Flamboyant Cuttlefish Spend Most Of Their Time Blending In With The Sand

Lookup any pictures of the iconic Flamboyant cuttlefish (Metasepia pfefferi) and you’re sure to see it’s flashing bright purple and yellow hues. However, a recent study proves their colorful patterns are only a display, and they spend most of their…

Chaetodontoplus dimidiatus, Rare Phantom Angelfish Spotted in The Wild

Rare Phantom Angelfish The adult Chaetodontoplus dimidiatus is an attractive angelfish with a velvety black belly, silver-grey body, bright solid yellow tail, and a distinctive scribbled face. It’s not often I write about fish, but when a stunner like this…

Take a Ride on the Passport to Coral Paradise in Northern Sulawesi Indonesia

Last year, I had the opportunity to visit Northern Sulawesi as part of the ReefBuilders scuba destination trip. On this expedition, we visited three location along the Northern coast of Sulawesi, Manado, Bangka, and Lembeh Strait on a set tour…

Reef Builders Travelogue, Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi Indonesia

Reef Builders Destination Lembeh The Lembeh Strait is the final stop in our eleven day trip around northern Sulawesi. Lembeh is a holy grail amongst scuba divers and is home to the highest concentration of crazy critters known anywhere under the…

Unusual Corals In Lembeh Strait

Lembeh Strait The Lembeh Strait is a holy grail amongst scuba divers. This relatively small channel of water is home to the highest concentration of crazy critters known anywhere under the sea. Scuba divers from around the world flock to…

Creatures of the Lembeh Strait

Howard Hall is a well known name in underwater cinematography. He and his wife have won numerous Emmys and produced fine films for National Geographic and PBS Nature. Fortunately for us, they also have a vimeo channel that you can…

Lembeh Reef Video, Critter Crazy, is nothing short of the best macro video collage we’ve ever seen

[vimeo width=”670″ height=”502″]http://vimeo.com/14263769[/vimeo] This video of diving in Lembeh Strait, Indonesia by Markus Young is the last 10 minute break you need to get through the week. Go ahead and enable HD, click on fullscreen and turn the up the…