This week we had a Frogfish-tastic week in Lembeh with lots of different species: Hairy, Giant, Painted, Warty / Clown, all of varying colours and sizes. PLUS we found three Sargassum frogfish when cleaning our beach in front of the resort!
But what are these weird fish?
If you have a few hours to kill in Singapore and want to see some sharks and mantas, then take a visit to the Singapore aquarium on Sentosa. Regardless of your conservation views, we really think it was worth it after we took a visit with our kids (aged 4 and 6) and had a great day out.
Yes we live in Bunaken and have access to the reefs of the park any time we want, BUT we do not have a shark tunnel, every kind of ray in the worlds largest aquarium or a chance to eat lunch whilst viewing mantas!
Weekly Summary #4, Dec 2013
TEC is back in Bunaken!! Hiro & Sandy, our tec instructors, arrived and got straight to work. In travel news, Lembongan was voted the 2nd best island in Asia! And on the conservation front, we highlight Shark Savers campaign to protect Manta Rays.
Weekly diving round-up: a whale shark was spotted in Bunaken, we’ve had a Frogfish-tastic week in Lembeh, and we’ve had some good sightings of white-tip sharks in Lembongan.
It is surreal that my time as a DMT in Bunaken has finally come to an end. My experience here was exceptional, in and out of the classroom.
Dion, my fantastic instructor, always had a smile on his face and finds ways to entertain in the classroom. The internship work wasn’t easy, but after my courses were finished I was pleased to see what I accomplished. Part of the satisfaction was the challenge.
Weekly Summary #3, Dec 2013
Our critter corner explores Rhinopias: divers get very excited about them when they see them in Lembeh, but what is a Rhinopias?
On the conservation front, more good news for sharks as China bans shark-fin dinners for officials.
We also have news about Singapore Airlines and SIlk Air increasing their baggage allowance, which is good news for divers with lots of dive gear!
Weekly round-up: the two Rhinopias are still around in Lembeh, we are heaps of turtles in Bunaken, and those pesky Mola Molas are still around in Lembongan – don’t they know its out of season?