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Blue Shark (Prionace glauca) Dive

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Blue Shark Diving with SD Expeditions

Blue Shark Dive

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Blue Shark Swimming

Blue Shark Dive: Pole Cam View from Surface

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Sorry, it's a little jerky......

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Large Male 7 Gill Let Me Follow Him (La Jolla Cove)

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Old Favorite from 2012: Fishing Under the Ice

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Marine Science Today: San Diego’s Newest Ocean Non-Profit

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Ocean Sanctuaries

 

Ocean Sanctuaries is a new non-profit ocean conservation group founded on March 15, 2014 in San Diego with a mission “to inspire people to take action around ocean conservation and habitat preservation.” To accomplish this, Ocean Sanctuaries will create a community which uses multi-media, social media, and the web as a way to educate and share information with everyone from scientists to the general public. Ocean Sanctuaries is also one of only a few NPOs primarily oriented towards ocean citizen science.

Read more: http://marinesciencetoday.com/2014/04/04/ocean-organization-spotlight-ocean-sanctuaries/#ixzz2xuwCETiZ

The Tragedy of Midway Island

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MIDWAY a Message from the Gyre : a short film by Chris Jordan from Midway on Vimeo.

Octopus Tries to Evade Lights

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Greg Amptman: Sevengill Sharks at La Jolla Cove

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Professional shark photographer Greg Amptman and San Diego diver Michael Bear encountered 3 largeSevengill sharks (Notorynchus cepedianus) off the coast of La Jolla this week. One was a large male, about 7 ft long, the second, a more medium sized-shark and the third, which came right up to Amptman’s camera port, before abruptly turning away when the flash went off, was also large: 7-8 ft.

See here for more: http://www.examiner.com/article/divers-encounter-sevengill-sharks-off-la-jolla

Baby Horn Shark from Recent Night Dive at La Jolla Shores

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Credit: Michael Bear

Credit: Michael Bear