SCUBA News 210
27 November 2017
SCUBA News (ISSN 1476-8011)
Issue 210 - November 2017
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We review scuba books and interview diving authors
The best diving in Honduras is in the Bay Islands - Roatan, Utila and Guanaja. But which one to choose?
Year-round sun and on the same latitude as Sharm-El-Sheikh, now is a great time to dive the Canary Islands
Download Oman Fish ID App
Those brave enough to dive in Oman's as yet little know waters will be interested in a great new App for iPhone and iPad just published by Richard Field and John Hoover.
John Hoover dived with Jack Randall to produce the fish bible for Oman, Coastal Fishes of Oman, whilst Richard Field wrote the excellent identification guide for divers titled Reef Fishes of Oman. You can download it from the iTunes Store.
The app contains descriptions of 470 species with 900 Photos, ranging from Khasab on the Arabian Gulf to Salalah on the Yemen border. It contains fish from the Gulf of Oman, the Arabian Sea and the Persian (Arabian) Gulf. Flip through screens like pages of a book, or find a fish quickly by color or shape. There are up to 5 photos per fish - showing juveniles, males, females and colour variations. You can even use the logbook feature to record sightings.
If you are interested in learning more about the diving around Oman, check out our website.
Researchers need SCUBA Divers' Help
Seal Shooting Course at Scottish Uni provokes Outrage
Plastics found in stomachs of deepest sea creatures
Manmade noise pollution hinders sleep for dolphins in Hawaii
The Science of Dolphonology
A surprise new butterflyfish is described from the Philippine 'twilight zone'
What we're doing now will make the ocean completely unliveable
How schools of fish use physics to swim smarter, not harder
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