Say “Halo” to this Bobtail Squid that is able to mimic moonlight to avoid casting a dark shadow as it hovers above the ocean floor to hunt for food. The Bobtail Squid has symbiotic relationship with a bioluminescent bacteria, Aliivibrio fisheri, that lives in the light emitting organ in the squid mantle that is able to mimic and match the brightness of the moonlight giving it a highly stealthy an halo effect protecting it from bottom dwelling predators! Read more ….here Continue reading A Highly Stealthy Critter – The Bobtail Squid
The Rhinopias Scorpionfish is relatively rare and it also one of the must see marine critters for divers and underwater photographers. It was on my bucket list in my previous trip in April this year but as the weather was … Continue reading The Weedy Scorpionfish – Rhinopias frondosa
The smallest seahorse in the world the Hippocampus denise measures less than the size of our finger nail from 1.2 mm to 2.mm. Known for many interesting traits! Continue reading Smallest Pygmy Seahorse In The World – The Denise Variety
I was indeed very fortunate, elated and excited to see this nudibranch in the wild gliding over hydroids and scavenging for food. Transparent Melibe or Ghost Melibe is an amazing work of evolution.
One of the rarest nudibranchs!