The Bandfish: Creature Feature

One of the lesser known and more rarely seen families of fishes are the bandfish. These elongated, snaky looking creatures are relatively big and usually found quite deep – down to about 500m. But some species of bandfish can be found in shallower areas. For example the Yellow-Spotted Bandfish (Acanthocepola abreviata) which we see on some spots here…

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Braun’s Pughead Pipefish – a cool new critter

Lembeh is never boring. There is always something to see and the abundance of critters is absolutely stunning. But it is for sure a very special moment when you see something, that you have never seen before. Like the Braun’s Pughead Pipefish (Bulbonaricus brauni), which I have been looking for since a long time. This week i finally managed to…

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