Oceanic whitetip shark

Oceanic whitetip shark

Oceanic whitetip shark The oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus) is a large pelagic requiem shark inhabiting tropical and warm temperate seas. Its stocky body is most notable for its long, white-tipped, rounded fins. This aggressive but slow-moving fish dominates feeding frenzies, and is a danger to shipwreck or air crash survivors.  Oceanic whitetip sharks are an oceanic deep-water species which sometimes comes…

Liveaboards Ohh Brother`s Island Top Dive Spot

Oh Brothers

Oh Brothers A Red Sea Liveaboard to middle of nowhere Text by Christopher Bartlett, images by Christopher Bartlee & Tobias Steger   After six years of almost only diving from RIBs and spreading my clothes around my house, villa, or hotel room I`d decided it was time to see if I`d enjoy a week on…

Hammerhai / Deadalus

Creature Feature – Hammerhead Shark

Hammerhead Shark The hammerhead sharks are a group of sharks in the family Sphyrnidae, so named for the unusual and distinctive structure of their heads, which are flattened and laterally extended into a “hammer” shape called a “cephalofoil”. Most hammerhead species are placed in the genus Sphyrna while the winghead shark is placed in its own genus, Eusphyra. Many not necessarily mutually exclusive functions have…