The Coral Triangle is recognized as the global centre of marine biodiversity and a global priority for conservation. It contain at least 500 species of reef-building corals in each ecoregion.
#coralreef#racingextinction Cebu # Moalboal #phillipines
An interesting observation, the more south we moved in Cebu Island the less cars that were in the main road. Public transportation was absolutely present. The next bigger were what they call “multi cab”. These are narrow minivans which are covered wi
Oceans are great at absorbing much of the dangerous carbon dioxide that enters the Earth’s atmosphere. Unfortunately, it makes the water increasingly acidic. This acidification prevents corals from absorbing the calcium carbonate they require in orde
Recycling: a duty of us all. It called my attention that communities with much less resources that many others are worried about recycling. A wonderful effort that we should all follow. I have seen many recycling bins -boxes and a variety of ways in
While finishing a shore dive today, my daughter pointe at this beautiful creature . I took the video and left it alone. Something told me not to mess with it.....
The Yellow-lipped Sea Krait
This venomous sea snake, Laticauda colubrina, is also know
Pipefish belong to a genera of elongated fishes allied to the sea horses. They are very slender, long-bodied fishes that are covered with rings of bony armour. Depending on the species, they may range in length from about 2 to 65 cm (1 to 26 inches).
Meeting a whale shark face to face has no other description that an unforgettable experience.
The whale shark is the biggest fish and shark in the world. These gentle marine giants roam the oceans around the globe, generally alone. However, large nu
I am far now, traveling away from home but my mind is home as hurricane Dorian threatens the Treasure coast and north of the east FLORIDA coastline . My heart is with the Bahamians who are being plundered by the storm at this moment . This paradisiac
I am a dust bound creature. I have no claws to climb, fins to swim or wings to fly but my pasión is big, my heart is restless and my search unstoppable .
I am a dust bound creature like many others but special in my own little way. Imagination powers
⏩⏩⏩Follow your @shark.passion
for more 🦈
The nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum) is often seen as docile but during my visit to Bimini, I got to know them as agile and curious. This shark was accompanied by a multit
The word Ocean defines peace, beauty and awe. I feel lucky to be able to live it and love it everyday. I feel saddened to see the crimes committed against it and the indifference of us humans toward the one that provides most of the oxygen we breathe
One of the things I love from photography is the ability of bringing back those moments that fill your soul with the sweet happiness of that moment.....even when you could not diving because you had to go to work... #narcosisdivecompany#nature#nat
Few weeks ago under the BHB I found these beautiful lips.... quite an interesting creature. Besides having a very attractive face... the pectoral fins are angled, and with the pelvic fins, the frogfish is able to "walk" on the sea bottom and to keep
In places like Santorini, Greece, and Maui, Hawaii, the sunset is regarded as a nightly celebration. Crowds gather to cheer and applaud it, reinforcing the idea that we should celebrate and be thankful for each day. #narcosisdivecompany#nature#natu
Las rémoras se adhieren a los tiburones para ser transportadas. Lo mismo hacen ciertos ácaros sobre insectos himenópteros provistos de vuelo.
Los buitres y otros animales carroñeros como las hienas, a menudo cohabitan con depredadores
I remember when I took this picture ...it was a magical moment . My heart stopped by the excitement of sharing the space with such a wonderful creature. My finger was sluggish and my eye slow in focusing. My dive buddy regulator almost came to block
As divers, we MUST BE stewards for the ocean. WE MUST LIVE OUR MOTTO: take only pictures and leave only bubbles. We should teach about the ocean wonders and learn everyday. We should love and protect.
I have been called a dreamer and YES I AM. Even o
Puffer, also called swellfish, or blowfish, comprise about 90 species of fishes of the family Tetraodontidae, noted for their ability when disturbed to inflate themselves so greatly with air or water that they become globular in form. Puffers are fou
These creatures are fascinating!..A squid consists of a head, a mantle, eight arms, and two tentacles. Squids have three hearts. They have two hearts which feed each of the gills, and one larger heart that pumps blood to the rest of the body.
Tropical sea urchin, with extremely long, hollow spines that are mildly venomous.Diadema antillarum feeds on the algal turf of the coral reefs. The algal turf grows rapidly, and without the urchin's control, can destroy the reefs. Diadema antillarum
Healthy coral reefs contain thousands of fish and invertebrate species found nowhere else on earth.
Coral reefs are some of the most diverse and valuable ecosystems on Earth. Coral reefs support more species per unit area than any other marine envir
Diving today in WPB,I found a small colony of tunicates with great surprise as they have not been common (at least on my experience ) in this area. For those of you interested, here goes a synopsis of their biology (Science encyclopedia) . Tunicates
[Fun Safety Stops]
On their last dive at our new artificial dive site, TRF divers @nimisha_nair & @desischwin had a friendly encounter during their safety stop.
This Siganus javus (Java Rabbitfish) is a common sight in Pondy waters, but we were
In this video we learn about a new behavior involving Whale Sharks and Cormorants. Off of Baja California researchers have discovered this new fishing technique by the Cormorants. They dive underwater and pull a remora from the side of the Whale Shar
Smile, it’s summer! Who can recognize this fish? And no, it’s not upside down
If you guessed a remora, you’re right! Did you know, their suction disc is just a modified dorsal fin? Thanks to this amazing adaptation they’ve evolved, remoras att