August 16, 2012

In El Quseir you also can see big turtles

The diving last week with and Marlies Lang was not only because of the sharks very impressive. On certain divespots you also can see massive sea turtles. On one dive we were very lucky and saw Green Turtles and Hawksbill Turtles. If you … Continue reading

August 13, 2012

Diving with Sharks El Quseir / Egypt – a surprise Whaleshark at the end

Certain dives you never ever forget in your live. We knew that we have a good chance to see sharks in El Quseir with A good friend of mine, Course Director Marlies Lang, works there and we decided to visit … Continue reading

November 19, 2011

Puzzle picture: Spot the Scorpionfish!

There is indeed a fish in the picture below. A experienced diver will spot the Scorpionfish at once. But Scorionfish are masters of camouflage. They sit lazy in the reef all day long and lurking for prey. If a victim … Continue reading

October 21, 2011

Gili Islands: A paradise for Turtle Lovers

Having a little bit of time and watching at my pictures I realized once again how many turtles we have seen during the dives on Gili Air with Oceans 5. Almost on every dive we have seen a turtle. Well … Continue reading

October 13, 2011

A Blue Spotted Stingray at a cleaning station

During a dive in Gili Air I saw something new. A Blue Spotted Stingray at a cleaning station. Trying to sneak towards the scenario as slow as possible I was able to take one shot. It really looks amazing how … Continue reading

July 15, 2011

New Zealand’s great white sharks take tropical holidays

New Zealand’s great white sharks enjoy an annual tropical holiday, swimming thousands of kilometres to warm South Pacific waters before returning home, according to researchers. Scientists who monitored the giant predators for the past six years at Stewart Island, off … Continue reading

July 12, 2011

Well done! Shark fishing banned in the Bahamas.

The sharks that live in the Bahamas bring in millions of dollars from ecotourism and have a positive benefit on the ecosystem. A major Bahamian seafood company announced that it’s intention to slaughter any and all sharks and export their … Continue reading

May 24, 2011

Heavy rains could have caused sharks’ deaths

Heavy winter rains may be linked to the deaths among leopard sharks in San Francisco Bay, wildlife officials say. Biologists believe that the body chemistry of the fish may be thrown fatally off balance by the huge amounts of fresh … Continue reading

May 11, 2011

If I Could Talk to the Animals… Maybe Soon You Will!

Imagine working as a dive guide, a dolphin wanders up to you and you ask it if it’s seen any sharks around, “Sure there’s one over there.” it replies. Possibly not so far fetched considering the research being done by … Continue reading

May 10, 2011

Record Numbers of Humpbacks Sighted in Antartica

Scientists have discovered a pod of 306 Humpback whales in bays along Antarctica’s western peninsula, feeding off the largest swarm of Antarctic Krill seen in the last 20 years. The pod has been sighted in bays that are not often … Continue reading