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See The Reef With New Eyes – Devocean Divers Malapascua Feb 19th

See The Reef With New Eyes – Malapascua Are you interested to learn more about coral diversity from the Indo Pacific? Join us this week where we will be giving a live presentation at the Hippocampus Beach Resort on the…

We Visited Bali’s Oldest Living Artificial Reef

 Bali’s Oldest Living Artificial Reef In a climate where coral reef habitats continue to decline, the Ocean Gardener Bali’s, artificial reef continues to thrive. With more than fifteen years of continuous growth, the Ocean Gardener Reef in Candidasa is Bali’s oldest…

Oceans S1 Dive Computer is also an Ultrasonic Signaling Device

Oceans S1 Supersonic The Oceans S1 dive computer is making waves on the internet with the introduction of their S1 Supersonic computer. The Ocean S1 Supersonic is a wrist-worn full-color display dive computer that comes with an ultrasonic signaling device, enabling you…

Transport Yourself to the Coral Reefs of Indonesia with bugDreamer

bugDreamer If you haven’t seen the underwater videos of bugDreamer prepare yourself for an otherworldly experience. Marcelo Johan Ogata aka ‘bugDreamer’ is a Brazilian underwater videographer with a knack for capturing the essence of Indonesian diving. Marcelo is currently the…

Learn To Spot Six Types Of Plating Coral

Plating Corals Spotting coral can be overwhelming when everything looks the same. However, learning to recognize corals based on growth forms in the easiest way to master the art of coral spotting. Plating corals are found in all reef habitats…

Learn to Spot Six Types of Branching Coral

Six Types of Branching Coral One of the first steps to becoming a coral spotter is learning to recognize coral growth forms. An perhaps the most recognizable of them all is branching corals. But even within this recognizable group, there are…

Learn To Spot Coral Diversity: Large Polyp Corals

Large Polyp Corals Large polyp corals are any hard coral species which have thick fleshy tissue and large corallites over a few centimeters wide. There are even some extra large species with polyps that can reach 10 even 30 centimeters…

Learn To Spot Coral Diversity: Small Polyp Corals

Small Polyp Corals Do you remember how to tell the difference between hard and soft corals? Remember it has to do with the number of tentacles… We explained that hard corals are based on a six fold symmetry meaning they…

Learn To Spot Coral Diversity: Coral Growth Forms

Learn to Spot Coral Growth Forms Corals are the foundation of the marine environment, but the diversity of coral species often gets overlooked. Looking for corals can be overwhelming. There are so many different shapes, sizes and colors to look…

Spot The Difference Between Hard Coral and Soft Coral

The Difference Between Hard and Soft Corals It may seem simple enough, one is soft and one is hard, but can you really spot the different between these two distinct groups of coral? The biggest difference, as the name implies,…