This is a small Caribbean reef (spiny) lobster I found while diving with Dreamtime Dive Center in Mahahual, Mexico — the small town near the cruise ship port called Costa Maya. The dive center stands right on the beautiful white sand beach that runs the length of the town. Highly recommended; check them out if you ever get there.
The Red Sea, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Click here to share this image. Touring Egypt 34: Like all oceans, the Red Sea is full of sea urchins. Many people do not realize the sea urchin actually comes in many colors and forms. Some have long, thin spines, while others have short spines; stubby, pencil-shaped spines; or, […]
The Red Sea, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Click here to share this image. Touring Egypt 32: One of nature’s most unusual animals looks like a plant. Divers see these all over the world’s oceans, but we usually don’t think too much about it. Our eyes see a crinoid, and we automatically think of it as a […]
The Red Sea, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Click here to share this image. Touring Egypt 30: By the time Thursday evening rolls around each week, I am usually feeling pretty tired. I look forward to bed time. Tonight, this image just feels right. Parrotfish sleep at night. Swimmers, snorkelers, and divers are familiar with the familiar […]