2015-12 Solomon Islands Dives 2178-2210

  • Scissortail Fusiliers
    Scissortail Fusiliers
    Caesio caerulaurea - with a few Lunar Fusiliers.
    Giant Clam, Mborokua Island, Solomon Islands, December 3, 2015
    2184#7517
    Larry Jackson
  • Bigeye Trevally
    Bigeye Trevally
    Caranx sexfasciatus
    Giant Clam, Mborokua Island, Solomon Islands, December 3, 2015
    2184#7519
    Larry Jackson
  • Bigeye Trevally
    Bigeye Trevally
    Caranx sexfasciatus - courtship coloration.
    Giant Clam, Mborokua Island, Solomon Islands, December 3, 2015
    2184#7520
    Larry Jackson
  • Oval-spot Butterflyfish
    Oval-spot Butterflyfish
    Chaetodon speculum
    Giant Clam, Mborokua Island, Solomon Islands, December 3, 2015
    2184#7529
    Larry Jackson
  • Clown Blenny
    Clown Blenny
    Ecsenius axelrodi
    Kicha Island, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, December 4, 2015
    2185#7531
    Larry Jackson
  • Heron Ardeadoris
    Heron Ardeadoris
    Ardeadoris egretta - is large and attractive.
    Kicha Island, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, December 4, 2015
    2185#7538
    Larry Jackson
  • Bigeye Barracuda
    Bigeye Barracuda
    Sphyraena forsteri - a smaller, schooling type.
    Kicha Island, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, December 4, 2015
    2185#7539
    Larry Jackson
  • Oceanic Triggerfish
    Oceanic Triggerfish
    Canthidermis maculatus - were nesting in sandy spots on the reefs.
    Kicha Island, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, December 4, 2015
    2185#7542
    Larry Jackson
  • Oceanic Triggerfish
    Oceanic Triggerfish
    Canthidermis maculatus - likely a male guarding a nest.
    Kicha Island, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, December 4, 2015
    2185#7545
    Larry Jackson
  • Goldbelly Damsels
    Goldbelly Damsels
    Pomacentrus auriventris
    Kicha Island, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, December 4, 2015
    2185#7547
    Larry Jackson
  • Crinoid Clingfish
    Crinoid Clingfish
    Discotrema crinophial - there were two small individuals in the feather star.
    Kicha Island, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, December 4, 2015
    2186#7549
    Larry Jackson
  • Decorated Firefish
    Decorated Firefish
    Nemateleotris decora - are generally seen a depths of 80 feet or more.
    Kicha Island, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, December 4, 2015
    2186#7553
    Larry Jackson
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