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Sharks Food Chain
For all those who take up the under sea challenge there is always the distinct possibility that you will one day encounter a shark. Sharks are the top of the food chain in the oceans and seas and they have been around for millions of years and adapted to the conditions over time.
As a good introduction and part of diver training should be more about interacting with sea creatures and to understand not to damage their environment. The are many places within the UK and Europe where you can visit large Aquarium tanks and take Read the rest of this entry »
Dolphins Food Chain
Dolphins are marine mammals which have approximately 24 different species. Most of these are sea water inhabitants while just 4 are fresh water inhabitants. Most of the later are found in the Amazonian basins. In Asia, these dolphins are found in Thailand, Bangladesh, Nepal and India.
Susu or the Ganges river dolphins inhabit the waters of the Ganga, Bramhaputra, Karnaphuli and Sangu. They previously existed in groups but recent studies have found them living solitary lives or maximum of 2 in the group. This species has been declared as endangered by the ICUN. This has occurred Read the rest of this entry »
Starfish Food Chain
The Great Barrier Reef has always been one of Australia’s pride and natural wonder. This World Heritage Site is the living home to a variety of organisms, fish, and plant species.
Tourists from around the globe dive into its surrounding waters to explore its beauty. Several threats, however, have been weighing down on the system that could push it to its demise.
1. Coral Bleaching
Corals, being dependent on water temperatures to thrive, easily get disturbed by excessive warming. When the climate vacillates erratically and, in particular, causes the sea Read the rest of this entry »