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Underwater Photo Location: Lembeh Strait

Underwater Photo Location: Lembeh Strait

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The most amasing muck dive in the world, black sand and shallow depth really shows the brightly coloured critters, abundant macro opportunities.You cannot seriously have missed this site for critters.
Facts about Lembeh Strait
  • It is in Indonesia
  • Lembeh Strait is in the Sulu and Sulawesi Seas.
  • The typical depth is 0-20 Metres 0-60 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 3-10 Metres 10-30 Feet.
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by Kay Burn Lim
Side Profile.... D300, 60mm AF-S Macro

by Kay Burn Lim
Xeno Crab (Xenocarcinus tuberculatus) on whip coral D300, 60mm AF-S macro

by Kay Burn Lim
Flamboyant Cuttlefish D300, 60mm AF-S Macro

by Kay Burn Lim
Tiger Shrimp. D300, 60mm FA-S Macro

by Kay Burn Lim
"Lembeh Seadragon" Taken in Lembeh mid Dec this year. At the time photo was taken, perhaps only 500 people have seen this new species of Hippocampus (Pygmy seahorse) with their own eyes. Not many photos available. D300, 60mm AF-S. Cropped

by Kay Burn Lim
Glowing Squid (Night dive / strobe lit) D300, 60mm AF-S Macro, 2x YS-110a

by Kay Burn Lim
Squid shot taken during a night dive. Photo was taken right before a jet of black ink was shot in my face and the squid took off.

by Kay Burn Lim
The Peacock Mantis Shrimp has one of the most complex eyes on the planet. Each eye is capable of trinocular vision, depth perception and color range past UV. D300, 105VR

by Kay Burn Lim
Zanzibar Shrimp meets Xeno Crab D300, 60mm AF-S Macro

by Eric Francis
i entered this only a copple oh hours before the end of the year so have re=entered it for this year thanks

by Kay Burn Lim
Tiny Whip Coral Goby, D300, 105VR

by Kay Burn Lim
Stargazer. D300, 60mm AF-S

by Kay Burn Lim
Cockatoo waspfish portrait - Ablabys taenionotus. looking more like a floating leaf than anything else. D300, 60mm Macro

by Kay Burn Lim
Shrimp Portrait, D300, 60mm AF-S

by Kay Burn Lim
Hippocampus Bargabanti, Pygmy Seahorse, D300, YS-110a strobes

by Kay Burn Lim
Bobbit Worm, Lembeh Straits, D300, YS-110a strobes

by Kay Burn Lim
Change of clothes.... I was lucky enough to watch from my viewfinder this shrimp molt and kick off it's old shell in front of me! This is the last of a 5 part sequence of shots. D300, YS-110a Strobes. Lembeh Straits, Night Dive

by Kay Burn Lim
Pygmy Seahorse (Hippocampus Bargabanti), Lembeh Straits, D300, 60mm AF-S

by Kay Burn Lim
D300, 60mm AF-S, YS-110a strobes, Lembeh Straits

by Kay Burn Lim
Baby squid. No more than a few mm long. Taken in Lembeh Straits. D300, 60mm AF-S, Nexus Diopter, YS-110a strobes

by Kay Burn Lim
D300, 60mm AF-S, YS-110a

by Kay Burn Lim
D300, 60mm AF-S, YS-110a strobes, Crab on Sea Cucumber

by Kay Burn Lim
D300, 105VR, YS-110a

by Kay Burn Lim
Hermit crab, D300, 60mm AF-S, YS-110a

by Kay Burn Lim
Pontohi Hippocampus pygmy seahorse in Lembeh Straits. D300, 60mm Macro AF-S, YS-110a

by Kay Burn Lim
D300, 60mm AF-S, YS-110a strobes

by Kay Burn Lim
Sea Urchin, Lembeh Straits D300, 60mm AF-S

by Kay Burn Lim
Frogfish, D300, 60mm AF-S, YS-110a

by Kay Burn Lim
D300, 60mm AF-S, YS-110a

by Kay Burn Lim
Euselenops Luniceps, part of the Pleurobranchidae family. Nikon D300, 60mm AF-S, YS-110a strobes

by Kay Burn Lim
THis little crab had a plank over his shell that was 8 times its size! Nikon D300, 60mm AF-S, YS-110a Strobes

by Kay Burn Lim
Juvenile Flamboyant Cuttlefish. This guy was about 1in long and funny to watch.... he would squirt a tiny cloud of ink, dart 1-2 ft to the right, then change colors and stay still. I would of course see all of this and blow his cover! D300 60mm AF-S

by Kay Burn Lim
Ambon Scorpionfish in Lembeh Straits, D300, 60mm AF-S, YS-110a strobes

by Kay Burn Lim
Hippocampus Bargabanti, D300, 60mm AF-S

by Kay Burn Lim
7 legged Wonderpus in the Lembeh Straits.... One of the legs on this fella seemed to have been bitten off. D300, 60mm AF-S

by Kay Burn Lim
Another Nudi in Lembeh... D300, 60mm AF-S

by Marchione Giacomo
Friends: Nikon D200 , 60 micro, twin strobo Lembeh strait 2008

by Kay Burn Lim
Emperor Shrimp on a Sea Cucumber, D300, 60mm AF-S

by Marchione Giacomo
Look the stars. Nikon D200, 60 micro, twin strobo Lembeh strait 2008

by Kay Burn Lim
Porcelain Crab, D300, 105VR Macro

by Kay Burn Lim
Hippocampus Bargarbanti, Pygmy Seahorse (Lembeh Straits) D300, 105VR macro, UCL165M67 diopter

by Kay Burn Lim
Molting Shrimp. D300, 60mm AF-S

by Mark Thomas
Thorny Seahorse. Lembeh. 60mm.

by Debi Henshaw
Banded Pipefish head shot. Nikon D200 60mm +x2 diopter

by Debi Henshaw
This cute pygmy was perfectly framed in its own little heart - all say Arhhhh!

by Debi Henshaw
Porcupinefish totally unphased by me sticking my D200 in his face!

by Reidar Opem
Blue harlequin shrimp (Hymenocera elegans)

by Debi Henshaw
This playful Trumpetfish stalked me and allowed me to take some quite candid shots for over 20 minutes!

by Debi Henshaw
Revealed! Managed to follow this Ornate GPF and got in close enough to find eggs in the pouch. Uncropped. 60mm + 2 diopter

by Debi Henshaw
This is the playful trumpetfish again - think he wanted to come home with me!

by Debi Henshaw
My Brood! Jawfish with eggs

by Debi Henshaw
Elegant Squat Lobster uncropped

by Debi Henshaw
"Dancing Queen" Soft Coral Crab just dancing for me! No Cropping

by Debi Henshaw
" Doomed" Anemonefish with a parasite in its throat which will threaten its life.

by Tunc Yavuzdogan
Count the Crabs :)

by Debi Henshaw
Pontohi Pygmy Seahorse taken in Lembeh D200 60mm plus x 4 diopter

by Debi Henshaw
"Double Trouble" A wonderful pair of harlequins found at Police Pier Lembeh

by Debi Henshaw
"Pretty in Pink" This lovely specimen has since gone missing feared fishnapped for the aquarium trade. No cropping

by Debi Henshaw
"At The Barbers" caught this gorgeous Lacy Scorpion fish having a quick brush up :o)

by Debi Henshaw
"Cupids Bow" I found this embracing pair of Robust GPF under the jetty at KBR in just 1.5m of water!

by Debi Henshaw
"SLURP" The playful Trumpetfish posing again :o)

by Debi Henshaw
"Pretty" Shot in Lembeh 60mm +4 diopter.:o)

by Debi Henshaw
New Pygmy Species. This is the newly named Severns's Pygmy discovered in Indonesia. This was taken in December 2008 at an undisclosed site in Lembeh where we were very fortunate to be shown a pair by the great guides of KBR :o)

by Debi Henshaw
Xeno Crab. 60mm +4 diopter not cropped :o)

by Debi Henshaw
My first attempt at wide angle following a workshop with Mike Veitch in Lembeh of all places! The shot is suffering the slow shutter speed but quite pleased with lighting. D200 with Tokina 10-17

by Debi Henshaw
"In Flight" Captured this flamboyant making his escape. No cropping straight out of the camera :o)

by Debi Henshaw
"Alien" A Night Dive had me a wonderful encounter with this curious squid :o) No Cropping

by Richard Ten Brinke
Ooops try to blend in with the leaf

by Serge Abourjeily
Taken in Lembeh Strait w. EF 100mm & 1,5 Tele

by Serge Abourjeily
Twin Spot Goby taken in Lembeh with 100mm and 1,5 Tele

by Morgan Ashton
I "think" this is a bearded ghoul. Taken in Lembeh with a Sea and Sea DX-1G

by Morgan Ashton
Banggai Cardinalfish in Lembeh. Taken with a Sea and Sea DX-1G.

by Morgan Ashton
Smoke on the water. Lembeh Strait. Taken with Nikon D50.

by Debi Henshaw
"I Love You 2" Another angle of the heart encased pygmy :o)

by Debi Henshaw
"Ghostly" Ghost Shrimp No Cropping :o)

by Larry Polster
Muck dive, Lembeh, D300-60mm

by Richard Ten Brinke
Flabellina trying to climb on camera

by Larry Polster
Muck diving Lembeh, D300-60mm

by Debi Henshaw
"Flyover" Unusual angle of a Trumpetfish. No Cropping :o)

by Larry Polster
My dive widow, Patty at Kasawari resort, Lembeh Strait, Indonesia

by Adriano Trapani
the rare and elusive freshwater "Patfish". It is a diver shot, not wideangle, external strobe, no photoshop; therefore: creative, or not?

by Ahmet Yay
The culltle fish eggs in the coconut shell. Sulawesi strait. Kungkungan Bay. Dive site : Aw-shcuks

by Larry Polster
"Anticipation", the moment before contact. D300-60mm

by Larry Polster
Birth of Flamboyant Cuddlefish in coconut shell, eggs the size of a marble. D300,60mm

by Debi Henshaw
"Mr Grumpy" :o)

by Larry Polster
More critters from Lembeh, D300-60mm

by Debi Henshaw
"My what a big brood you have" :o)

by Larry Polster
Ambon Scorpion Fish, Lembeh ... D300-60mm

by Debi Henshaw
"These legs were made for walking" No Cropping :o)

by Larry Polster
Camouflage Artist, frogfish waiting for a meal. D300-60mm

by Debi Henshaw
"Pure Silk"

by Larry Polster
Mom and Dad hanging out. D300-60mm

by Debi Henshaw
"Big Tum"

by Debi Henshaw
"Pickled Octopus" Bet he thought I couldn't see him :o)

by Larry Polster
D300, Tokina 10-17

by Debi Henshaw
"Hairy Monster" The wonderful Hairy Frogfish on Hairball - looks a bit of a rebel to me :o) Full Frame no cropping.

by Mark Thomas
Crinoid squat lobster - Lembeh. 60mm.

by Debi Henshaw
"Easter Bonnet" Candy Crab. No cropping 60mm +4 diopter :o)

by Debi Henshaw
"Striking Eyes" No Cropping straight out of the camera :o)

by Marchione Giacomo
Cow fish Lembeh strait 2008 Nikon D200 , 60 micro twin strobo

by Debi Henshaw
"The Smiler" This playful squid was definately smiling at me on this night dive :o)

by Debi Henshaw
Flagfin Wrasse - according to Neville Coleman "a rarely seen or photographed species" our dive guide Ben had never seen it before in the Strait.

by Debi Henshaw
"Snake Eel & companion" from a different perspective :o)

by Adriano Trapani
parasite on a whip-coral goby

by Debi Henshaw
"Don't you just hate it when that happens!" I was so concentrating on getting the mandarins 'rising' I didn't spot my hubby behind doing exactly the same thing DOH!

by Debi Henshaw
Whip Goby guarding eggs. Full Frame

by Larry Polster
Crab with fire urchin on his back for predation protection.

by Larry Polster
Crab on the move. D300-60mm

by Larry Polster
Ceratosoma tenue laying her eggs. D300-60mm

by Larry Polster
Still one of my favorite macro subjects. D300-60mm

by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
Featherstar Shrimp, 105mm manual focus

by Julian Cohen
Leafy File Fish.

by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
Giant Frogfish

by Alberto D'este
Ippocampus Pigmeo Dragon di Lembeth Nikon D70S - 105mm - Ikelite DS160

by Tony Makin
A.B.C

by Rob De Vries
Zebra carb in fire Urgin

by Rob De Vries
Two Bargabanti pigmee seahorses wondering what kind of camera I am using.

by Rob De Vries
Devil Scorpionfish in black sand

by Serge Abourjeily
Sargassum Frogfish and Reflexion on the surface ...

by Tunc Yavuzdogan
It's a Ghost ,I 've seen a Ghost...

by Serge Abourjeily
Sawblade Shrimp

by Serge Abourjeily
Shrimp on Seapen

by Francesco Ricciardi
Mating mandarinfish

by Serge Abourjeily
Flamboyant Cuttlefish doing a little jump ... a rare moment to find them free in the water.

by John Hill
Seahorse, eye looks fake? Canon G10, Inon macro lens, no strobe.

by Serge Abourjeily
Tiger Shrimp on Seastar

by Serge Abourjeily
Goby Portrait

by John Hill
The Lembeh Dragon. Pigmy-pipe horse? 15-20mm long. Canon G10 + Inon Macro lenses, no strobe.

by Reidar Opem
Blue-ringed octopus in Lembeh strait

by Yves Antoniazzo
The wolf Nikon D200/105 VR

by Yves Antoniazzo
Yum yum that was good !!!..... Canon 350D/70mm

by Mark Thomas
Batfish portrait. Lembeh, Jan 08. D200 60mm.

by Dray Van Beeck
Bargibanti I klein

by Dray Van Beeck
Facial...

by Janice Chan
size comparison

by Dray Van Beeck
Emperor shrimp

by Dray Van Beeck
Jawfish

by Dray Van Beeck
Hypselodoris-apolegma laying eggs.

by Dray Van Beeck
soft coral spider crab

by Dray Van Beeck
Nudibranch Tambja-gabrielae

by Dray Van Beeck
Bubbling...

by Dray Van Beeck
Crab and softcoral pattern.

by Dray Van Beeck
Blenny

by Dray Van Beeck
batfish 2

by Jackson Wong
Pygmy Seahorse

by Jackson Wong
Xeno crab in blue water

by Jackson Wong
Ghost pipefish

by Michel Lonfat
Diving Lembeh region... Que du bonheur... :O).

by Michel Lonfat
Little Symbiotic Shrimp in a Plerogyra sinuosa... Que du bonheur... :O)... They are just beautiful...

by Michel Lonfat
Beautiful Porcelain Crab in an anemone... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
A fantastic moment we had in one of our dives. A murray Eel (Gymnothorax juv. Unknown. (G. javanicus)) attacked by a snake Laticauda colubrine. But it was too big for him. So at the end he spit it out and went back up to the surface. Que du bonheur..

by Michel Lonfat
Une Claveline... Blue is Blue... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Reidar Opem
Duo

by Michel Lonfat
Lembeh Strait is just amazing for Nudibranches... All kinds, all colors... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Master Frog Fish posing.... Nice Lipstick... :O)... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
A Long-snouted seahorse met in the waters of Lembeh.... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Design of a Clam... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Little Symbiotique Goby on a Wip Coral in Lembeh Strait... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
The Eye of a Immaculate pufferfish in the waters of Lembeh Strait... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Little Goby on a Coral in the waters of Lembeh Strait... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
"Hummm... you have a problem ?".... Hard night for this white Scorpion Fish in the Strait of Lembeh... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Time to go to bed.... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Small Cardinal Fishes wih a Sea Urchin in the background... Lembeh Strait... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Little Lezard Fish hidding in the sand of Lembeh Strait... Probably waiting for a fish to pass... :O)... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
The beautiful design of a Sea-Star... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Face to Face with this beautiful white Frog Fish... in Lembeh Strait... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Marchione Giacomo
Up and down: Nikon D200, 60 micro, twin strobo Lembeh 2010

by Bruno Van Saen
Close enough ?

by Marchione Giacomo
Soft home Nikon D200, 105 micro, twin strobo Lembeh 2010

by Michel Lonfat
Face to face with an Imperial Schrimp in Lembeh Strait... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Clown Fish Family.... Que du bonheur... :O)..

by Marchione Giacomo
Blu eyes Nikon D200, 60 micro, ywin strobo Lembeh 2010

by Michel Lonfat
A superb Platax in the waters of Lembeh Strait... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Beautiful Porcelain Crab in it's anemone in Lembeh Strait... Que du bonheur... ;O)...

by Marchione Giacomo
Porcelain crab Nikon D200, 60 micro, twin strobo Lembeh 2010

by Michel Lonfat
Face to Face with this Dragon Fish seaking for food in the sand of Lembeh Strait.... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Little Red Goby on a Coral... Que du bonheur.. :O)...

by Marchione Giacomo
Tiny nudy Nikon D200, 60 micro, twin strobo Lembeh 2010

by Michel Lonfat
CuttleFish can come bigger... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Marchione Giacomo
Zebra Nikon D200, 60 micro, twin strobo Lembeh strait 2010

by Michel Lonfat
face to face with an Ambon Scorpion Fish in the waters of Lembeh Strait... Que du bonheur j'te dis... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
"Rather windy isn't it ?".... Que du bonheur... :O)... Hairy Frog Fish in the waters of Lembeh Strait...

by Marchione Giacomo
Crystal Nikon D200,105 micro, twin strobo Lembeh 2010

by Michel Lonfat
Little and very nice Anemone Crab in the waters of Lembeh Strait... Que du bonheur...

by Michel Lonfat
Small Porcelaine Crab on an anemone... In the water's of Lembeh Strait... Que du bonheur.. :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Little symbiotique Goby.... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
South of Lembeh Strait... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
A Symbiotic Shrimp... Que du bonheur.. :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
A beautiful Banded sea snake swimming on the surface. Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Under Water Psychedelic... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Dray Van Beeck
porcelain crab

by Marchione Giacomo
Young Batfish Nikon D200, 60 micro, twin strobo Lembeh strait

by Michel Lonfat
Little Symbiotic Goby on a Wip Coral... One of my favorite subject... C'est que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Face to face with this Blue Reef Chromis in the waters of Lembeh... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Marchione Giacomo
Sea Horse Nikon D200, 60 micro, twin strobo Lembeh strait

by David Andrew
Bigfin Reef Squid Lebeh Indonesia

by David Andrew
Rain on the Ceiling

by Steven Eilenberg
Just another muck dive in Lembeh. Tiny flamboyant cuddlefish going for the kill. Tomorrow's upload will show the result.

by Michel Lonfat
A pokemon Nudibranch... Lembeh strait... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Symbiotic Schrimp... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Coral Pattern...

by Michel Lonfat
Painted Frog Fish in the waters of Lembeh Strait... Que du bonheur.. :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
A Tall fin batfish in the waters of Lembeh Strait... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Little red Goby... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Little symbiotic Goby on a Sponge... In Lembeh Strait. :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
A juvenile Pigmy Leatherjacket in the waters of Lembeh Strait... Que du bonheur... .O)...

by Michel Lonfat
The details and the eye of a Pufferfish in the waters of Lembeh Strait... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Sea Star... :O)...

by Jörg Menge
TOUSLED Hairy Frogfish

by Michel Lonfat
Nudibranchia on the sand of Lembeh Strait... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Face to face with this Imperial Schrimp... Lembeh Strait... Que du bonheur... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Manta Shrimp in Lembeh Strait... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Nudibranchia on the sand of Lembeh Strait... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Hippo on the sand of Lembeh Strait...

by Victor Tabernero
Ready, steady...GO!!

by Michel Lonfat
Little Symbiotic Goby on a sponge. Love the eyes... :O)... Lembeh Strait...

by Michel Lonfat
Face to face with this beautiful Nudibranch.... in the water's of Lembeh Strait.

by Michel Lonfat
Symbiotique Shrimp in Lembeh Strait... :O)...

by Michel Lonfat
Porcelain Crab... Lembeh Strait

by Michel Lonfat
Hairy Frog Fish in Lembeh Strait... :O)...

by Mathieu Foulquié
cockatoo waspfish (Ablabys taenianotus)

by Michel Lonfat
Snake Eel in the sand of Lembeh Strait.... :O)..

by Christine Hamilton
Tubeworm

by Michel Lonfat
Little symbiotique Goby... In the water's of Lembeh Strait... :O)...

by Budy Lukman
Hermit Crab up close and personal...

by Michel Lonfat
Little symbiotic Schrimp in Lembeh Strait... :O)...

by Budy Lukman
Yellow....

by Michel Lonfat
Face to Face...

by Budy Lukman
Bargibanti

by Budy Lukman
Orang Utan

by Budy Lukman
Mating Mandarin

by Budy Lukman
Flounder

by Tom Radio
Pair of hypselodoris bullocki mating. Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi, Indonesia

by Budy Lukman
Hawkfish

by Tom Radio
Porcelain Crab Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi, Indonesia

by Mark Gray
"The Kiss" ...Pygmy Seahorse

by Tom Radio
Whip Coral Shrimp Sulawesi, Indonesia

by John Hill
Melibe Fimbriata taking a swim (nothing to do with me). first time i've seen a nudi swimming :)

by Tom Radio
Wonderpus Sulawesi, Indonesia

by Alex Varani
Green in Lembeh

by Alex Varani
Yellow in Lembeh

by Alex Varani
Peacock mantis shrimp - close up -

by Alex Varani
Alien in Lembeh. Dimension 4 mm, deph 10 mt. Anyone could help me for id ?

by Christine Hamilton
Fatso

by Alex Varani
Devil scorpionfish nudibranch "ornated"

by Alex Varani
Thor amboinensis - close up

by Alex Varani
Amphioctopus marginatus (coconut octopus)

by Alex Varani
my "round" home :-)

by Alex Varani
Solenostomus "bokeh"...

by Alex Varani
my home with my eggs...

by Alex Varani
New life (sephia egg)

by Alex Varani
Periclemenes imperator - couple -

by Alex Varani
Amphiprion ocellaris

by Alex Varani
Amphioctopus marginatus (coconut octopus)

by Alex Varani
Pteroidichthys amboinensis (Ambon scorpionfish) -couple-

by Alex Varani
Antennarius hispidus (shaggy frogfish)

by Alex Varani
Green eyes

by Agung Djaja Rachwan
A pregnant Bargibanti Pygmy Seahorse ...

by Agung Djaja Rachwan
Mantis Shrimp just came out from black hole ..

by Agung Djaja Rachwan
Hello .... ! I am an eel from Lembeh Strait ...

by Agung Djaja Rachwan
Candy Crab on the Top of Soft Coral .. with Yellow Background !! ... Yellow color comes from the Dive Master wetsuit .. Thanks to him to make this picture a bit unique ..

by Agung Djaja Rachwan
Vote me Pleasee ... eeeee ....:) ..

by Agung Djaja Rachwan
Long Arm Octopus , running away from photographer ... So fast, so lucky enough to get the focus on eye ..

by Agung Djaja Rachwan
A pose of Bargibanti Pygmy Sea Horse ... My favourite ...

by Agung Djaja Rachwan
Skeleton Shrimp . It is about 1 cm long and 0,5mm wide .. Very difficult to get focus on its eye .. Lucky enough to get this photo ..

by Alex Varani
Antennarius hispidus (shaggy frogfish)

by Alex Varani
Amphioctopus marginatus (coconut octopus)

by Alex Varani
Periclemenes imperator

by Alex Varani
caprella sp (skeleton shrimp) male and female

by Agung Djaja Rachwan
Yellow Gobies in the bottle .. Hope you willl enjoy it ..

by Alex Varani
Solenostomus paradoxux (ghost pipefish): belly detail. See eggs inside

by Alex Varani
Pteroidichthys amboinensis (Ambon scorpionfish) -couple-

by Alex Varani
Meiacanthus cf. grammistes with eggs

by Alex Varani
cf. Lutjanus sp.

by Vladimir Levantovsky
Pigmy seahorse (who didn't turn his back on me).

by Vladimir Levantovsky
Blending in the environment

by Alex Varani
Periclemenes colemanii

by Alex Varani
Pteroidichthys amboinensis (Ambon scorpionfish)

by Alex Varani
Periclemenes imperator on Holoturia

by Alex Varani
Pseudobiceros bedfordi...flying...

by Alex Varani
Amphioctopus marginatus in a shell

by Alex Varani
Thaumoctopus mimicus (detail)

by Claudette Muller
"Clown Fish" in anenome in Lembah Strait.

by Alex Varani
Euprymna berryi

by Richard Witmer
Wonderpuss (Wunderpus photogenicus).

by Alex Varani
Paracentropogon cf. longispinus

by Alex Varani
sepia latimanus by night

by Claudette Muller
"Hide and Seek"! Lion fish hiding amongst the coral in Lembeh Strait.

by Claudette Muller
"OUCH!" The spines from these REALLY hurt!

by Alex Varani
....from the darkness...

by Paolo Rossi
Petroscirtes breviceps - Shorthead fangblenny A small blenny inside a tin can sardines....very funny!

by Paolo Rossi
Solenostomus paradoxus - Ornate ghost pipefish

by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
Eye of the flounder :)

by Alex Varani
Xenocarcinus cf. tuberculatus

by Alex Varani
Amphioctopus marginatus (Coconut octopus)

by Alex Varani
Periclemenes imperator on oloturia

by Alex Varani
...on boobs planet...

by Alex Varani
Periclemenes imperator on oloturia

by Alex Varani
Chromodoris kunei

by Alex Varani
Pterapogon kauderni and sons

by Paolo Rossi
small goby with eggs....

by Alex Varani
Chromodoris kunei

by Alex Varani
Thorunna australis

by Paolo Rossi
Ablabys macracanthus - Spiny cockatoo Three on a row!!

by Alex Varani
Back to turtle planet

by Paolo Rossi
Pterapogon kauderni - Banggai cardinalfish

by Paolo Rossi
Rhinopias eschmeyeri - Eschmeyer's scorpion fish

by Paolo Rossi
Antennarius striatus - Striped frog fish

by Paul Flandinette
The orbicular burrfish seemed very much at home in this old paint can

by Paolo Rossi
A small goby on ascidia....may be waiting for attaching eggs...

by Alex Varani
A smile from a veil...

by Alex Varani
Metasepia pfefferi - portrait -

by Alex Varani
Take care of me...

by Alex Varani
The "colemanii" - supermacro 45 macro lens + UCL165

by Alex Varani
Trinchesia yamasui

by Alex Varani
Jumpin' urocaridella

by Alex Varani
the new generation (clownfish eggs)

by Alex Varani
Urocaridella antonbrunii - portrait -

by Alex Varani
Private moments (Hypselodoris bullocki)

by Alex Varani
Hypselodoris bullocki

by Alex Varani
Signigobius biocellatus. A really shy fish but really beatiful

by Alex Varani
Tozeuma armatum in the dark

by Alex Varani
Solenostomus cyanopterus

by John Roach
Mantis Shrimp

by Mathieu Foulquié
Scary Hairy (snooted in Lembeh)

by Alex Varani
hippocampus histrix - posing -

by Alex Varani
nosy baby

by Alex Varani
baby on a leaf

by Mona Dienhart
night encouner in Lembeh

by Alex Varani
Tiny Antennarius pictus (1.5 cm)

by Thomas Fisker
Blue ring octopus. Found yesterday in Lembeh Strait, on the fifth dive, at 22 m.

by Gitte Bragenholt Fisker
Mimic octopus. Just under the diveboat.

by Alex Varani
Synchiropus splendidus - close up -

by Marco Walter
Black-finned snake eel in Lembeh Strait

by Thomas Fisker
Yellow Algae Shrimp. Size: 3 mm.

by Thomas Fisker
Red Algae shrimp.

by John Roach
Just part of the wallpaper!

by Sherry Hsu
Pygmy Squid@Lembeh Strait

by Sherry Hsu
Soft Coral Crab/Candy Crab@Lembeh

by Sherry Hsu
Lembeh Sea Dragon@Lembeh Strait

by Sherry Hsu
Mandarinfish@Lembeh Strait

by Sherry Hsu
Sarasvati Anemone Shrimp@Lembeh Strait

by Sherry Hsu
Hairy Shrimp@Lembeh Strait

by Sherry Hsu
Goby with parasites@ Lembeh Strait

by Steve Wright
Emperor Shrimp, 50mm macro with 1x4 teleconverter f22 1/160th ISO 100 Olympus e-520, twin strobes.

by Alessio Oddo
Decorator Crab

by Irwin Ang
Cowrie Canon Powershot S100 Fisheye Fix S100 Housing 2x Sea&Sea YS110a Strobe Subsee +10

by Sherry Hsu
Persian Carpet Flatwarm

by John Roach
Dragonet

by Mehmet Salih Bilal
Can we call him "King Sea Horse" because of carrying a crown on his head?

by Sherry Hsu
Goby with Parasites @ Lembeh Strait

by Luke Gordon
Backlighting for a Thorny Seahorse..

by Sherry Hsu
Solar-powered Phyllodesemium @ Lembeh Strait

by Sherry Hsu
Blenny @ Lembeh Strait

by Georges Boudron
nudi face

by Mathieu Foulquié
Phyllognathia ceratophthalmus

by Federico Betti
Two flatworms in a penis fencing, a particular reproductive behavior

by Mariano Mañas
coconut octopus

by Greg Duncan
Mimic octopus in flight

by Greg Duncan
Backlit seahorse

by Greg Duncan
Taken at Nudi falls Lembeh Strait

by Greg Duncan
Red scorpionfish

by Greg Duncan
Blue on Blue

by Greg Duncan
Wunderpus Lembeh

by Greg Duncan
Pigmy Seahorse Lembeh.

by Greg Duncan
Wunderpus in Lembeh

by Andrew Falconer
This photo of a sea urchin lit up with my flash and came out like like something I had never seen before so I thought I would submit it! It was taken in Lembeh strait, off Sulawesi, Indonesia.

by Doris Vierkötter
Bumble Bee on sponch

by Nonna Pokras
Pretty face

by Nonna Pokras
White and Black

by Nonna Pokras
Cute fish

by Nonna Pokras
Red crab

by Nonna Pokras
monster

by Marteyne Van Well
Shrimp hiding in a bottle at Lembeh Strait

by Nonna Pokras
bright colors

by Nonna Pokras
fighting

by Nonna Pokras
Shrimp

by Nonna Pokras
harlequin shrimp, Canon G11

by Nonna Pokras
Brown margin glossodoris

by Marteyne Van Well
Pygmy Cuttlefish at Lembeh Strait

by Nonna Pokras
Friends

by Irwin Ang
Happy Father's Day and Happy Sunday Nudibranch ( Chromodoris Leopardus ) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. May 2013

by Alex Varani
Zebrida adamsii on sea urchin

by Alex Varani
...Eyes on me !

by Alex Varani
Aeoliscus strigatus portrait

by Alex Varani
Ghost goby (Pleurosicya boldinghi) on soft coral

by Nonna Pokras
cuttlefish

by Alex Varani
Amphioctopus marginatus snooted

by Nonna Pokras
funny eyes

by Nonna Pokras
cute crab

by Alan Johnson
backing into his anenome home

by Nonna Pokras
Small coconut octopus

by Alan Johnson
kissing couple.? whip coral gobies face to face Lembeh

by Alan Johnson
porcelain crab soft coral

by Alan Johnson
red line fabelina

by Marchione Giacomo
Two periclimens imperator on sea cocumber red Nikon D800E , Nikon 105 micro , twin strobo Lembeh strait

by Marchione Giacomo
Mandarine fishes Nikon D800E , 105 micro Nikon, twin strobo Lembeh strait

by Marchione Giacomo
Coleman shrimp Nikon D800E , 105 micro Nikon , twin strobo Lembeh strait

by Marchione Giacomo
The imperator Nikon D800E , 105 micro Nikon , twin strobo Lembeh

by Alan Johnson
multi-story crab park

by Marchione Giacomo
Rider2 Nikon D800E , 105 micro, twin strobo Lembeh strait

by Marteyne Van Well
Nemos upside down in Anilao, Philippines

by Alan Johnson
shrimp with eggs

by Marchione Giacomo
Periclimens Imperator on Nudy Nikon D800E , 105 macro Seacam Housing , two strobo Lembeh strait

by Alan Johnson
juvie leafy file fish , checking out the coral for lunch

by Marchione Giacomo
Cooleman shrimp Lembeh strait Nikon d800E , 105 macro nikon, two strobo

by Leena Roy
The art of tunicates

by Marteyne Van Well
A beautiful nudi on Tandurusa in Lembeh Strait

by Elaine White
Snooted Flabellina in Lembeth

by Alan Johnson
the Eye of the tiger…shrimp

by Marchione Giacomo
Rider3 Lembeh strait Nikon D800E, 105 macro, two strobo

by Massimo Giorgetta
detail of nudibranch

by Irwin Ang
T H E - W H I T E - Y A W N I N G Juvenile Frogfish ( Antennariidae ) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2013

by Irwin Ang
D U A L Yellow clown goby ( Gobiodon okinawae ) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
It’s always fun to shoot with low aperture. Yellow pygmy seahorse ( Hippocampus bargibanti ) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
E G G S Peacock mantis shrimp carries eggs ( Odontodactylus scyllarus ) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
B E A U T Y Nudibranch ( Janolus savinkini ) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. April 2013 FIX S100 Housing Canon S100 Powershot Subsee +10 F8, 1/125 sec, ISO100 2x Inon Z-240

by Irwin Ang
P U R P L E Bumpy Mexichromis ( Mexichromis multituberculata ) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
A Little Yellow Yellow goby (Gobiodon okinawae) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
B U N N Y Nudibranch (Creamy chromodoris) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
O n - P R E G N A N T Pygmy Seahorse (Hippocampus bargibanti) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
O R A N G E & W H I T E Nudibranch (Ardeadoris averni) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Leena Roy
Beneath Nudi rock, Raja Ampat

by Irwin Ang
Y E L L O W Yellow Pygmy Seahorse (Hippocampus bargibanti) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
P I N K - E Y E B R O W Pink eye goby (Bryaninops natans) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
P I K A C H U Nudibranch (Thecacera) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
E G G S Cardinalfish Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. April 2013

by Irwin Ang
F O R W A R D Nudibranch (Gabriela's tambja) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. May 2014

by Irwin Ang
R E A D Y Flamboyant Cuttlefish Eggs (Metasepia pfefferi) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
A C H A E U S Decorator Crab, Achaeus spp Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
S T E A D Y Porcelain crab (Porcellanidae) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Arianne Ford
Playful harlequin shrimp in Lembeh Strait.

by Arianne Ford
Pygmy seahorse, Lembeh Strait.

by Arianne Ford
Spotted Hypselodoris (?)

by Christian Gloor
Chromodoris willani. Taken in Lembeh.

by Christian Gloor
Pereclimenes colemani. I was lucky with the timing on this one. I was going for a portrait of that Coleman shrimp, when I saw it's arm going right through its face. Time to shoot :)

by Christian Gloor
Costasiella usagi. This critter is 2-3mm long and it's been on my wish list for ages. I found the first one by accident and now realised that they are everywhere :)

by Christian Gloor
Skeleton shrimp on a soft coral. Slightly photoshopped on the lower right corner to remove part of another shrimp that was showing.

by Christian Gloor
Interesting sea squirt looking like it possesses ribs.

by Christian Gloor
Lunch time fo this lizardfish

by Christian Gloor
Thuridilla lineolata

by Christian Gloor
Formosa Egg Cowrie / Cuspivolva formosa

by Volker Lonz
Shortfin turkeyfish / Dwarf Lionfish

by Volker Lonz
Blue Ribbon Eel

by Volker Lonz
Blue-ringed octopus

by Volker Lonz
Harlequin-shrimp

by Marteyne Van Well
Juvenile Cowfish

by Marteyne Van Well
Scarlet Frogfish

by Volker Lonz
Pygmy Pipehorse

by Marteyne Van Well
Anemone Hermit Crab during a night dive at Lembeh Resort's House Reef

by Marteyne Van Well
Pygmy Seadragon (or pygmy pipehorse)

by Marteyne Van Well
Flatheads

by Marteyne Van Well
A juvenile flamboyant cuttlefish (taken with snoot, 100mm and +5 diopter)

by Marteyne Van Well
Juvenile clown frogfish

by Marteyne Van Well
Juvenile filefish

by Marteyne Van Well
Close-up blenny

by Marteyne Van Well
Hairy Frogfish

by Marteyne Van Well
Flabellina rubrolineata nudibranch

by Marteyne Van Well
Trinchesia yamasui nudi

by Marteyne Van Well
Nudis: Two is company; a glossodoris cincta sharing a rock with a hyselodoris apolegma

by Marteyne Van Well
Juvenile Pinnate Batfish

by Volker Lonz
A pair of coleman shrimps

by Marteyne Van Well
Eye contact

by Marteyne Van Well
Juvenile Clown Frogfish (with snoot)

by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
Pipefish at night

by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
Small Decorating Crab

by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
Patterns

by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
Chromodoris

by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
UFO (upside down Jellyfish)

by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
Night Nudi

by Volker Lonz
Porcelaincrab

by Marteyne Van Well
Porcelain crab in soft coral

by Marteyne Van Well
Two Coleman shrimps in a fire urchin

by Marteyne Van Well
Bigfin Reef Squid on night dive

by Marteyne Van Well
Juvenile Pinnate Batfish

by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
Sole Eyes

by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
Xenon Crab

by Henrik Gram Rasmussen
Chromodoris

by Matt Mcgee
Ornate ghost pipefish in Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Shot with Canon 5D mark 3, in Ikelite housing, with 2 Ikelite ds 125 strobes, with a snoot. Underwater photography by Matt McGee. More images at www.mattmcgeephotography.com

by Doug Anderson
Ornate Ghost Pipefish, Lembeh

by Eda Çıngı
sadness

by Irwin Ang
C A N D Y - C A N D Y Candy crab (Hoplophrys) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
S N O O T Harlequin shrimp (Hymenocera) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
H E H E Lizardfishes (Synodontidae) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
B O X E R Boxer crabs, boxing crabs and pom-pom crabs (Lybia edmondsoni) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
S P I K Y - S T Y L E Pink hairy squat lobster (Lauriea siagian) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
B O K E H Nudibranch (Tambja morosa) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
P I K A C H U Nudibranch (Thecacera sp.2) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
A H H Juvenile painted frogfish (Antennarius pictus) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
S P O T Seaslug (Pleurobranchus forskalii) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Irwin Ang
N I N J A Crinoid squat lobster (Allogalathea elegans) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia. March 2014

by Hon Ping
Babies - Porcelain crab

by Luke Gordon
Snooted juvenile puffer at night

by Marteyne Van Well
I C U

by Irwin Ang
Merry Christmas!!! 🎄🎄🎄

by Aja Radl
Juvenile Cowfish

by Aja Radl
Shy Seahorse (Pontohi Pygmy)

by Aja Radl
Baba's Crinoid Squat Lobster

by Aja Radl
"You cant see me!" (Pygmy Seahorse -Hippocampus bargibanti)

by Aja Radl
Aeolid Nudibranch (Flabellina ?)

by Marchione Giacomo
Frog fish Lembeh strait. Nikon D800E, 105 macro , snoot

by Marchione Giacomo
Clown fish with parasitic Lembeh strait. Nikon D800E , 105 macro , two strobo

by Marchione Giacomo
Arlequin shrimp. Nikon D800E , 105 macro , snoot RETRA LEMBEH STRAIT

by Louisa Lam
Split Sec

by Louisa Lam
Gone with the wind

by Louisa Lam
Zoom

by Louisa Lam
Shadow

by Louisa Lam
Approaching

by Louisa Lam
U/W Dumpling

by Louisa Lam
Odd One Out

by Louisa Lam
on Brake

by Fabio Strazzi
An emperor shrimp riding on the top of a Ceratosoma

by Fabio Strazzi
A soft coral against the current

by Wayne Jones
"Cowrie"

by Wayne Jones
Ceratosoma trilobatum "By Moonlight"

by Deniz Muzaffer Gökmen
Golden Mantis Shrimp(lysiosquilloides mapia)

by Fabio Strazzi
Solar power nudi

by Fabio Strazzi
Hairy goby in Lembeh

by Emma Camp
Sea snail on soft coral

by Rudy Janssen
clown fish with parasite

by Adriana Simeonova
Perfect model

by Adriana Simeonova
Pretty face

by Adriana Simeonova
Shy Beauty

by Adriana Simeonova
Perfect Model

by Adriana Simeonova
Candy Crab

by Adriana Simeonova
Almost Black & White :-)

by Adriana Simeonova
Greater Bluering Octopus

by Adriana Simeonova
Mototi

by Adriana Simeonova
Stand Up Nudi

by Adriana Simeonova
Freshly hatched

by Adriana Simeonova
Hairy Squat Lobster

by Adriana Simeonova
Shy Pink Beauty

by Rudy Janssen
Lemongoby

by Tracey Jennings
Disco Diva

by Lars Oliver Michaelis
...proudly presenting...

by Filip Staes
Portrait of a Mantis shrimp, Lembeh strait.

by Filip Staes
Master of mimicry, Lembeh strait, Indonesia

by Filip Staes
Octopussy, Lembeh strait, Sulawesi.

by Filip Staes
Porcelain crab, Lembeh strait, Sulawesi.

by Filip Staes
Hairy frogfish, Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi

by Filip Staes
Portret of a Thornback boxfish (Lactoria fornasini), Lembeh strait, Indonesia.

by Filip Staes
Banggai cardinalfish (pterapogon kauderni), Lembeh strait.

by Filip Staes
Hippocampus Bargibanti, Lembeh strait, Sulawesi.

by Filip Staes
" Sweety", Juvenile porcupinefish, Lembeh strait.

by Filip Staes
"The puppy", Lembeh strait, Sulawesi.

by Anna Ewa Manzel
This shot was taken with a Canon D400 with a 100mm Macro in a Hogyfot housing with one Inon strobe

by Lilian Koh
S C R E A M E R Lemon Goby with eggs (Lubricogobius exiguus)

by Filip Staes
Spiny devilfish, Lembeh, Sulawesi.

by Michal Stros
Siesta

by Michal Stros
Cute Flabellina exoptata

by Michal Stros
Crinoid Squat Lobster

by Michal Stros
A dwarf lionfish flying over a soft coral

by Michal Stros
Wire coral shrimp with a catch

by Michal Stros
Anemone shrimp

by Irwin Ang
M A M A Porcelain crab with eggs (Porcellanidae) Lembeh Strait, Indonesia.

by Filip Staes
Hippocampus pontohi, Lembeh strait, Sulawesi.

by Irwin Ang
S I M P L I C I T Y
 Banggai cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni)
 Lembeh strait, Indonesia.

by Michal Stros
Black cap jawfish

by Michal Stros
A well camouflaged cuttlefish

by Michal Stros
Rising to the stars

by Michal Stros
Lying in ambush (Cymbacephalus beauforti)

by Michal Stros
Juvenile clownfish and the sea anemone
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