Mother Mimic Octopus

Female octopus births about 200,000 eggs (depending on species) at a single time. She carries and protects these eggs while continuing to feed. Once the eggs hatch, the mother is left weakened from the constant care she has given her hatchlings, sacrificing her own needs for theirs. Soon after, the...
Perfect Diving!

Casper Douma (Douma Fotografie) and his wife Cora from Holland recently visited Lembeh Strait for the first time.  During their two weeks stay, with dive guide Opo K on the search, they ticked off their wish list which includes Blue Ringed Octopus, Bobbit Worm, Bargibanti's Pygmy Seahorse, Hairy Frogfish, Mating Mandarin Fish, Stargazer, Harlequin...
Only in Lembeh!

This week Keri Wilk from Canada visited us (ReefNet Inc.).  He gave us the short write up & a couple of images to post: In most parts of the world, it's pretty safe to say that underwater photographers would classify a dive containing either a frogfish or a bluering octopus as a...
New Dive Boat

Critters@Lembeh has added a new dive boat to our fleet, the Andrea.  Very similar to a boat we launched two years ago, Larnia, powered by clean, quiet energy efficient 4 stoke engines, she can comfortably hold 8 dive guests. These new faster boats reach the dive sites quickly, and get...
Danny Charlton just turned 50!

7th September 2012 saw Danny Charlton, our “big boss”, turned 50. True to his love of hiking and diving, Danny spent the day hiking up Manado Tua to the summit, and then went diving with his wife, Angelique, to the 50m for 50minutes. Later in the evening, Critters@Lembeh staff and...