Papua 2008

Raja Ampat in Papua, Indonesia. Two fantastic weeks at the Kri Resort. One of the flashes died after a week. April 2008. Also see the topside pictures.

1
Fire dartfish (Nemateleotris magnifica)
Fire dartfish (Nemateleotris magnifica)
2
Pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus bargibanti)
Pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus bargibanti)
3
Moorish idol (Zanclus cornutas)
Moorish idol (Zanclus cornutas)
4
Singular bannerfish (Heniochus singularis)
Singular bannerfish (Heniochus singularis)
5
Two-banded soapfish (Diploprion bifasciatum)
Two-banded soapfish (Diploprion bifasciatum)
6
Long-nosed butterflyfish (Forcipiger flavissim...
Long-nosed butterflyfish (Forcipiger flavissimus)
7
Yellow-ribbon sweetlips (Plectorhinchus polyta...
Yellow-ribbon sweetlips (Plectorhinchus polytaenia)
8
Bigeye snapper (Lutjanus lutjanus)
Bigeye snapper (Lutjanus lutjanus)
9
Bigeye snapper (Lutjanus lutjanus)
Bigeye snapper (Lutjanus lutjanus)
10
Tasseled wobbegong (Eucrossorhinus dasypogon)
Tasseled wobbegong (Eucrossorhinus dasypogon)
11
Pink anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion)
Pink anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion)
12
Harlequin sweetlips (Plectorhinchus chaetodono...
Harlequin sweetlips (Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides)
13
Black coral shrimp (Pontonides unciger)
Black coral shrimp (Pontonides unciger)
14
Leaf scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus)
Leaf scorpionfish (Taenianotus triacanthus)
15
Pink anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion)
Pink anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion)
16
Robust sea squirt (Atriolum robustum) and hydr...
Robust sea squirt (Atriolum robustum) and hydroids
17
Indian dascyllus (Dascyllus carneus)
Indian dascyllus (Dascyllus carneus)
18
Christmas tree worm (Spirobranchus corniculatu...
Christmas tree worm (Spirobranchus corniculatus complex) and Robust sea squirt (Atriolum robustum)
19
Highfin blenny (Atrosalarias fuscus)
Highfin blenny (Atrosalarias fuscus)
20
Gold-specs jawfish (Opistognathus randalli)
Gold-specs jawfish (Opistognathus randalli)
21
Manta ray (Manta birostris)
Manta ray (Manta birostris)
22
Manta ray (Manta birostris)
Manta ray (Manta birostris)
23
this may be a baby scorpionfish of some kind
this may be a baby scorpionfish of some kind
24
Papuan bamboo shark (Hemiscyllum sp)
Papuan bamboo shark (Hemiscyllum sp)
25
Yellow-ribbon sweetlips (Plectorhinchus polyta...
Yellow-ribbon sweetlips (Plectorhinchus polytaenia)
26
Blackfin barracuda (Sphyraena qenie)
Blackfin barracuda (Sphyraena qenie)
27
Striped surgeonfish (Acanthurus lineatus)
Striped surgeonfish (Acanthurus lineatus)
28
Pepper-and-salt commensal shrimp (Ancylomenes ...
Pepper-and-salt commensal shrimp (Ancylomenes venustus)
29
Pepper-and-salt commensal shrimp (Ancylomenes ...
Pepper-and-salt commensal shrimp (Ancylomenes venustus)
30
Bigeye snapper (Lutjanus lutjanus)
Bigeye snapper (Lutjanus lutjanus)
31
Bluestriped fangblenny (Plagiotremus rhinorhyn...
Bluestriped fangblenny (Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos)
32
Pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus denise)
Pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus denise)
33
Painted spiny lobster (Panulirus versicolor)
Painted spiny lobster (Panulirus versicolor)
34
blenny in a hole
blenny in a hole
35
coral close-up
coral close-up
36
Scribbled pipefish (Corythoichthys intestinali...
Scribbled pipefish (Corythoichthys intestinalis)
37
Bigeye trevally (Caranx sexfasciatus)
Bigeye trevally (Caranx sexfasciatus)
38
Pacific clown anemone shrimp (Periclimenes bre...
Pacific clown anemone shrimp (Periclimenes brevicarpalis) on Cryptodendrum adhaesivum
39
Sea fan coral
Sea fan coral
40
Brown-marbeled grouper (Epinephelus fuscogutta...
Brown-marbeled grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus) feasting on a filefish
41
juvenile scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis sp)
juvenile scorpionfish (Scorpaenopsis sp)
42
Palette surgeonfish (Paracanthurus hepatus)
Palette surgeonfish (Paracanthurus hepatus)
43
Pyramid butterflyfish (Hemitaurichthys polylep...
Pyramid butterflyfish (Hemitaurichthys polylepis)
44
Blackfin barracuda (Sphyraena qenie)
Blackfin barracuda (Sphyraena qenie)
45
Yellow sweeper (Parapriacanthus ransonneti)
Yellow sweeper (Parapriacanthus ransonneti)
46
Lamarck's angelfish (Genicanthus lamaracki)
Lamarck's angelfish (Genicanthus lamaracki)
47
Redtooth triggerfish (Odonus niger)
Redtooth triggerfish (Odonus niger)
48
Lined sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus)
Lined sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus)
49
the nudibranch Goniobranchus coi
the nudibranch Goniobranchus coi
50
Squarespot anthias (Pseudanthias pleurotaenia)
Squarespot anthias (Pseudanthias pleurotaenia)
51
Princess damsel (Pomacentrus vaiuli)
Princess damsel (Pomacentrus vaiuli)
52
Western clown anemonefish (Amphiprion ocellari...
Western clown anemonefish (Amphiprion ocellaris)
53
Pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus denise)
Pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus denise)
54
Pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus denise)
Pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus denise)
55
Pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus denise)
Pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus denise)
56
Peach anthias (Pseudanthias dispar)
Peach anthias (Pseudanthias dispar)
57
Bandcheek wrasse (Oxycheilinus digramma)
Bandcheek wrasse (Oxycheilinus digramma)
58
Pink anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion)
Pink anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion)
59
cuttlefish (Sepia sp)
cuttlefish (Sepia sp)
60
cuttlefish (Sepia sp)
cuttlefish (Sepia sp)
61
Mandarinfish (Synchiropus splendidus)
Mandarinfish (Synchiropus splendidus)
62
Robust ghost pipefish (Solenostomus cyanopteru...
Robust ghost pipefish (Solenostomus cyanopterus)
63
Severns' pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus severnsi)
Severns' pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus severnsi)
64
Bigeye trevally (Caranx sexfasciatus)
Bigeye trevally (Caranx sexfasciatus)
65
possibly Broadhead flathead (Eurycephalus aren...
possibly Broadhead flathead (Eurycephalus arenicola)
66
Titan triggerfish (Balistoides viridescens)
Titan triggerfish (Balistoides viridescens)
67
Bigeye trevally (Caranx sexfasciatus)
Bigeye trevally (Caranx sexfasciatus)
68
Double-spotted queenfish (Scomberoides lysan)
Double-spotted queenfish (Scomberoides lysan)
69
a pretty Golden damsel (Amblyglyphidodon aureu...
a pretty Golden damsel (Amblyglyphidodon aureus)
70
Bumphead parrotfish (Bolbometopon muricatum)
Bumphead parrotfish (Bolbometopon muricatum)
71
Goldbelly damsel (Pomacentrus auriventris)
Goldbelly damsel (Pomacentrus auriventris)
72
Orange anemonefish (Amphiprion sandaracinos)
Orange anemonefish (Amphiprion sandaracinos)
73
the nudibranch Goniobranchus kuniei
the nudibranch Goniobranchus kuniei
74
Mandarinfish (Synchiropus splendidus)
Mandarinfish (Synchiropus splendidus)
75
Common marble shrimp (Saron marmoratus)
Common marble shrimp (Saron marmoratus)
76
Stripey snapper (Lutjanus carponotatus)
Stripey snapper (Lutjanus carponotatus)
77
Smashing mantis shrimp (Odontodactylus sp)
Smashing mantis shrimp (Odontodactylus sp)
78
Vanikoro sweeper (Pempheris vanicolensis)
Vanikoro sweeper (Pempheris vanicolensis)
79
fishes in the current
fishes in the current
80
Bluefin trevally (Caranx melampygus)
Bluefin trevally (Caranx melampygus)
81
Bluefin trevally (Caranx melampygus)
Bluefin trevally (Caranx melampygus)
82
Diagonal-banded sweetlips (Plectorhinchus line...
Diagonal-banded sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus) and Five-lined snapper (Lutjanus quinquelineatus) below
83
Diagonal-banded sweetlips (Plectorhinchus line...
Diagonal-banded sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus)
84
Elongate surgeonfish (Acanthurus mata)
Elongate surgeonfish (Acanthurus mata)

Index | Search in album