Sex, Muck and Rock & Roll – Part I

Back in the 1990s, when Lembeh’s sites were on the cusp of discovery, we branded its incredible array of muck dives “The Twilight Zone”. The “twilight” part referred not only to the stranger-than-reality science fiction television show, but also to Lembeh’s obscure animals and their cryptic relationships. Observing these crazy-looking...
Crustacean Station  – Part II

Besides their tremendous diversity of body shapes and colors, the crustaceans of Lembeh Straits’ dive sites are remarkable for a number of other characteristics as well. While having a hardened exoskeleton (frequently fortified with calcium carbonate, just as with our skeletons) is great at providing protection from fish and other...
Welcome BBC to critters@Lembeh Resort

We are thrilled to welcome the BBC to [email protected] Resort. The team just arrived and has been busy setting up their extensive kit which includes state-of-the art cameras, rebreathers and all kinds of cool filming gear. World-renowned for extraordinary nature programs such as Life and the recent 3-part Shark documentary,...
Crustacean Station – Part I

Divers and especially macro photographers in the Lembeh Strait who allow their eyes and camera lenses to wander to all of the weird and wonderful life forms that surround may be surprised when they find that the number of shrimps, crabs and other crustacean species in the Strait actually far...
Eye Spy a Little Eye – Part II

In the magical underwater world of the Lembeh Strait adaptability is king! In this second installment of “Eye Spy a Little Eye” we will marvel at the the mysteries and incredible adaptations made to the eyes of our special little critters! Freaky eyes! Flounders didn't always have both eyes on the...