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Findex with Jim

Welcome to the Findex, an in depth look at the fish and coral life in the sea. We will take a look at the fish and critters that everyone will see while they are diving but maybe don’t know much about or don’t get as much time in the spotlight as the big stuff! Every fortnight we will look at a different region that Scuba Travel goes to looking at stuff from tiny to huge. Jim is a qualified marine biologist with over 10 years experience in the field studying marine life so if you have any questions feel free to get in touch!

Shark Special – Pelagic Thresher Shark – Alopias pelagicus

It is about time we talked about my personal passion again, sharks! This time, we are going to talk about one of my favourite...

Atlantic Sailfish – Istiophorus albicans

Rounding up our list of showstoppers is one of the fastest fish in the sea, the Atlantic Sailfish! The Atlantic sailfish is one of 10...

Ocean Sunfish – Mola mola

Next on the list of showstoppers is one of the most bizarrely shaped fish in the sea, the Ocean sunfish! The Ocean sunfish, also known...

Pygmy Seahorse – Hippocampus bargibanti

Today’s fish is one of the hardest to find but most beautiful critters you can see on the reef, the Pygmy Seahorse! The Pygmy seahorse,...

Ocellaris Clownfish – Amphiprion ocellaris

This edition’s fish is one of the best known and most sought after photography subject on the reef, the Ocellaris Clownfish! The Ocellaris clownfish, also...

Humphead Wrasse – Cheilinus undulatus

Today it’s time for something a little different. So far in this series we have been looking at some of the species that we...

Shark Special – Scalloped Hammerhead – Sphyrna lewini

Today it’s time for something a little different. In light of all the sightings we have been having recently I have decided to look...

Scrawled Filefish – Aluterus scriptus

Today’s fish is one of the most stunning in the Caribbean! It has long been a favourite of divers due to its amazing colours...

Mexican Hogfish – Bodianus diplotaenia

Today’s fish is a peculiar looking soul with a beautiful juvenile stage that often sneaks into photos taken in the eastern Pacific. The Mexican Hogfish,...

Harlequin Sweetlips – Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides

Welcome back to the Findex, an in depth look at the fish and coral life in the sea. Here we will take a look...

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