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Aquatic Life- A World of Strange and Wonderful Aquatic Life

Few people besides divers have a chance to see the great variety of beautiful and bizarre creatures living just below the water's surface. Learn more about your favorite underwater inhabitants or add new creatures to your "must see" list by looking through these articles.
  1. Aquatic Life to Avoid (7)
  2. Fish (12)
  3. Fish Identification (6)
  4. Other Creatures (20)
  5. Sharks (14)

How to Avoid Scaring Away Aquatic Life
Are fish always swimming away from you? Do you have a difficult time getting close enough to observe a sea turtle? Here are tips to help divers avoid scaring away aquatic life (not touching, please!)

Types of Rays - Stingrays, Manta Rays, Electric Rays, and Skates
What are the different types of rays a scuba diver may see on a dive? Learn about the difference between Stingrays, Manta Rays, Electric Rays, and Skate, as well as how to identify them on a dive.

Sea Turtles
Sea turtle home page for scuba divers. Learn about sea turtle species and identification. Find facts ad information about sea turtle habitat, eating, and conservation.

Sea Turtle Identification Guide
Learn to identify the eight species of sea turtles using this illustrated guide.

Reef Fish Identification Guide - 20 Common Species of Florida and the Caribbean
Reef fish identification guide for scuba divers to common and interesting species in Florida and the Caribbean. Learn to identify Sergeant Majors (Abudefduf saxatilis), Porkfish (Anisotremus virginicus), French Grunts (Haemulon flavolineatum) and many more reef fish species.

Save the Sea Turtles - How Scuba Divers Can Help
How can scuba divers help sea turtles to survive? All sea turtles species are either vulnerable, threatened or endangered. Here are tips for divers interested in saving their underwater friends.

Tiny Nudibranchs and Sea Slugs Enchant Scuba Divers Around the World
Divers can find nudibranchs and sea slugs in all parts of the world. Nudibranchs and sea slugs have developed exterior gills and other clever ways of harvesting oxygen from their surroundings, many of them quite beautiful.

Sea Turtle Facts for Scuba Divers
Did you know that only 1 out of every 1000 turtle hatchlings survives to maturity? Learn more interesting facts about sea turtles here.

Monique Mancilla and Daniel Ponce-Taylor
Bio of Monique Mancilla and Daniel Ponce-Taylor, co-authors for scuba diving conservation articles.

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