The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Part I

With a newly purchased film camera, I first visited Lembeh Strait in 1997 when the legendary Larry Smith promised me mandarin fish encounters. I soon discovered the Strait is more than just mandarin fish. I was mesmerized by its rich biodiversity, but my dives were all very short – interesting...
Sex, Muck and Rock & Roll – Part II

So what happens after the rock and roll party in Lembeh? In the muck, conspicuous behavior has consequences. All that sex and rock and roll often manifests in the birth of new stars, another generations of exhibitionists to strut the world’s premier critter stage. Orange banded pipefish (Doryrhamphus pessuliferus) - Photo...