Entries from April 2013

Curious Cuthonas and a [not-so] Slender Ceratosoma!

Date April 22, 2013

Despite Sunday’s thunderstorm, the Hantu Blog divers pushed on and saw lots of colourful creatures amidst our turbid waters! Veteran Hantu Blog volunteer, Jimmy Goh, blogs about his day out at Pulau Hantu:

Hantu Diver Gone Dredging

Date April 17, 2013

  In a departure from our monthly visits to Pulau Hantu’s reefs, Hantu Blog volunteer, Verona Huang, had the opportunity to help the folks from the Tropical Marine Science Institute (“TMSI”) in a dredge survey around the waters of Kusu Island and St John’s Island as part of the Mega Marine Survey, Singapore’s first comprehensive [...]

Hantu Blog 10th Anniversary Organic Cotton Tee!

Date April 15, 2013

Celebrate local reefs with our 10th Anniversary commemorative t-shirt, made from organic, unbleached cotton! Purchase it online NOW at BGO Ecoshop! This 10th Anniversary commemorative tee features a Tigertail seahorse (Hippocampus comes), a species of seahorse that finds shelter in the reefs of Pulau Hantu. Seahorses are threatened throughout their range by habitat loss, and [...]

Batfish, Bornellas, and Blennies in Bottles!

Date April 8, 2013

As the boat pulled up alongside the reefs of Pulau Hantu, and we gazed down through the water at the corals below, I reminded the divers that surface visibility can be very deceiving as conditions can be quite different once we descend below. Perhaps it was the evening showers we had on Saturday night that [...]