June 2018

10 Remarkable Differences Between Manatees and Dugongs

2018-06-25T19:32:34+00:00

Both manatees and dugongs are classified in the order Sirenia.  They are both slow-moving herbivores (mostly) that can be found in areas of shallow waters [...]

10 Remarkable Differences Between Manatees and Dugongs2018-06-25T19:32:34+00:00

December 2017

Creature Feature: The Grumpy Rocksucker

2017-12-06T14:21:54+00:00

Well-camouflaged and always grumpy looking, the Rocksucker is one of our favourite fish. They are such characters!  I think it's because they are so ugly, they're cute [...]

Creature Feature: The Grumpy Rocksucker2017-12-06T14:21:54+00:00

May 2017

Not Always Black and White – Rapid Colour Change in Mantas

2017-08-20T11:42:41+00:00

Following a lifetime of manta research, Dr Csilla Ari, Director of the Manta Pacific Research Foundation has revealed that mantas are capable of reversibly and [...]

Not Always Black and White – Rapid Colour Change in Mantas2017-08-20T11:42:41+00:00

February 2017

February 2015

January 2015

Presentation on “The False Bay Hope Spot and You” By Dr Tony Ribbink: Friday 16 January 2015

2015-01-14T10:01:10+00:00

Presentation on “The False Bay Hope Spot and You” By Dr Tony Ribbink: Friday, 16 January at Indigo Scuba in Gordon’s Bay at 18:30 You [...]

Presentation on “The False Bay Hope Spot and You” By Dr Tony Ribbink: Friday 16 January 20152015-01-14T10:01:10+00:00

October 2014

Marine life of Gordons’ Bay: Inkspot Nudibranch

2014-10-11T18:23:05+00:00

  One of the most beautiful nudibranchs in Gordon's Bay is the Inkspot Nudi.  There are a lot of them around and they make great [...]

Marine life of Gordons’ Bay: Inkspot Nudibranch2014-10-11T18:23:05+00:00

May 2014

April 2014

Creature Feature: Glass Squid

2014-04-25T09:16:47+00:00

Way back in December 2009, whilst diving at Balcony in Rooi Els, I came across what I thought was a juvenile squid.  It was transparent, [...]

Creature Feature: Glass Squid2014-04-25T09:16:47+00:00

March 2014

January 2014

The World’s Top 10 Weirdest Looking Fish

2014-02-24T13:01:31+00:00

After scouring the oceans for you, here are what we consider to be the world's top 10 weirdest looking fish: Blobfish Found in deep waters [...]

The World’s Top 10 Weirdest Looking Fish2014-02-24T13:01:31+00:00

November 2013

Creature Feature: Hotlips Spider Crabs

2014-02-24T13:02:06+00:00

We are fortunate to have two types of spider crab in our waters - the hotllips spider crab and Cape long-legged spider crabs. The type [...]

Creature Feature: Hotlips Spider Crabs2014-02-24T13:02:06+00:00

April 2013

Creature Feature: Cape Knifejaw

2014-02-24T13:02:56+00:00

Over the past few weeks, we've come across a number of juvenile knifejaw hiding in small caves and under ledges at Steenbras River Mouth and [...]

Creature Feature: Cape Knifejaw2014-02-24T13:02:56+00:00

June 2012

Our Unusual Finds: Orangutan Crab, Ponta do’Ouro

2014-02-24T13:06:06+00:00

On our recent trip to Ponta do'Ouro, our dive guide Karl pointed out something small, hairy and purple to me on the reef.  On closer [...]

Our Unusual Finds: Orangutan Crab, Ponta do’Ouro2014-02-24T13:06:06+00:00
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