Diving, both professionally and recreationally for almost 30 years, my first bull shark dive is still a stand out among my 2000+ dives. While the bull sharks are still in Playa del Carmen, usually between November and January, we offer a seasonal tour in which we personally take our diving clients out and give them the thrill of a lifetime!
The queen triggerfish is one of the most aggressive fish you'll often see while scuba diving with us on the beautiful reefs of Cozumel! They're FUN to watch and beautiful to photograph because of their vibrant colors. Make no mistake though, these triggerfish have a dark side, too!
Have you seen this strange creature underwater? It's called the Tiger's Tail or Tiger Tail Sea Cucumber! It's the largest of all sea cucumbers and can stretch to about 6 feet long while feeding on detritus in the sand.
What is that “thing” attached to that fish? This white grunt has a parasite, called an isopod, permanently attached to it. It's related to shrimp, lobsters and crabs. But will it kill the fish? Learn more about this grizzly creature and the strange "tongue biter", too!
The sargassum triggerfish is a shy fish and the least aggressive among the triggers you'll see diving with us on the beautiful reefs of Cozumel! They're FUN to watch and difficult to photograph because they are so nervous. Point a camera at them and they're sure to head for the safety of a hole in the rocks!
Spotted eagle rays, Aetobatus narinari, are a cartilaginous fish of the eagle ray family, Myliobatidae. They live in tropical waters around the world (including both sides of the American continents). I do frequently get asked by people interested in scuba diving in Cozumel when the best time of year is to see spotted eagle rays...
Giant barrel sponges can grow to enormous sizes and live for over 2000 years! They're often called the "Redwoods of the Reef" and we've got video of these giant barrel sponges spawning inside. Sponge porn? You know you want to watch it.