Thursday, November 30, 2023

Abi Smigel Mullens

Abi is a travel writer and photographer specializing in the underwater world. She is also associate editor of Wetpixel, the premiere community website dedicated to underwater photography and videography. When not diving and traveling, or writing about diving and traveling, she runs PictureHum, the Airbnb of family photography in the US.

Profile: Valentine Thomas

We talk to French-Canadian Freediver and Spearo Valentine Thomas about her mission to bring awareness when it comes to seafood consumption.

Fiji and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Dive

Marine science educator, Abi Smigel discovers the magic of Fiji and its fabulous coral reefs.

Cetacean Elation: Gray Whales

Resident Creature Expert and Staff Writer Abi tells us about the extraordinary Gray Whale

Giant Squid Captured on Camera

A Japanese research team has captured more than 500 images of a Giant Squid on camera. The research team was led by Tsunemi Kubodera of the NationalScienceMuseum...

A Salute to Sponges that don't wear Square Pants

Marine science educator, Abi Smigel teaches a new appreciation for these porous friends.

Creature Feature: SHARKS! Jaws or Dermal Denticles?

Abi Smigel takes a bite out of the JAWS view of sharks.

Creature Feature: B??che de Mer? Sounds Delicious!

Join Abi Smigel on a very descriptive tour of the amazing sea cucumber.

Creature Feature: Octo-what?

Abi Smigel investigates our eight-armed friend the octopus and its variations in plurality.

Creature Feature: Peanut Butter and Jellies!

While a peanut butter and jellyfish sandwich isn't a good idea, Abi Smigel spreads the word on jellyfish.

Creature Feature: Amazing Abalone

After a short break, the creature feature is back! Abi informs us that more than just dinner, the Abalone has a story to tell