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Visual Signals of the Eastern Pacific Red Octopus (Octopus rubescens) During Conspecific Interactions

May 7, 2020

Visual Signals of the Eastern Pacific Red Octopus (Octopus rubescens) During Conspecific Interactions

Historically, octopuses have been considered solitary, asocial individuals (Barbato et al., 2007; Hanlon and Messenger, 2018); however, recent studies suggest that octopuses use a unique and systematic arrangement of visual signals to communicate with []

Shearwater will be there for you. We're extending product warranty!

April 17, 2020

Shearwater will be there for you. We're extending product warranty!

We know some of us can't dive into the oceans, explore those wrecks, or light up caves right now. But when we can again, the Shearwater team will be there for you.

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UNDISCOVERED SPECIES AT EXTINCTION RISK

April 1, 2020

UNDISCOVERED SPECIES AT EXTINCTION RISK

Contrary to popular belief, finding a new species is not uncommon. In actuality, we only know approximately 15% of the biodiversity on Earth and less than 10% from the ocean1. It is even easier to []

SHEARWATER FIRMWARE V17 FOR TERIC IS NOW AVAILABLE

March 10, 2020

SHEARWATER FIRMWARE V17 FOR TERIC IS NOW AVAILABLE

Shearwater Firmware v17 for Teric is now available. This release is not a major feature release but is recommended for all users to address a few minor issues.

Version 17 includes the following changes:

Benefits and Hazards of High Oxygen Partial Pressure

February 26, 2020

Benefits and Hazards of High Oxygen Partial Pressure

Oxygen is necessary to sustain life, but it plays a more complex role in diving safety. Increased fractions can improve decompression efficiency by reducing the inert gas fraction of inspired gas, and a high partial []

NERD2 for Adaptive Diving

February 25, 2020

NERD2 for Adaptive Diving

From Emma Kingston:

"I recently got a chance to try the OC version of the Shearwater NERD 2. It was an important trial for me because I dive with a disability and hadn't yet []

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Upcoming Dive Shows

Shearwater Research will be at the following dive shows:

2020 DRT Shanghai

Read More / Jul 17-19

DRT Beijing

Read More / Aug 14-16 B84

2020 TDEX Thailand Dive Expo

Read More / Oct 1-4 D060

2020 MIDE

Read More / Dec 4-7 406