Monday, September 18, 2017

Today I Found Out Episodes Referencing Sealife



"Whales Don’t Spray Water Out of Their Blowholes and Other Interesting Whale Facts"
"The Shark 30 Times the Size of a Great White"
"Can Lobsters Really Not Die of Old Age?"
"Do Sharks Really Not Like How Humans Taste?"
"What Exactly are Sea Monkeys?"
"The Fish That Talk with Farts"
"Do Fish Get Thirsty and Why Most Fish are Exclusively Freshwater or Saltwater Fish"
"Can Sharks Really Grow an Unlimited Number of Teeth"

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Amazing animal life found in the Puget Sound. Mammals, Fish, Crabs, Inve...




Amazing animal life found in the Puget Sound. Mammals, Fish, Crabs, Invertebrates and Octopus

 1) Killer Whale
 2) Grunt Sculpin
 3) Yelloweye Rockfish
 4) Hudson's Dorid
 5) Striped Nudibranch
 6) Orange Social Ascidian
 7) Scalloped Jellyfish
 8) Harbor Seal
 9) Pink Tipped Anemone
10) Treefish
11) Diamondback Nudibranch
12) Striped Sun Star
13) Kelp Greenling
14) Cloud Sponge
15) Hopkin's Rose Nudibranch
16) Northern Feather Duster
17) White-Spotted Rose Anemone
18) Snake Prickleback
19) Starry Flounder
20) Red Rock Crab
21) Black Rockfish
22) Crescent Gunnel
23) Sailfin Sculpin
24) Pacific Spiny Lumpsucker
25) Bay Pipefish
26) 6-Gill Shark
27) Spiny Dogfish
28) Ratfish
29) Lingcod
30) Striped Perch
31) Cabezon
32) Wolf Eel
33) Shaggy Mouse Nudibranch
34) Sea Pen
35) River Otter
36) Moon Snail
37) Dungeness Crab
38) Alabaster Nudibranch
39) Lion's Mane Jellyfish
40) Sea Cucumber
41) Plumose Anemone
42) Monterey Sea Lemon
43) Mosshead Warbonnet
44) Hermit Crab
45) Northern Kelp Crab
46) Purple Sea Urchin
47) Leather Star
48) Red Octopus
49) Copper Rockfish
50) Giant Pacific Octopus

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Don't let your dangling bits drag in the sand and muck. Use quick discon...



Quick disconnectors and octo holders are not promoted or talked about much during most scuba courses. Keeping your life-support equipment from dragging behind you means that it will be in sight and in mind. In the event of an out of air emergency, you don't want to spend several seconds trying to look for your octopus.

#outofair #OOAsituation #octokeeper #draggingyourregulatorthroughthemud #snorkelkeeper #quickdisconnectors #boltsnaps #doubleenders

Thursday, September 7, 2017

What I say to students when they complete the Open Water Certification d...



I've tried to create a clever congratulations message before but they never seem to fit or I couldn't remember it. So, I've got one I'll try to keep using and I'm sure I'll eventually know it by memory.

My program goes beyond the classroom with additional focus on diver confidence and ability. By the time my students are done, they really have become part of the scuba diving community!

#congratulations #youarecertifed #nauicertified #newdiver #congratsmessage #ijustgotscubacertified #iamadivernow #divecommunity

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

A full tour of all the things to see at Sunrise Motel & Dive Resort in H...



https://youtu.be/3C14Px0lBzE

Sunrise Motel & Dive Resort
24520 HWY 101 N
Hoodsport, WA 98548
360-877-5301

Diving in the Puget Sound is the best scuba diving around. If you would like a tour, send me a message, email, or give me a call.

This video is over an hour long...

My dive ended up being 85 minutes long with a maximum depth of 96 feet.

Check out the many cool things to see! #nudibranch #crabs #rockfish #lingcod #giantpacificoctopus #marinemammals #anemones #invertebrates #echinoderms #wreckdiving #sunkenboats

Visibilty can vary greatly, but for the most part, this is what it usually looks like...!!!

#sunrisemotel #hoodsportwashington #pugetsound #divingPNW #coldwaterdiving #diveresort #drysuitdiving

Sailfin Sculpin are one of my favorite fish in the Puget Sound...

#scuba #sailfinsculpin #sculpin #pugetsound #nightdive #sunrisemotel