Romblon: Hidden Gem of Marine Biodiversity

When we speak of Romblon, one thing comes into our mind is marble. As the marble capital of the Philippines, Romblon attracts many tourists to travel in this “marbelous” town in Philippines every year. However, as we come to underwater scuba diving world, Romblon remains a hidden gem for underwater… Continue reading

Scubashooters magazine News!

42 issues of “Scubashooters”; as many as the answer to life’s essential question, according to Douglas Adams in his “Galactic guide for hitchhikers”. And SCUBA divers are a little hitchhikers too, due to their always overweight luggages, full of diving photographic, video gears and apparatus, often custom made so to… Continue reading

The Octopus Marine Biology

In this virtual laboratory, we will analyze a single click by passing it through X-rays! We will study some behaviors from the biological / naturalistic point of view, to better understand how or when to find the best conditions to shoot certain subjects, and will tell a little of curiosity… Continue reading

You’re Cool Dad! Marine Biology

PREFACE Today we present the shot “You’re cool dad!” depicting a male specimen of Apogon imberbis, during the seasonal hatching of the eggs. The picture was taken in July, in plain summer, when these colorful fishes culminate their breeding season with the male specimens that brood & protect the eggs… Continue reading

Guylian Seahorses of the World Photography Competition 2018 Project Seahorse

Have you seen a seahorse in the wild? Were you lucky enough to capture an amazing photograph or video? Join us in celebrating the 7th edition of the GuylianSeahorses of the World Photography and Video Competition by submitting your amazing seahorse snapshot or video. Every two years, our loyal partner… Continue reading

Marine conservation in the Gulf of Thailand Marine Biology

The Gulf of Thailand is weird little bit of water. It constitutes only 0.001% of the Pacific Ocean, but is feeding millions of people in Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand by providing food and income through tourism. It’s also very young. It was formed roughly 10,000 years ago, when water from… Continue reading

Costa Smeralda Prize To Sandro Carniel's book "Oceani, il futuro scritto nell'acqua"

Congratulations to Scubashooters Scientific Director, Sandro Carniel! His last “pop-science” book “Oceani, il futuro scritto nell’acqua” (Hoepli ed.) was awarded the Costa Smeralda Prize (Premio Costa Smeralda), sponsored by the Consorzio Costa Smeralda, within the “essay” category during a public cerimony held at the Porto Cervo tennis club (Sardinia), last April 28th.… Continue reading

The Cuckoo Wrasse Marine Biology

The Cuckoo Wrasse (Labrus mixtus, whose Latin name refers to two essential characteristics: pronounced lips and stunning mixture of colors) is a marine fish belonging to the order of Perciformes, the family of Labridae and the subfamily of wrasses. The Labridae family is extremely common in the Mediterranean: all the… Continue reading