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Bermuda Beasts: 6 Facts About The Bermuda Cave Shrimp

Bermuda cave shrimp are small and very rarely seen. but with cave diving expertise and equipment, you may be able to see one of their small population in Crystal Caves, Green Bay Cave, Roadside Cave, and Tucker’s Town Cave. Below are six facts about Bermuda cave strimp we bet you don't know.   1. Discovered by cave divers in 1985, the Bermuda cave shrimp is not found anywhere else in the world and is considered critically endangered. 2. They only live in dark, seawater-filled caves, and as a result are small, colourless, an...

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Bermuda Beasts: 7 Facts About The Portuguese Man O’ War

Where can you spot them? Anywhere on the surface of the ocean in Bermuda. If you see one, get out of the water immediately, as their tentacles can reach far further than you may think. You may also see them washed up on the beach, but be careful...

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Bermuda Beasts: 7 Facts About The Green Heron

Where can you spot them? Green herons are a coastal bird, distributed throughout the island. You can spot them most easily within mangrove forests, or hunting on the edges of isolated islands. The green heron is one of two nesting herons in...

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Bermuda Beasts: 8 Facts About Hermit Crabs

Where can you spot them? Populations of land hermit crabs are drastically reduced, but some specimens still exist in Hungry Bay nature reserve. They are a terrestrial crab, favouring mangrove habitats and sandy shorelines. Hermit crabs do n...

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Capturing Our Underwater World: An Interview with Ron Lucas

Ron Lucas has wheeled about with Manta Rays in strong currents off the island of Komodo, and felt the piercing gaze of a mother whale, just a table’s length away from him, as her calf sheltered under her fin in Silver Banks, but when I asked h...

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Bermuda Beasts: Spiny Lobster

The first of September marks the start of lobster season in Bermuda, when it is legal to possess, hunt (so long as one has a permit) and consume the sweet meat of the spiny lobster. Between September 1st and March 31st, spiny lobsters are hauled...