First Dive Blog

First Dive Blog

This was the first dive of the season on the boat Moonshine. This was also my first saltwater dive because my checkout dives for getting certified were during a red tide and rough winds. The purpose of these dives was to do coral counts with something similar to a...

SCUBAnauts Advance!

At our SCUBAnauts International regional meeting today, we were lucky enough to add a new SCUBAnaut to the rank of Master Naut. Shaian B. presented her Masternaut project detailing the effect of plankton abundance on fish populations in an area. She studied samples of...

An Annual Tradition

Shannon S. — Senior SCUBAnaut Second Class  — AAUS D-30 They called me “The Ringer.” I hadn’t a clue how I stumbled upon that nickname because I had never split the dive sign before. In fact, for the past three years I wasn’t even close to...
SLAM Blog

SLAM Blog

Sarah V. — Tarpon Springs Chapter Naut-in-training    I joined SCUBAnauts Intl. in September of 2015. After getting all of the paperwork in order  I had to worry about passing the needed certifications to be able to dive with SCUBAnauts. In February I...