Marine Life

Octopus numbers boom in Cornwall

Octopus numbers boom in Cornwall

ByDIVE StaffJul 1, 2022
Huge numbers of octopus have been seen along the coast of southern England in what experts are describing as a ‘bumper year’ for sightings.
I dived the Gulf of Maine and saw one fish

I dived the Gulf of Maine and saw one fish

ByDIVE ContributorsJun 24, 2022
Nirupam Nigam reports his encounter with a solitary fish diving the overfished Gulf of Maine, historically the breadbasket of North America
10 of the best places to dive with whale sharks

10 of the best places to dive with whale sharks

ByDIVE StaffJun 22, 2022
Swimming with whale sharks is an absolutely awesome experience – here’s ten of the best places to see whale sharks when diving or snorkelling
MMF study of black and striped marlin diving behaviour

MMF study of black and striped marlin diving behaviour

ByDIVE StaffJun 8, 2022
A Marine Megafauna Foundation study finds the diving behaviour of black and striped marlin allows both species to successfully coexist.
Shark Trust reports bumper eggcase hunt results 

Shark Trust reports bumper eggcase hunt results 

The Shark Trust reports a fantastic number of shark and ray eggcases recorded across the UK this year during its Great Easter Eggcase Hunt.
Komodo manta aggregations among largest in the world

Komodo manta aggregations among largest in the world

A new study finds that the waters of Komodo National Park may be home to some of the largest aggregations of manta rays in the world.
International shipping threat to endangered whale sharks

International shipping threat to endangered whale sharks

ByDIVE StaffMay 10, 2022
Industrial shipping may be killing a large number of whale sharks across the world, according to a ground-breaking new study
Fast ferries linked to Canary Islands sperm whale deaths

Fast ferries linked to Canary Islands sperm whale deaths

ByGraeme GourlayApr 29, 2022
Scientists call for speed limits on fast ferries linking the Canary Islands as evidence mounts they kill sperm whales and other cetaceans.
Octopus farms raise huge animal welfare concerns – and they’re unsustainable too

Octopus farms raise huge animal welfare concerns – and they’re unsustainable too

ByDIVE ContributorsApr 21, 2022

A common octopus (Octopus vulgaris). Photo: Henner Damke/Shutterstock By Alexandra Schnel, Heather Browning and Jonathan Birch When you imagine an…

MMF reveals new 3D manta ray model

MMF reveals new 3D manta ray model

ByDIVE StaffApr 6, 2022
Marine Megafauna Foundation and its partners have created the world’s first accurate 3D model of a manta ray.
Shark Trust’s great Easter eggcase hunt

Shark Trust’s great Easter eggcase hunt

ByDIVE StaffMar 31, 2022
The Shark Trust’s Great Eggcase Hunt is a fun family day out, but also a citizen science project that aids shark, ray and skate conservation.
MMF scientists spot elusive ornate eagle ray

MMF scientists spot elusive ornate eagle ray

ByDIVE ContributorsMar 25, 2022
Marine Megafauna Foundation scientists encountered one of the world’s rarest elasmobranchs—the ornate eagle ray—twice within a single week
Load More