Cephalopods of the Lembeh Strait

Do you know exactly what a cephalopod is? Does the term cover everything with arms and tentacles? The name cephalopod is derived from Greek with “Cephalo” meaning head and “Pod” meaning foot. This is because all cephalopods have large heads which house their brains and organs and it is connected...
Tentacle Festival 2017 with Bret Grasse

Event Roundup   Today marks the close of our first ever Tentacle Festival here at Lembeh Resort with guest presenter and cephalopod expert Bret Grasse. Outside of his presentations and Q&A sessions, Bret has been enjoying the best of Sulawesi diving in the Lembeh Strait.   “It seems like every dive we see something new,...
Productive Squid Research!

It has been very productive and interesting eight days of big fin reef squid research here at Lembeh Resort with Critters@Lembeh! While we know that multiple different species of big fin reef squid exist, we don't know how they differ. These squids, like other Chepalopods, ...
Focus on Squid & Lionfish

We are very excited to welcome Samantha Cheng and Tayler McCraney to Lembeh Resort.  Samantha and Tayler are visiting scientists who have chosen to conduct research in Lembeh because of the richness of the marine life here.  Samantha remarked that when she began looking online for photos of reef squid...