New nudiranch

On the same dive as the crocodile fish, I was lucky enough to take a picture of this really cool nudibranch. This is the first time that it has been spotted and unfortunately there was a small current so it was hard to get a really sharp image. Just shows you that you can always…

Ugly on the reefs

This ugly critter is called a crocodile fish, or sometimes a giant flathead. It’s about 1m long and lies around thinking that its camouflage is so good that it cannot be seen, but it doesn’t know how good the dive guides are at spotting things like this! I heard that three of these were spotted…

Happy family

It was not until I viewed the picture on the pc that I noticed that there was a moray eel in the hole behind the cleaner shrimp! They must live together in the cave: the shrimp cleans the eel from parisites on its body whilst the eel gives protection. Nigel @ Two Fish Check out…

Sitting pretty

These long-nose hawkfish are always fun to chase around the underwater plants. Sometimes they will stay and pose for you but its never for very long so you cannot delay taking a picture. Nigel @ Two Fish Check out more critters in the Two Fish Critter Gallery

Weirdest creature in Bunaken

This must be one of the weirdest critters i these waters. It is called a star gazer, and it was pictured on the slopes of the mainland whilst we were doing some DM training. It literally walked right between us so of course we had to break off the training to take some pictures! It…

Whale Shark almost spotted!

Celina was diving on one of the reefs on Bunaken when a whale shark was spotted by some other Two Fish guests on the same reef. “I almost cried!” said Celina, since this was a very rare occurance in Bunaken. However, it was just as well she missed it since her two friends, Tomas and…

Best of the trip

Ken is a semi-professional photographer who visited us in Bunaken and Lembeh in Nov 2006. He considers this picture of a pygmy sea horse to be one of his best from his visit, but only of the one’s he has managed to go through so far – he has already posted a number of photos…