When you end up in a place called Fish Farm, logic tells you that you are likely to see a lot of fish. Off the shore of Grand Bahama, this “fish farm” however, is not the kind that raises fish for money, instead it is a shallow scuba spot that has a ton of sea life from coral and eels, to plants and yes, fish. Because of the shallow depth, the light is perfect to get extra vivid photos of the creatures beneath the surface. Lobsters, brain coral, fan coral, butterfly fish, spotted eels (they are mean by the way), barracudas, poisonous stonefish, lionfish and more surround you in this underwater tropical paradise. [Read more...]
When planning an adventure in the Bahamas, you are likely to come across bonefishing somewhere along the line. Then you are likely to find a lot of people asking, “What is a Bonefish?” According to Wikipedia:
The bonefish (Albula vulpes) is the type species of the Albulidae family, or bonefishes in order Albuliformes. It is amphidromous, living in inshore tropical waters, moving onto shallow mudflats to feed with the incoming tide, and retreating to deeper water as the tide ebbs.
In real life, the Bonefish possesses an entirely more dynamic existence. What Wikipedia fails to mention is the ability of a Bonefish to mirror its surroundings and camouflage itself from eager fisherman and fierce predators. It also fails to mention that they will quickly change direction if so much as a shadow graces their path. The iridescent fish is also rumored as the strongest and fastest moving of any saltwater fish. This superfish also has a lung-like airbladder that allows it to tolerate oxygen-poor water by inhaling air. [Read more...]