COSGROVE, Jim, M.Sc.

Canada (1945- )

Last updated: December 7, 2017 at 4:32 am

Marine biologist and expert on the Pacific giant octopus; former Manager of the Natural History Section at the Royal British Columbia Museum; public speaker; underwater photographer and videographer; writer; co-author of Super Suckers: The Giant Pacific Octopus and Other Cephalopods of the Pacific Coast (2009); founding member of the Canadian Association for Underwater Science (CAUS); served as the Diving Safety Officer at the University of Victoria for 30 years; NAUI Instructor (certified 1973); taught snorkeling, basic scuba, Open Water scuba, Rescue Diver, Underwater Photography, Marine Animal Identification, Wreck Diver, Divemaster, and Assistant Instructor levels; participated in instructor certification courses for ACUC and NAUI; owned and operated J & J DIVERS with his wife Jeannie from 1976 to 2006, a company that catered to underwater photographers, videographers and cinematographers in British Columbia; scientific consultant for many individuals and companies seeking photographs and information on the octopuses and squids of the northeastern Pacific; began diving in 1959.

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Jeffrey Gallant

Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac & Book of Records. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.

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