Thursday, March 31, 2016

Thromidia catalai - Biggest Starfish around Bunaken, Siladen Island

Starfish  - Thromidia catalai
These are extremely massive sea stars. 
This one lost one arm, but size was about 60cm, it was 24m deep on the wall.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Dogtooth Tuna and Pontohi pygmy seahorse in same time.

Todays dive
Water temp:27℃
Visibility:15m - 20m
No current most of the 2 dives.

Diamond ring picture from Japanese guest.

Mr.Ida sent us his wonderful total solar eclipse picture he took at Tarnate in Indonesia before his group coming to Cha Cha.

The one below they call a "Diamond ring".

Special Thanks to Mr.Ida.

Diving around Bunaken - picture by Bob

Our repeater guest Bob sent us again some beautiful pictures he took around Bunaken Island and also at Siladen Island.

This nudybranch called "Cinderella nudybranch" in Japan.
English name is "Purple sea slug".
Scientific name name is "Hypselodoris apolegma".

If you look closely the big one(the one in the right), it's got a kind of parasite, can u see?

Wednesday, March 09, 2016