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#BlogApril 2019

Happy Friday. Just think, we’re are approaching the “beginning of Summer.” Now, we can debate this because technically Summer solstice doesn’t start until June 21, 2019, but people think summer starts on Memorial Day Weekend. And hint, in case you didn’t know, Memorial Day Weekend is THIS WEEKEND!! There will be lots of diving going …

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Seahorses

Time for another FACTS FRIDAY (Sharks, Lionfish, and Sea Turtles). Today is about Seahorses, those small amazing almost mythical creatures. There are 45 species of Seahorses. The genus name is “Hippocampus”, this comes from the ancient greek hippokampos, hippos meaning “horse” and kampos meaning “sea monster”. Seahorses are found in shallow tropical and temperate salt …

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Sea Turtles

Sea Turtles are a creature that we love to see while Scuba Diving.  They are large air-breathing reptiles that have been around more than 110 million years.  Sea turtles are one of the earth’s most ancient creatures.  Their shell is streamlined for swimming and unlike other turtles, they cannot retract their legs. Seven species of …

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