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Flounder Fish

Day 24 of Underwater Photo Challenge It is a family to the flatfish species. It is side-swimmer fish and a bottom-dwellers. Its two eyes located in one side and both […]

Octopus

Day 23 of Underwater Photo Challenge Octopus can kill you with their venoms. But, only a few octopus species that have such fatal venoms. Blue-ringed octopus is the most highly […]

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 […]

Nudibranch Hypselodoris roo

Day 21 of Underwater Photo Challenge There is no nickname for this nudibranch but it has biology species name. I encountered the nudibranch in Bali (Indonesia) on my last diving […]

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 […]

Sea Moths

Day 17 of Underwater Photo Challenge The sea moths crawl slowly on the sandy bottom of the seafloor, feeding on the small crustaceans.

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 […]

Sun Coral

Day 11 of Underwater Photo Challenge It’s like the sunflower of the sea 🙂 It is actually an animal!

Mushroom Coral Ghost Shrimp

Day 10 of Underwater Photo Challenge This is a sample of two species having a symbiotic relationship: the mushroom coral and the ghost shrimp. The ghost shrimp are often being […]

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.

Ornate Ghost Pipefish

Day Seven of Underwater Photo Challenge There are several different species of ghost pipefish, however, the most common I encountered during scuba diving is the ornate ghost pipefish. The ornate […]

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. […]