Tela Bay is what All Caribbean Reefs Used To Look Like[Video]

Picture every picture or video of a lush, thriving coral reef you’ve ever seen – virtually all of these are only in the Indian or Pacific Oceans because Caribbean coral reefs have degraded so much in the last couple of…

Volunteer Opportunity in Tela Honduras
Volunteer in Tela Honduras Are you a saltwater aquarist looking for adventure? The Tela Marine Research Center in Honduras is looking for a volunteer aquarist to help manage the first and only public aquarium in the country. The aquarium in…
A Rare Encounter With The ”Pink Meanie” Jellyfish

The Pink Meanie One of the reasons we love diving so much is you really never know what you will find underwater. And, just when you think you’ve seen it all, a 30-pound jellyfish is waiting to greet you before…

We Found The Ultimate Scolymia Habitat In Tela Honduras

Tela Honduras Sometimes the best discoveries happen by accident. Finding the ultimate Scolymia habitat in Tela was just that. The day started with a GPS point named Flor, after fishermen often seen floating above the exact same spot in the…

Introducing The Newest Dive Spot In Tela Honduras – Nikki’s Reef!

Tela’s Newest Dive Site To our delight, over the¬†weekend we got to explore two brand new spots in Tela. It all started Friday when we began planning our dives. Armed with a map and a few exploratory GPS points, we…

Love Coral? Tela Honduras Should Be On Your Bucket List

Dive Tela Honduras For the past two weeks, we’ve had the sincere pleasure of diving with the team from the Tela Marine Research Center, with another three weeks still to come! Tela is a coastal town on the mainland of…

Awesome Fish Spotlight: Sargassum Frogfish

Sargassum Frogfish By: Quentin Caussin Sometimes a fish comes along that just makes you stop and stare for hours on end. The Sargassum Frogfish (Histrio histrio) definitely falls into that category. We were lucky to spent time with a pair…

This Giant Orbicella faveolata Was Here Before Columbus

Orbicella faveolata The coral reef in Tela Honduras is dominated by never ending ridges of thin Agaricia coral, and to eke out a living, any competing species have to adopt a strength in numbers approach for survival. A lone colony of Orbicella…

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…

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…