Category Archives: Ocean Health

113. A Simple Solution from Oceana plus Wet Notes news, information and commentary



The Great Shark Snapshot is back for its second year. Divers and snorkelers are asked to record all their sightings of sharks and rays in the Shark Trust Shark Log. This event runs from July 22 -30, 2023. Last year over 200 divers from 14 countries provided 1800 entries into the log. It has been … Continue reading 113. A Simple Solution from Oceana plus Wet Notes news, information and commentary


112. 5 Things Scuba Teaches plus Wet Notes new, information and commentary



Black Spot Syndrome (BSS) is impacting the Tropical Western Atlantic. BSS is caused by a parasite that gets under the skin or on fins of fish. The parasite comes from marine snails, settle on the fish and then end up in osprey who eat the fish. Aquarium fishers are threatening Kaneohe Bay on the island … Continue reading 112. 5 Things Scuba Teaches plus Wet Notes new, information and commentary


111. Sea Hunt It’s Still Alive with Cross Current plus Wet Notes news, information, and commentary



There is a new die off of sea urchins in the Caribbean. This latest event impacting diadema antillarum started in February in the Virgin Islands and has since spread as far west as Jamaica. Efforts are ongoing to find the cause and try to restore these gardeners of the sea. Shearwater Research has recently announced … Continue reading 111. Sea Hunt It’s Still Alive with Cross Current plus Wet Notes news, information, and commentary


110. An update on the DEMA Diver Behavioral Research Project plus Wet Notes, new, information and commentary



If you like the Florida Keys, then check out floridakeystv.com. You will get your fix of the Keys with globally streamed videos about all aspects of the Conch Republic. The Q4 2022 new diver certification statistics are out. The downward trend continues. We still are trying to understand the long-term impacts of the pandemic. Stoney … Continue reading 110. An update on the DEMA Diver Behavioral Research Project plus Wet Notes, new, information and commentary


109. Special Episode – A dialog with Dr. Alex Brylske as he discusses his new book – Beneath the Blue Planet



In this special episode, I reconnect with Dr. Alex Brylske for a discussion about his new book – Beneath the Blue Planet – A Diver’s Guide to the Ocean. Alex tells us about his inspiration for writing this guide to the ocean, its ecosystems and its conservation. He takes us through the book and gives … Continue reading 109. Special Episode – A dialog with Dr. Alex Brylske as he discusses his new book – Beneath the Blue Planet