Whale Shark Numbers Dropping

Whale Shark Numbers Dropping

The Ningaloo super-population of whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) has been shown to part of a wider Indian Ocean whale shark stock that is likely to encompass much of the south eastern Indian Ocean and the waters of South East Asia.  While whale shark sightings are on the rise at Ningaloo, the whale shark population has […]

Spearing Lionfish in the Caribbean

Spearing Lionfish in the Caribbean

  Lionfish have invaded the Caribbean.  The first documented lionfish were spotted off the coast of Florida in the early 1990’s.  Reports of sightings are as far back as the mid 1980’s.  Speculation varies from aquarium specimens released into the wild to traveling in the ballasts of ships through the Panama Canal.    Regardless of […]

Caribbean Scuba Diving Guide

Caribbean Scuba Diving Guide

The Caribbean Sea is home to over 7000 islands governed by 22 islands nations and 12 countries.  Most of these are surrounded by a coral reef.  With an abundance of dive sites, marked and unmarked, the choice of underwater adventures is at best overwhelming.  Where to begin? The eastern Caribbean is vast and diverse.  Islands here are either […]

Whale Shark Season

Whale Shark Season

The whale sharks of Honduras are special.  It is always a breath taking experience to swim with the largest fish in the sea, but the excitement of this possibility every day is at times overwhelming.  Whale sharks in Utila are seen year round.  There tend to be certain conditions in which they are more likely to be seen, but […]

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