From the provocative promiscuity of dumpling squid and the magical dance of mandarinfish, to the exhausting hookups of loggerhead turtles and gentle nuzzlings of porcupinefish, the behavior of marine animals in the act of reproductive lovemaking is a fascinating subject for voyeuristic divers and underwater photographers.
The first underwater film, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, was shot in Nassau in 1915. Ever since, Holllywood producers have been returning to the Bahamas again and again for the same reason divers do — the spectacular visibility, incredible diversity and easy access.
In the ever-evolving sport of diving, the only way to be safe is to stay sharp, refresh skills regularly, and take advantage of skill and equipment developments. Keep your head in the game with these eight scuba diving trips and dive courses.
When South Florida underwater photographer Craig Dietrich packed his bags for a scuba diving trip to the Bahamas, he left his macro setup at home — his itinerary was diving with big animals like tiger sharks and dolphins.
Underwater photographer and environmental educator Annie Crawley has an incredible, magical manta encounter in Indonesia. At a time when mantas are in desperate need of protection, scuba divers need to be educated about these magnificent animals.
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