Soft Coral Feeding
Polyps are wide open as this large soft coral feeds in the current at Malabea - Wakatobil
Right-handed Hermit Crab
Right-handed hermit crab in live coral. Zoo - Wakatobi
Yellowstriped cardinalfish seek shelter in a purple gorgonian. Teluk Maya - Wakatobi
Reef lizardfish attempts to blend in with the surrounding colors of the reef. The Zoo - Wakatobi
Sea Fan and Diver
A diver passes over a large sea fan along the wall of Sawa Utara - Wakatobi.
A rare and tiny dragon shrimp clings to a whip coral at Teluk Waikii - Wakatobi.
Soft corals, sea fans, sponges, and hard corals cover the steep wall at Malabea - Wakatobi.
Stonycoral ghostgoby finds a suitable resting spot on a large head of boulder coral. Liabale - Wakatobi
Bubble Coral Shrimp
Bubble coral shimp amongst, well, bubble coral. Teluk Waikii - Wakatobi
Social tunicates, Clavelina sp., form colorful clusters amongst the hard corals. Waha Pinnacle - Wakatobi
A speedy whip goby pauses for a brief moment before racing back down the length of the whip coral. Trailblazer - Wakatobi
Chromodoris coi and some colorful sponges of Teluk Waikii - Wakatobi.
Mushroom Coral Pipefish
A pair of evasive mushroom coral pipefish. Zoo - Wakatobi
A tiger flatworm makes its way along the hard corals of Dunia Baru - Wakatobi.
Halimeda Ghost Pipefish
Halimeda ghost pipefish hovers motionless amongst the halimeda algae.
Chromodoris annae nudibranch. Cornucopia - Wakatobi
A skeleton shrimp photo-bombs this picture of a delicate tunicate at Cornucopia - Wakatobi.
Persian Carpet Flatworm
Persian carpet flatworm hunts along the algae and sponges of Dunia Baru - Wakatobi.
A pair of jittery fire dartfish pause for a brief moment at Spinal Corner - Wakatobi
Crinoid on Sea Fan
A large crinoid (feather star) clings to a large sea fan along the steep wall of Table Coral City - Wakatobi.
Sea Whips and Diver
Colorful red sea whips and sponges adorn the wall along Malabea - Wakatobi.
A school of great barracuda slowly cruise against the swift current at Roma - Wakatobi.
Brightly colored crinoids and feather stars filter-feed at Roma - Wakatobi.
Diver and Crown of Thorns
Our DM diligently collecting a crown of thorns sea star at Roma - Wakatobi.
A broadclub cuttlefish hovers motionless above the branched hard corals of Dunia Baru - Wakatobi.
The colorful sea fans, crinoids, hydroids, and sponges of Dunia Baru - Wakatobi.
Soft corals, feather stars, sea fans, and fish alike enjoy the swift currents of the tide changes at Roma - Wakatobi.
Huge table corals reach out from the colorful walls at a site called Pockets - Wakatobi
Reticulate dascyllus dance amongst the table coral as my wife slowly approaches for a closer look. Lorenzo's Delight - Wakatobi
Giant Barrel Sponge
A school of tiny fish surrounds this massive barrel sponge at Dunia Baru - Wakatobi
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