The Lembeh Strait is well known for being home to multiple species of cephalopod, and one of the most popular species with divers is the coconut octopus. This clever critter is often seen putting on impressive behavioral displays and showing off its intelligence. Coconut Octopus Appearance The Coconut Octopus (Amphioctopus marginatus), is...
Juveniles With a Difference

Here in Lembeh we are frequently asked to identify “new” species – something a diver has never seen before and they are often surprised when we tell them the name of a species they thought they already knew. This is because in some species the changes that occur between the juvenile...

The Lembeh Strait is world famous for its critter and muck diving. It is widely believed that the Strait offers the highest density of rare and unusual marine species found on Earth. At Lembeh Resort we believe that such a unique location deserves equally special diving opportunities for those who...
Solar Powered Nudibranch – How Does That Work?

This month we are taking a closer look at nudibranch of the Lembeh Strait and one species in particular has caught our attention. Have you heard of the solar powered nudibranch? They are rare finds, extremely photogenic and we see them here in Lembeh.   Phyllodesmium koehleri Photo by Agustian Peloa   How does a...