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Octopus vanishes into DIY quicksand home

I have a great interest in anything and everything that exists within the ocean, I do however have a particular fascination with cephalopods. Their uncanny ability to blend into their environment is often… Continue reading

A collection of stunning underwater images from amateur photographer Lynn Wu

I see a lot of excellent underwater photography from the websites and forums that I frequent, all of which deserve plaudits. I recently however came across the work of amateur photographer Lynn Wu,… Continue reading

Update on the pico reef!

I thought I would post an update on my little pico as it has been a while! There have been a few additions to the tank since I last posted it on here,… Continue reading

Ocean Split Photos Reveal the World Beneath the Seas

I recently came across the work of a very talented photographer who specialises in work of the oceanic nature. His ‘over/under’ category of photographs are  particularly outstanding and well worth a closer look.

The Story of a Dolphin Pair Being Returned to the Wild

This is the story of Tom and Misha, two bottlenose dolphins that were captured from the wild off the coast of Turkey. They were housed in a tourist facility and became an attraction,… Continue reading

Deep Ocean Explorer Captures Videos of Interesting and Unusual Creatures

Supported by the National Oceans and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), one of their research vessels, the Okeanos Explorer focuses its efforts on deep see exploration for the purpose of discovery and the advancement of knowledge. Its… Continue reading

Whale Imitates Diver in a Special Encounter

Andrew Armour has long been known for the special relationship that he possesses with the sperm whales that surround the waters of the Caribbean where he works as a tour guide.

Incredible ‘holographic’ virtual aquarium

The video below was made by Memukhin Oleg, it features CGI fish swimming in a virtual aquarium.

Rare Sperm Whale Encounter Filmed at a Depth of 600 Metres

Researchers from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and Texas A&M were recently monitoring natural hydrocarbon seeps in the water column as part of their research, when they came across something incredible that they were not expecting.

Snorkeler Gets Caught in Manta Ray Somersault

Researcher Josh Stewart of Manta Trust got a surprise whilst trying to capture a photo ID of a passing manta ray recently.