then just go about their day. Other interactions, of course, can take place, either friendly or unfriendly. Regardless, you are merely a visitor in the underwater world.
Snorkel with millions of non-stinging jellyfish in Palau's Jellyfish Lake.
Thoughts on the recent nationwide ban on manta fishing. Part two of the series.
From unexpected encounters with great hammerheads to peacefully swimming next to the ge...