Lembeh Shootout 2013

Following the success of our 2012 shootout, our good friend EunJae is organising another one in 2013.  Ej has been rounding up sponsors again and will continue to do so up until the day the competition starts.  Shootouts are not just about the prizes, they are a great opportunity to learn from the other competitors…

Monster Nemo

I ended a blog some time ago with “I will in my next blog entry shortly discuss the relationship within an anemone fish “colony”. Be prepared for a grizzly world, combining forced starvation, castration due to stress, a willingness to let conspecific meet a certain death outside the anemone and cannibalism in one and the…

New Year, New Blog, New Awards!

As you can see, the blog now has a new home.  We hope that this will give the users better interactions and also make the blog easier to read and share. January has been an exciting month, we had Bent here again, spouting his deeply intelligent and thought provoking ecological musings as well Ken who…

A crab up your butt!

All divers interested in critters sooner or later will get interested in crustaceans. Some of the crustaceans are considered “must see” items, such as harlequin shrimp, tiger shrimp, several of the extremely small shrimp recently found here in Lembeh, emperor shrimp and a host of other shrimp. The keyword here is shrimp.  Crabs on the…