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scuba diver

One who dives underwater while wearing a mask attached to a container of compressed air that allows for long periods of breathing without resurfacing. "Scuba" was originally an acronym for "self-contained underwater breathing apparatus." I don't think I have a future as a scuba diver, but I really enjoyed looking at the coral reef underwater.
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Alaminos City, Pangasinan - For Mamerto Polbiran, a 62-year-old scuba diver, this is what could describe his work here at the Hundred Islands National Park (HINP).
Almost every scuba diver wears a dive computer on his or her wrist.
A SCUBA diver can stay underwater longer than other forms of dives.
With all of these primary duties requiring action, collateral duty SCUBA divers do not have the opportunity to dive as much as someone whose primary job is diving, leading to a lower overall proficiency level.
Modern recreational scuba divers perform multiple dives, (14) therefore increasing the risk of damage to the auditory system.
After seeking official permission to remove the fossil from the cave, Rosenberger returned to with the scuba divers to retrieve it in October of last year.
As a scuba diver, I have noticed a lack of natural reefs in the waters surrounding Bahrain, which fish tend to make their home for protection.
HURT: Sporty Callum and his sister Chloe are keen scuba divers
The National Association of Black Scuba Divers promotes the advancement of scuba diving skills, and the Underwater Adventure Seekers, an African American scuba diving club based in Washington, D.
It is a popular holiday destination for scuba divers, with no fewer than ten dive sites accessible from the shoreline.
Rescue teams called in scuba divers as water from a nearby river flooded the 65ft-wide hole.
One of its main attractions is the underwater statue of "Christ of the Abyss" which was erected to protect fishermen and scuba divers.
This illustrated reference for scuba divers details safety planning, rescue techniques, and planning related to special situations and environments such as freediving and dangerous marine life.
Since you've got a million new scuba divers [around the world] each year, it's going to be an uphill battle," Davenport says.
Seven scuba divers were rescued Monday morning nearly half a day after they were stranded at the base of a cliff after their boat ran aground in Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, coastguard officials said.