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DIVE Contributors

Expert scuba divers, journalists, writers and photographers who have contributed amazing articles to DIVE magazine over the years.
Marine Curios #13 – Marrus orthocanna, a pelagic siphonophore

Marine Curios #13 – Marrus orthocanna, a pelagic siphonophore

ByDIVE ContributorsJun 8, 2024
Marrus orthocanna - a deeper, darker, colder relative of the Portuguese man o' war but with much less of a sting in its tail
Marine Curios #12 – Clione limacina, or naked sea butterfly

Marine Curios #12 – Clione limacina, or naked sea butterfly

ByDIVE ContributorsMay 4, 2024
Clione limacina, also known as the naked sea butterfly, sounds like an angelic little creature - that feasts on its relatives...!
Fiji’s Pacific shark-feeding boom

Fiji’s Pacific shark-feeding boom

ByDIVE ContributorsApr 25, 2024
Writer and photographer Alison Smith describes how shark feeding in Fiji has brought many benefits to both marine life and local communities
The Red Army – Cornwall’s kingdom of spider crabs

The Red Army – Cornwall’s kingdom of spider crabs

ByDIVE ContributorsApr 10, 2024
A huge aggregation of spider crabs is one of the most astonishing spectacles in UK waters - Lewis Jeffries investigates Cornwall's Red Army
Marine Curios #10 – Pseudocolochirus violaceus or sea apple

Marine Curios #10 – Pseudocolochirus violaceus or sea apple

ByDIVE ContributorsMar 17, 2024
Pseudocolochirus violaceus - a cucumber shaped like an apple with an unpleasant mode of defence and which breathes through its backside
a picture of a shuttles hoppfish, also known as the mudskipper

Marine Curios #9 – Periophthalmus modestus or Shuttles hoppfish

ByDIVE ContributorsMar 3, 2024
Many land animals enjoy jumping out of the water, Periophthalmus modestus is a fish that enjoys jumping out of it
a picture of the pelagic red crab, or tuna crab, Grimothea planipes

Marine Curios #8 – Grimothea planipes, or the pelagic or red or tuna crab (or langostilla)

ByDIVE ContributorsFeb 11, 2024

(Photo: Joe Belanger/Shutterstock) The pelagic red crab, Grimothea planipes, is a species of squat lobster, and possibly one of the…

Wakatobi: at the forefront of Ocean stewardship

Wakatobi: at the forefront of Ocean stewardship

ByDIVE ContributorsFeb 8, 2024
While some call for plastic bans and government regulations, Wakatobi has been leading the way in ocean cleanups since 1995
wide angle collection of coral and sponges

Capturing the scope of Wakatobi’s reefs through wide-angle imagery

ByDIVE ContributorsJan 31, 2024
Wide-angle photography is an important part of an underwater photographer's repertoire - and Wakatobi is a great place to try it out
Scuba diving the Florida Keys – America’s coral archipelago

Scuba diving the Florida Keys – America’s coral archipelago

ByDIVE ContributorsJan 29, 2024
Exploring the vibrant coral reefs, many wrecks and conservation programmes of the Florida Keys and their exceptional scuba diving
Marine Curios #7 – Pelagothuria natatrix or pelagic sea cucumber

Marine Curios #7 – Pelagothuria natatrix or pelagic sea cucumber

ByDIVE ContributorsJan 28, 2024
Once mistaken for an unknown species of jellyfish, Pelagothuria natatrix is a deep ocean sea cucumber that learned to swim
Volcanic diving in Tenerife’s dramatic seascape

Volcanic diving in Tenerife’s dramatic seascape

ByDIVE ContributorsJan 15, 2024
Jo Caird explores the dramatic, volcanic underwater landscape of Tenerife in the Canary Islands, with Photographs by Steve Pretty
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