With over 3000 known species in our world’s oceans, each more flamboyant and weird than the last, nudibranchs have developed a sort of cult following among divers. However, many divers don’t know these cool facts!
If you’re just getting your fins wet, “muck” may be a new term for you. Don’t worry, Blue Marlin Dive is here to break it down. “Muck” is a polite way to describe some dirty diving!
Being screened at ADEX this week, A Fish Full of Dollars is a case study about Tanjung Luar, a fishing village in East Lombok, where sharks are actively targeted for their fins, and where their loss may ultimately have devastating effects on a local community that is already living below the poverty line. Blue Marlin’s exclusive interview with the filmmaker, Adrienne Gittus.
Hear from Marine Megafauna Researcher Elitza Germanov about manta matching: why it’s important and how you can help.
The movie Avatar transported many to a world of glowing wonder and vibrant colours. But what if you could actually visit? UV Diving is your chance.
All the juicy inside scoop on one of the world’s best dive sites.
Here’s Blue Marlin’s Guide to simple actions that will help to turn you into an everyday ocean warrior.
As much as we hear scuba junkies discuss current intensity or how to properly handle mother nature at her angriest, we’ve never really gotten to ‘get our hands dirty’ about what causes the currents in Komodo and how they actually work. Until now.
Starting your Divemaster course is a daunting prospect and you could easily be scared off by the long list of requirements outlined in your initial paperwork. The good news is that PADI has designed the course so that you can take it at your own pace…
This past year, two of Blue Marlin Komodo’s instructors headed over to Gili Trawangan for a holiday full of beaches, tropical island vibes and some fun diving. However, once there, they were bitten by the Tech Bug. Some are attracted to the shiny new gear, some seek the less explored dive sites not available to recreational divers and others love the idea of planning technical ‘expeditions’. However, some just love a good challenge. Enter Vero and Doug.
We spend a lot of time thanking our instructors and divemasters, but we’re going to pour this one out for the essential ingredient that is the boat crew. The fact that you may not even recognise how hard they work is is a sign of a job well done. These guys fulfil a host of jobs around the boat and without them, we would be as lost as Justin Bieber trying to navigate the adult world.
Whether or not you’ve hopped on the Pokémon train, did you know that many of these popular imaginary creatures are based on actual underwater animals? That’s right, see the Pokémon inspiration for yourself when you come diving with Blue Marlin!