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March of the Nudis! – Part II

Imagine only having a few days to mate, copulate and reproduce before you die! That’s the sad truth for these amazingly unique and colorful butterflies of the sea. “The life span of sea slugs is relatively short, after reaching sexual …

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Critters of the Lembeh Strait | Episode 04 – 2015 | March of the Nudis Part 2

Here’s the second part of the March of the Nudis. There are lots of different species of nudis and sea slugs here in Lembeh. Check them all out and see how many you recognise!

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Tuesday Tips & Techniques from Photo Pro Sascha Janson #16

On select Tuesdays, Cameras@Lembeh (the first and only Photo & Video Center in Lembeh Strait) will feature Tips and Techniques by Photo Pro Sascha Janson. Sascha will offer up a range of information, you never know what piece of wisdom …

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March of the Nudis!

Please join us each month on our journeys of discovery. Starting in April, on the first Monday of every month, we will delve into a new theme. Lembeh Resort and critters@Lembeh will feature special content, photos, and videos on marine …

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Critters of the Lembeh Strait | Episode 03 – 2015 | March of the Nudis

This March is all about nudis, so here’s the first part featuring both, common and rare nudibranchs of the Lembeh Strait. We have a lot of different species here. Have you seen all of these?

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I’d Live Here if I Could!

The guides see everything (and I can’t figure out how) Opo K showed me an arrow-head crab measuring less than 2mm, I could only see it because I had a super macro converter! Everything is taken care of extremely …

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Starting Retirement with a BANG!

A recent Indonesian dive holiday was just what Dr. Steve Genkins prescribed for himself as a first retirement gift. An initial nine day stopover at Lembeh Resort, in order to dive Lembeh Strait with Critters@Lembeh, prior to proceeding on to …

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Critters of the Lembeh Strait | Episode 02 – 2015

Attention divers: some very unusual, weird and beautiful critters inside! A sea moth, tozeuma shrimp with eggs peeking out (can you spot them?), a tambja nudibranch with a surprise hitch-hiker on its backside, a close-up of the startlingly beautiful sand-diver’s …

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Lembeh Aquatic Love Life Quiz

Our favourite critters like to ‘Keep Lembeh Weird’ in their reproductive strategies too.
Find out how much you know about the racy side of critter diving in Lembeh Strait with this quiz!

 

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Critters of the Lembeh Strait | Episode 01 – 2015

Our Photo Pro is back with a new episode of critter awesomeness for you. Watch for incredible close-ups of charismatic animals such as the blue-ring octopus, ornate goby, and juvenile star puffer fish – you can see their eyes moving, …

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Pick the Pros Brain – Martin Edge and Dr. Alex Tattersall

Workshops too structured for you? Would you rather just play around with your camera and talk to fellow photographers about their techniques? Want to get a little free advice from those in the know and take fantastic photos? …

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Learning about Banggai Cardinal Fish with Alejandro Vagelli

Interview with Dr. Alejandro Vagelli

What got you interested in studying Banggai Cardinal Fish?

In 1996 a live specimen of this fish was brought to my lab. It was a male incubating eggs in its mouth and I realized this fish was …

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1101 Fishes – 43 More than they Thought Before!

It’s official: North Sulawesi is a fish biodiversity superstar!

During our 2014 Lembeh Resort/Critters@Lembeh Fish Geek Week, Dr. Mark Erdmann and Dr. Gerald Allen gave entertaining and informative presentations on the weird and wonderful fish life in Lembeh, and during dives, …

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“Wundervolle Vielfalt für Schnorchler” – Fabulous Variety For Snorkeler

Da ich nicht wie mein Mann tauche, gehe ich sehr gerne Schnorcheln. Dabei habe ich vieles neues für mich selbst entdeckt wie zum Beispiel Schnecken (Nackt und mit Gehäuse!), Krabben und und und in allen Farben und Formen.

Das …

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Fantastic Dive Trip at Lembeh.

“I had a fantastic dive trip at Lembeh.   The dive center and resort are wonderful and accommodated every request.   The guides point out everything but go at your pace.

In terms of the photography, it doesn’t get …

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You are a Dive Geek When – Part I

#URADiveGeekWhen: (Oops sorry! That’s you know you are a #Hashtag Geek When)

You get really worried when you can’t equalize your ears on demand.

You’re pleased when your sinus’ clear and you can blow your nose (usually in your hand).

You are “WoWed” …

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Truly Epic Diving.

…Suffice it to say that this is some truly epic diving.

All of these strange critters are found in the Lembeh Strait near Bitung in North Sulawesi located in the north-east corner of Indonesia. Getting there is a bit of …

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WE VOTE for a SINGAPORE WITHOUT FINS!

Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh stand behind this initiative 100%. The following campaign explains what this is all about and why its so important we save sharks. Will you join us and help save our oceans sharks?

SINGAPORE WITHOUT …

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World-class Experience

What a wonderful trip! We saw everything on our wish list, and we also saw lots, lots more.

This is our 8th trip here, and it has been the best yet! Many thanks to Lembeh Resort &  Critters@Lembeh for a world-class …

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Why that Flounder Wants to Get a Little Closer

I’ll never forget one of my early muck dives in Lembeh Strait: We were ambling along when we found a cute little long-arm octopus. I love octopus and watching their behavior …

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Behind the Scenes

We would like to thank all the staff for having worked so hard all year round. During our annual Christmas party we elected not only the employee of the month but also the employee and the supervisor of the …

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Critters of the Lembeh Strait | 2014 Highlights

The first video of the year shows some of the incredible highlights of 2014. It was hard to pick the scenes because there was so much great stuff, but here are some memorable moments for you to enjoy. Meanwhile, in …

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Constantly Improving The Facilities

Each trip to Lembeh Resort and diving with Critters@Lembeh is a new experience. The resort and dive center is constantly improving their facilities to make their guests feel comfortable. Returning to Lembeh Resort and …

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Fish on a Surface Interval

Who is Steve Fish? Yes, his last name really is Fish! If you are a frequent traveler to Indonesia you may have heard of Steve. Although Steve has …

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The Holidays are about Sharing

This year we decided to help the local villages celebrate the holiday season. With the help from generous guests that donated money but also children’s books, toys etc…. we were able to donate 40 baskets filled with essential goods (rice, …

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Twas the Night Before Diving

T’was the night before diving and on the House Reef
Not a critter was stirring, all divers had been briefed.
The regulators were hung by the dive locker with care
In hopes that dive master Iwan would soon be there.

The divers were nestled …

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This Holiday Season

If you have been to Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh you know our staff loves a good reason to celebrate. This week we celebrated one more successful year together at our annual Christmas party with all the staff from Critters@Lembeh and …

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One-on-One time with a Photo Pro

“I enjoy shooting video underwater, but until now I didn’t really know what to do with it. I’m really happy with the outcome of my first video”! As a recent attendee to our 3rd annual Capturing Critters in Lembeh, Richard …

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Critters of the Lembeh Strait | Episode 20/2014

It’s an underwater party and all your favorite critters are there – anemone fish, blue-ringed octopus, ornate ghost pipefish with eggs (yes, children are welcome at this party!), various frogfishes and a graceful free-swimming ribbon eel. Also keep your eyes peeled …

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250 Tauchgänge in Lembeh und noch immer nicht genug! (250 dives in Lembeh and still not enough!)

German:

Warum fährst Du schon wieder in die Lembeh Strait?

Das werde ich immer wieder von Freunden und meiner Familie gefragt.

Meine Antwort lautet jedes Mal aufs Neue:

Ich habe hier in Indonesien ein wunderschönes Resort gefunden, in dem …

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