1. Shaka Diver

    A very curious hammer head shark 😍 tag a friend that you would want to experience this with . Facts about hammerhead sharks: the eyes of the shark are placed in the outer edges of the hammer head allowing for 360 degree view above and below . It’s head and view along with it’s smaller mouth make it great for hunting on the sea floor for animals such as rays , shrimps , squids and small fish . Th . . .

  2. Shaka Diver

    Huge Shaka and thanks to @cristinazenato for everything she does for sharks around the world ! Her extensive work diving with sharks in the Bahamas and educating people about their vulnerability has changed many people’s perspective on sharks . She helped create a shark sanctuary in 2011 in the Bahamas to help protect sharks and prohibit commercial fishing , as well as the sale , export and import o . . .

  3. Whale Fan Club

    Pacific Whale Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 1980 to protect our oceans through science and advocacy . They offer educational whale watching and other ocean ecotours through PacWhale Eco-Adventures . All profits from their cruises and Ocean Store retail operations , support Pacific Whale Foundation’s research , education and conservation programs . Show the project some love by ch . . .

  4. Shaka Diver

    Named after its eyes being on the top of its head , this is a stargazer . They often bury themselves in the sand and ambush their prey . Stargazers have two venomous spines . Some species have electric shock capabilities that they use to immobilize and stun their prey . The shock can be as much as 50 volts which can be damaging to humans . #electricfish #stargazer #underwatervideo #scuba #scubadiving #m . . .

  5. Shaka Diver

    Tag a friend you would want to be in the boat with . These are fin whales . Here’s a few fun facts: 1 . Fin whales are the second largest animals on the planet reaching up to 85 feet in length . 2 . They are baleen whales and filter feed for their food . 3 . They can eat up to two tons of krill , sardines , cod herring and mackerel a day . 4 . Fin whales are the fastest knowing whale species swimming . . .

  6. Shaka Diver

    This is a Leopard Shark . They live around 30 years and reach reproductive age after a decade or so . They live in the eastern coast of North America and are commonly found in shallow coastal waters from Oregon to the gulf of California . The species has been protected in California and Oregon waters to limit population decline due to overfishing . Most Leopard Sharks are homebodies and live in the sa . . .

  7. Whale Fan Club

    from @marineactionresearch - One last whale post until next season ! What an amazing 5 months we’ve had with these beautiful animals 🐋🐋 . This was one of the many encounters we had this year . Every whale encounter is different (shallow dive , deep dive , 5 seconds , 5 minutes . . ) , but each time it’s an experience you will never forget 💙 . Come join us for next years season , we still have s . . .

  8. Shaka Diver

    In Raja Ampat , Indonesia there are some of the worlds most pristine #coralreefs with over 600 coral species and 1000 fish species . They are unfortunately illegally fished by shark finning boats . The @misool . resort , which is an eco resort , and it’s conservation foundation @misool . foundation are protecting and caring for a 1 , 220 square km marine protected area through there Ranger Patrol Program . . . .

  9. Shaka Diver

    Harrison Ford could not have said it better . Today marks some wins and losses for the US in terms of climate change action and protecting the environment by the US government . In summary a lot of climate science deniers were run out of the United States House of Representatives this midterm election which could result in climate friendly and sustainable regulations and laws . In terms of the senate . . .

  10. Shaka Diver

    Salmon farming is the fastest growing food production systems in the world ! Since the 1980s , the consumption of salmon has grown three times what it was . Unfortunately , the fast explosion of salmon farming is having a very harmful impact on the ecosystem they are farmed in . Chemicals are often added to the salmon fish pens such as antibiotics and pesticides which are harmful not only to wild marin . . .