Russian Roulette and the pufferfish

Russian Roulette and the pufferfish

When I first got to Timor Leste one of my first scuba dives was along the beautiful wall at Bobs Rock. On the return leg the current had picked up a bit so we were having to fin against the current, when I spotted a beautiful pufferfish with a...

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Dugongs – The Mermaids of East Timor

Dugongs – The Mermaids of East Timor

The dugong is a large marine mammals which together with the manatee are part of the order of Sirenia. The sirenians are actually closer related to elephants than any other sea life. The average size they grow to is around 3 metres in length and...

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Nudibranchs!

Nudibranchs!

Nudibranchs, colloquially called “sea slugs”, are the candy of the sea. With over 3,000 described species – and counting –, the incredible variations in their colours and shapes seem like what would happen if a glass blower teamed up with a...

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Shark of the Month – Oceanic Whitetip

Shark of the Month – Oceanic Whitetip

Last month Shark Guardian told us about the porbeagle shark as it was 1 of the 5 shark species to be discussed at CITES (The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) this month, possibly to go on to Appendix 2. Well as we’ve been...

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