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...

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...
Sex, Muck and Rock ‘n’ Roll – Part II

Rock 'n' roll in Lembeh where the cuttlefish are copulating, the frogfish are frolicking and it’s getting a bit steamy in the Strait! Welcome to the Critter Capital of the World where it’s all about the sex, the muck and our rock ‘n’ roll critters. One of the highlights of muck...
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,...