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Published: 12/13/2007

Author: Fredy Brauchli

Cabilao Island (Philippines): Giant Corals and a Macro Paradise

If you are not afraid of long journeys, visit Cabilao Island and not only find fantastic coral growth but also an outstanding diversity of rare reef dwellers.

Travel

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Published: 12/27/2007

Author: Fredy Brauchli

Bacon Pier

The pier of Bacon is situated near Dauin, in the heart of the Visayas region. Throughout the years, the pillars of the pier have become covered with a rich diversity of marine organisms.

Nature and Science

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Published: 12/15/2007

Author: Fredy Brauchli

Hawkfish – A Challenge For Underwater Photographers

Hawkfish (Cirrhitidae) – a precious gem in the coral reef easy to be observed, hawkfish, which attentively lurk in the reef, still represent a challenge for the underwater macro photographer.

Travel

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Published: 12/15/2007

Author: Fredy Brauchli

The Magic of the Visayas (Philippines) – Risk of Addiction for Macro Photographers

The Visayas are one of the best diving grounds worldwide. Mainly due to their extremely diverse marine wildlife they enjoy an increasing popularity.

Travel

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Published: 12/17/2007

Author: Fredy Brauchli

Pandan Island – Where Divers Can Feel Like Robinson Crusoe

In the far West of the Philippines, South West of Mindoro, a small island untouched by mass tourism is found in one of the most attractive diving areas.

Nature and Science

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Published: 12/14/2007

Author: Fredy Brauchli

Anemonefish

Living in a symbiotic relationship with anemones, these fish are a favorite of many divers in tropical waters. Even beginners can easily observe them. But to correctly identify them, you must take a closer look.

Nature and Science

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Published: 01/23/2008

Author: Fredy Brauchli

Peacock Mantis Shrimps – Pugnacious Predators

Mantis shrimp can kill their prey within milliseconds. They have sensational, compound eyes mounted on mobile stalks.

Travel

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Published: 01/03/2008

Author: Adrian Pfeiffer

Diving Expedition in Antarctica

Diving in Antarctica is diving of a special kind, a unique and unforgettable experience following in the tracks of Amundsen, Scott, and Shackleton.

Nature and Science

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Published: 01/19/2008

Author: Fredy Brauchli

Scorpion Fish

A favorite of all divers are the various species of Scorpionfish, a complex family with 10 subfamilies and more than 300 species. Many of these have venomous spines.

Nature and Science

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Published: 01/17/2008

Author: Fredy Brauchli

Tiny and Inconspicuous

Divers with a “macro view” are able to spot a lot of tiny creatures. Feather stars, whip corals, spiral wire corals and others are home to these bizarre animals.