We’re big lovers of night dives when away on a trip. The mystical creatures that venture out during darkness often amaze us as they vary so much from those seen during the day. This was most definitely the case during a night dive at Alami Alor…
There was a stiff current blowing from all angles making focusing difficult at times, but despite being churned around like a bowl of soup, I was rewarded with a spectacle of the weird and the absolutely wonderful.
The variety of crabs on offer was astounding – many I’d never seen before, but the cherry on the cake was the tiniest and cutest little coconut octopus that had made what looked like a small nutshell his home. With the shell no bigger than a walnut, this tiny cephalopod waved his string like arms like he was conducting an orchestra – maybe I was his biggest audience ever?!
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