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Blue Grotto, Williston Fl. 11/27/2011

For those who are in reach of this dive site, a team of Divetalking divers are heading to Blue Grotto Sunday Nov 27, 2011 to enjoy the peace and the visibility that come to the springs this time of year. If you are available and willing to dive with us, please plan on joining us this Sunday Nov 27, 2011 at Blue Grotto in Williston Fl. We should be arriving shortly after 8AM. Look for the Black Toyota Tundra with the messed up bumpber. The Divetalking team will be setting up and hitting the spring as soon as eveyone present is suited up and ready to go. We plan to perform a couple of dives, shoot some film, hit the bottom and get narced out on Nitrox. If it’s been awhile … Read entire article »

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Pacific Paradise – Palau – November 20-28

Palau live aboard opportunity. Please join me on a pacific adventure. One of the best regions in the world to dive. Book before Sept 3, 2011 and you may save $700 off the charter rate. Contact me here ~ Rates are based on double occupancy. ~ All prices quoted USD. ~ Rates are subject to change without notice. ~ Single Supplement rate is 1½ times the charter rate  if an individual traveler prefers a private room “Master” staterooms are larger and can have different configurations depending on the yacht. They can have a double      bed, a queen or 2 singles that make into a queen (couples preferred). “Deluxe” staterooms have a double bed and one single bunk. “Twin” staterooms have two single bunks (singles preferred) and share a bathroom with one other stateroom. “Quad” staterooms have four single bunks … Read entire article »

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Cozumel Lionfish and Whaleshark Expeditions + More

You are invited to join a group of divers on a number of expeditions September 3-10, 2011. The adventure begins Saturday September 3rd when you arrive on the island of Cozumel Mexico. Your all expense paid package includes an all inclusive week of 8 days, 7 nights hotel with meals and drinks, plus 10 dives. Sunday we are offering an all inclusive adventure to the whaleshark migration. This is an all day event where we shuttle over to the mainland and are brought up north to the boats to be shuttled out to locate migrating whalesharks. You will have the opportunity to get into the water an film the majestic creatures and they feed and migrate. You are then brought to an island where we will enjoy a delicious lunch before heading back to Cozumel. Monday offers an opportunity … Read entire article »

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Making It Count – May 2011

Putting It to Work: Who’s Using REEF Data, May 2011 By Christy Pattengill-Semmens, Ph.D., Director of Science Every month, scientists, government agencies, and other groups request raw data from REEF’s Fish Survey Project database. Here is a sampling of who has asked for REEF data recently and what they are using it for: -Researchers used data on yelloweye rockfish frequency of occurrence in the San Juan Islands in Washington to evaluate population status for the San Juan County Community Development and Planning Department. – The Tunicate Response Action Committee (TRAC) in Washington State evaluated data on three invasive tunicates that are included REEF’s Pacific Northwest program. – A scientist from Florida Fish and Wildlife requested data on yellowtail snapper populations in the Southeastern US to conduct analyses for a stock assessment.   The Faces of REEF: Member … Read entire article »

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Lionfish & Whaleshark Expeditions Invitation

Divetalking is hosting an Expedition to film and document on the subjects Lionfish and Whale Sharks September 3-10, 2011. During the week, three Lionfish Expeditions are planned, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, to film the harvesting of lionfish. Divetalking has opened up opportunities for individuals to participate in one, two or all three expeditions. Spots have been reserved for up to 8 divers per expedition and are assigned on a first come first serve basis. Participation in  the expedition provides you with first hand experience managing the harvesting of lionfish. Any and all harvested lionfish will be consumed for an evening dinner, which is included in the expedition price. Also included is a lionfish cookbook. On the day of your lionfish expedition we start with a briefing on identifying lionfish, approach, spear or corral the … Read entire article »

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Underwater Photography / Videography Cozumel 9/5-6/2011

  Lionfish and Whaleshark Expeditions September 3-10, 2011 If you are not interested in the Lionfish and/or Whaleshark Expeditions, I am offering the opportunity to attend a photographic and videographic course lasting two days. During this time you will be introduced to methods that will help you produce the best shots and/or video. Please Contact Larry with your interest and I will fill you in with the details. 9/3 – Saturday Arrival 9/4 – Sunday  Whaleshark – ALL DAY 9/5 – Monday  Lionfish AM / Photography/videography Deep Diving PM 9/6 – Tuesday Lionfish AM / Photography/videography Diving PM 9/7 – Wednesday Lionfish AM / Drift Diving PM 9/8 – Thursday Diving AM / Drift Diving PM 9/9 – Friday Cenote Diving AM / Off Gasing PM 9/10 – Saturday Depart … Read entire article »

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Lionfish and Whaleshark Expeditions September 3-10, 2011

September 3 – 10, 2011 I will be visiting Cozumel to create a documentary on the subject of Lionfish. Lionfish I am opening the Lionfish expedition up to individuals who have a need to experience Lionfish handling and would like to experience the consumption of any lionfish caught the day of your expedition. Your time will begin with about a 1 hour introduction to the nature of Lionfish, where they are from, what they mean to the local environment, techniques for safely handling. We will then proceed to the boat, heading to locations to begin the hunt for the lionfish. The days diving ends with the proper handing to clean and prepare the lionfish caught that day for consumption. Yes, you will be eating any lionfish caught that day. A lionfish cookbook … Read entire article »

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ScubaExtreme 3rd annual Rainbow & Crystal River Drift/Manatee trip

ScubaExtreme is proud to present its 3rd annual Rainbow River Drift Dive and Snorkeling with the Manatees trip. The trip begins Saturday January 29th and ends Sunday January 30th, 2011. Saturday is our Rainbow River Drift Dive. We will enter at KP Hole, be shuttled up river and placed approx one hour from our exit, KP Hole. Food and refreshments will follow. We then head to our hotel, check in, clean up and do what ever pleases you the rest of the evening. When you wake up Sunday morning, we head to Crystal River in seach of Manatees. Here you may have the opportunity to get in the water and swim with manatees. Last years trip was a blast and full of manatees. If you are a diver, you may dive at this location … Read entire article »

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Cozumel Mexico – August 13 – 20, 2011

Cozumel Mexico – August 13 – 20, 2011 This trip has been moved to September 3-10, 2011. This is a call to divers. I may not have met you and you me but I am sending out this invitation asking if you would like to join a team of divers from Open water to Master Instructors on a trip to Cozumel Mexico, on any number of days between  August 13 – August 20, 2011. The goal, dive and have fun. Meet new people and make new connections. I am producing a documentary on Lionfish and perhaps you could be one of the lucky divers to be filmed capturing and eating your catch for dinner that very night. Because of the location of the lionfish, expert diving skills will be required. There will be more than … Read entire article »

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