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Where to dive with whale sharks in Southeast Asia and the Maldives

Looking for an encounter with the world's biggest fish? Then Southeast Asia and the Maldives are the...

Apr 19, 2024

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Best places to dive with sharks in Southeast Asia

Want to try shark diving but don’t know where to go? Or are you an experienced shark diver looking...

Apr 19, 2024

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Where to dive and snorkel with whale sharks

Want to swim alongside these ocean giants, but not sure where the best places are to encounter them?...

Apr 19, 2024

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Whale shark and manta rays seasons in the Maldives

Manta rays and whale sharks are two of the Maldives' marquee attractions, drawing visitors from all ...

Apr 18, 2024

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Diver's guide to types of sharks in the Red Sea

Egypt's Red Sea is a renowned dive destination, famous for impressive marine wildlife and ...

Apr 18, 2024

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Scuba diving to dream about

These truly exceptional scuba experiences never fail to impress, regardless of whether a diver is a ...

Feb 01, 2024

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10 best places to go scuba diving with sharks

Discover the world’s best shark sites - from laid-back scuba diving with whale sharks, to hardcore...

Dec 18, 2023

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Palau Spawning Guide

Amongst seasoned scuba divers, Palau is regarded as a very special dive destination. From the ...

Nov 13, 2023

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Thresher sharks of Malapascua

Just a short boat ride off the coast of Cebu lies the tiny tropical paradise of Malapascua. The ...

Jul 19, 2023

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Five facts you may not have known about sharks

Formidable, elegant and utterly astonishing - sharks offer some of the most treasured underwater ...

Jul 12, 2023

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The whale sharks of Borneo

Lying just 20 minutes by boat from Derawan, ‘Whale Shark Point’ is one of Kalimantan’s best ...

May 24, 2023

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Why do manta rays move their cephalic lobes?

As reported by Marine Megafauna Foundation, a new study suggests that manta rays move their cephalic...

Apr 11, 2023

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Itchy fish use sharks as scratching posts

According to an article in WAtoday, itchy fish can go to extreme lengths in the search for the ...

Mar 27, 2023

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Best places to dive with manta rays in the world

The best destinations in the world to dive and swim with manta rays including when and where to see ...

Feb 18, 2023

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The best places to scuba dive with turtles in SE Asia and the Maldives

These charismatic animals can be found throughout the world’s temperate and tropical oceans. Here ...

Feb 18, 2023

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Learn about sea turtles

Learn more about marine turtles - their habitat, behaviour and the threats they are now faced with ...

Feb 18, 2023

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The world’s top destinations to scuba dive with turtles

The best places in the world to scuba dive with turtles, including Sipadan in Malaysia, Bunaken in ...

Feb 18, 2023

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Whale sharks

For most divers, an encounter with a whale shark is the ultimate underwater experience. These ...

Oct 21, 2022

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Blue-ringed octopus

Cute, colourful and deadly. Get to know one of the ocean's most interesting characters - the ...

Oct 20, 2022

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Scuba diver's guide to ocean sunfish

Sunfish are animals of extremes. They are the world’s heaviest bony fish, produce more eggs than ...

Oct 18, 2022

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Where to dive with mantas in Southeast Asia and the Maldives

Discover the best places to dive with manta rays in Southeast Asia and the Maldives - one of the ...

Oct 17, 2022

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Whale sharks are the world’s biggest omnivores

A recent study reported in The Guardian suggests there may be more sustaining the ocean’s biggest ...

Aug 12, 2022

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Muck diving hit list - the creme de la creme of critters

Dive into the fascinating world of muck critters and learn about some of the ocean's coolest and ...

Jan 03, 2022

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Lionfish hunt: Tackling invasive species in the Caribbean

Lionfish are one of the ocean's loveliest creatures, but they’re causing havoc in the Caribbean. ...

Dec 28, 2021

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A peek into the world of pygmy seahorses

Adorable, shy, and incredibly hard to spot, pygmy seahorses are a favourite species among divers! ...

Oct 15, 2021

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Beaked whale breaks diving record

Cuvier’s beaked whales have long been a source of mystery for marine scientists, spending much of ...

Sep 13, 2021

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'Nemo' and the evolution of helping behaviour

Anemonefish are one of the most recognised of all coral reef fish, and they have found a place in ...

Sep 10, 2021

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Mimicry and wonder: the cephalopod circus act

The wunderpus and mimic octopus might sound like a strange circus act, but they’re very real. Read...

Sep 10, 2021

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Anemonefish

Since the release of Finding Nemo, coral reef clownfish have joined the ranks of whale sharks and ...

Sep 10, 2021

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Wildbook for whale Sharks

Did you know that the world's largest and most effective wild shark monitoring programme – The ...

Sep 10, 2021

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Dolphins have similar personality traits to humans

According to a study published in the Journal of Comparative Psychology, and reported on by The ...

Sep 10, 2021

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Cephalopods - nature’s strangest creatures?

Enter the weird and wonderful world of cephalopods and find out why these highly intelligent ...

Sep 10, 2021

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Frogfish 101

Take a look at one of the ocean’s weirdest critters - the frogfish. Discover where to find them, ...

Sep 10, 2021

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Shark power nap

Hang ten! Sharks can't throw a shaka or shred the gnar, but they're still some of the ocean's most ...

Sep 10, 2021

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Blue Olympics 2021

With the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games coming to an end, ZuBlu is celebrating its very own ‘Blue ...

Aug 06, 2021

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Tiger shark makes historic journey from Galapagos to Cocos

As originally reported by Intrado earlier this year, scientists noticed a new example of migratory ...

Jul 09, 2021

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Whale sharks follow warming waters to Azores

As originally reported by Live Science, the world's largest fish, whale sharks, might be migrating ...

Jun 09, 2021

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Flamboyant Cuttlefish

Have you ever seen a flamboyant cuttlefish? Recently, images and videos of these incredible macro ...

Apr 26, 2021

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Manta ray rescue in the Maldives

With excitement building around our impending Christmas liveaboard trip in the Maldives, ZuBlu ...

Jun 26, 2020