Top 10 Best Slowpitch, Fastpitch Softball Bats Reviews 2017

There are different models of softball bats available on the market with promising characteristics such as more pop, improved swing and more distance. Picking...

Why sharks don’t bite divers

Tall tales about sharks have made people afraid of these creatures. Contrary to belief, not all sharks bite and those that can bite feed on fishes...

Underwater search techniques

Search and rescue divers follow systematic movement patterns to cover as large an area as possible under different diving conditions. These diving patterns are...

Damselfish: reef farmers or fighters?

The damselfish is the most popular member in the family of reef fish. They consist of nine species which are identified based on color....

Sharks you should know: nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum)

Nurse sharks may appear lethargic and slow but when disturbed, they can attack quickly and can inflict harm on other creatures. They can lie motionless for...

Underwater cleanup tips

An underwater cleanup activity is an entertaining way of preserving the ecology, meeting other people and engaging in a different underwater activity. Divers in a...

The 5 sharks least dangerous to divers

The five least dangerous sharks include the basking shark, the whale shark, the scalloped hammerhead, the horn shark and the zebra shark. Other sharks that are...

The fishes of the Caribbean: an introduction

Watching fish is probably the most captivating activity that skin divers can engage in. There are hundreds of fish and over 150 species seen...

Advanced diving: compass navigation underwater

Underwater compass navigation is both a challenging and enjoyable activity for divers. Some buying tips are discussed to assist divers in selecting the type of...

What divers should know about bone health

Essential facts about bone health and osteoporosis are presented. Most studies show that avoiding calcium loss is more important than large intake of dairy products in the...

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The four most serious illnesses related to eating toxic fish are ciguatera, paralytic shellfish poisoning, scombroid poisoning and tetrodotoxin poisoning. Several symptoms of these fish...

Tips & techniques on mastering buoyancy control in cold water

Excellent buoyancy control is important in cold water diving and photography. The different skill levels, physiological aspects of buoyancy and several techniques for greater buoyancy control...

A new way to dress for tropical diving

Wetsuits that use 0.5 mm neoprene layers have recently been introduced in the market. These new suits feel like Lycra but do not allow...

Scuba diving with back problems

Back problems plague a large number of people and cause a significant amount of disability, loss of work and recreation. Diving in many ways...

Advanced fishwatching: juveniles and their adult counterparts

Most fish living in shallow reefs use coloration for protection, predation and intimidation. However, such coloration changes as fish mature. Nonetheless, skin divers can distinguish between...