L2R: Back: Fabi and Tumbee; Middle: Douglas, Howard, Aceni, Rusi, Emily, Valerie, Bati and Papa; Front: Peni, Jayne and Michele - click for detail!
This would be a combined 50k+ hours of Shark diving experience.
Need I say more!
Mantas are gentle, smart, curious and playful.
And this astounding interaction? The dude is certainly pushy, and she may have wanted to put him in his place - tho having experienced some remarkable Manta moments myself, I tend towards play behavior. Of course we'll never know - but what a fabulous, unforgettable encounter!
AND - no mermaids! :)
Victoria af Carlstad, 2004 - Source.
Talk about an epic data set!
The dive masters of GSD member Undersea Hunter Group have taken a whopping 27,527 dives between January 1993
and December 2013 and recorded 1,411,187 individual Sharks and Rays of 12 species.
These are the trends they have observed.
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And this is the Discussion.
Overall, we estimated that 8 of