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The Beautiful and Bold Discus Fish

The Discus Fish, a beautiful and magnificent fish often found in aquariums the world over. It is native to the Amazon river basin in South America. The image above is a color sketch made with Topaz and Photoshop. It’s viewed … Continue reading

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The Beauty and Mystery of the Coral Reef

A beautiful paining depicting an underwater coral reef scene.  

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Beauty of the Sailfish

Painting of a Sailfish leaping over the ocean at sunset.    

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Shark Bits: Barracuda and Great White

Shark Week has come and gone, but they remain one of the most interesting marine animals to many. Here are two quick Shark bits (or bites?) on the Barracuda and the Great White. Beware the Barracuda The Barracuda Fish is … Continue reading

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True Facts About the Fukushima Disaster

There’s been so much misinformation spread about the impact of the terrible Fukushima Disaster on the coast of Japan. Fortunately, Kim Martini of Deep Sea News put together a detailed account of what actually happened there along with a factual … Continue reading

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Swimming with Dolphins

Amazing and stunning footage captured with a GoPro HD Hero camera. This was captured by a fisherman who left the camera submerged underwater and towed it behind his boat on his return trip home near Santa Cruz, CA. If you … Continue reading

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Little Known Facts About the Ocean

…courtesy of MarineBio: Sharks bite roughly 70 people each year worldwide, with perhaps 6-10 fatalities, according to data compiled in the International Shark Attack File (ISAF).┬áThis is far less than the number of people injured each year by elephants, bees, … Continue reading

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Steps to Becoming a Marine Biologist

Some collected advice on becoming an expert in the field of marine biology. Before you aspire to the career of a marine biologist, you have to understand what’s needed and tools that can help you get a steady and enthralling … Continue reading

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