Dominica diving

Blackspotted Snake Eel (Ophichthus ophis), - Dominica diving

Dominica Fishes – Part 2

April 18, 2014

Dominica 2014 ~ Two of our recent posts have been about our visit to Dominica in the eastern Caribbean. There were too many photos for one post, so this is Dominica Fishes – Part 2. The lizardfish below is a Sand Diver, Synodus intermedius. Just after entering the water at one of our favorite Dominica reefs, Danglebens Pinnacles,  I saw Ned make a dash for the sand down at 80 feet. He had seen the Sand Diver sitting very still, … Read more Dominica Fishes – Part 2

Bumblebee Shrimp, Gnathophyllum americanum Ned DeLoach

Dominica: Invertebrates

April 7, 2014

Dominica, February 2014 ~ Poring through the new copy of Reef Creature Identification between dives, our guides Tony and Imran mentioned that they could find Onuphis worms, specifically, an undescribed species that we had never personally seen before. Tony showed us one at the very end of a fish survey dive and in the excitement, ahem, all air was consumed from certain tanks. The site was shallow and full of other interesting things so plans were made to return the following … Read more Dominica: Invertebrates