A comet in the ocean
In my lifetime, I have seen only two comets, one was Halley’s comet in 1986 and the other wasRead more.
Reef Fishes from the Philippines
The title of this post reads like it will be a boring list of the 1700-plus species of tropicalRead more.
Snorkeling El Nido, Palawan, Philippines
As usual, our snorkeling trip to El Nido, Palawan, Philippines gave us the opportunity to see a variety ofRead more.
Male Jawfish assume the role of motherhood
Finally! The right place, right time…but wrong lens. Ah, the same old story, but I can fix that withRead more.
Brittle stars hitching a ride
The odd relationship between brittle stars and hairy jellies I am always excited for our Palawan, Philippine snorkeling trips.Read more.
Biodiversity and the Coral Triangle, part 2
In the first part of this discussion, I defined the Coral Triangle and focused on physical barriers (vicariance) asRead more.
It’s a Pyrosome…or maybe not!
Updated March 8, 2015Original <Back in 2009 I encountered a really strange creature while snorkeling off of Cabilao Island,Read more.
Fish Photography, part 2
In the first post about fish photography I emphasized the importance of having good snorkeling skills. To recap, havingRead more.
The Spice Islands 2015
Standing on Bandaneira it was hard to imagine the impact that these islands made on the world during theRead more.