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Lembeh and Johan, a Winning Combination

Lembeh and Johan, a Winning Combination

I would have to thumb through old and current passports to come up with the exact number, but off hand, Anna and I have made at least 20 extended trips to Lembeh Strait in Indonesia since our first visit in 1999. There are many reasons for such frequent visits, but ultimately it boils down to two factors: the animals and the dive guides. In our travels, we have yet to explore another bottom that consistently attracts … Read entire article »

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Announcing the Second Annual Lembeh Fish and Critter Hunt

Announcing the Second Annual Lembeh Fish and Critter Hunt

Dive with Ned and Anna DeLoach in the legendary waters of Lembeh Strait each June, beginning in 2012. Hosted by Lembeh Cottages If you love marine life, then there is no better place to be during June 2012 than at Lembeh Cottages with Ned and Anna DeLoach co-authors of the best-selling series of marine identification field guides, including Reef Fish Identification – Tropical Pacific and Reef Creature Identification – Tropical Pacific, and the marine life columns “Encounters” in Alert … Read entire article »

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Yellow-spotted Bandfish, Shortfin Puffers and Bigfin Squid in Maumere Harbor

Yellow-spotted Bandfish, Shortfin Puffers and Bigfin Squid in Maumere Harbor

The Exotic Creature Tour: Komodo to Alor April 27-30, 2010 Maumere Harbor Years ago, during a dive in Lembeh Strait, Ned and our guide Liberty watched a coconut roll down a sandy slope. A tug on the two mismatched halves forming the orb indicated that an octopus was inside, tightly holding the two halves in place with all the strength its eight arms could muster. Ned, who has no patience above water, but can remain motionless … Read entire article »

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