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Infographic: 50 Awesome Ocean Facts You’ll Love

As divers we already love the ocean and do what we can to protect it. Whether that’s sayingno to single use plastics, supporting environmentally friendly dive operations or supportingsustainable dive merchandise brands. The ocean is our playground and it goes without saying that its value is limitless. Some people need a helping hand to understand […]

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The 10 strongest bites of marine life

Before embarking on this exciting classification, we must not forget certain factors. The first one is that all animals with teeth, are not necessarily able to bite. For example, the common garden snail has a raspy tongue called Radula composed of 14,000 small teeth. Those teeth are used to scrape but not to bite. Similarly, […]

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The 12 best snorkeling destinations in the world

Snorkeling is a great activity to discover the seabed with just a mask, fins and a snorkel. There are over one thousand best snorkeling spots. The world is big and there are as many snorkeling sites as beaches or immersion points. However, we can distinguish some snorkeling destinations that stand out from all of them. […]

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What is the largest ocean in the world? Top 10

Who has never heard of the blue planet? It is our Earth, the one where we were all born, our home. The color that is associated with it is not a coincidence. Viewed from space, our planet is like a huge blue spot. How to explain this particularity? The answer is simple: this color visible […]

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Top 7, Underwater cities, treasures of the seabed

The fault of mother nature, its tsunamis, the rise of water and other volcanic eruptions, some cities were submerged under the sea. And yes, these acheological wonders are not just myth but really exist. Today, buried in the seabed, several meters deep, these sites are real underwater treasures that will, without a shadow of a […]

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The 50 Best Dive Sites in the World

At Spotmydive we love challenges. Through this article, allow us from an objective point of view to propose our favorites ranking of the best diving sites in the world. Let yourself be caught in a whirlwind of pure pleasure by immersing yourself in the most fascinating dive spots in the world. From Europe to Asia, […]

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10 interesting facts about corals

Corals are animals or plants? While corals may look like rocks and share several characteristics of plants, they are in fact animals. To be exact they are aquatic marine invertebrates known as polyps that live in the warm shallows of the clear coastal waters around the world. A huge number of marine organisms make their […]

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11 amazing things to know about sharks

The shark is a myth all by itself, movies have made their apology but is that animal so dangerous to affraid us ? Let’s kill those legends that sometimes prevent us from living certain experiences and get ready to use your palms! 1. What is the most dangerous shark in the world? Technically speaking, the […]

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10 of the best whale watching destinations in the world

Diving is a long contemplation of the seabed, but it is also observing one’s own silence to discover hidden beauties. Seeing his whale is a spiritual journey because if Moby Dick was a vengeful whale, all the others are of rare sweetness and we must free Willy! Observing whales in their natural habitat is more […]

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What Are the 10 Best Dive Spots in Madagascar ?

Madagascar is a fantastic island that contains many mysteries whether on land or under water. Positioned between Africa and Asia, in the heart of Indian Ocean, the island is a paradise for nature lovers and scuba divers. Diving spots are world renowned as they are among the rare destinations where whale sharks, manta rays or […]

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The 10 best dive sites in Dominica

Dominica Island is a paradise for scuba diving lovers. You’ll find everything a diver could wish for: some of the most beautiful coral reefs in the Caribbean Sea, a dense fauna made up of hundreds of colorful fish, large pelagic, marine mammals, shipwrecks and unique active underwater volcanos. Some information for you: The average temperature […]

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10 best places for scuba diving with dolphins

Dolphins have always captured our imagination. They were the stars of Greek legends and modern films. Swimming with dolphins is a dream for most scuba diving enthusiasts. That’s why we present here the best places to dive with dolphins. There are more than 40 different species of dolphins in the world. They can be seen […]

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Diving on the Reunion Island: The 10 ultimate spots

Reunion Island is an island apart, exciting on land as under the sea, where the diver will find beautiful drop-offs, coral barriers, passes with strong currents, wrecks full of history but also incredible underwater architectures. But beyond the underwater landscape, diving in Reunion allows to observe a rich and varied fauna. To better understand the […]

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15 Amazing Place for Diving in Indonesia

Indonesia is clearly one of the best diving destinations in the world. The purpose of this article is to introduce you to the best regions to dive in Indonesia but also to the best dive sites by region. And believe us, this marvelous country of nearly 17500 islands scattered over nearly 5000 kilometers has many […]

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Top of the diving sites only reachable on a diving cruise

Hello divers, so here, we prepared a great list of the best diving sites, but in particular the dive sites only accessible diving cruise. Of course, most of these sites are in the best liveaboard destinations. But here we are talking about the sites, often unknown, far from everything and everyone, but which are often […]

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TOP 10 Liveaboards for Beginner and Open Water Divers

We know that often, for new divers, a liveaboard diving trip can be pretty intimidating. But, trust us, it doesn’t have to be a crazily challenging diving travel. Indeed, some of the best liveaboards itinerary are perfectly fitted for newly certified Open Water divers. Just feel free to contact us, we will be more than […]

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LIveaboards, the 10 best diving cruises for Advanced open water divers

COCOS ISLAND, COSTA RICA Located 342 miles 550 kilometers off the west coast of Costa Rica, Cocos Island is particulartly famous thanks to its amazing hammerhead sharks. It is one of the best place on earth to dive with hammerhead sharks. To get there, you’ll be able to book a liveaboard and start the journey […]

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Christmas Gift, Best Ideas for Divers

Finding Christmas gift ideas can often be a difficult exercise whether you are a scuba diver or not. You are mostly looking for a gift that your friend will use, love or simply make him laugh. No worries, Spotmydive is here for you! We find the most original gifts for scuba diver. All you have […]

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World’s Best Wrecks for Scuba Divers

The ocean is vast and full of thousands of sunken treasures waiting to be discovered. Among all these treasures, underwater wrecks are certainly the most popular among divers from around the world. Wreck diving is a feeling like no other, a mixture of excitement, admiration and respect. For those who only see a carcass rusting […]

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Top 3 Snorkel 2019

What is the best snorkel 2019 Want to know what is the best snorkel? It’s great, you’re in the right place. A snorkel is plastic tube that allow you to breath at the surface of the water, very simple, isn’t it? No! It’s more complicated than you think, ff you do not want to regret […]

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Diving Cruise – Best Liveaboard Diving Trips In The World

Scuba diving is becoming more and more popular. The offer global offer of diving holidays and diving trips is getting wider everyday but the best diving destinations are sometimes very touristy. The best diving sites on earth can only be accessed on a liveaboard. This is the case, for example of Socorro Islands in Mexico, […]

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Manta Ray

Divers all over the world dream of a diving trip to swim with manta rays. These animals, the largest rays of the animal kingdom, up to 7 meters in diameter, evolve with exceptional grace. Beyond the power and finesse of this amazing fish, it is the connection that it is possible to establish with these […]

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What Are The Deepest Swimming Pool in the World?

What is the difference between a normal pool and diving pool ? Quite simply, their depth. A normal pool is 4 to 5 meters deep, while a proper dive pool must at least reach 7 meters. The deepest diving pools in Europe Blue Abyss in England 2018 With a depth of 50 meters, this diving […]

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5 sea creatures That Can Do Awesome Things With Their Butts

The Manatee or Sea Cow Farting If you observe a manatee underwater, you will notice that they are able to ascend or descend without moving at all. How do these animals manage to control weightlessness so easily ? The answer lies in the many bubbles that escape from the back of their bodies. The manatees […]

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Top 10 Largest Ocean Creatures in The World

You may have had the chance to cross huge animals during your dives such as the Mola Mola 3 meters, the blue marlin 5 meters, the famous manta ray 5.5 meters or even the tiger shark 5 meters. But you should know that there is many larger sea monsters. Let’s look at the ranking of […]

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What are the most venomous fish in the world?

8. Zebra Surgeon fish This fish lives in the shallow waters of coral reefs, and feeds mainly on algae. It owes its name to its erectile spine, cutting like a scalpel and extremely venomous, located at the base of its caudal fin. This fish, very aggressive, attacks and often hurts severely the fishermen. The surgeon […]

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Top destinations for swimming, view and dive with whale sharks

TOP 7 of the best places to dive with whale shark All divers dream of diving with Whale Sharks. This gentle animal is the largest fish in the ocean and yet, underwater, it seems extremely light and fragile. King of the oceans, the whale shark is usually followed by a multitude of fish and other […]

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The world’s best underwater dads

Since the origin of the world, in the animal kingdom, females have given birth and nurtured their spawn. Yet, some exceptions exist where modern male fish care for eggs and young! Who are these underwater caring fathers outdoing human dads? The best underwater dads The Cardinal Fish: the male fish who looks after his babies […]

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10 longest animal apneas in the world

The best static freediver in the world is named Goran Colak and is from Croatia. He clocked 22 minutes and 32 seconds underwater. This record is exceptional for mankind but we can find in the animal kingdom other specialists in the field. N°10 Hippopotamus and beaver 15 min Hippo can weigh more than 4 tons. […]

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The 10 most nightmarish marine parasites on the planet

Parasites have colonized the oceans of the globe and survive at the expense of a host that has no choice but to accept them. Be careful, everything coming next is nightmarish. Lampreys Bloodsucker  This strange fish is considered as one of the oldest vertebrates on Earth. With inward curved teeth, lampreys cling to the skin […]

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10 amazing marine animal defense mechanisms

The underwater world is ruthless and surviving is an every moment struggle. In order to escape a quick death, some species had to evolve, adapt or develop new techniques, here there are ! Inflation Balloonfish, Porcupinefish Some fish have developed a special technique such as the balloonfish that fills up with water or air when […]

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10 Masters of undersea camouflage

See without being seen, eat without being eaten, here are the prerogatives of ace camouflage and the true “experts” of camouflage. N°10 Trumpet Fish Camouflage, Color Change  This fairly common reef fish frequently changes color to sneak up on unsuspecting prey and suck them up with his long muzzle. This fish also often takes a […]

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What are the 10 fastest fish in the world ?

In 2009, Cesar Cielo became the fastest swimmer in history breaking the 100m-freestyle world record 46’91 with an average speed of 7.7 km per hour. This feat is remarkable from a human point of view but it remains far away from aquatic champion’s standards. Here’s our selection of the true king of Speed. 10. White […]

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6 Extraordinary ocean phenomena

Oceans, seas and more generally waterways around the world allow sailors and curious to observe extraordinary phenomena. Wheter you know them or not, here is our selection of the most incredible natural phenomena. Red Tide This phenomenon has been witnessed around the globe and is due to the over-concentration of unicellular algae called dinoflagellates. These […]

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What are the longest living marine species in the world ?

Nowadays in Europe, life expectancy for men is 79.2 years and 85.4 years for women. In nature, man is widely beaten by many underwater species.  N°13 Sturgeon 125 years  This fish, related to caviar, belongs to one of the the oldest family of bony fish in the world, it has no scales and can reach […]

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5 Scuba Heroes that made us dream

Let’s have a look at those who helped diving becoming what it is today. Who are the stars of this discipline ? Jacques-Yves Cousteau 1910-1997  Nicknamed ‘Captain’, Cousteau is known worldwide for greatly improving the principle of scuba regulator with Emile Gagnan, which was the foundational element of modern scuba diving. He also sailed the […]

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7 of the largest and biggest fresh water fish

Bored of whales, great white sharks and mantas ? You should definitely dive in fresh water with some real monsters. N°7 Stingray 1.5 meter, 300kg  Stingrays’ spur has a potentially deadly poison, and like their cousins the sharks they are victims of their bad reputation. Indeed there is very few reference to official deaths. Moreover […]

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What are the Weirdest Sharks Species in the World ?

If you thought you knew everything about sharks, that’s a terribly wrong idea ! Did you only know there are 465 species recorded. Here are the strangest and unfamiliar of them. Frilled Shark Barely approached by men, this shark remains one of the most mysterious. It captures its prey by bending its body and leaping […]

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