Video of baby whale shark being released from fishing net
Earth Touch News has released a video of a baby whale shark pup being released from a gillnet back to the ocean in India. The fisherman found the small whale shark entangled in his net off the west coast of India near the fishing village of Sutrapada and filmed the release back to the wild. Baby whale sharks are rarely seen and sightings like this could aid in the locating whale shark breeding grounds.
Understanding Papua New Guinea by Don Silcock
Report: Gulen Nudibranch Safari
University of Miami now accepting entries for 2017 UW Photo contest
The University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science is now accepting entries for its annual Underwater Photography Contest. The Underwater Photography Contest is open to all amateur photographers who earn no more than 20 percent of their income from photography. The top prize is a trip on Blackbeard’s Cruises, departing from Freeport, Bahamas. The deadline for submitting photos is 12p.m., U.S. Eastern Time on Monday, April 3, 2017.
UwP magazine issue 95 available
Issue 95 of Underwater Photography magazine (UwP) is now available to download. It features reviews of the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II and the NA-EM1 II housing and the Turtle TTL trigger. Featured articles include articles about capturing the eyes of creatures, diving with crocodiles and in Antarctica. As always, it is also full of information about new products and trips.
Interview with Marty Snyderman
Wetpixel’s associate editor, Abi Smigel Mullens, sat down with Marty Snyderman to ask him a few questions about his career in underwater photography. This week we are featuring the work of Marty in our Full Frame photo essay as well as talking about his latest project, Featured-Creatures. Please take a moment to learn about Marty’s career in underwater photography, in his own words.
Featured-Creatures online magazine announced
A new online magazine that explores the ocean world has been released. Featured-Creatures is an online magazine for kids and adults that provides entertainment, facts and ocean-related content for “Kids” of all ages. Marty Snyderman, along with Rick Voight of Vivid-Pix, Howard and Michele Hall, and Jenny Boshears, bring ocean fun to subscribers every month.
Our World Underwater 2017: Winners announced
The results of the first stage of the UnderwaterCompetition.com series have been announced At a function during Our World Underwater, the winners of the show’s contest were announced Hearty congratulations to Yatwai So for his winning image of a juvenile sweetlips, and to all those in the placings.
- In pictures: midwinter magic (via BBC)
- Jack W. Lavanchy awarded EUF Honorary Vice President title (via African Diver)
- Mapping the world’s vertebrates (via BBC)
- In pictures: Celebrating ecology (via BBC)
- Our World Underwater and DEEP Indonesia (via African Diver)
- New product - the Quikpod (via African Diver)
- Dolphin therapy and swimming with dolphins (via African Diver)
- Bull shark research in Mozambique - 3 Fathoms (via African Diver)
- Dive China 2013 (via African Diver)
- Conservation in Mozambique - Eyes on the Horizon (via African Diver)