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Octopus escapes tank and finds way back to ocean Photo

Octopus escapes tank and finds way back to ocean

Inky the octopus, of New Zealand’s National Aquarium in Napier, gained instant celebrity when it was revealed that he escaped his tank, crawled across the aquarium floor, and made it to a discharge pipe to the Pacific ocean. Inky was already well known to the coastal city of Napier. He was rescued in 2004 after being caught and injured in a crayfish pot. In a public contest he was named Inky through popular vote.

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Nauticam announces housing for Nikon D5 Photo

Nauticam announces housing for Nikon D5

Nauticam will be shipping their housing for the Nikon D5 SLR camera shortly. It features a new built-in opto-electrical converter that connects to the camera via a hotshoe and outputs via fiber optic bulkheads. Nauticam are also offering an optional converter that allows TTL flash metering. ISO adjustment is available via a lever on the right hand side, and there is access to Preview and assignable Function buttons 1 and 2.

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Indonesia blows up 23 foreign fishing vessels Photo

Indonesia blows up 23 foreign fishing vessels

One week ago, on tuesday April 5th, Indonesia’s Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti gave a live stream order and simultaneously blew up 23 illegal fishing vessels in seven different locations around the country. The Indonesian government has stepped up efforts to keep illegal fishing vessels out of its waters in recent years.

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Recsea ships housing for G5 X Photo

Recsea ships housing for G5 X

Recsea are shipping their housing for the Canon G5 X camera. Constructed of aluminum, it features an interchangeable port system and access to both front and rear control dials. Recsea have added a new “Extended Half-Press Shutter Trigger”.

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iBubble autonomous underwater camera to launch on Indiegogo Photo

iBubble autonomous underwater camera to launch on Indiegogo

iBubble, billed as an autonomous underwater camera, will be seeking funding on Indiegogo from 19 April. It will offer several different filming modes, controlled by a wrist band attached to the diver, which it can be set to follow. It is designed for use with GoPro HERO 3 and 4 cameras and will give one hour of filming at depths of up to 197ft (60m).

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Whole Foods set to sell invasive Lionfish Photo

Whole Foods set to sell invasive Lionfish

Whole Foods markets, in their bid to offer sustainable seafood options, will sell lionfish at the seafood counters of all west coast locations within the next six months. The chain hopes to eventually expand the sale of lionfish to all 431 locations in the future. In their native habitat, lionfish serve an important role in the food chain. However, since being introduced to the Caribbean the population of the invasive fish has grown exponentially.

(Image from Shutterstock )

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Lytro announces Cinema camera system Photo

Lytro announces Cinema camera system

Light Field camera company Lytro has announced its Cinema camera. Designed for film and TV crews, the new camera makes it easier to blend live footage and computer-generated effects and allows directors to make changes to their footage in post-production that could previously only be made by reshooting the scene.

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Canon announces the XC10 video and still camera Photo

Canon announces the XC10 video and still camera

Canon has announced the XC10 “video and stills” camera. It is capable of UHD 4K footage onto an internal CFast card at 305Mbps. It has a 1” sensor which is also capable of producing 12 MP stills. In addition, Canon has also introduced the XF-AVC codec, with color at 4.2.2.

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