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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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The DC said the base camp set up for divers had also been inundated.
The manta ray stealthily swam past the center of the illuminated circle, its body dwarfing the divers. With a wingspan up to six meters long, it could wrap itself around a car.
The two broken down RIBs were then taken in tow back to the launching site at Beadnell, where all the divers came ashore.
This way, it enabled them (the divers) to get more accustomed to what it is going to feel like, how they can see their spots," he explained.
When divers swim too close to the coral, they may inadvertently stir up benthic sediment thereby subjecting coral polyps to increased sedimentation loads.
The injured diver, who was touring with the group Divercrew, was rushed to hospital in the group's boat.
Held during the weekend of October 26 and 27, the awareness effort was not only educational but also provided a platform where different diver groups were given the opportunity to work together not just by celebrating Halloween for fun but also for many dirty hands sweeping the ocean of debris and also collectively helping build several coral nests to help replenish the declining coral population.
earlier said there is still potential to grow the country's dive tourism, particularlyin the segments of underwater photography and beginner divers.
The purpose of the diver's slow ascent is to avoid potential risks that threatened his life.
Probably an indelible mark on a live coral by a harebrained diver.
Golf ball divers are professional recyclers: They retrieve golf balls, which are then cleaned, repackaged, and resold.
1 / 3 The divers carried the nation's flag to mark Saudi National Day.
Volunteer divers picked up garbage from the bottom of the Issyk-Kul lake.