WATT, James D. “Jim”
Last updated: August 17, 2017 at 23:35 pm
Marine wildlife photographer; writer; pioneer in the use of digital imagery; his photo of an open-jawed white shark at the surface was chosen by Scuba Diving Magazine as one of the top 25 dive pictures of all time; admitted to the Long Beach Neptunes skin diving club in 1969; Greater Los Angeles Council of Divers Diver of the Year in 1969; took his first underwater photo in 1979; began diving at age 12.
Honours and Awards:
Wyland ICON Award (2008)
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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.