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...
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 that Fool All Year Around

April may be the month of the fool but in Lembeh we have many critters that are constantly fooling other marine life through mimicry and camouflage – occasionally they even fool us too! These are our top 5 “foolers” from the Lembeh Strait and some interesting facts which may surprise...