Category Archives: Marine wildlife

Great whites sharks, makos or sailfish, what is the fastest fish?

My only encounters with a great white were on a cage diving trip, many years ago.  Two of us at a time would enter the cage and wait, cameras poised.  This was around Isla Guadalupe, 250km west of Baja Peninsula, Mexico.  … Continue reading

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The Grind. Is campaigning for it to stop or condemning it on social media hypocritical?

The grind, or grindadrap, is a non-commercial, community based whale and dolphin drive in the Faroe Islands. Around 840 pilot whales and white sided dolphins are killed every year. This is done by local boats driving them in to designated … Continue reading

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Cornwall’s blue sharks

An account of photographing blue sharks off Cornwall, Southwest Britain, a few years back, and a link to buying fine art prints of these amazing hunters of of the oceans at colinmunroimages.com. On a clear July morning I stumbled out … Continue reading

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The extraordinary life cycle of the lion’s mane jellyfish

Jellyfish, or sea jellies as they are now often called (clearly they are not fish) are amongst the most ancient of multi-organ animals.  Fossils of jellyfish (or scyphozoans, to give them their scientific name) are found only rarely as they … Continue reading

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