Posts Tagged ‘Pedro Capelossi’

Understanding the Spinner Dolphins at Home in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

  • Pedro Paulo Capelossi
  • 5 February 2010

Every year, people travel to Fernando de Noronha, a group of islands off the coast of Brazil, to meet some of the archipelago’s most famous residents: spinner dolphins. Giving It a Spin The spinner dolphin is a tropical oceanic dolphin that lives in groups numbering three to more than two thousand individuals. Of the 37…


Photo of the Week: Eagle Spotted Rays off Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

  • Image/text by Pedro Paulo Godoy Capelossi
  • 22 November 2009

These eagle spotted rays were seen at Laje Dois Irmãos, a dive site off Fernando de Noronha, Brazil, famous for reef sharks encounters. Coming across rays like those pictured here is also very common. This kind of ray is normally seen in schools and is, for me, one of the most beautiful animals. Fortunately they…

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