The Spottail shark, or sorrah shark (Carcharhinus sorrah), is one of the genus species of gray sharks. A common species of shark that lives between 31 ° N. and 31 ° S on the continental and island shelves close to the coast at a depth of 140 m. It prefers a sandy bottom but also occurs near coral reefs.
“AIDA Freediving World Cup” competition has started last May 11,2021. Based in Sharm El Sheik, Egypt and was organized by Italian freediver Andrea Zuccari with 2 world record.
The pineapple fish is a bizarre specie yet can easily recognize by its yellow scales that are defined with black lines forming a knit-like pattern, resembling to the pineapple fruit. These sturdy scales are used as an armor to help them protect from predators like reef sharks and octopuses.
Let's talk about something relatedly interesting to holding our breath as freedivers. Have you heard of the word Kabaddi? It is derived from Hindi word that means, ‘holding your breath’. A team sport and perfect for adrenaline junkies, which requires both skill, strength and combines the attributes of wrestling and rugby.
Sand Tiger sharks are scientifically called Carcharias taurus. These sharks got their name due to the fact that they prefer to live on the sandy ocean floor, and usually stay near the coast.
Stazione Zoologica is the first and still in operation research facility mainly dedicated to study of marine fauna and flora. It was founded in March 1872 by Anton Dohrn, a German zoologist and a student of Charles Darwin.
Narwhal is one of the rarest species of whale in the world. These mysterious unicorn-like creatures do exist and is actually close relative to belugas with similar mid-sized. Though they are quite difficult to track, they can be found in groups and through freezing water of the Arctic seas of Canada, Greenland, Norway, and Russia.
The Harlequin sweetlip (Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides) is a small species of fish that is found in coral reefs between 1 to 30 meters of Indian Ocean and the central-western Pacific Ocean: Bali New Guinea, Sumatra, Great Barrier Reef, Philippines, Mauritius Islands, Maldives Islands, New Caledonia, Vanuatu Islands.
The dumbo octopus is a pelagic umbrella octopus belonging to the Grimpoteuthis family. They were given the name "dumbo" because they resembled Dumbo, the title character from Disney's 1941 film, who has a prominent ear-like fin that stretches from the mantle above each eye. There are thirteen species in the genus. The average life span of various Grimpoteuthis species is 3 to 5 years.
The Graceful Shark (scientific name Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoides) is a requiem shark listed in the Carcharhinidae family.