The Banggai Cardinalfish a small tropical fish found originally in a limited geographical range of about 65,000 sq km in the shallow waters of around 27 islands of the Banggai Archipelago are now readily found in Lembeh Straits in north … Continue reading Beautiful Banggai Cardinalfish – Resident Now in Lembeh Straits
The UW photographic journey begins when you start to click your camera underwater on marine critters, reef scenes, divers and many others. As we make this journey, we begin to see more and more interesting development as our exposure and … Continue reading The Picture – The Story
Indonesian Coelacanth is a huge historic find.
This fish was thought to be extinct about 65 million years ago !
Now there is a second population. Here in the Bunaken Marine Park, Manado. At depth of 150 m to 200 m. Continue reading Indonesian Coelacanth -Rajah Laut (Sea King)
Little Dragon Fish or Sea Moth has an unusual appearance with its armour plated flattened body, large wing-like pectoral fins and long tubular snout unlike other fish.
Continue reading Little Dragon Fish Is Armour-plated
The Green Sea Turtle or Pacific Green Turtle is a large sea turtle of the Family Chelonidae. It is the only species in the genus Chelonia. It is found in tropical to sub-tropical region from Indian Ocean to Pacific and the Atlantic ocean. Despite their protection under CITES, they are still being threatened due to loss of habitats and human activities. Continue reading Green Sea Turtles – A Wonderful Marine Creature
Found in the water waters of Pacific and Indian oceans from Australia, Indo-Malaysian region and all the way to Japan. Not found in the Carribean sea. Clownfish lives in mutualism with Sea Anemone . Found at the bottom of the sea in sheltered reefs or lagoons usually in pairs. Continue reading Is Clownfish Symbiotic Relationship With Sea Anemone Threatened by Cardinalfish?
Hawksbills are known for their narrow pointed beak and striking elaborate patterned carapace. They are found around the world’s tropical oceans. Their habitats are coral reefs sea grass beds. They feed on sponges, jelly fish, anemone and sea grass. Continue reading Hawksbill Turtles – An Endangered Species