Category Archive: nature

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

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.

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

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.

Keeping Track of Lydia, the 2000 lb Great White

I recently came across the OCEARCH research organisation whilst searching the web, and it peaked my interest so much that I thought I would share it on here.

Goblin Shark Caught off Australian Coast

Goblin sharks are perhaps not the first species that comes to mind when you think about the creatures of the ocean. These unusual beasties are not as easy on the eye as some of… Continue reading

The Perplexing Problem of the Pulsing Xenia

The mysteries surrounding the pulsing of the much loved soft corals belonging to family Xeniidae is something that has intrigued me ever since I first got into this hobby. From reading many peoples… Continue reading

Sneaky Octopus Takes to Land to Snatch Lunch

Octopus have long been heralded as amazing creatures. Capable of stunning camouflage and problem solving skills that demonstrate that they are in a class of their own in the invertebrate world. Still, you… Continue reading