Lembeh Cottage Critter Update: 2nd half of March 2011

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Some of our critter encounters from 2nd half of March 2011:

Porcelain Crab, Cowry, Scorpionfish, Zebra Crab, Fingered Dragonet, Wonderpus, Stonefish, Banded Pipefish, Banggai Cardinalfish, Sweetlips, Mandarin Fish,  Flamboyant Cuttlefish,  Squat Lobster, Blue ringed Octopus, Long Arm Octopus,Winged Pipefish, Juvenile Barramundi Grouper, Cleaner Shrimp, Razor fish, Giant Mantis Shrimp, Hairy Frogfish, Thorny Seahorse, Robust Ghost Pipefish, Mushroom Coral Shrimp, Flying Gurnard

Critter Focus: Banggai Cardinalfish


Banggai Cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni) are actually endemic to the Banggai Islands in Indonesia. They have found their way into the Lembeh Straits by aquarium fish traders introducing them in 2000. Since then they have flourished and they can be found living around Sea Urchins and Anemones.

This photo was taken by Lou using our rental Canon S95 camera, which you can hire from 'The Digital Centre', whilst diving at either of our dive centres at Kima Bajo or at Lembeh Cottages.

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