Many translucent creatures thrive in the nutrient-rich waters of Mexico. Here is a sample of underwater life from dives sites in Cabo Pulmo and Gordon Banks. There was a lot of plankton in the water allowing marine creatures to openly … Continue reading Wildlife Wednesday : Translucent Creatures
Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration held on May 5. The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza … Continue reading Happy Cinco de Mayo!
The banded guitarfish, mottled guitarfish, prickly skate or striped guitarfish (Zapteryx exasperata) is a species of fish in the Rhinobatidae family found from shallow water to a depth of 660 ft. in the East Pacific from California, United States, to Mazatlan, … Continue reading Wildlife Wednesday : Banded Guitarfish
Today is great day to celebrate one of the smartest and beloved creatures in the ocean. There are over 40 species of dolphins inhabiting nearly all … Continue reading Happy World Dolphin Day!
Spotted this Pacific Seahorse (Hippocampus ingens) on a dive at Land’s End Arch in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. I captured this images with a Panasonic GH5. … Continue reading Wildlife Wednesday : Seahorse
Every time I plan a dive trip to the Caribbean side of Mexico, I struggle making the decision on which side I should use as a base. Depending on the time of year, each side offers compelling elements. The Cozumel … Continue reading Scuba Diving between Cozumel and Playa de Carmen
It has been estimated that Jellyfish have been around for millions of years. Jellyfish are found all over the world in both cold and warm, deep … Continue reading Wildlife Wednesday : Jellyfish
This images was captured in the Philippines. Continue reading Wordless Wednesday : Sea Anemone
Morays Eels constantly open and close their mouths, a behavior that is often perceived as a threat, but the action simply moves water through their gills … Continue reading Wildlife Wednesday : Moray Eel
What a weird and challenging year! Today, I ended the year in Mexico with two relaxing dives at Cenotes Dos Ojos and El Pit with Sofia … Continue reading Final Dives of 2020
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and happiness in the New Year! * The underwater image above was taken in … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Nature can be cruel at times but once you are dealt your cards. You have to work with what you have. The underwater video below was … Continue reading Missing Limb Sea Turtle
Here are a few images taken by my friend and photographer Ron Nicolaysen. As you can see below, during the week of diving around the seal … Continue reading Sea Lions Playing with Divers