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...
Naughty Critters in Lembeh

Naughty Marine Life Behaviour in the Lembeh Strait The Lembeh Strait is known for its unusual and rare marine life but it’s not just our critters’ appearances that make them weird – it’s some of their behavioural habits that make them stand out too. Have you seen mandarin fish mating or...
Critters of the Lembeh Strait | October Highlights

October’s highlights video features awesome footage of a flamboyant cuttlefish carefully placing her eggs underneath a coconut shell half and an extremely rare golden tripod fish juvenile (Pseudotriacanthus strigilifer) - a first for us here! Sascha also filmed two Godiva rachelae nudibranchs engaged in some odd behaviour - mating dance?...
Critters of the Lembeh Strait | September Highlights

September's highlights video features favourite stars such as the ornate ghost pipefish (there were so many around this month!) clown frogfish and mimic octopus. Be sure to also watch for the shrimp dancing on the eye of a snake eel (does it tickle?) and a close up of the iris of...