Lembeh Cottage Critter Update: 1st half of June 2011

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Some of our critter encounters from 1st half of June 2011:

Cuttlefish, Aaron Crab, Leaf Fish, Cowry, Mandarin Fish, Ghost Pipefish, Hairy Squat Lobster, Carry Crab, Tiger Mantis Shrimp, Blenny, Juvenile Boxfish, Ribbon Eel, Pinnate Batfish, Winged Pipefish, Jawfish, Pegasus Sea Moth, Stargazer, Coconut Octopus, Tozeuma Shrimp, Mimic Octopus, Electric Clam, Frogfish, Zebra Crab, Fingered Dragonet, Ambon Scorpionfish

Critter Focus:  Coconut Octopus

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Coconut Octopus (Amphioctopus marginatus) can grow so their arms are up 30cm in length. They tend to be quite active during the day but are also very often found buried beneath the sand. The adults generally protect their bodies by hiding in shells or coconut halves hence where they get their common name from.

This photo was taken by Christian 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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