Green Moray, Gymnothorax funebris The green moray, Gymnothorax funebris, is a moray eel of the family Muraenidae, found in the western Atlantic from New Jersey, Bermuda, and the northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil, at depths down to 40 m. Its length is up to 2.5 m.
Nurse Sharks, Ginglymostoma cirratum, are normally nocturnal animals. During the day, they like to rest below big rock formations like this one.Their diet consists primarily of crustaceans, molluscs,tunicates, sea snakes, and other fish, particularly stingrays.
Crystal Bay is a wonderful little bay in the south part of Nusa Penida, south Bali. Known worldwide for the encounters with oceanic sunfishes (Mola mola) from June to September, it’s a very crowd dive site. Better try to dive in Crystal Bay very early in the morning or in the late afternoon to avoid thousand of people tens of boat around. Can be a difficult site due to unpredictable strong currents.
Pemuteran is a small village located in the north of Bali. Very different from the chaotic south, people here enjoy beautiful and quiet days, relax, and an astonishing view over the Pemuteran Bay, the North Bali National Park, and some of the highest volcanos in Java.
I am regular contributor for printed and online magazines. As a biologist, I’m always interested in what my subjects are doing, and I still prefer an even not technically perfect image but with a “biological” interest, instead of a regularly perfect photo where nothing really happens. In some biodiversity hot-spots like many of the Indonesian Islands an the Indo-Pacific Coral Triangle, many aspects such as symbiosis, parasitism, and commensalism are quite easy to observe.Learn More
Biologist with a PhD in Animal Biology, photographer and diving instructor –not necessarily in this order– I started to scuba diving in the late 90’s. After some years of training, I discovered the magic of underwater photography, thanks to an old second-hand Nikonos that suddenly flooded during my first trip in the Red Sea. The next step was towards a reflex camera, first analogic and now digital.Learn More