Fish

Angry Sock Puppet

I am swimming along over rocky reef and seaweed when I notice that one of the pieces of seaweed appears to be moving of its own accord. It undulates along until it reaches a large rock and neatly slips underneath. Read more…

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Seals

The Biggest Bedroom in the World

Sea creatures have the biggest bedroom in the world. Unfortunately, that bedroom is also often cold, constantly threatening to drown them, and in the middle of someone else’s kitchen. In last week’s post I looked into the three main challenges Read more…

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Fish

Challenges

I would love to live in the ocean. Unfortunately, although humans have some adaptations that help us get around in the water temporarily, we are definitely not adapted for living in the ocean full time. To better illustrate the challenges Read more…

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Sharks

Cookie

New Zealand is remarkably sparse when it comes to dangerous animals. In general, don’t piss anything off and don’t get too close to the big stuff and you’ll be just fine. As you’ll know from my last post, one of Read more…

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Fish

Cold Water

Jumping in is always a shock. My body hits the water, my wetsuit floods, and for the first few seconds it feels like I can’t get enough air into my lungs. Maybe that’s why I don’t try. When I jump Read more…

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Intro

Under the Mirror

Most of us live our whole lives on solid ground on the surface of an essentially two dimensional space, occasionally catching our reflections on the surface of the water and perhaps never looking beyond the figure looking back at us. Read more…

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