Mandarin fish (Synchiropus splendidus) or the mandarin dragonet, is a small, brightly colored member of the dragonet family. They are one of the most colorful species that we see and are just one of the many highlights of diving in the Lembeh Strait. They display exquisitely ornate patterns of spots...

The star of this Blog is the blue ring octopus (Genus: Hapalochlaena), infamous for its deadly venomous bite and loved for its photogenic appearance and pulsating rings. In this Blog, we'll get up close and personal, explaining the different species of blue ring octopus and taking a closer look at...

Are you planning to head to the Lembeh Strait for your next diving holiday? Are you looking forward to the rare and unusual marine life which resides there? The Lembeh Strait is home to a host of critters which live on it's black sand slopes and are often found hiding in...
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   But how does...