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Vivaaaa! Tobi at the very bottom of the ocean and very top on 2** freediving level.
Visiting from a rather tropical region. Gallos Azules, aka scrawled file fish, belonging to the trigger fish family. Different species of trigger fishes are increasingly coming to El Hierro and settling down. After all, the water is up to 2 degrees warmer than on the other Canary Islands. The general climate warming contributes to making […]
A rare encounter – an angelote or angel shark. Rare because angel sharks aren’t common and they like to set off at night. They munch shellfish and cephalopods (e.g. octopus). A harmless little guy who grows no bigger than 1.5 meters and will only reacts if you bug him a lot.
We had fantastic weather in the first week of January: some wind, few waves and blue sky. So the water was particularly clear. The best motivation to dive a little deeper.
Unbelievable, but true. After a beautiful dive with the Ocean Brothers Francisco and Armando de Rosario at a perfect spot on the east coast, this giant rabbit speeded through the rocks on the sea. First, my diving chase in between bushes and stone blocks didn’t meet with success. Then I changed my strategy. I calmly […]