Monad Shoal, near Malapascua Island, the Philippines “Curious Thresher“ We jumped off the dive boat from Evolution Dive at Malapascua Island at about 6:15 in the morning. We had enjoyed a glorious sunrise during the half-hour ride to the site, interspersed with cool showers as the breeze picked up the spray from our boat smacking […]
(Underwater photo of a pair of orange skunk anemonefish.) I love anemonefish. These orange skunk anemonefish were the brightest, cleanest color I’d seen. Their home, a brown anemone, really offset and complimented the color of the fish.
Peering into the depression, I saw a red robust ghost pipefish. As I watched, the small ghost pipefish moved over a hydroid branch, moving in to the side of the small depression where he was hiding.
HDR image of the beach at Siladen Island, Indonesia, with a lounging platform, hammock, and clear view of the open sea beyond.
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.