Bioluminescten plankton

Bioluminescent plankton

Recently we have had glowing shores during the night. It’s been magical to see thousands of tiny blue glowing dots light up the beach! This is thanks to the bioluminescent plankton being washed ashore. How does the plankton glow? Only certain organisms can produce this glowing effect. Some are on land, but most are found…

Shoal or School - Ocean Dimensions

Shoal or School

Do you know the difference between a shoal or school of fish? While in the water we see plenty of fish that group together. There are certain behaviours and characteristics to look out for to determine if the group is a shoal or school. Shoaling All social groupings of fish are considered a shoal, but…

Diving at 80 with Ocean Dimensions

Diving at 80

Meet Merlin from the UK, he is doing just that – diving at 80. Travelling to the Whistler Mountains in Canada for skiing and to the Maldives for diving is definitely not what an average 80 year old would do right? I have met only two 80 year old divers. Ruth from Kenya celebrated her…