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Category: Indonesia

Hawkfishes

Day 22 of Underwater Photo Challenge Luckily I have encountered several Hawksfish species during my diving holiday. They are normally active but often hiding behind gorgonians or soft corals when […]

Titan Triggerfish

Day 20 of Underwater Photo Challenge Its size is up to 75 cm, large body and known by experienced scuba divers as an aggressive and fearless territorial fish. The fish […]

Trumpetfish

Day 18 of Underwater Photo Challenge It’s obvious how this fish gets its name. They can be identified easily due to their elongate body, with compressed head and a tubular […]

Arrow Dart Goby

Day 16 of Underwater Photo Challenge Arrow dart goby usually can be found in pairs, near to their burrow. They will hide immediately as being approached too closely.

Saron Shrimp

Day 14 of Underwater Photo Challenge This colorful shrimp has several names such as Carid Shrimp, Eyespot Shrimp, Marble Shrimp, Saron Shrimp, and Spotted Marble Shrimp. The shrimp feeds on […]

The Crocodilefish

Day Nine of Underwater Photo Challenge It’s not a crocodile, but its appearance resembles the crocodile that makes it is called Crocodilefish. It is also known as Giant flathead. The […]

Seahorse

Day Eight of Underwater Photo Challenge A unique species, and do you know that seahorse is monogamous and mate for life? The pictures were taken in Indonesia and the Philippines.

Pink Squat Lobster

Day Five of Underwater Photo Challenge From dives I have done, I have encountered Pink Squat Lobster twice, in Bangka Island (North Sulawesi, Indonesia) and in Ambon Bay (Maluku, Indonesia). […]

Harlequin Shrimp

Day Four of Underwater Photo Challenge Often being called as a clown shrimp due to its striking patterns, Harlequin Shrimp is one of the colorful shrimps I have ever seen. […]

Sea View

Day Seven of April Landscape Photo Challenge It would be nice if it were my view today or in the next coming weeks..

Ambon Bay, the Ultimate Dive in Maluku

ADVERTORIAL POST “Rhinopias!” shouted by us at the same time when our dive guide asked what we wanted to see most in Ambon Bay (Maluku, Indonesia). We, scuba divers, are […]

Ambon Diving: Haruku Island

  Haruku Island is just next to Pombo Island, Maluku (Indonesia). The Island used to be a place for labor camps for Prisoners of War (POW) during the Japanese colonialization […]

Ambon Diving: Pombo Island

Ambon is the capital city of Maluku Province (Indonesia) and located on Ambon Island. Maluku has gained its popularity in scuba diving industry after several diving companies shifted its diving destination […]