Monthly Archives: April 2012

Creature Feature – Green Sea Turtle


Let’s start of with one questions, why is it called the green sea turtle? I have seen these numerous times while scuba diving both on boats and off the shore and they certainly aren’t particularly green.  Did you know it … Continue reading

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Rich asks…Why are you diving with that Tank?


First off, I am going to do a quick intro here. Hubby Rich as many of my followers know is OCD about the equipment. I love him and never have to worry about things going wrong. With that said, where … Continue reading

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Why are sea Turtles endangered?


This initially started on yesterday’s post about Leatherbacks but I realized that it may be a lengthy read and should cover all of the sea turtles not just Leatherback turtles. I hope if I can raise a little awareness in … Continue reading

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Creature Feature – Leatherback Turtle


Since turtle season is in full swing and I am diving much more often earlier this year, I thought it would be good to bone up on my turtles a little bit more. Quick Leatherback Turtle Facts: 1. Did you … Continue reading

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upcoming LDSB dive trip 4/21-4/23 w/conditions


Ok, Rich and I are venturing further south for a few days next week to a favorite spot. Lauderdale by the Sea. I do not generally plan trips that look like they can be scrubbed due to poor dive conditions. … Continue reading

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Creature Feature – Porkfish


Creature feature for today is the porkfish. I love colorful reef fish and enjoy watching these little guys swim about the reefs. We have been seeing some very pretty, bright schools of these fish on our shore dives recently. They … Continue reading

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Florida Sea Turtle nesting season is now!


Let’s talk sea turtles.  I love these gorgeous creatures and I consider myself super fortunate to see them in at least 60% of my shore dives during turtle season.  We are so spoiled that in summer, I am disappointed on … Continue reading

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Sea glass – Mermaid’s tears


Sea glass collecting has become a favorite hobby and past time of beach goers for years.  Mermaid’s Tears was a folklore term for sea glass.  The legend tells us that when a a seaman has lost his life at sea, … Continue reading

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Creature feature – Spiny Florida (Caribbean) Lobster Reproduction


As lobster season ends for a few month here in Florida, I thought it would be kinda cool to check out how spiny lobsters reproduce, what turns them on and why. I was diving the other day and was pretty … Continue reading

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Shore diving conditions Vero beach & Pepper park thru 4/12/12


Super nice thing about Lauren coming back to work in the new store for us…she actually scoped out the surf conditions for me and gave me a heads up for good days. with that said, it appears to be calmer … Continue reading

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