5 Fish That Prove Puget Sound Scuba Diving Is The Best

Scuba diving in Puget Sound is an amazing experience, and the main reason is the wide variety of marine life we have to offer. Here are 5 rock star fish (and where to find them) that make Puget Sound scuba diving so great: 1- Quillback Rockfish (Sebastes maliger) These members of the Rockfish family are…

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Giant Pacific Octopus Protect Their Eggs

  Giant Pacific Octopus on Eggs by Steve Zedekar Spring in the Pacific Northwest means that our female giant Pacific octopus are tending to their eggs. Divers can see this behavior at many of our most popular dive sites, including Redondo Beach, Three Tree Point, and Alki Seacrest Park (Cove 2). The giant Pacific octopus…

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Divers turn out for February King Tides

Our last full weekend in February featured lots of happy divers and some of the highest tides of the year, also called a “King Tide”. Tides are the vertical movement of water across Earth’s surface caused by the combined effects of the gravitational forces of the Moon and the Sun and the rotation of Earth…

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Lingcod Nesting Season Arrives

After spawning earlier in the year, male Lingcod in the Pacific Northwest are now out in force protecting their nests from predators. Females leave the chore of watching their unhatched eggs to the males, who will aggressively chase away any threats. Divers who have gotten too close to a nest have reported receiving a warning…

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Mid-Winter Night Dive with Harbor Seals

Followers of our blog, twitter, and Facebook posts have heard us mention the Harbor seals that frequently accompany us on our night dives, especially at Seacrest Park Cove 2. Here’s a video from last week taken by Northwest diver Ben Hollis and Seattle Dive Tours Divemaster Chen Hsu. Harbor seals are common in and around…

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