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Deadly Red Tide

Deadly Red Tide

The mass propagation of algae and cyanobacteria is called algal bloom. If this occurs, the water surface turns green, blue or red.  In this particular mass development, a single species of a lgae or cyanobacteria accumulates directly below the water…

Pelagic fish (1)

Pelagic fish (1)

As a whale-watching company, our primary goal during our tours is to enjoy sightings with the cetaceans roaming around the waters of the Madeiran archipelago but the deep blue waters of the Atlantic also contain other hidden treasures, many of…

Birthday bird

Birthday bird

The Atlantic ocean was unbelievably generous to me on my birthday this year and surprised me with a spectacular Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) sighting in the choppy waters. Before the big show, we had a very short sighting of an,…

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