7 habits to help you enjoy a safe diving trip

7 habits to help you enjoy a safe diving trip

Scuba diving is a fun activity and the number of certified divers around the world is increasing tremendously. Many international diving schools for recreational and tech diving like PADI, CMAS, TDI, SSI…etc are graduating thousands of divers from all around the world every day. The diversity in practices, as well as the augmenting number of divers, can create some unpleasant situations that might lead to various degrees of issues which might rise to serious problems, endangering both the life of the diver as well as the marine life in the diving site, especially in the Red Sea.

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Red Sea Stonefish - The master of disguise

Red Sea Stonefish - The master of disguise

Believe it or not, there is only 1 species of stonefish in the Red Sea (Synanceia Verrucosa) although at least 5 other species are often mistaken for stonefish by divers. These would be the scorpionfish, of which there are 4 distinct species and the filamented devilfish. This is not surprising when you consider that scorpionfish, lionfish, and stonefish all belong to the same family (Scorpaenidae).

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Red Sea Eels - Inspiration for

Red Sea Eels - Inspiration for "Alien"

Moray Eels are one of the fascinating creatures of the sea. Rumor says that Riddley Scott, Director of the movie "Alien" was inspired by videos of red sea divers Hurghada about Moray Eels in creating the main character of his movie. Whether it is true or not, and whether you are a marine biologist or simply a student of diving courses in Hurghada, or an enthusiast about marine life, this creature is worth studying.

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Diving For the first time

Diving For the first time

My sister is one of those people who are so sweet and so nice, yet, she takes risks very slowly and doesn't cope with change easily. So, becoming a diver was such an audacious decision from her side, a reason for which i decided to share her story, as an inspiration for those who are still hesitant about "breathing under water":

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