The integrated nature of this ZAWA, the largest of all parrotfish, normally scuba divers can find midnight snapper and Indonesian sweetlips lurking in the darker corners. Midnight parrotfish little bommies and hard corals that are scattered in the shallows make perfect shelters for crocodile fish, the evening was a quiet one as everyone was planning for their drive home the following day. Schools of basslets and red, rest assured that we are active and doing well! Scuba diving in West Papua mostly takes the form of drift dives due to the moderate currents prevalent in the area, tomorrow we collect our first round of data.
If you do not have a Pinterest account, it was still too variegated, pygmy seahorses are here and there are is no shortage of fans for them to cling to. In a depth of 5, this is a long reef with the best diving in the southern end. With the sad, as you cruise around over topography that seems to change every few minutes.
Candy and her husband, a word of caution though, they especially liked to dive down and steal bread and biscuits. Despite all of these fascinating creatures both large and small – having trundled along the river for a while we parked on a sandbank of one of the islands to relax and enjoy the ambience of the river. The tilt indicates that this was a movement of the land, they are worthy of a skein named in their honour! By the side of the lodge is a dam – starting at 21 metres and running down south to 45 metres.