Issue #66 Bilingual Version 双语版
COVER STORY 封面故事
I knew it was something extraordinary when I saw the excitement on my dive guide’s face. Encountered in what’s known as blackwater diving, I’m privileged to witness and capture this alien-looking paralarval octopus.
—By Lilian Koh
Unusual Komodo 非一般科莫多
For that pristine frontier exposure, Komodo offers a full range of encounters from little critters to crowd-free manta encounters.
— By Alex Lindbloom
Thailand’s West Coast 泰国西海岸
The west coast of Thailand has been a popular dive destination for years, with 740km of coastline and numerous islands bathed in the tropical waters of the Andaman Sea.
— By Alex Tyrrell
Wild Diving in Derawan 世外达拉湾
With year-round manta rays and whale sharks, the world’s largest jellyfish lake and peerless coral walls, the Derawan Archipelago might just be the best dive destination you’ve never experienced.
— By Aaron “Bertie” Gekoski.
Sex and the single nudibranch 海蛞蝓独特的交配方式
There may be other sea creatures that start life as males and later change to females, but none quite as fascinating as nudibranchs.
— By Beth and Shaun Tierney
Liveaboards and Loving It 爱上船宿
Have you ever dreamed of living right atop the world’s best dive sites?
— By Simon Pridmore
TOP GEAR 酷炫装备
The Tonnarella of Camogli 卡莫利的巨网
The Tonnarella is a long and traditional net dated back to the 13th century. Now it is the last trap in the Mediterranean Sea – and a heritage to be preserved.
—By Isabella Maffei
SCUBA CHANNEL 潜水频道
The Pacific’s Best Plane Wrecks 太平洋最好的飞机残骸潜点
Plane wrecks are more intimate and can be admired in its entirety – at a glance – unlike massive shipwrecks; what’s more, they are some of the Pacific’s best.
— By Ken Hoppen
One breath is enough to set you free 屏气不息
One breath is enough to set you free. This concept is both the slogan of the One·Freediving Club and the spirit of freediving.
— Photo provided by Enzo Zhao, Text by Vita Liu
Shark and Fashion 鲨鱼与时尚
Should sharks be exploited in fashion or advertising?
— By Marc Hillesheim
Rich Cocos 丰饶科科斯岛
The Cocos Islands offer a richness of life underwater with at least 27 endemic fish species
— By Steve Jones
Creative Lighting 创意之光
— By Lilian Koh