As a diver, you’ve seen incredible sights that few people will ever experience in real life. You haven’t, however, seen everything… The underwater world is filled with unusual creatures – some that would surprise even experienced divers. Here are just a few of our weird and wonderful favorites from the […]Read more ›
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Generally speaking, it’s not normal for one creature to crawl into the mouth of another. But in the underwater world, it’s just another day at the office for this cleaner shrimp. Symbiotic relationships between marine creatures are fascinating to observe, and for some animals necessary to survive. Here are three […]Read more ›
Frogfish are masters of disguise. Spot one during a dive and you will win the admiration of every diver in your group – especially photographers. Frogfish, a type of anglerfish, have a textured exterior that aids in their camouflage. While they do not have scales, their amazing ability to camouflage […]Read more ›
Ribbon eels are one of the amazing underwater animals only divers get to see. When the photo above turned up on PADI’s Facebook page from diver Swee Cheng, we decided to find out more about this fascinating creature. Commonly known as the ribbon eel, or blue ribbon eel, these colorful animals […]Read more ›
Angelfish are found in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans, so if you’ve done any warm-water diving, there’s a good chance you’ve dove with one of these popular fish. Did you know there are also freshwater angelfish? It’s said angelfish got their name because of their shape – their fins […]Read more ›