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bella

Member Since 12 Jan 2004
Offline Last Active Apr 25 2012 10:28 AM
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In Topic: Dragonet in Komodo, Indonesia

25 April 2012 - 01:11 AM

I'm full of critter ID requests today. :)


I have a book from 2003 with this one in it which is undescribed. Synchiropus sp. with the same eye markings, the appendage above the eye (which I have never noticed in other Dragonet species) marbling, etc...of course they are going to be very variable depending on the location, time of day, what they eat...etc....


I think I took pictures of the same one or in the same area and if it was the same dive, I thought it was odd the male was so brightly "lit up" for the middle of the day.

In Topic: Ultimate Indonesia 2011 official trip thread

22 November 2011 - 11:42 PM

Castle Rock? haha, i always have wide angle there :) The 4 on a nudi was cool too!

Yes, we have found fleas up in the north, but usually the ones that look like the ladybugs from down south.


At Disaster Bay (Garry's name) you can find three different types up in the shallows (6m depth) the yellow/blue striped the lady bugs and the black yellow spotted. But, they aren't highly concentrated like they are at Yellow wall. The ones at Castle rock were the ladybugs, but also highly concentrated on some things, like sponges with nudi's.

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In Topic: Nudi id from Indo (Phestilla?)

22 November 2011 - 04:57 AM

Very, very cool Julie



Thanks Tony. We missed you on this trip. :)

In Topic: Ultimate Indonesia 2011 official trip thread

22 November 2011 - 04:51 AM

You guys had too much fun without me!


Beangabang was AWESOME Tony....where were you???? :)

In Topic: Ultimate Indonesia 2011 official trip thread

21 November 2011 - 12:26 AM

the navy has always stopped me from diving in Maumere harbour.. one of my guides got arrested once hahaha... (when he worked on another boat) The navy guys are kinda touchy about it. So you guys are lucky to have dove there at all :D

Botak: nice collection :D

Did anyone convince Gaza to cut his hair? :)



I almost cut it, but then I couldn't have named the nudi I found on the last the day the Hairy Garry. It does resemble him, no? So, I'm glad I didn't give it the chop.

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