Caribbean

Tela Of Mystical Beauty

By Quentin Caussin  We went to Honduras because we heard about the legendary reef in Tela. And,  it turns out that it is far beyond our expectations. Detached from the second largest barrier reef in the world, here are coral…

Roatan Dive Site Profile – Seaquest Shallow

Seaquest Shallow As a self-proclaimed coral lover, there is nothing better than a shallow sunlit reef to make the dive fly by. Perhaps I am biased as Seaquest Shallow was the very first dive site I visited in Roatan, but…

New Fire Goby Was Lionfish Food Before It Was Ever Discovered!

Palatogobius incendius is a new species of deepwater Caribbean goby that was discovered, unsurprisingly, in the mesophotic reefs of Curacao. But what is surprising is the circumstances surrounding how this fish was first collected.  The newly described incendiary or Fire goby was…

EcoDivers Is Roatan’s Best Kept Secret

EcoDivers Roatan EcoDivers Roatan is a bespoke dive center, steps from the hustle and bustle of Roatan’s West End strip. Unless you go searching for EcoDivers, you could miss this hidden gem. The island of Roatan is a true scuba diver’s…

Seven Of Our Favorite Dive Sites In Roatan

Dive Roatan If you love coral, Roatan Honduras should be at the top of your list as a scuba diving destination. Roatan is one of three Bay Islands off the Northern Coast of Honduras, and the islands boast some of…

360 VIDEO – You Won’t Believe This Crazy Elkhorn Coral Reef!

Elkhorn coral (Acropora palmata) is a flagship species in the Caribbean and an important reef building coral. Elkhorn can grow to several meters across and several colonies are able to grow and fuse together forming extensive fields. Unfortunately, this coral is…

Tela Strikes Back With Another Epic Day Of Diving

We set out at 9 am for our second day of diving in Tela Honduras. You might want to check out our first article to find out why Tela has me on cloud nine! The sea was calm and visibility…

The Hermit Crab Habitat May Be My Favorite Display In Tela

The demonstration aquarium at the Tela Marine Research Center does a nice job of recreating a variety of aquatic habitats, but the hermit crab habitat might just be my favorite. We can all agree that aquariums can inspire curiosity of…

The Coral Reef In Tela Honduras Has Me On Cloud Nine

We’ve just got back from two AMAZING dives in Tela Honduras, and all we could think about was sharing the news with Reef Builders! For the past few months, we’ve been planning this trip in anticipation of finding a time…

Healthy Reefs For Healthy People

For the past two weeks, we’ve had the opportunity to scuba dive and explore coral reefs in Roatán, Honduras, and were fortunate to connect with the local chapter of the Mesoamerican Healthy Reefs for Healthy People Initiative. Here in Honduras,…