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X-Ray Mag #61

Italy's Ponza Island, Bali's Tulamben, North Sea's Dogger Bank, Moby-Dick's Sperm Whales, U-2511 Wreck, Checklists, Profiles of Wreckers, Shark Art of Wolfgang Leander, UW Modeling Tips, Scuba Confidential, Dive Fitness, Brazil UWP Competition report, Marionette Taboniar portfolio; Plus news and discoveries, equipment and training news, books and media, underwater photo and video equipment, shark tales, whale tales and much more...

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Italy's Ponza Island: The Isle of Circe the Sorceress, by Sabrina Bellon with photos by Franco Banfi; Bali's Tulamben: Muck Diving Heaven, by Nick Shallcross

Section I

News: US to create world's largest marine park; New Zealand opens new marine park; New Caledonia creates massive new marine park; Fish have feelings too; Champagne stored on the bottom of the Baltic near classic wrecks; Pitcairn Islands a treasure trove of new species. Wreck Rap: Operation Deadlight; Baltic tunnel project uncovers several 17th century wrecks; Has Columbus' flagship, Santa Maria, been found? Greater protection for ships lost in First World War. Industry News: James Delgado honoured by the Spanish King; Malaysia Minister of Science invites Kids Scuba to celebrate World Oceans Day. Travel News: UK’s first underwater submarine dive trail opens; Worldwide Dive and Sail to offer Galapagos trips; Arriving without your gear; British Virgin Islands establish shark sanctuary; See more of Cuba; You may have salad; Could whale-watching replace whaling in Japan? Wakatobi Workshop Week 2015. Ron Akeson: Mission Well Done, by Barb Roy.

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Section II

Italy's Ponza Island: The Isle of Circe the Sorceress, by Sabrina Bellon with photos by Franco Banfi; Bali's Tulamben: Muck Diving Heaven, by Nick Shallcross

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Section III

Equipment News: Poseidon's Wingman bailout tank bag; HDC Tech Drysuit by Bare; Hollis' SMS75 sidemount system; Nordi Compressori's TT-Mixing Panel; Atomic Aquatic's Cobalt 2 dive computer; Underwater touchscreen by iDive/Watershot; Zenith second stage from HOG; AP Diving announces additional oxygen cell supply for their Inspiration range CCRs; Review: Watershed Chattooga Drybag, by Matthew Meier. Interviewing Wreckers: Four Pioneering Wreck Divers, by Michael Menduno. The Drowned Lands of Doggerland, by Peter Symes with photos by Cor Kuyvenhoven and Jesca Zweijtzer. Scuba Confidential: How Did That Get in There? Water in the Tank Mystery, by Simon Pridmore. Books & Media News: Deep, by James Nestor; Dive Truk Lagoon: The Japanese WWII Pacific Shipwrecks, by Rod Macdonald; Heart of the Maya, by Eric Douglas; Out of the Depths: An Unforgettable WWII Story of Survival, Courage, and the Sinking of the USS Indianapolis, by Edgar USMC Harrell, David Harrell, and Oliver North.

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Section IV

Dive Fitness: Leg Strong, by Gretchen Ashton; Marine Mammals: Looking for Moby Dick, by Kurt Amsler; Rewards offered for sighting Yangtze porpoise; Female humpbacks head to shallower waters to shake off bothersome males; Mystery solved: Minke whale cause of bizarre quacking sound. Shark Tales: The Art of Wolfgang Leander, by Ila France Porcher; Flirting sharks at Sea Life Centres hold promise for wild populations.

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Section V

Checklists -- A Tick In the Box, by Gareth Lock; Underwater Modeling Tips, by Lyn Boyun Chung; Photo & Video News: Nauticam NA-D4s Housing, Subal E-M1 Housing, Aditech Mangrove Video Light, Sony's RX100 III; Nauticam NA-a6000 Housing; Salvador hosts the Brazilian National Underwater Photography Competition; Portfolio: Marionette Taboniar

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