The Underwater Shootout Rematch Is ON

Gulen Smash The Wide Angle Round and Lembeh Take The Title for 2018   It was a nail biting finish to this years incredible Lembeh Vs Gulen Shootout. Lembeh Resort had won round one (Nudibranch) earlier in the week with a convincing win of 56.5 (average votes per photo) to Gulen’s 32.64....
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...
Survival of the Fittest in the Lembeh Strait

Lembeh’s dive sites might be underwater playgrounds for divers but for the critters that inhabit them it’s a case of survival of the fittest against predators. This fingered dragonet (Dactylopus dactylopus) lost its battle to the gracile lizardfish (Saurida gracilis), which struck with such lightening speed that the dragonet never...
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...