Tag Archive for "Seahorse"

Seahorses – where the male gets to do most of the work

April 24, 2017 by Sonja Geier 1 Comment

Divers usually get to the point where, after hunting all kinds of different critters, they pick their personal “obsession”. Whether these are Cephalopods, Crustaceans, Gobies, Nudibranchs or Frogfishes – so my weak spot have always been Seahorses. Here in Lembeh, we can find up to six different species on one dive!

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Denise Pygmy Seahorse: Creature Feature

January 11, 2016 by Serge Abourjeily No Comment

The Denise Pygmy Seahorse (Hippocampus denise) is one of the several Pygmy Seahorses to be seen in Lembeh Strait. Like its bigger cousin – the Bargibanti Pygmy Seahorse – it lives in Seafans. But this species is not restricted to one type of seafan. It can be found it different types of seafans AND in ...

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Lembeh Divesites: Angel’s Window

Even though it is not a Muck Dive Angel’s Window is one of Lembeh’s Signature Divesites. This beautiful Pinnacle Dive is the favourite Dive Spot of many of our Return Guests and situated on the northern island side of the strait. It is named after its distinctive Swim Trough Cave from which divers can look up ...

Lembeh Divesites: Tanjung Kubur

Tanjung Kubur is situated on the island side of the Lembeh Strait and is the southern side of a little Cape coming out north of the Kareeko Village. It shares that headland with Tanjung Tebal (out on the tip of the headland) and Aer Bajo 1 (on the opposite side). Tanjung means Cape or Corner and ...

Lembeh’s Deep South

On one of last week’s morning dives we went to the southern end of the Lembeh Strait to check out some divesites that haven’t  been visited for a while. The first dive we did at Wangurer – a black sand muck dive on the very southern mainland side of the strait. Basicly it is a ...

Pre-Christmas Critters Update

It’s almost Christmas, the Photo Shootout has finished since over a week and it has been quite quite in the resort. But not so under water! The critters are doing extra shifts and keep delighting all guests day by day. Reason enough for a little “What is there to see right now” update. First of all ...

Short Trip, Small Creatures, Big Productivity

Thoughts for the blog following a recent stay. by Alex Mustard   I’m a Lembeh Addict. I am happy to admit it. Although I’ve been on a diet recently, foregoing regular visits to Lembeh and South East Asia in general, over the last three or four years to feed in less photographed, and often colder ...

A fun day of diving

Today we had 3 Birthdays on one diveboat: Joni (our guide), and Nicole and Markus, two repeater guests from Germany.  On the other boat we had 2 Gentlemen reach their 600th dive, Congratulations Philip and Kim! So we all had lots of cake today!!

TK delivers!

Whenever you visit the same dive area several times, some dive sites seem to consistently deliver more than others, and, correspondingly, some less than you would wish. Here in Lembeh my favorites are the Aer Bajo sites and Hairball, where many uneventful starts of dives have been turned around to glorious experiences. The different TK ...

Seahorses and their relatives.

Lembeh is a very good place for seahorse hunting. Not only does Lembeh have several “proper” seahorses, which is medium-sized fish, looking like a seahorse should look like but also at least three pygmy seahorses, a number of pipefish and the almost iconic Lembeh sea dragon as well as their relatives, ornate ghost pipefish and ...

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