mozambique

Muricella: Pygmy Kingdom !

Following our series on coral host to famous critter subject, here is another important one, that everybody has high on their list of Holy Grail ! The host of the King of all critters, the Pygmy Seahorse, Hippocampus bargibanti. This…

Support Ocean Guardians In Mozambique

Ocean Guardians Mozambique Did you know that 60% of Mozambicans live close to the ocean and most depend on it for their livelihoods yet many of them do not know how to swim? Ocean Guardians is an education programme run by…

Becoming A PADI Instructor Zambezi’s Story

Education There are three elementary schools on the island with classes up to the 8th grade. While current generations are more likely to attend school, growing up Zambezi and his age group were unlikely to study past the 3rd or…

Coral Settlement Project In Mozambique

Coral Settlement Project Corals are fascinating animals which can reproduce sexually through spawning and asexually through fragmentation. In Mozambique scientist are studying coral spawning and, in particular, where these tiny coral larvae settle onto the reef to gain insight into the long-term…

Twelve mile reef, Bazaruto Mozambique

Twelve mile reef is one of the norther most reefs in the Bazaruto Archipelago and is well worth the lengthy boat ride from this exotic island destination. Last week we wrote about Two mile reef which is located between Bazaruto and…

The Quirimbas National Marine Park, Mozambique Africa

Northern Mozambique is home to one of the western Indian oceans largest marine parks. The Quirimbas National Park is 7,500 sq kilometers, of which 1522 sq km is designated a Marine Protected Area. The Park includes 11 of the 32…

Scuba Diving in Mozambique: Video

This video was made during the two years I spent living in Mozambique. The dive sites are from the Bazaruto Archipelago and Tofo Mozambique. Stay tuned to ReefDivers.io for more exciting videos and dive reviews from Mozambique Africa.

Coral Garden Dive at Two Mile Reef, Bazaruto Archipelago Mozambique

At the southern end of Two Mile Reef, you will find a spectacular coral garden, with a coral sweet spot between 3-12m (10-40ft). This reef is great for both beginner divers and more experience divers who are looking for wide angle reef…

Annual Coral Mass Spawning in Mozambique

If your first image of Africa isn’t white sand beaches and jaw dropping coral reefs, you’ve probably never been to Mozambique, and the Quirimbas Archipelago is no exception with beaches and reefs as far as the eye can see. The…

Tridacna costata, a close look at this rarely seen Indian Ocean clam species

Compared to corals, there are only a few giant clam species we get to appreciate in the home aquarium so it’s really exciting when we get new species like Tridacna noae and Tridacna ningaloo, but it’s also super cool to…