Last updated: July 28, 2017 at 0:13 am
Explorer; photographer; writer; filmmaker; pilot; pioneered many underwater colour photography techniques; saw his first coral reef during a dive off Antigua in 1941; discovered the remains of the HMS Bounty at Pitcairn Island in the South Pacific in 1957; discovered new species of sea flea parasiting lobsters (Dolobrotus mardeni); National Geographic Society resident shipwreck expert.
Honours and Awards:
NOGI Award (Arts, 1963)
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. 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.