Time to stop mucking around? Impacts of underwater photography on cryptobenthic fauna found in soft sediment habitats.

Scuba diving tourism is a sustainable source of income for many coastal communities, but can have negative environmental impacts if not managed effectively. Diving on soft sediment habitats, typically referred to as 'muck diving', is a growing multi-million dollar industry with a strong focus on photographing cryptobenthic fauna. We assessed how the… CONTINUE READING