jellyfish

Juvenile Naso Ned DeLoach BlennyWatcher.com

Portraits from Palau

November 27, 2013

Ned went diving last month in Palau, a destination we had long wanted to visit. I had to change plans at the last minute and stay home with my parents so I missed out on the trip but we are counting Ned’s visit as a recon for a future visit when we can both go. This week on Blenny Watcher we share some of my favorite images from his visit. They range from a speck of an algae shrimp to… … Read more Portraits from Palau

Ambon Jellyfish night drift Ned DeLoach BlennyWatcher.com

Black Water Drift Dive

May 15, 2013

April 2013, Ambon Indonesia ~ Ned loves night dives. I do not. So when Marcel Hagendijk, manager of Maluku Divers, started talking about the cool creatures that drift through the harbor at night, I started sliding down into my chair.  “You know we could put you out there on a line and let you drift,” said Marcel casually. Ned perked up; that was all he needed to hear. The next night, he and our guide, Semuel Bukasiang, drifted in the middle … Read more Black Water Drift Dive

Bonaire box jelly - Tamoya ohboya

Bonaire Banded Box Jelly – Tamoya ohboya

February 9, 2012

    St. Vincent – Oh boy! Another species for our life lists.  We recognized the pulsing creature as a jellyfish, but would not have known it was the jellyfish, had we not been alerted to its existence by Bud Gillan, a teaching colleague of Ned’s from years back. Bud, now teaching AP and Honors Biology in South Florida, had been tracking this species for nearly a decade. He showed us a photo of the then undescribed jellyfish when we met up … Read more Bonaire Banded Box Jelly – Tamoya ohboya