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Category: North Sulawesi

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 […]

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). […]

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I took this image during a scuba diving in Indonesia. We were at safety stop before returning to the land. I saw this little Blenny fish (Blennioidei) was peeking up […]

Bangka Island Wins the Battle!

I have been posting several posts on Bangka Island and the unwanted mining industry by the residents whom majority fishermen. Now here comes the good news: Indonesian Administrative Court (PTUN) […]

Bangka’s Nature in Memories

Teri Dashfield invited me to join a five day photo challenge with song. I decided to post images related to places that I had visited and matched the images to the […]

5 Day Photo Challenge: Wonderful Wonderpus

Day 2: Wonderful Wonderpus The octopus’ species name is Wunderpus Photogenicus but it is well known as Wonderpus. I saw this octopus in Lembeh Strait (North Sulawesi, Indonesia). Lembeh Strait is […]

Published in “Duiken” Magazine!

Just sharing a good news: my article along with underwater photos that I submitted early this year are finally published by Dutch’ scuba diving magazine, Duiken, for its September edition. […]

Bangka Island: An Island under Threat

In Indonesia, North Sulawesi Province, between of two famous diving destination Bunaken and Lembeh Strait, there is an island called Bangka (Regency of North Minahasa). The entire coastal area of […]