Slender Sea Moth

A rare find in Lembeh, our diveguide Oksin has only seen this Slender Pegasus Seamonth (Pegasus Volitans) once before in his years of diving the strait. Unlike the short bodied Dragon Pegasus Sea Moth normally found in Lembeh, the Slender Sea Moth -like its name, has a thin slender body, longer snout and longer tail.…

Blue Ringed Octopus with Eggs

Towards the end of January we had some repeater guests come to visit, Dominique and Babette.  They had a great time diving with Indra (they gave him a book of photos from the previous trip, too). As promised they sent us some of their photos, which I will use for today’s blog post as I…

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…

Spot The Difference

These two Shrimpgobies are very similar, and if you aren’t paying much attention you will dismiss them as being the same. These are two of my favourite critters, and i consider them a connoisseur’s choice when people make their wishlist for Lembeh.  They are very hard to shoot until you hit Zen mode and all…