Coconut octopus

Cockatoo Waspfish, Ablabys taenianotus

Lembeh 2015 Portfolio – Part 1

November 22, 2015

Lembeh Strait—Once Again! Part One, October 2015 ~ The narrow 12-mile stretch of water separating Lembeh Island from the large island of Sulawesi in Indonesia is home to one of the Earth’s most diverse displays of natural selection and symbiosis above or below water. Even after more than 20 visits spanning 16 years, the ever-changing carnival of creatures inhabiting the black sand bottom never ceases to surprise, delight and astound us. Making our two-week stay at Eco-Divers Resort Lembeh even better, we … Read more Lembeh 2015 Portfolio – Part 1

Coconut Octopus shot in Lembeh Strait, Indonesia

Archives: Coconut Octopus

January 26, 2012

In the field, I scout for rare or unusual animals for Ned to photograph for our magazine articles. I use a video camera to record their behavior for later analysis and over the years have ended up with hours and hours of footage. From 2005 – 2009, our Scuba Diving Magazine column, “Encounters”, was accompanied by short videos that were available on ScubaDiving.com. Over the next few months, we’re going to post our favorites from that series. For two weeks … Read more Archives: Coconut Octopus