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.
Spice Islands 2015: Pulau Hatta, Banda Islands
Drifting above the edge of a vertical drop off I watched thousands upon thousands of red-tooth triggerfish flapping theirRead more.
Biodiversity and the Coral Triangle, part 1
Biological diversity, or biodiversity, is essentially all of the variety of life in all of its manifestations, including theRead more.
Fish Photography, part 1
Taking pictures of fish is not easy. I think we all know that. Their strong sense of flight inRead more.