Remora are infrequently sighted along the Maltese coastline, but their presence normally is understood to mean that some bigger fish were passing by. The fish has a curious habit of using the suckers over its head to stick itself to larger fish, and sometimes even attempts to stick with divers 🙂
From Zibel Facebook page Up next on our list is a Bay that receives debris from the mouth of the Freeport Harbour Kindly sign up via the ticket link (the event is free) COAST – If you’re not joining us in the water, you can lend a hand on land sorting at the meeting pointSNORKELERS Read More
Posted by Frederick Galea in a Facebook post on the 06/04/2023 Seafire-IIc MB293 – Parts of wartime Seafire recovered from seabed – Times of Malta, 27 April 1994 Parts of a wartime Seafire have been recovered from the seabed half a mile off Ramla l-Hamra, Gozo. The one-and-a-half ton wreck, consisting of the engine, parts Read More
The Dotted Sea Cow Peltodoris atromaculata is not a rare species around the Maltese Islands. It is frequently spotted in various sites, but most normally seen in the Dwejra area and other West facing cliffs / wall dive spots. But boy… seeing more than 10 of them in a distance of a few meters at Read More
Join Clare and the AZAD team as they dive under the sea near Filfla, the Maltese archipelago’s smallest island. Together they find the many types of fish that form part of the island’s underwater ecosystem and biodiversity.
The Government announced through a press release by the DOI that Sea Urchin harvesting is now subject to a two-year moratorium. As of today, Friday 7th July, a two-year moratorium on sea urchin collection will come into effect The Government has launched two joint initiatives in an effort to replenish the sea urchin’s population. Sea Read More
We’ve created the “UW Photo Gallery” section within the site with which we’d like to bring UW Photographers and Videographers based in Malta some well deserved recognition. We’ve started off with contacting some friends but we’re open to suggestions / submissions by any passionate photographers who shoot in our waters. If you’d like to be Read More