Lembeh’s Eight-Legged Wonders

Octopus – for divers, it’s hard to imagine a more mysterious and fascinating animal. Their intelligence is legendary, they can change colour instantly, squeeze into tiny spaces, escape from tanks like Houdini, are venomous (and sometimes deadly to humans), they are the only invertebrate known to use tools and they...
Critters of the Lembeh Strait | 2017 June Highlights

Our June highlights video is a masterpiece worthy of the Mozart symphony it’s set to. Frogfishes, mimic and blue-ringed octopus, ornate ghost pipefishes, unusual footage of a mantis shrimp cleaning house, a stunning yellow weedy rhinopias and a xenia coral shrimp…oh, and if you pay attention, you might even catch a...
Twinkle Twinkle Little Eggs

Lembeh’s reputation as the world’s premier destination for muck diving and fame as “Critter Capital” of the diving world has reached far and wide but not everyone knows our tranquil warm waters are also an important nursery for marine life and their eggs.Diving in Lembeh is often compared to a...
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...
Critters of the Lembeh Strait | 2017 May Highlights

May is associated with flowers, renewal and new life and  in Lembeh, May was no exception. This latest highlights video features some extraordinary footage of juvenile sea life like harlequin shrimps and tiger shrimps. Our Photo Pro also filmed some unusual scenes with a very fast lens, featuring glass fish swimming behind soft coral (yes there is also...