2017-04 Anilao, Philippines Dives 2220-2258

  • Mimic Surgeonfish
    Mimic Surgeonfish
    Acanthurus pyroferus - juvenile.
    Elephant Ears, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 12, 2017
    2220#3319
    Larry Jackson
  • Eight-banded Butterflyfish
    Eight-banded Butterflyfish
    Chaetodon octofasciatus
    Dary Laut, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 12, 2017
    2221#3321
    Larry Jackson
  • Tunicates
    Tunicates
    Eudistoma punctatum
    Dary Laut, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 12, 2017
    2221#3323
    Larry Jackson
  • Crosshatch Butterflyfish
    Crosshatch Butterflyfish
    Chaetodon xanthurus
    Dary Laut, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 12, 2017
    2221#3325
    Larry Jackson
  • Dragon Shrimp
    Dragon Shrimp
    Miropandalus hardingi - first time I have seen this shrimp.
    Dary Laut, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 12, 2017
    2221#3330
    Larry Jackson
  • Purpletop Dottyback
    Purpletop Dottyback
    Pictichromis diadema
    Dary Laut, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 12, 2017
    2221#3333
    Larry Jackson
  • Black-margined Damsel
    Black-margined Damsel
    Pomacentrus nigromarginatus
    Dary Laut, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 12, 2017
    2221#3334
    Larry Jackson
  • Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse
    Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse
    Labroides dimidiatus
    Dary Laut, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 12, 2017
    2221#3340
    Larry Jackson
  • Dusky Dottyback
    Dusky Dottyback
    Pseudochromis fuscus
    Dary Laut, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 12, 2017
    2221#3342
    Larry Jackson
  • Common Egg Cowry
    Common Egg Cowry
    Ovula ovum - feeding on a Sarcophyton specie.
    Arthur's Rock, Batangas, Philippines, April 12, 2017
    2222#3346
    Larry Jackson
  • Hairy Norse God
    Hairy Norse God
    Aegires villosus
    Arthur's Rock, Batangas, Philippines, April 12, 2017
    2222#3354
    Larry Jackson
  • Hairy Squat Lobster
    Hairy Squat Lobster
    Lauriea siagiani
    Arthur's Rock, Batangas, Philippines, April 12, 2017
    2222#3371
    Larry Jackson
  • Cycloseris sinensis
    Cycloseris sinensis
    Cycloseris sinensis - best guess id.
    Arthur's Rock, Batangas, Philippines, April 12, 2017
    2222#3372
    Larry Jackson
  • Napoleon Snake Eel
    Napoleon Snake Eel
    Ophichthus bonaparti
    Coconut, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 13, 2017
    2223#3378
    Larry Jackson
  • Devil Scorpionfish
    Devil Scorpionfish
    Scorpaenopsis diabolus
    Coconut, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 13, 2017
    2223#3380
    Larry Jackson
  • Long-eyed Box Crab
    Long-eyed Box Crab
    Calappa hepatica - bury quickly.
    Coconut, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 13, 2017
    2223#3382
    Larry Jackson
  • Noble Feather Star
    Noble Feather Star
    Comaster nobilis - a type of feather star that sits on sand.
    Coconut, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 13, 2017
    2223#3387
    Larry Jackson
  • Caltrop Murex
    Caltrop Murex
    Murex tribulus
    Coconut, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 13, 2017
    2223#3389
    Larry Jackson
  • Haddon's Carpet Anemone & Saddleback Anemonefish
    Haddon's Carpet Anemone & Saddleback Anemonefish
    Stichodactyla haddoni & Amphiprion polymnus - lighter colored anemonefish than usual.
    Coconut, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 13, 2017
    2223#3392
    Larry Jackson
  • Ringtailed Cardinalfish
    Ringtailed Cardinalfish
    Ostorhinchus aureus
    Coconut, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 13, 2017
    2223#3397
    Larry Jackson
  • Reef Scene
    Reef Scene
    Large variety of organisms on this rock.
    Coconut, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 13, 2017
    2223#3398
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Broken-back Shrimp
    Undescribed Broken-back Shrimp
    Peri found this very small shrimp.
    Coconut, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 13, 2017
    2223#3408
    Larry Jackson
  • Ribbon Eel
    Ribbon Eel
    Rhinomuraena quaesita - male phase.
    Aphol's Rock, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 13, 2017
    2224#3412
    Larry Jackson
  • Pygmy Seahorse
    Pygmy Seahorse
    Hippocampus bargibanti - near perfect mimicry of the sea fan.
    Aphol's Rock, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 13, 2017
    2224#3423
    Larry Jackson
  • Clark's Anemonefish
    Clark's Anemonefish
    Amphiprion clarkii - juvenile with very large ventral fins.
    Aphol's Rock, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 13, 2017
    2224#3434
    Larry Jackson
  • Willan's Chromodoris
    Willan's Chromodoris
    Chromodoris willani - more markings than usual.
    Aphol's Rock, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 13, 2017
    2224#3438
    Larry Jackson
  • Algae Shrimp
    Algae Shrimp
    Phycocaris simulans - So small that I had no idea what I was taking a picture of.
    Koala, Batangas, Philippines, April 13, 2017
    2225#3442
    Larry Jackson
  • Cheek-lined Wrasse
    Cheek-lined Wrasse
    Oxycheilinus diagrammus - terminal phase (male).
    Koala, Batangas, Philippines, April 13, 2017
    2225#3448
    Larry Jackson
  • Striped Snapping Shrimp pair
    Striped Snapping Shrimp pair
    Synalpheus striatus - live under the base of a particular feather star.
    Koala, Batangas, Philippines, April 13, 2017
    2225#3452
    Larry Jackson
  • Unknown Crab
    Unknown Crab
    Living under a feather star.
    Koala, Batangas, Philippines, April 13, 2017
    2225#3455
    Larry Jackson
  • Helmut Gurnard & Zigzag Wrasse
    Helmut Gurnard & Zigzag Wrasse
    Dactyloptena orientalis & Halichoeres scapularis terminal phase the wrasse shadows the gurnard picking off small creatures disturbed by the larger fish.
    Caban Cove, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 14, 2017
    2226#3459
    Larry Jackson
  • Blackstriped Angelfish
    Blackstriped Angelfish
    Genicanthus lamarck, female.
    Caban Cove, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 14, 2017
    2226#3462
    Larry Jackson
  • Spotted Boxfish
    Spotted Boxfish
    Ostracion meleagris, male.
    Caban Cove, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 14, 2017
    2226#3464
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Dendronotus
    Undescribed Dendronotus
    Dendronotus sp 1 Humann & DeLoach
    Caban Cove, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 14, 2017
    2226#3467
    Larry Jackson
  • Ringed Favorinus
    Ringed Favorinus
    Favorinus tsurganus - on Hexabranchus sanguineus egg mass.
    Caban Cove, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 14, 2017
    2226#3469
    Larry Jackson
  • Pastel Ring Wrasse
    Pastel Ring Wrasse
    Hologymnosus doliatus, intermediate phase.
    Caban Cove, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 14, 2017
    2226#3477
    Larry Jackson
  • Reef Stonefish
    Reef Stonefish
    Synanceia verrucosa
    Caban Cove, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 14, 2017
    2226#3484
    Larry Jackson
  • Delicate Tube Worms
    Delicate Tube Worms
    Filogranella elatensis - colonies can get larger than 12 inches.
    Caban Cove, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 14, 2017
    2227#3494
    Larry Jackson
  • Yellowbarred Jawfish
    Yellowbarred Jawfish
    Opistognathus randalli - male with eggs near release development.
    Caban Cove, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 14, 2017
    2227#3509
    Larry Jackson
  • Redtooth Triggerfish
    Redtooth Triggerfish
    Odonus niger - fish at this protected site are often fed and are easy to approach.
    Cathedral, Batangas, Philippines, April 14, 2017
    2228#3513
    Larry Jackson
  • Josh's Chromodoris
    Josh's Chromodoris
    Chromodoris joshi
    Cathedral, Batangas, Philippines, April 14, 2017
    2228#3517
    Larry Jackson
  • Wirenet Filefish
    Wirenet Filefish
    Cantherhines pardalis
    Cathedral, Batangas, Philippines, April 14, 2017
    2228#3520
    Larry Jackson
  • Tryon's Risbecia
    Tryon's Risbecia
    Risbecia tryoni
    Cathedral, Batangas, Philippines, April 14, 2017
    2228#3521
    Larry Jackson
  • Beaded & Corkscrew Sea Anemones
    Beaded & Corkscrew Sea Anemones
    Heteractis aurora & Macrodactyla doreensis - a bit unusual to see two different species living next to each other.
    Cathedral, Batangas, Philippines, April 14, 2017
    2228#3524
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Noumea
    Undescribed Noumea
    Noumea sp 4 Gosliner, Behrens & Valdes
    Cathedral, Batangas, Philippines, April 14, 2017
    2228#3527
    Larry Jackson
  • Mermaid's Wineglass
    Mermaid's Wineglass
    Acetabularia major
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2229#3532
    Larry Jackson
  • Brook's Urchin Shrimp
    Brook's Urchin Shrimp
    Allopontonia brooki - found under the edge of Variable Fire Urchins.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2229#3536
    Larry Jackson
  • Lyretail Hawkfish
    Lyretail Hawkfish
    Cyprinocirrhites polyactis - usually found around 80 feet deep or more.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2229#3539
    Larry Jackson
  • Colorful Hypselodoris
    Colorful Hypselodoris
    Hypselodoris infucata - best guess id on this very small specimen.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2229#3540
    Larry Jackson
  • Redspotted Sandperch
    Redspotted Sandperch
    Parapercis schauinslandi - probably female due to lack of tail filaments.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2229#3542
    Larry Jackson
  • Large Whip Goby
    Large Whip Goby
    Bryaninops amplus
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2229#3544
    Larry Jackson
  • Orange-dashed Gobies
    Orange-dashed Gobies
    Valenciennea puellaris - pair.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2229#3551
    Larry Jackson
  • Thorback Boxfish
    Thorback Boxfish
    Lactoria fornasini - a very small juvenile.
    Heidi, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2230#3557
    Larry Jackson
  • Painted Frogfish
    Painted Frogfish
    Antennarius pictus - juvenile.
    Heidi, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2230#3560
    Larry Jackson
  • Tigertail Seahorse
    Tigertail Seahorse
    Hippocampus comes
    Heidi, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2230#3563
    Larry Jackson
  • Elongate Heart Urchin
    Elongate Heart Urchin
    Lovenia elongata - relatively fast moving and numerous in certain locations.
    Heidi, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2230#3564
    Larry Jackson
  • Scorpionfish
    Scorpionfish
    Scorpionfish - such a small juvenile that I have no idea what it might be.
    Heidi, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2230#3566
    Larry Jackson
  • Painted Frogfish
    Painted Frogfish
    Antennarius pictus - one of the many juvenile colorations.
    Heidi, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2230#3572
    Larry Jackson
  • Painted Frogfish
    Painted Frogfish
    Antennarius pictus - juvenile.
    Heidi, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2230#3576
    Larry Jackson
  • Venus Comb Murex
    Venus Comb Murex
    Murex pecten
    Heidi, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2230#3579
    Larry Jackson
  • Vagabond Butterflyfish
    Vagabond Butterflyfish
    Chaetodon vagabundus
    El Pinoy to Gazer, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2231#3580
    Larry Jackson
  • Bubble-tip Sea Anemones
    Bubble-tip Sea Anemones
    Entacmaea quadricolor
    El Pinoy to Gazer, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2231#3581
    Larry Jackson
  • Allen's Ceratosomas
    Allen's Ceratosomas
    Ceratosoma alleni - two of the three large nudibranchs near each other.
    El Pinoy to Gazer, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2231#3586
    Larry Jackson
  • Allen's Ceratosoma
    Allen's Ceratosoma
    Ceratosoma alleni
    El Pinoy to Gazer, Batangas, Philippines, April 15, 2017
    2231#3588
    Larry Jackson
  • Comet
    Comet
    Calloplesiops altivelis - found in small caves and recesses, but curious enough to allow photos.
    Minilog, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 16, 2017
    2232#3592
    Larry Jackson
  • Broadclub Cuttlefish
    Broadclub Cuttlefish
    Sepia latimanus
    Minilog, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 16, 2017
    2232#3593
    Larry Jackson
  • Spotgill Cardinalfish
    Spotgill Cardinalfish
    Ostorhinchus chrysopomus
    Minilog, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 16, 2017
    2232#3596
    Larry Jackson
  • Whitecap Shrimpgoby
    Whitecap Shrimpgoby
    Lotila graciliosa - under overhangs and small, not often seen.
    Minilog, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 16, 2017
    2232#3605
    Larry Jackson
  • Unusual Sea Star
    Unusual Sea Star
    Neoferdina insolita
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 16, 2017
    2233#3611
    Larry Jackson
  • Ornamental Cadlinella
    Ornamental Cadlinella
    Cadlinella ornatissima
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 16, 2017
    2233#3612
    Larry Jackson
  • Bullock's Hypselodoris
    Bullock's Hypselodoris
    Hypselodoris bullocki
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 16, 2017
    2233#3615
    Larry Jackson
  • Unknown
    Unknown
    possibly a Gymnodoris specie.
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 16, 2017
    2233#3618
    Larry Jackson
  • Doriprismatica paladentatus
    Doriprismatica paladentatus
    Doriprismatica paladentatus - one of several species seen for the first time.
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 16, 2017
    2233#3620
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Chromodoris
    Undescribed Chromodoris
    Chromodoris sp 6 Gosliner, Behrens & Valdes
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 16, 2017
    2233#3624
    Larry Jackson
  • Seriatopora guttatus
    Seriatopora guttatus
    Seriatopora guttatus
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 16, 2017
    2233#3625
    Larry Jackson
  • Unknown Agires specie
    Unknown Agires specie
    Best guess genus with help from Peri.
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 16, 2017
    2233#3628
    Larry Jackson
  • Spanish Dancer juvenile
    Spanish Dancer juvenile
    Hexabranchus sanguineus - thanks Rokus for correcting the id.
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Batangas, Philippines, April 16, 2017
    2233#3633
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Caloria specie
    Undescribed Caloria specie
    Caloria sp 4 Gosliner, Behrens & Valdes
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 16, 2017
    2233#3642
    Larry Jackson
  • Mushroom Coral Reticulidia
    Mushroom Coral Reticulidia
    Reticulidia fungia
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 16, 2017
    2233#3648
    Larry Jackson
  • Anne's Phyllidiopsis
    Anne's Phyllidiopsis
    Phyllidiopsis annae - a very small, but not uncommon specie.
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 16, 2017
    2233#3650
    Larry Jackson
  • Ridged Dermatobranchus
    Ridged Dermatobranchus
    Dermatobranchus gonatophorus
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 16, 2017
    2233#3652
    Larry Jackson
  • Raggy Scorpionfish
    Raggy Scorpionfish
    Scorpaenopsis venosa
    Mato Point, Batangas, Philippines, April 16, 2017
    2234#3667
    Larry Jackson
  • Zebra Urchin Crabs
    Zebra Urchin Crabs
    Zebrida adamsii - found on Variable Fire Urchins.
    Mural, Batangas, Philippines, April 17, 2017
    2235#3675
    Larry Jackson
  • Fluted Giant Clam
    Fluted Giant Clam
    Tridacna squamosa
    Mural, Batangas, Philippines, April 17, 2017
    2235#3679
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Acabaria specie
    Sunview, Batangas, Philippines, April 17, 2017
    2236#3680
    Larry Jackson
  • Indian Caloria
    Indian Caloria
    Caloria indica
    Sunview, Batangas, Philippines, April 17, 2017
    2236#3683
    Larry Jackson
  • Zanzibar Whip Coral Shrimp
    Zanzibar Whip Coral Shrimp
    Dasycaris zanzibarica
    Sunview, Batangas, Philippines, April 17, 2017
    2236#3686
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Eubranchus specie
    Undescribed Eubranchus specie
    Eubranchus sp 3 Gosliner, Behrens & Valdes - found on hydrozoans.
    Sunview, Batangas, Philippines, April 17, 2017
    2236#3688
    Larry Jackson
  • Ambon Crinoid Shrimp
    Ambon Crinoid Shrimp
    Laomenes amboinensis - adapts coloration of the feather star it lives on.
    Sunview, Batangas, Philippines, April 17, 2017
    2236#3695
    Larry Jackson
  • Snowflake Moray
    Snowflake Moray
    Echidna nebulosa
    Sunview, Batangas, Philippines, April 17, 2017
    2236#3698
    Larry Jackson
  • Redline Flabellina
    Redline Flabellina
    Flabellina rubrolineata
    Sunview, Batangas, Philippines, April 17, 2017
    2236#3702
    Larry Jackson
  • East Indies Parrotfish
    East Indies Parrotfish
    Scarus hypselopterus - a large, nicely colored terminal phase (male).
    Sunview, Batangas, Philippines, April 17, 2017
    2236#3704
    Larry Jackson
  • Netted Flabellina
    Netted Flabellina
    Flabellina riwo
    Sunview, Batangas, Philippines, April 17, 2017
    2236#3705
    Larry Jackson
  • Bicolor Goatfish
    Bicolor Goatfish
    Parupeneus barberinoides
    Sunview, Batangas, Philippines, April 17, 2017
    2236#3709
    Larry Jackson
  • Emperor Shrimp
    Emperor Shrimp
    Periclimenes imperator - on Synapta maculata.
    Sunview, Batangas, Philippines, April 17, 2017
    2236#3712
    Larry Jackson
  • Bluedot Goby
    Bluedot Goby
    Asterropteryx enisferus - recently injured by a predator.
    Basura, Batangas, Philippines, April 17, 2017
    2237#3715
    Larry Jackson
  • Anna's Chromodoris
    Anna's Chromodoris
    Chromodoris annae
    Basura, Batangas, Philippines, April 17, 2017
    2237#3717
    Larry Jackson
  • Ringed Pipefishes
    Ringed Pipefishes
    Dunckerocampus dactyliophorus - often found in small groups.
    Basura, Batangas, Philippines, April 17, 2017
    2237#3722
    Larry Jackson
  • Black Longspine Sea Urchins
    Black Longspine Sea Urchins
    Diadema setosum - less vulnerable in a group.
    Basura, Batangas, Philippines, April 17, 2017
    2237#3727
    Larry Jackson
  • Orange-dashed Goby
    Orange-dashed Goby
    Valenciennea puellaris - juvenile.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 18, 2017
    2238#3733
    Larry Jackson
  • Robust Ghost Pipefish
    Robust Ghost Pipefish
    Solenostomus cyanopterus - pair.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 18, 2017
    2238#3735
    Larry Jackson
  • Painted Frogfish
    Painted Frogfish
    Antennarius pictus - juvenile.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 18, 2017
    2238#3740
    Larry Jackson
  • Cycloseris cyclolites
    Cycloseris cyclolites
    Cycloseris cyclolites
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 18, 2017
    2238#3742
    Larry Jackson
  • Okenia rhinorma
    Okenia rhinorma
    Okenia rhinorma
    Mainit Point, Batangas, Philippines, April 18, 2017
    2239#3758
    Larry Jackson
  • Kunie's Chromodoris
    Kunie's Chromodoris
    Chromodoris kuniei - often flips the skirt as it crawls over substrate.
    Mainit Point, Batangas, Philippines, April 18, 2017
    2239#3765
    Larry Jackson
  • Desireable Flabellinas
    Desireable Flabellinas
    Flabellina exoptata
    Mainit Point, Batangas, Philippines, April 18, 2017
    2239#3770
    Larry Jackson
  • Willan's Chromodoris
    Willan's Chromodoris
    Chromodoris willani - showing a bit of the variation in markings.
    Mainit Point, Batangas, Philippines, April 18, 2017
    2239#3772
    Larry Jackson
  • Painted Frogfish
    Painted Frogfish
    Antennarius maculatus
    Mainit Point, Batangas, Philippines, April 18, 2017
    2239#3782
    Larry Jackson
  • Kubaryana's Nembrotha
    Kubaryana's Nembrotha
    Nembrotha kubaryana
    Mainit Point, Batangas, Philippines, April 18, 2017
    2239#3786
    Larry Jackson
  • Tube Anemone
    Tube Anemone
    Cerianthus specie
    Crystal Blue, Batangas, Philippines, April 18, 2017
    2239#3802
    Larry Jackson
  • Manybar Goatfish
    Manybar Goatfish
    Parupeneus multifasciatus - coloration due to being cleaned by Labroides dimidiatus (juvenile).
    Crystal Blue, Batangas, Philippines, April 18, 2017
    2239#3806
    Larry Jackson
  • Dragon Sea Moth
    Dragon Sea Moth
    Eurypegasus draconis
    Crystal Blue, Batangas, Philippines, April 18, 2017
    2240#3790
    Larry Jackson
  • Tube Anemone
    Tube Anemone
    Cerianthus specie - particularly colorful.
    Crystal Blue, Batangas, Philippines, April 18, 2017
    2240#3791
    Larry Jackson
  • Pinnate Spadefish
    Pinnate Spadefish
    Platax pinnatus - large juvenile.
    Crystal Blue, Batangas, Philippines, April 18, 2017
    2240#3796
    Larry Jackson
  • Graceful Anemone Shrimp
    Graceful Anemone Shrimp
    Ancylomenes venustus - in the particularly hot Phyllodiscus semoni.
    Crystal Blue, Batangas, Philippines, April 18, 2017
    2240#3798
    Larry Jackson
  • Corkscrew Sea Anemone
    Corkscrew Sea Anemone
    Macrodactyla doreensis - very nice coloration.
    Red Rock, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2241#3817
    Larry Jackson
  • Beaded & Corkscrew Sea Anemones
    Beaded & Corkscrew Sea Anemones
    Heteractis aurora & Macrodactyla doreensis - another instance of these two different anemones living next to each other.
    Red Rock, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2241#3821
    Larry Jackson
  • Painted Frogfish
    Painted Frogfish
    Antennarius pictus - probably the same juvenile seen the previous day.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2242#3825
    Larry Jackson
  • Striated Frogfish
    Striated Frogfish
    Antennarius striatus - the first of several juveniles seen on the trip.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2242#3827
    Larry Jackson
  • Painted Frogfish
    Painted Frogfish
    Antennarius pictus - juvenile.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2242#3835
    Larry Jackson
  • Cryptic Flatworm (?)
    Cryptic Flatworm (?)
    Pseudobiceros kryptos maybe
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2242#3842
    Larry Jackson
  • Taylor's Garden Eel
    Taylor's Garden Eel
    Heteroconger taylori - it is difficult to find a garden eel that will allow an approach for a photo.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2242#3844
    Larry Jackson
  • Bus Stop Chromodoris
    Bus Stop Chromodoris
    Chromodoris hintuanensis
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2242#3845
    Larry Jackson
  • Skeleton Shrimp
    Skeleton Shrimp
    Caprella specie - small, fidgety, transparent and hard to photograph.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2242#3849
    Larry Jackson
  • Colonial Tubeworms
    Colonial Tubeworms
    Unknown type of very small tubeworms.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2242#3854
    Larry Jackson
  • Fan Algae
    Fan Algae
    Udotea orientalis - with Caprella specie Skeleton Shrimp on the front and back.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2242#3856
    Larry Jackson
  • California Horseshoe Worm
    California Horseshoe Worm
    Phoronopsis californica - only the feeding/breathing tentacles are seen.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2242#3858
    Larry Jackson
  • Arrowhead Crab
    Arrowhead Crab
    Huenia heraldica - Debbie found this well disguised crab.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2242#3862
    Larry Jackson
  • Magnum Sea Cucmber
    Magnum Sea Cucmber
    Neothyonidium magnum - one oral tentacle coming/going at the mouth.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2242#3867
    Larry Jackson
  • Toothy Cardinalfish
    Toothy Cardinalfish
    Cheilodipterus isostigmus - male with eggs staying close to shelter.
    Eagle Point, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2243#3868
    Larry Jackson
  • Yellow-tipped Phyllodesmium
    Yellow-tipped Phyllodesmium
    Phyllodesmium briareum - feeds on Briareum specie soft coral.
    Eagle Point, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2243#3870
    Larry Jackson
  • Beautiful Hermit Crab
    Beautiful Hermit Crab
    Calcinus pulcher
    Eagle Point, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2243#3872
    Larry Jackson
  • Reef Stonefish
    Reef Stonefish
    Synanceia verrucosa - colorful but potentially fatal to touch.
    Eagle Point, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2243#3876
    Larry Jackson
  • Bubble-tip Sea Anemone
    Bubble-tip Sea Anemone
    Entacmaea quadricolor - I waited a while, but the juvenile anemonefish wouldn't allow a photo.
    Eagle Point, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2243#3879
    Larry Jackson
  • Manybar Goatfish & Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasses
    Manybar Goatfish & Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasses
    Parupeneus multifasciatus & Labroides dimidiatus.
    Eagle Point, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2243#3880
    Larry Jackson
  • Unknown Sea Anemones
    Unknown Sea Anemones
    Huge numbers inhabit dense, dead coral.
    Eagle Point, Batangas, Philippines, April 19, 2017
    2243#3881
    Larry Jackson
  • Blue Dragon
    Blue Dragon
    Pteraeolidia ianthina
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2244#3883
    Larry Jackson
  • White Feathered Hydroid
    White Feathered Hydroid
    Lytocarpus philippinus - nice looking, but a stinger as are all the hydroids.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2244#3885
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Dermatobranchus
    Undescribed Dermatobranchus
    Dermatobranchus sp 12 Gosliner, Behrens & Valdes - unexpectedly found on a Dendronephthya sp, possibly feeding.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2244#3889
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Caupetes specie
    Undescribed Caupetes specie
    Only noticed when working on the previous photo.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2244#3889-2
    Larry Jackson
  • Six-arm Brittle Stars
    Six-arm Brittle Stars
    Ophiothela danae - very small sea stars that live on sea fans.
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2244#3890
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Janolus specie
    Undescribed Janolus specie
    Janolus sp 7 Gosliner, Behrens & Valdes
    Mainit Muck, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2244#3897
    Larry Jackson
  • Anemone Hermit Crab
    Anemone Hermit Crab
    Dardanus pedunculatus - usually has a few sea anemones on the shell, but not this time.
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2245#3917
    Larry Jackson
  • Eyebar Goby
    Eyebar Goby
    Gnatholepis cauerensis - so small and perfectly colored that only movement gives away its presence.
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2245#3922
    Larry Jackson
  • Yellow Coralgobies
    Yellow Coralgobies
    Gobiodon okinawae - guarding a large batch of eggs.
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2245#3927
    Larry Jackson
  • Red-striped Cleaner Shrimp
    Red-striped Cleaner Shrimp
    Lysmatella prima
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2245#3935
    Larry Jackson
  • Yamasu's Cuthona
    Yamasu's Cuthona
    Cuthona yamasui - feeding on a hydrozoan.
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2245#3945
    Larry Jackson
  • Brock's Pipefish
    Brock's Pipefish
    Micrognathus brocki
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2245#3948
    Larry Jackson
  • Orangutan Crab
    Orangutan Crab
    Oncinopus sp 1 Humann & DeLoach
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2245#3951
    Larry Jackson
  • Radiant Sea Urchin
    Radiant Sea Urchin
    Astropyga radiata - juvenile coloration.
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2245#3952
    Larry Jackson
  • Pilsbry's Headshield Slug
    Pilsbry's Headshield Slug
    Philinopsis pilsbryi - another of Debbie's finds.
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2245#3954
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Tunicate
    Undescribed Tunicate
    Didemnum specie
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2246#3968
    Larry Jackson
  • Painted Phyllidia
    Painted Phyllidia
    Phyllidia picta
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2246#3969
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Sponge
    Undescribed Sponge
    Batzella specie
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2246#3971
    Larry Jackson
  • Orange-lined Triggerfish
    Orange-lined Triggerfish
    Balistapus undulatus
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2246#3974
    Larry Jackson
  • Night Anemone
    Night Anemone
    Phyllodiscus semoni - deploys a central column at night, also very hot stinger.
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2246#3976
    Larry Jackson
  • Hawksbill Sea Turtle
    Hawksbill Sea Turtle
    Eretmochelys imbricata - one of those individuals that didn't mind approach for photos, while feeding.
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2246#3977
    Larry Jackson
  • Lobed Cactus Coral
    Lobed Cactus Coral
    Lobophyllia hataii - a hard coral.
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2246#3979
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Tunicate
    Undescribed Tunicate
    Botryllus specie
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2246#3982
    Larry Jackson
  • Pectinia paeonia
    Pectinia paeonia
    Pectinia paeonia - a hard coral.
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2246#3985
    Larry Jackson
  • Quoy's Parrotfish
    Quoy's Parrotfish
    Scarus quoyi - a nicely colored terminal phase (male).
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2246#3986
    Larry Jackson
  • Warty Frogfish
    Warty Frogfish
    Antennarius maculatus
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2246#3992
    Larry Jackson
  • Warty Frogfish
    Warty Frogfish
    Antennarius maculatus
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 20, 2017
    2246#3996
    Larry Jackson
  • Red Lionfish
    Red Lionfish
    Pterois volitan - juvenile.
    Elephant Ears, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2247#3998
    Larry Jackson
  • Pictus Coralblenny
    Pictus Coralblenny
    Ecsenius pictus
    Elephant Ears, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2247#4001
    Larry Jackson
  • Blackspot Squirrelfish
    Blackspot Squirrelfish
    Sargocentron melanospilos
    Elephant Ears, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2247#4002
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Paradoris specie
    Undescribed Paradoris specie
    Paradoris sp 1 Debelius & Kuiter
    Elephant Ears, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2247#4005
    Larry Jackson
  • Giant Frogfish
    Giant Frogfish
    Antennarius commersoni - sitting nicely on a contrasting color Elephant Ear Sponge (Ianthella basta).
    Elephant Ears, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2247#4008
    Larry Jackson
  • Giant Frogfish
    Giant Frogfish
    Antennarius commersoni
    Elephant Ears, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2247#4013
    Larry Jackson
  • Scorpionfish
    Scorpionfish
    Scorpaenopsis specie - I can't id this fish.
    Elephant Ears, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2247#4017
    Larry Jackson
  • Feather Star
    Feather Star
    No idea what specie.
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2248#4018
    Larry Jackson
  • Tube Anemone & Squat Shrimp
    Tube Anemone & Squat Shrimp
    Cerianthus specie & Thor amboinensis
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2248#4019
    Larry Jackson
  • Very Spiny Feather Star
    Very Spiny Feather Star
    Colobometra perspinosa
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2248#4022
    Larry Jackson
  • Feather Star
    Feather Star
    No idea what specie this is.
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2248#4023
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Tritonia specie
    Undescribed Tritonia specie
    Tritonia sp 2 Gosliner, Behrens & Valdes
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2248#4025
    Larry Jackson
  • Large-spotted Snake Eel
    Large-spotted Snake Eel
    Ophichthus polyophthalmus
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2248#4030
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Clavelina specie
    Undescribed Clavelina specie
    Clavelina specie
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2248#4031
    Larry Jackson
  • Variable Fire Urchin
    Variable Fire Urchin
    Asthenosoma varium
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2248#4032
    Larry Jackson
  • Clark's Anemonefish
    Clark's Anemonefish
    Amphiprion clarkii
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2248#4034
    Larry Jackson
  • Red & Black Anemonefish
    Red & Black Anemonefish
    Amphiprion melanopus
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2248#4037
    Larry Jackson
  • Cespitularia specie
    Cespitularia specie
    Cespitularia specie - a soft coral.
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2248#4039
    Larry Jackson
  • Haliclona specie
    Haliclona specie
    Haliclona specie - sometimes called 'Blue Sponge'.
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2248#4040
    Larry Jackson
  • Blue Coral
    Blue Coral
    Heliopora coerulea - a soft coral that builds a hard skeleton.  The blue is only visible when the skeleton is broken.
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2248#4042
    Larry Jackson
  • Crescent Wrasse
    Crescent Wrasse
    Thalassoma lunare - terminal phase.
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2248#4045
    Larry Jackson
  • Scalefin & Threafin Anthias
    Scalefin & Threafin Anthias
    Pseudanthias squamipinnis & huchti - females.
    Sepok Wall, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2248#4051
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Umbellulifera specie
    Undescribed Umbellulifera specie
    Umbellulifera specie
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2249#4054
    Larry Jackson
  • Black-banded Sea Krait
    Black-banded Sea Krait
    Laticauda semifasciata
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2249#4060
    Larry Jackson
  • Mimic Surgeonfish
    Mimic Surgeonfish
    Acanthurus pyroferus
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2249#4062
    Larry Jackson
  • Maxima Giant Clam
    Maxima Giant Clam
    Tridacna maxima
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2249#4063
    Larry Jackson
  • Swarthy Parrotfish
    Swarthy Parrotfish
    Scarus niger - terminal phase (male).
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2249#4064
    Larry Jackson
  • Warty Frogfish
    Warty Frogfish
    Antennarius maculatus - luring.
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2249#4067
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Thecacera specie
    Undescribed Thecacera specie
    Thecacera sp 4 Gosliner, Behrens & Valdes
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2249#4075
    Larry Jackson
  • Gloomy Tambja
    Gloomy Tambja
    Tambja morosa
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2249#4078
    Larry Jackson
  • Magnificent Sea Anemone & Pink Anemonefish
    Magnificent Sea Anemone & Pink Anemonefish
    Heteractis magnifica & Amphiprion perideraion
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2249#4085
    Larry Jackson
  • Dark Knee Hermit Crab
    Dark Knee Hermit Crab
    Dardanus lagopodes
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines, April 21, 2017
    2249#4089
    Larry Jackson
  • Doublebanded Soapfish
    Doublebanded Soapfish
    Diploprion bifasciatum
    Red Rock, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2250#4095
    Larry Jackson
  • Pink & Purple Phyllodesmium
    Pink & Purple Phyllodesmium
    Phyllodesmium poindimiei
    Red Rock, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2250#4098
    Larry Jackson
  • Painted Frogfish
    Painted Frogfish
    Antennarius pictus
    Red Rock, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2250#4113
    Larry Jackson
  • Heteropsammia cochlea
    Heteropsammia cochlea
    Heteropsammia cochlea - a free living hard coral with a worm living in the base that moves the coral around.
    Red Rock, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2250#4114
    Larry Jackson
  • Blue Spot Mantis
    Blue Spot Mantis
    Odontodactylus stoliura
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2251#4120
    Larry Jackson
  • Duncker's Pipefish
    Duncker's Pipefish
    Halicampus dunckeri
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2251#4124
    Larry Jackson
  • Orange-banded Pipefish
    Orange-banded Pipefish
    Dunkerocampus pessuliferus
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2251#4129
    Larry Jackson
  • Ocellated Tozeuma Shrimp
    Ocellated Tozeuma Shrimp
    Tozeuma lanceolatum - on Black Coral (Antipathes specie).
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2251#4132
    Larry Jackson
  • Onespot Wormfish
    Onespot Wormfish
    Gunnelichthys monostigma
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2251#4137
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Thecacera specie
    Undescribed Thecacera specie
    Thecacera sp 6 Gosliner, Behrens & Valdes
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2251#4160
    Larry Jackson
  • Magnificent Shrimpgoby & Randall's Snapping Shrimp
    Magnificent Shrimpgoby & Randall's Snapping Shrimp
    Tomiyamichthys sp & Alpheus randalli
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2251#4164
    Larry Jackson
  • Dark Knee Hermit Crab
    Dark Knee Hermit Crab
    Dardanus lagapodes
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2251#4169
    Larry Jackson
  • Crosshatch Goby
    Crosshatch Goby
    Amblygobius decussatus
    Basura, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2252#4173
    Larry Jackson
  • Pearl Bubble Coral
    Pearl Bubble Coral
    Physogyra lichtensteini
    Basura, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2252#4174
    Larry Jackson
  • Mushroom Coral Reticulidia
    Mushroom Coral Reticulidia
    Reticulidia fungia - a less colorful example.
    Basura, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2252#4176
    Larry Jackson
  • Speckledfin Grouper
    Speckledfin Grouper
    Epinephulus ongus - juvenile.
    Basura, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2252#4178
    Larry Jackson
  • Six-lined Soapfish
    Six-lined Soapfish
    Grammistes sexlineatus
    Basura, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2252#4182
    Larry Jackson
  • Orange Ball Sponge
    Orange Ball Sponge
    Cinachyra specie
    Basura, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2252#4183
    Larry Jackson
  • Branching Flower Pot Coral
    Branching Flower Pot Coral
    Alveopora catalai
    Basura, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2252#4184
    Larry Jackson
  • Splitband Cardinalfish
    Splitband Cardinalfish
    Ostorhinchus compressus - male with eggs.
    Basura, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2252#4187
    Larry Jackson
  • Tiger Cardinalfish
    Tiger Cardinalfish
    Cheilodipterus macrodon - male with eggs.
    Basura, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2252#4188
    Larry Jackson
  • Bigfin Reef Squid
    Bigfin Reef Squid
    Sepioteuthis lessoniana - low light photo is a bit grainy.
    Basura, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2252#4189
    Larry Jackson
  • Yellow Pygmy Angelfish
    Yellow Pygmy Angelfish
    Centropyge heraldi
    Basura, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2252#4191
    Larry Jackson
  • Variable Fire Urchin
    Variable Fire Urchin
    Asthenosoma varium - a colorful individual.
    Basura, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2252#4194
    Larry Jackson
  • Flower Urchin
    Flower Urchin
    Toxopneustes pileolus
    Basura, Batangas, Philippines, April 22, 2017
    2252#4195
    Larry Jackson
  • Titan Triggerfish
    Titan Triggerfish
    Balistoides viridescens - with a Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus).
    Aphol's Rock, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2253#4200
    Larry Jackson
  • Swollen Phyllidias
    Swollen Phyllidias
    Phyllidia varicosa
    Aphol's Rock, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2253#4205
    Larry Jackson
  • False Clown Anemonefish
    False Clown Anemonefish
    Amphiprion ocellaris & Heteractis magnifica
    Aphol's Rock, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2253#4207
    Larry Jackson
  • Ball Sponge
    Ball Sponge
    Cinachyra specie
    Aphol's Rock, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2253#4215
    Larry Jackson
  • Sapphire Flatworm
    Sapphire Flatworm
    Pseudoceros sapphirinus
    Aphol's Rock, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2253#4216
    Larry Jackson
  • Phyllidiopsis fissuratus
    Phyllidiopsis fissuratus
    Phyllidiopsis fissuratus
    Aphol's Rock, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2253#4225
    Larry Jackson
  • Bullock's Hypselodoris
    Bullock's Hypselodoris
    Hypselodoris bullocki
    Aphol's Rock, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2253#4227
    Larry Jackson
  • Threespot Damsel
    Threespot Damsel
    Chrysiptera unimaculata - juvenile.
    Red Palm, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2254#4231
    Larry Jackson
  • Pott's Crinoid Shrimp
    Pott's Crinoid Shrimp
    Palaemonella pottsi
    Red Palm, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2254#4236
    Larry Jackson
  • Bandtail Scorpionfish
    Bandtail Scorpionfish
    Scorpaenopsis neglecta
    Red Palm, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2254#4239
    Larry Jackson
  • Soft Coral Snapping Shrimp
    Soft Coral Snapping Shrimp
    Synalpheus neomeris - Peri found and posed this shrimp for us.
    Red Palm, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2254#4241
    Larry Jackson
  • Black-rayed Shrimpgoby
    Black-rayed Shrimpgoby
    Stonogobiops nematodes
    Red Palm, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2254#4249
    Larry Jackson
  • Wide-barred Shrimpgoby
    Wide-barred Shrimpgoby
    Amblyeleotris latifasciata
    Red Palm, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2254#4257
    Larry Jackson
  • Barred Shrimpgoby & Tiger Snapping Shrimp
    Barred Shrimpgoby & Tiger Snapping Shrimp
    Cryptocentrus fasciatus & Alpheus bellulus
    Red Palm, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2254#4259
    Larry Jackson
  • Widebarred Goby
    Widebarred Goby
    Valenciennea wardii
    Red Palm, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2254#4270
    Larry Jackson
  • Stargazer Snake Eel
    Stargazer Snake Eel
    Brachysomophis cirrocheilos
    Red Palm, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2254#4272
    Larry Jackson
  • Rounded Sea Star Shrimp on Warty Sea Star
    Rounded Sea Star Shrimp on Warty Sea Star
    Zenopontonia noverca on Echinaster callosus - a very small shrimp that lives on the underside of the sea star.
    Red Palm, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2254#4273
    Larry Jackson
  • Shortpouch Pygmy Pipehorse
    Shortpouch Pygmy Pipehorse
    Acentronura breviperula
    Red Palm, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2254#4278
    Larry Jackson
  • Pale Polycera
    Pale Polycera
    Polycera abai
    Red Palm, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2254#4284
    Larry Jackson
  • Marbled Snake Eel
    Marbled Snake Eel
    Callechelys marmorata
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2255#4288
    Larry Jackson
  • Longfin Bannerfish
    Longfin Bannerfish
    Heniochus acuminatus - juvenile.
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2255#4291
    Larry Jackson
  • Striated Frogfish
    Striated Frogfish
    Antennarius striatus - first of the three juvenile Striated Frogfish seen on this dive.
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2255#4298
    Larry Jackson
  • Unknown Sea Hare
    Unknown Sea Hare
    Best guess that this is a Sea Hare.
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2255#4305
    Larry Jackson
  • Ambon Scorpionfish
    Ambon Scorpionfish
    Pteroidichthys amboinensis - the female of the pair seen on this dive.
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2255#4306
    Larry Jackson
  • Gurnard Lionfish
    Gurnard Lionfish
    Parapterois hetururus - the first of several on this dive.
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2255#4315
    Larry Jackson
  • Ambon Scorpionfish
    Ambon Scorpionfish
    Pteroidichthys amboinensis - I think this is the male.
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2255#4322
    Larry Jackson
  • Caltrop Murex
    Caltrop Murex
    Murex tribulus - the foot can be seen as it crawls on the substrate.
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2255#4323
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Melibe specie
    Undescribed Melibe specie
    Melibe sp 1 Gosliner, Behrens & Valdes
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2255#4326
    Larry Jackson
  • Slantbar Shrimpgoby & Tiger Snapping Shrimp
    Slantbar Shrimpgoby & Tiger Snapping Shrimp
    Amblyeleotris diagonalis & Alpheus bellulus
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2255#4339
    Larry Jackson
  • Gurnard Lionfish
    Gurnard Lionfish
    Parapterois hetururus - two showing the contrast between inner and outer fin coloration.
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2255#4347
    Larry Jackson
  • Red Frog Spanner Crab
    Red Frog Spanner Crab
    Ranina ranina - Peri got this Spanner Crab out of the sand and kept it up long enough for some photos. It digs into the sand very fast leaving only the eyes showing.
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2255#4352
    Larry Jackson
  • Carnation Coral
    Carnation Coral
    Dendronephthya specie
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2255#4362
    Larry Jackson
  • Freckled Sea Hare & Unknown Shrimp
    Freckled Sea Hare & Unknown Shrimp
    Aplysia parvula & possible Hamodactylus specie - I didn't see the shrimp until I worked on the photo. Nice surprise!
    Si-am Sim, Batangas, Philippines, April 23, 2017
    2255#4364
    Larry Jackson
  • White-spotted Chromodoris
    White-spotted Chromodoris
    Chromodoris albopunctata
    Agahota, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 24, 2017
    2256#4372
    Larry Jackson
  • Lisa's Mantis
    Lisa's Mantis
    Lysiosquillina lisa
    Agahota, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 24, 2017
    2256#4376
    Larry Jackson
  • Lemon Damsel
    Lemon Damsel
    Pomacentrus moluccensis
    Agahota, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 24, 2017
    2256#4388
    Larry Jackson
  • Mushroom Coral Shrimp
    Mushroom Coral Shrimp
    Periclimenes kororensis
    Mini Log, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 24, 2017
    2257#4401
    Larry Jackson
  • White's Hypselodoris
    White's Hypselodoris
    Hypselodoris whitei
    Mini Log, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 24, 2017
    2257#4407
    Larry Jackson
  • Unknown Flatworm
    Unknown Flatworm
    Mini Log, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 24, 2017
    2257#4408
    Larry Jackson
  • Orange Hermit Crab
    Orange Hermit Crab
    Pseudopaguristes kuekenthali
    Mini Log, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 24, 2017
    2257#4418
    Larry Jackson
  • Dwarf Cuttlefish
    Dwarf Cuttlefish
    Sepia bandensis
    Mini Log, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 24, 2017
    2257#4422
    Larry Jackson
  • Dwarf Cuttlefish
    Dwarf Cuttlefish
    Sepia bandensis - instant color change when it moved.
    Mini Log, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 24, 2017
    2257#4425
    Larry Jackson
  • Emma's Hypselodoris
    Emma's Hypselodoris
    Hypselodoris emma
    Mini Log, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 24, 2017
    2257#4429
    Larry Jackson
  • Ornate Ghost Pipefish
    Ornate Ghost Pipefish
    Solenostomus paradoxus - female.
    Mini Log, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 24, 2017
    2257#4431
    Larry Jackson
  • Philippine Damsel
    Philippine Damsel
    Pomacentrus philippinus - juvenile.
    Mini Log, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 24, 2017
    2257#4439
    Larry Jackson
  • Coleman's Melibe
    Coleman's Melibe
    Melibe colemani - hard to believe that this is a living creature.
    Arthur's, Batangas, Philippines, April 24, 2017
    2258#4446
    Larry Jackson
  • Leopard Crinoid Shrimp
    Leopard Crinoid Shrimp
    Laomenes pardus
    Arthur's, Batangas, Philippines, April 24, 2017
    2258#4454
    Larry Jackson
  • Undescribed Ceratosoma specie
    Undescribed Ceratosoma specie
    Ceratosoma sp Humann & DeLoach
    Arthur's, Batangas, Philippines, April 24, 2017
    2258#4455
    Larry Jackson
  • Warty Sea Star & Sea Star Comb Jellies
    Warty Sea Star & Sea Star Comb Jellies
    Echinaster callosus & Coeloplana astericola - looking closely, you can see the many feeding tentacles of the comb jellies.
    Arthur's, Batangas, Philippines, April 24, 2017
    2258#4457
    Larry Jackson
  • Yellow-edged Lyretail
    Yellow-edged Lyretail
    Variola louti - a very nice looking grouper.
    Arthur's, Batangas, Philippines, April 24, 2017
    2258#4460
    Larry Jackson