Biggest aquarium in the Middle East: The National Aquarium - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

This year the biggest aquarium in the Middle East is all set to open in Abu Dhabi – The National Aquarium. The aquarium measures 9,000 square meters and will be home to more than 40,000 responsibly- and ethically sourced marine creatures. They will be cared of by a team of 80 sea-life experts and specialist.

Flamboyant cuttlefish - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

Metasepia pfefferi, also known as flamboyant cuttlefish. They can be found in shallow and sandy sea floor of tropical Indo-Pacific waters off northern Australia, New Guinea, islands of the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia.

Smoothtooth blacktip - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

Smoothtooth blacktip shark is a very rare species of marine animals. It is known to scientists only from one sample, caught off the southern coast of Saudi Arabia, in the Gulf of Aden.

Vertical Blue 2021 Competition - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

Vertical Blue 2021 is one of the biggest freediving competitions in the world with 42 athletes from 21 countries. It was organized by William Trubridge from July 13th to 23rd which took place at Dean’s Blue Hole, Bahamas with perfect conditions which are very favorable for setting national and world records.

Banggai cardinalfish - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

Banggai cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni) is a very sophisticated looking fish with its shimmering silver body highlighted by vertical black stripes and white spots and elegant long fins. Each pattern is unique to individual fish and can be used to distinguish specimens.

Bull shark - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

These sharks are known for living near reefs, but they have a huge population over warm areas of oceans, rivers and lakes. This means they can live in both salt and freshwater systems. Despite their ability to survive in freshwater habitats they are not considered true freshwater sharks.

Dubai announced the deepest pool - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

Dubai has set another Guinness world record, the deepest diving pool – Deep Dive Dubai. It is the only diving facility in the world with depths of 60 meters filled with 14 million liters of water.

Clown triggerfish - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

The Clown triggerfish is considered the most beautiful of the Balistidae family, because of its distinctive pattern. It is also one of the most aggressive specie of the triggerfish.

Types of diving - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

Underwater world is an amazing place that gives you a wonderful feeling when you explore and discover those wonders.  But how many types of diving are there? Let us find out and allow us to go over each of the common types of diving and their key characteristics.

Christmas tree worm - Freediving in United Arab Emirates. Courses, Certificates and Equipment

Spirobranchus giganteus are marine worms that looks like a Christmas tree with magnificent hued twin spirals of plumes used for feeding and respiration. With a body of not bigger than 5cm and height measuring around 4cm.