Current, water temperature and limited visibility are a few of the factors that discourage scuba divers to explore the Arcachon Bay. However, not far from the oyster beds, lives the largest population of seahorses in France ; Some measure up to 15 centimetres long.
In the evening of Wednesday, May 8th 2013, Philippe Henry, one of OCEAN71 Magazine’s photographers, was able to take a close look at a 3 meters long female basking shark. Philippe wasn’t far out at sea, he was at the anchorage in Sauzon’s port in Brittany!
The Atlantic Bluefin tuna is no longer endangered. Great news. But now is not the time to take our eye off the situation. Greed has a way of sneaking back in and the lucrative nature of the Bluefin tuna, makes the risk of fraud in the industry very high.
You can’t see her, but she is there. She is vast and she is constant and she is endangered. The offshore body of our oceans lies 200 nautical miles (370 km) from the coast and makes up 64% of the global oceans.