We have ID'd our whale shark!

A few days ago, a whale shark cruised by in Dauin, between the Masaplod and Pyramids dive sites and our lucky Atmosphere Resort guests got to swim with the shark and took some photos. Did you know that every whale shark has a different pattern of stripes and dots? This is just like a human fingerprint. We can use these patterns to identify individual whale sharks by taking a specific photo of the left side of the whale shark from the gills to the dorsal fin and uploading it to Ecocean, www.whaleshark.org. Ecocean can use the identification picture to see …

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Our Amazing House Reef

One of the greatest things about Atmosphere Resorts when it comes to scuba diving is our amazing house reef. We are blessed with a healthy reef with great muck diving right in our own backyard. Or maybe we should call it “front yard” as it is right in front of the resort? Although the Dauin coast here on Negros Oriental has some amazing dive sites, we have many guests who request to dive our house reef multiple times, because there is so much to see! At the moment we are lucky to have a few resident frogfish that keep our …

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Meet Daniel - Atmosphere's marine

Hey everybody, this is Daniel and I’m the new marine biologist here at Atmosphere Resorts & Spa. I’m very excited and really looking forward to sharing my love of the ocean with you on this blog, as well as with everyone at Atmosphere. Dauin is my favorite place to dive, I’ve been here seven times, and each time I fall in love with this place more and more. Since I’ll be posting pictures and blogging a little bit, I’d like to tell you a little bit about my myself and how I arrived to where I am today. I was …

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