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Jacks at the wreck of the USAT Liberty in Tulamben (Bali, Indonesia)

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Ornate Ghost Pipefish

At Torpedo in Horseshoe Bay (Rinca, Indonesia) we also spotted this beautiful Ornate Ghost Pipefish (Solenostomus paradoxus). He was more than 10 cm long. We produced a small sandstorm while watching it and i had to remove lots of backscatter afterwards.

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Chromodoris leopardus

Although our Nudibranch book says that Chromodoris leopardus does not live around the small Sunda islands, we saw several of them. This picture was taken in a depth of 8 meters at Crinoid Canyon in Horseshoe Bay (Rinca, Indonesia), the nudibranch was 5 cm long

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#chromodoris leopardus  #pindito

Tambja morosa

On almost every dive in the waters of the Small Sunda Islands you can see these beautiful nudibranchs called Tambja morosa. This one was 5 cm long and decoratively seated on a golden tunicate in 7 meters depth at Pulau Pisan in Horseshoe Bay.

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#pindito  #pulau pisan  #tambja morosa

Indian Tubeworm

The picture of this yellow Indian Tubeworm (Sabellastarte indica) was taken at Cannibal Rock in Horseshoe Bay.

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#pindito  #sabellastarte indica

Feeding Sea Apple

Like all other sea cucumbers, Sea Apples (Pseudocolochirus violaceus) have several branched tentacles used to fish for plankton, detrius and small organic particles. Slowly one tentacle after the other is passed into their mouth where the attached food is wiped off. Pulau Pisan right side (Rinca, Indonesia)

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#pindito  #pseudocolochirus violaceus  #pulau pisan  #seeapfel

Pink Sea Pen

On a night dive at a place called Torpedo in Horseshoe Bay ( Rinca, Indonesia) we found a whole colony of those pink Sea Pens (Pteroeides sp

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#pindito  #pteroeides sp.  #sea pen  #seefeder

Neon fusiliers

While we were diving at a beautiful place named Batu Batu Dekat near Gili Lawa Laut (Indonesia), we met this huge school of Neon fusiliers (Pterocaesio tile). Several thousands of them were swimming around us for a while.

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#pindito  #pterocaesio tile


This Stargazer (Uranoscopus ?) was only one of the many critters we saw on our night dives at a place called Critters at Banta island (Indonesia).

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#pindito  #uranoscopus

Dancing Manta Ray

My husband filming a dancing Manta Ray at Madivaru, South Ari Atoll, Maledives.

Scanned slide from February 2000.

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Maaya Tila Shark

Gray reef shark at Maaya Tila, South Ari Atol, Maledives. Scanned slide from 1999.

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