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NX700 regulators are being removed from the market

NX700 regulators are being removed from the market

All NX700 regulators are being removed from the market due to an identified potential life safetyissue.Our quality assurance program received one report of a first stage with a broken turret connectionscrew, which resulted in a complete turret failure. Once we were informed, we immediatelyattempted to recreate the failure to fully understand the root cause but we were not successful Read the announcement click HERE … Read entire article »

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TDISDI is Hiring

TDISDI is Hiring

TDISDI is hiring multiple positions at World Headquarters!Keep reading to find out about the positions we have available at our Stuart, Florida Office. If you have been dreaming about advancing your career in diving now is the time. We look forward to hearing from you! Training and Membership Services We are looking for exceptional dive professionals that excel in customer service and are passionate about helping people!Our team is fun and welcoming while highly skilled. As … Read entire article »

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Special Permit 9791 Renewed through 2026

Special Permit 9791 Renewed through 2026

Special Permit (SP) expired as of 9/30/22. This means that any cylinder stamped with that SP9791 or E9791 is no longer valid for use, fill or transport in the US by law. It means that regardless if the cylinder still contains gas, or is still within its current hydro or inspection period, it is still not valid for fill, use or transport. The renewal reverses the DOT ruling and allows for the inspection, filling and … Read entire article »

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AQUALUNG Recalls Buoyancy Compensator Devices Due to Injury and Drowning Hazards 

AQUALUNG Recalls Buoyancy Compensator Devices Due to Injury and Drowning Hazards 

Name of Product: Apeks Exotec SCUBA Diving Buoyancy Compensator Devices (BCDs) Hazard: The dump valve knob can get stuck when the recalled BCD is inflated, opening the dump valve which stops the BCD from fully inflating. This can result in a loss of buoyancy control and poses injury (decompression sickness) and drowning hazards. Read More … Read entire article »

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Marine conservation with interactive games

Marine conservation with interactive games

Click on Image As students return to the classroom for the new school year, educators and parents can encourage continued learning with Gone Fishin’ games. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), in partnership with … … Read entire article »

Filed under: Aqualung, Artificial Reefs, Boats, Conservation, Divetalking, Earth, Education, Featured, Fish, Games, Grouper, Lionfish, Lobster, Manatee, ocean, Reefs, Reference, Training, Wrecks

Travel Rights

Travel Rights

The past few years we have read and perhaps experienced travel challenges. The Governments around the world have created new laws regarding travelers rights. The European Union, EU, the United States, US for example have created laws favoring the passenger. Divetalking has just added a new category under the Travel Dashboard -> General Travel Resources.Scroll towards the bottom to find a topic titled: Travel Rights. We recommend you become familiar with them as well as … Read entire article »

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Aqualung Recalls its i330R Dive Computers

Aqualung Recalls its i330R Dive Computers

Aqualung Group is conducting a recall of its i330R Dive Computers produced and distributed in 2021 and 2022. It was identified that the dive computer does not automatically adjust its pressure level when diving at 900m (3000 feet) altitude or higher. We ask for customers to immediately stop using their i330R Dive Computer for diving activity until a mandatory firmware update is performed. To learn more about the recall click AQUALUNG RECALL … Read entire article »

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Diadema Response Network: Concerns for Diadema – your help is needed

Diadema Response Network: Concerns for Diadema – your help is needed

The Caribbean may be facing another widespread die-off of sea urchins. Diadema antillarum, also known as the long-spined sea urchin, is one of the most important herbivores on Caribbean coral reefs, removing algae and maintaining open space for coral growth. In mid-February 2022, we first learned of extensive.. click READ MORE reference: AGRRA … Read entire article »

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Zookeeper

Zookeeper

Lionfish, The most dangerous and beautiful fish living in the ocean. Lionfish are categorized as one of the most invasive species to hit the eastern shores of the United States, Bahamas, Caribbean, Central and South America. Their native habitat is the Indo-West Pacific region, but there are now known to be established populations off the coast of Florida, and in the Indian River Lagoon. Because they consume so much prey in their native habitats, lionfish aren’t … Read entire article »

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SeaSide Chats

SeaSide Chats

Seaside Chats provide an interested party to attend annual speaker series related to ocean topics related to the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary and the Gulf of Mexico. The presentations are on Wednesday evenings in February, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. (Central Time) Presentations are free and last for one hour. Speakers include sanctuary staff and guests from partner organizations.Anyone is welcome to attend, but presentation style is most suited to those in middle school and above. … Read entire article »

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Decompression based on your bubble measurements

Decompression based on your bubble measurements

The first connected Doppler computer with custom decompression Customized decompression model assisted by Azoth Quality Index and bubble monitoring Due to be released in January 2022 Odyssey Technical Odyssey Technical dive computer addresses particularly to technical divers diving with trimix or heliox to 125 meters depth (in open circuit or with a rebreather), as well as with air or nitrox. Odyssey Advanced Odyssey Advanced dive computer addresses to experimented divers – or accompanied divers – diving with air or … Read entire article »

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RAID Eliminates Professional Fees

RAID Eliminates Professional Fees

RAID will shake the dive industry to its roots today by announcing Zero FEe-Membership* to all its professional members and dive centers. The industry norm is to charge instructors and dive centres an annual fee to do business with them. RAID has torn up the status quo and once again offered something new and unique in the diving marketplace. At a time when the diving world is still reeling from the ravages of COVID and … Read entire article »

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Trim and Buoyancy

Trim and Buoyancy

Divetalking posted a new article under Learning on the subject of Trim and Buoyancy. If this is a subject which you want to learn more on, follow the link by clicking HERE The article highlights the challenges of trim and buoyancy and offers suggestions on how to overcome the challenges. … Read entire article »

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Flying After Diving

Flying After Diving

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Hawaii’s Shark Bill

Hawaii’s Shark Bill

A bill in the Hawaii State Legislature to protect sharks is moving toward final passage. The bill would protect sharks while not criminalizing their accidental capture and release. Fishermen are protected as long as the sharks are captured while individuals are fishing for other species, as permitted. … Read entire article »

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Are Sharks Truly Protected in Costa Rica?

Are Sharks Truly Protected in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica recently announced the Hammerhead, Silky and Fox Shark were officially included as protected species by the Costa Rican Wildlife Conservation Law. The environment ministry has sanctioned this decree. Previously they were fished like any commercial species, with practically no restrictions. … Read entire article »

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