Category: Marine Life

Best Places To Scuba Dive With Hammerhead Sharks Along with whale sharks and manta rays, hammerheads are probably one of the most coveted additions to a divers log book. They are however also one of the most elusive, preferring difficult to reach areas to those that most people can get to. Below we have a […]

Top 5 Epic Marine Life Encounters in the UK Check out this list of accessible interactions with some of the oceans greats. It is a common misconception that you need to scuba dive or snorkel abroad in order to see anything worthwhile. Many people are completely oblivious to the opportunities the UK waters have to […]

Geordie Shore Sometimes, you get to a dive site, and you can tell with a quick glance into the water “we are going to struggle to see our dive computers with visibility like that”… and other times you look at the water and know straight away you will have a brilliant dive. That’s what happened […]

Project AWARE – Dive Against Debris report Ravenspoint Bay Our team recently completed a reccy dive at Ravenspoint Bay, Holyhead, Wales. A new dive site for Scuba Leeds but definitely one we will be going back to! A lovely spot to complete a Dive Against Debris and removed some trash from our sea. Brilliantly clear […]

Reef Safe Sun Cream If you dive, snorkel or even swim near corals please look at the active ingredients in your sun cream. Many people do not know that sunscreen can damage coral. I never knew and the figure sounds incomprehensible but estimates claim that “between 6,000 and 14,000 tons of sunscreen washes off into our […]

Divers Bucket List: The Green Turtle Green turtles are one of my favourite things to encounter on a dive. I have had the privilege of diving with green turtles on a few occasions. These are dives that I will never forget.  The green turtle is inquisitive and usually they appear ‘out of the blue’, swimming […]

Meet the Ray Family! If you have ever had the privilege to dive with Rays in the past, you will understand how lucky you have been to dive with one of the oceans most majestic fish. So, what are they? A distant cousin of the shark, Stingrays and other rays like skates, electric rays, guitarfishes […]

Have you ever seen a Spanish Dancer? Why is it called a Spanish Dancer? The Spanish Dancer gets its name from the way that it swims. It uses the wide edges of its mantle (known as the parapodia) to push through the water in an elegant rippling movement making them look like Spanish flamenco dancers. Its appearance The Spanish […]