Posts Tagged ‘sandy bottom’

What Are You?

What Are You?

(Photos of Peacock Mantis Shrimp.) There are several types of mantis shrimp in the Lembeh Strait, and most are easy to see and not easily intimidated by divers. The so-called “peacock” or “harlequin” mantis shrimp is beautifully colored in brilliant blues, green, red, and orange.

‘Death Mask’

'Death Mask'

(Three underwater photos of the stargazer, an ambush predator fish that buries itself in the sand at night, waiting to ambush small fish swimming past.) The story of finding and feeding a stargazer on a night dive.