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Dragon’s Den and Ox Hearts

Dragon’s Den and Ox Hearts

Posted by on 3rd May, 2015

A very wonderful day  for critters. First we found the “Lembeh” Sea Dragon (Kyonemichthys rumengan). This was, of course, one of our favourite critters from Lembeh, where it was discovered in 2006. Though it has been found in a few other locations around Indonesia and the Philippines, we believe this is the first time it has been found in Ambon. Like all...

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Swarming Bees!!!

Swarming Bees!!!

Posted by on 21st April, 2015

Once is a while you come across something underwater that just blows your mind!! This was one of those times. Bumblebee Shrimp are one of the rarest shrimp. They are much desired as a photographic subject for this reason, as well as being beautiful subjects. Usually you find one or two (always exciting) and they tend to be quite small, normally less than...

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Photos, photos, photos

Photos, photos, photos

Posted by on 18th March, 2015

After many distractions it’s time for another blog. Full galleries are at the end of this page. Even though I’ve been quiet on the blogging front, it has certainly not been quiet underwater or, indeed, above it. The last few months have seen some great finds, the most special for us has been the new (to us) Rhinopias, the Rhinopias filamentosus. Initially...

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Photography Conundrums

Photography Conundrums

Posted by on 19th December, 2014

It’s time for some more of Barb’s wonderful photos from the last week or so. Be sure to check out the two galleries below. Barb has been going out to the sites on the south coast of Ambon, the so-called wide-angle sites. And this is where the conundrum starts… or However, our incredible guides and their ability to find rare and astounding...

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Wide Angle and New Discoveries

Wide Angle and New Discoveries

Posted by on 5th November, 2014

Ambon is known for it’s incredible critter diving and you have seen many posts, photos and videos that bear this out. But Ambon also has a big secret…it has some of the most pristine and beautiful reefs in the tropics. The south side of Ambon, away from the wonderful muck sites of Ambon Bay, is truly stunning. And finally Barb broke out her wide-angle lens...

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Barb’s Psychedelic Week – Photos

Barb’s Psychedelic Week – Photos

Posted by on 5th October, 2014

It’s time for some of Barb’s photos from the last week or so. It has really been quite a psychedelic time. As well as the Psychedelic Frogfish, there has also been Psychedelic Batwing Slugs and a bunch of other brightly coloured critters. Enjoy the photos (click on any to see full size). Psychedelic Frogfish Psychedelic Batwing Slug Psychedelic...

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