Nudibranchs

What the Muck?  The low down on muck diving…

What the Muck? The low down on muck diving…

What Is “Muck Diving”? Muck diving gets its name from the sediment that lies at the bottom of many dive sites – a frequently silty, muddy or “mucky” environment. Other than muddy sediment, the muck dive substrate may consist of dead coral skeletons, discarded fishing equipment, tyres and other man-made garbage. History of Muck Diving: […]

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Gordon’s Bay’s Top 10 Nudibranchs

Gordon’s Bay’s Top 10 Nudibranchs

Gordon’s Bay is one of the best places in the world to see nudibranchs.  I kid you not! With the nutrient rich water feeding the plants and organisms that nudibranchs eat and live on, nudibranchs just thrive here in Gordon’s Bay. On most dives you will see at least 10 different species of nudibranch, and many […]

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Marine life of Gordons’ Bay:  Inkspot Nudibranch

Marine life of Gordons’ Bay: Inkspot Nudibranch

  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 subjects for underwater photographers too

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Nudibranchs – All Your Questions Answered!

Nudibranchs – All Your Questions Answered!

Gordon’s Bay is THE place to find nudibranchs!  You will see so many different types in such  large numbers on every dive in Gordon’s Bay.  Not only are they beautiful to see, fun to search for and make fantastic photographic specimens, nudibranchs are really fascinating creatures too!  Find out more here… What is a Nudibranch? […]

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Rare Protea Dorid Found at Stone Dog!

Rare Protea Dorid Found at Stone Dog!

After many years of searching for the elusive Protea Dorid (Noumea protea), we finally spotted a number of them on a pink-encrusting sponge at Stone Dog yesterday. They are endemic to South Africa and are incredibly rare.  According to records, they have only previously been spotted at Sherwood Forest; Oudekraal and Vulcan Rock on the […]

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