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Skin cancer in fish triggers ozone scare - Environment - Scotsman.com

SKIN cancer in wild marine fish has been discovered for the first time, new research has revealed.
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Dolphins stun large yellowtail, boy snatches it for dinner

Dolphins stun large yellowtail, boy snatches it for dinner | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Cody Martin might be the only fisherman to have captured a large yellowtail by hand -- after the fish had been harassed and stunned by dolphins. The scene played out Thursday about 100 yards beyond the Manhattan Beach Pier.
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South African 'Pride' In Great White Sharks Unchanged

The first survey conducted before and after a shark attack has found that public support for great white sharks was virtually unchanged...
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Whatever next? Artificial Jellyfish Created From Rat Heart Cells And Silicon

Whatever next? Artificial Jellyfish Created From Rat Heart Cells And Silicon | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
When one observes a colorful jellyfish pulsating through the ocean, Greek mythology probably doesn't immediately come to mind...
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X-Ray Mag #49 has been released! Download your free copy today!!

X-Ray Mag #49 has been released! Download your free copy today!! | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it

X-RAY International Dive Magazine is the worlds first and only global dive publication. Subscription is free. Published 8 times a year. Pdf formatted. FREE downloads.

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Sharks, dolphins, gamefish and birds all compete for a share.

Sharks, dolphins, gamefish and birds all compete for a share. | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
An annual phenomenon in the Indian Ocean sees a diver surrounded by thousands of sardines. The dramatic sardine run was captured on camera, 111 miles from the coast of East London, a city in South Africa.
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Beluga Whales are one of our favourite creatures - Bella the beluga charms Rigolet

Beluga Whales are one of our favourite creatures - Bella the beluga charms Rigolet | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
A coastal town in Labrador is playing host to a rare white guest — and it's neither an iceberg nor a polar bear.
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Fear not, there are no sharks swimming in your mall

Fear not, there are no sharks swimming in your mall | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Just when you thought it was safe to brave the mall...this happens. Social sites were buzzing this week with images of two sharks swimming through the ground floor of a popular mall and science center in Kuwait.
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Major Success for SA Scientists with Record-Breaking Expeditions

Major Success for SA Scientists with Record-Breaking Expeditions | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
The OCEARCH research expeditions are complete, a history-making success for the more than 30 leading South African and international shark researchers from over 16 institutions who participated. ...
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'Naughty octopus' teaches dolphin a painful lesson

'Naughty octopus' teaches dolphin a painful lesson | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Researcher Joan Gonzalvo has photographed a leaping bottlenose dolphin with a large octopus clinging to its belly.
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5 Myths about Scuba Diving

5 Myths about Scuba Diving | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
This guest blog is written by Rutger Thole who is a passionated scuba diver and instructor. After traveling the world and the seven seas he founded Book Your Dive.
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Check out this amazing photo of a flying whale!!

Check out this amazing photo of  a flying whale!! | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
THIS breaching adult humpback whale was caught mid-leap, stunning the 80 tourists aboard a Sea World Whale Watch tour just a short distance off the Gold Coast.
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Is this for real?? Hundreds Of Millions Of Rand To Be Poured Into False Bay Coastline, Copacabana Style

Is this for real??  Hundreds Of Millions Of Rand To Be Poured Into False Bay Coastline, Copacabana Style | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
A huge development is on the cards for the stretch of coastline from Cape Point to Gordon’s Bay. It would turn the area into the Copacabana of Cape Town, MEC Alan Winde has said.
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Such beautiful creatures: extraordinary photos of orcas chasing down yacht

Such beautiful creatures: extraordinary photos of orcas chasing down yacht | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Killers at play: extraordinary photos of orcas chasing down yacht...
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Meet the photo-bombing seal! Cheeky pup is caught on camera as he swims up behind a photographer to get in on his underwater snap

Meet the photo-bombing seal! Cheeky pup is caught on camera as he swims up behind a photographer to get in on his underwater snap | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
Photographer Alan Mustard was delighted to see that this cheeky seal had sneaked up behind him as he took underwater pictures while diving off the Northumberland coast.
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Issue 67 of Underwater Photography Magazine ready for download!

Issue 67 of Underwater Photography Magazine ready for download! | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it

Issue 67 of Underwater Photography Magazine can now be downloaded - fantastic magazine - download your free copy right now for some great winter weekend reading!

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Good Divemaster, Bad Divemaster

Good Divemaster, Bad Divemaster | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
I've been reading a lot of comments lately on various on-line scuba sites about helpful dive masters, pain in the neck dive masters, overbearing and restrictive dive masters, and dive masters who are barely present.
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Total of 79 Potentially New Shark Species Found

Total of 79 Potentially New Shark Species Found | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
A genetic analysis suggests more overlooked species than scientists anticipated, raising concerns that populations of new species are quite small and endangered...
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Just gorgeous: A blue-eyed triplefin fish from New Zealand features in amazing pictures from beneath the waves

Just gorgeous: A blue-eyed triplefin fish from New Zealand features in amazing pictures from beneath the waves | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry from Boston spends months at different locations to get perfect shots and puts his life on the line swimming with sharks in his bid to be the best.
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OCEARCH Completes Record-Breaking White Shark Research Expeditions

OCEARCH Completes Record-Breaking White Shark Research Expeditions | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
The largest shark research study in history has just concluded in South Africa. Over 40 Great Whites were captured, sampled, tagged and released by a one-of-a-kind team led by explorer and OCEARCH founding chairman Chris Fischer.
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Interesting Reading: Do you know what shark finning actually entails?d Science

Interesting Reading:  Do you know what shark finning actually entails?d Science | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it

Read this to find out what the definition of Shark Finning actually is.  I was very surprised!  What shark finning means (and doesn't mean)

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California Man Rescued After Whale Sinks Boat

California Man Rescued After Whale Sinks Boat | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
A man from California was rescued aftre his boat sunk when a whale crashed in to it.

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South Africa: Albino whale calf follows its mother on their annual migration

The infant 'southern white whale' is an albino, standing out in the glorious South Africa sunlight with a body that is almost entirely white, with just a few speckles of black skin.
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Floating Dock From Japan Tsunami Carries Potential Invasive Specie

Floating Dock From Japan Tsunami Carries Potential Invasive Specie | Indigo Scuba | Scoop.it
When debris from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan began making its way toward the West Coast of the United States, there were fears of possible radiation and chemical contamination as well as costly cleanup...
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