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The ‘Other Side’

The ‘Other Side’

Posted by on 30th September, 2016

Convict Blenny With all the excitement surrounding the re-emergence of the Psychedelic Frogfish, it is easy to forgot about all the other incredible dives we are having. Monsoon has ended very early this year, and we’ve already started diving on the south ‘clear water’ sites. We are lucky to have renowned photographer Wolfgang Poelzer and his wife Barbara...

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Once, twice, third time a lady….. The Psychedelic Frogfish is here again

Once, twice, third time a lady….. The Psychedelic Frogfish is here again

Posted by on 26th September, 2016

It’s blog time again. The new season has started, and it’s started with a bang!!!! On the 23rd September, two years ago, to the day, we were fortunate enough to find the first Psychedelic Frogfish to be seen in Ambon for 4 years. It was an amazing find and wonderful to finally see this rarest of underwater critters. It was a small-ish juvenile. Then in...

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We’ve done it again :) The Psycho is back

We’ve done it again :) The Psycho is back

Posted by on 29th February, 2016

Click for Video Click Above for the Video (Apologies if you are in Indonesia, Vimeo is blocked. You have to use a VPN to view) Everyone who comes to Ambon to dive, not surprisingly, wants to see the Psychedelic Frogfish, Histiophryne psychedelica. And it’s a critter we would love to show everyone too. The last sighting was at the end of 2014, when we found...

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Sometimes you just get lucky

Sometimes you just get lucky

Posted by on 11th December, 2015

I’ve been very lucky, as a macro videographer, to have lived and worked in Lembeh and Ambon over the last six years or so. It has given me the opportunity to film some of the rarest and most unusual critters in the underwater world. My critter checklist has been getting smaller over the years, but there is still plenty of creatures to go. One thing I...

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Big beautiful Nudi

Big beautiful Nudi

Posted by on 30th November, 2015

Nature and the underwater world never ceases to amaze, surprise and leave me in awe of it’s incredible diversity. Nudibranchs are some of the most colourful and most varied critters we get to see. They range in size from a few millimeters to 30cm or more. The big ones are often the rarest and least seen. Click for Video Click Above to Watch Video...

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Back in the Water

Back in the Water

Posted by on 24th November, 2015

I’m back, at least for now. The last few months have been hectic, to say the least. We have moved our Dive Centre down the to a newly rebuilt/renovated resort, called Maluku Resort and Spa. Though we hoped (wished) that all would go according to plan, everything has taken a little longer than first thought. We eventually got everything moved (Dive Centre,...

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