I have been contacted by Dr Eric Hoffmayer who runs the Gulf Research institute at the University of Southern Mississippi who is working with Dr Rachel Graham this morning, these are people that Utila work with very closely on Whale Shark research, I am sure that all of you have heard...
I would just like to let everyone know that due to the hard work of all the tourists that come to Utila, the dive shops, and the research organizations on Utila, 2008 was a very special year for us as we became the only place in the world with records showing that we saw whale sharks...
Well I am afraid that I want to do some blatant advertising but not for myself, a couple of weeks ago at Deep Blue Resort we had a wonderful guy and a great diver staying with us, but if that was not enough he was a good musician as well, his name is Pup Morse, some of you may know...
This is the worst news I have seen about our oceans in a long time, here are some quotes from the web link I am posting at the end.
Less than 1% of oceanic whitetip sharks--thought to have been the most common warm-water oceanic shark just fifty years ago--remain in the Gulf of...
Just to let everone know that it is 11am here on Utila, Wednesday 19th, Wilma is not having much effect on us at the moment, we have a little wind, a little rain, the sea it not that rough at the moment and we hope it stays that way.
Have a look at these links...
South African Nuno Gomes world's deepest scuba diver
DAHAB, Egypt 13 June 2005 South African technical diver Nuno Gomes broke the world deep scuba diving record when he reached a depth of 318.25 meters (1044 feet) in the Red Sea.
Diver Injured in Shark Attack
TAEAN (Yonhap) _ A diver's leg was injured in a shark attack yesterday off the west coast of Taean County, South Chungchong Province, maritime police officers said.
I did promise that after our Whale Shark season I would put something on the boards about what we are doing.
This year we had one of the best seasons we have ever had, which is quite amazing as the next stop on their migration is Belize and on the last few years they have been down...
Yesterday morning (Saturday) 2 Whales passed the North side of Utila heading in the direction of Belize, very few people managed to see them, my instructors got a brief look and think they were Sperm Whales.
So Please please anyone in the Belize area if you see them and get a good...
Just thought you guys would like to know a little about the Whale Shark.
Latin Name Rhincodon typus
French: Requin baleine
Spanish: Tiburon ballena
The whale shark was first described and named in 1828, based on a specimen...
We are an English couple who own a dive resort on the Caribbean Island of Utila just off the coast of Honduras, stunning diving and one of the last places you can still see Whale Sharks and it is fantastic value the diving here is cheap, we have specials at different times of the year...
Just to let all you fans of Utila know that we havnt had any problems from Hurricance Ivan just a little swell and short rain showers, all our wishes go to the people in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, good luck and hope everyone stays safe
I have been looking at Scubaboard for a while and have never registered, all my customers have been telling me that i should and i have to thank them as well for posting such good reports about us, to you who dont know me i am Steve from Deep Blue Divers in Utila, Bay Islands...