Entries from June 2011

Blog Log: 26 June, 2011

Date June 28, 2011

Dark clouds made the divers nervous on Sunday morning as we set out for our monthly dives at Pulau Hantu. As our boat steered into the shallow waters around the island, day time turned into night and the first few raindrops fell as the divers began to rig up. Moments after the first divers jumped [...]

Hot on a Snail Trail

Date June 27, 2011

Divers at Pulau Hantu over the weekend, came back from their 2nd dive thrilled and excited to share about their encounter with a slow kind. What’s the big deal with this giant snail? Well, it’s a very cool snail that we don’t get to see very often. According to the Singapore Red Data Book, this [...]

Sea Anemones of Pulau Hantu

Date June 22, 2011

After attending the very enlightening and entertaining talk by sea anemone expert, Dr. Daphne Fautin at NUS this evening, I was inspired to put together a little photo presentation of sea anemone’s that can be found in the reefs around Pulau Hantu. Above: Singapore’s anemone fauna contains elements of both Pacific & Indian Oceans; this [...]

Sea Anemones of Pulau Hantu

Date June 22, 2011

After attending the very enlightening and entertaining talk by sea anemone expert, Dr. Daphne Fautin at NUS this evening, I was inspired to put together a little photo presentation of sea anemone’s that can be found in the reefs around Pulau Hantu. Above: Singapore’s anemone fauna contains elements of both Pacific & Indian Oceans; this [...]

Critters & Current

Date June 12, 2011

Text and pictures by Cindy Tan My very first sighting of a bamboo shark at Hantu.