This fish is just one species of many varieties of Butterflyfish. It is a common fish to be found in the Western Atlantic to the West Indies and northern South America. So far their conservation status is at least concern, and I have been seeing them frequently during the scuba dives.
Clownfish live in warm water of Indian and Pacific Ocean, that includes countries from South East Asia, Australia, Japan to Egypt. The clownfish always lives within the tentacles of a sea anemone.
I did not make up the shrimp's name. It is called as Sexy Anemone Shrimp (Thor amboinensis) because of its body movement that sways its abdomen back and forth, just like dancing. To be honest, this species is not easy to get their pictures of, as they keep "dancing". I don't even think they ever stop dancing.
Sometimes I get the feeling that the frogfish is a magical creature from the sea. Blame it on ‘The Princess and the Frog’ movie and ‘The Frog Prince’ story
On this edition, let me share inspiring quotes from inspiring people who have moved me to care and to understand our ocean and its residents. All images here were taken by myself. I hope you will find their quotes are inspiring too.
The Nurse sharks are a common sight when scuba diving in Ambergris Caye (Belize). They usually swim in a group and a chance to meet two or more nurse sharks at the same time is higher. Two or three sharks, face to face?
Dory, the forgetful fish, is categorized as Regal Tang fish or Royal Blue Tang, a family member of surgeonfish.
While the orangutan crab is not considered as an endangered marine animal, but with the coral bleaching due to the climate change and overfishing, I do hope its fate will not end as an endangered animal just like the Orangutan in the rainforest.
Perhaps this submission is not something expected by the WordPress Staff on their face picture challenge. Anyway, animals have expressions and perhaps it’s more us who interpret their expressions. Their face […]
Have you ever thought that what we did to the marine animals, for the sake of our travel memory or social media, might harass them, or even worse: could cause their death? Following is five frequent harassment by humans during their travel that can be easily found on the internet.
I have heard stories snorkelers and even scuba divers were accidentally stepping on scorpionfish because they were good at hiding themselves. The result of humans contact to scorpionfish could be fatal for humans.