Fish ID

Garden Eel

Garden Eels

Two garden eels Congrida Heterocongrinae poking their heads from their burrows while most of their bodies remain hidden. Garden eels live in large groups on the sea floor, with the many eel heads resembling...
Sea Goldies

Colorful Goldies

Sea Colorful Goldies, males in red, female in orange. The sea goldie is a protogynous hermaphrodite; a male retains a harem of five to 10 females, but when the male dies, one of the females will undergo sex...

Giant Jawfish

Giant Jawfish, Opistognathidae rhomaleus, are native to warmer parts of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans, found from the shallows to depths of a few hundred meters. Giant Jawfish typically reside in ...
Cage Diving

Cage Diving with Sharks

Cage Diving with Black Tipped Sharks at Rocky Bay, South Coast Natal. Photo by John Miller. Squirrelfish are closely related to Soldierfish.  ...
wrasses

Lined Wrasse

A Lined Wrasse Anampses lineatus native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans, can be found at depths from 10 to 45 meters (though usually below 20 meters) in lagoons and on reefs. It can reach a length of 13 cm...
Giant Grouper

Giant Grouper

A Giant Grouper, also known as a Brindle Bass, is the largest member of the rockcod family and the biggest Indo-Pacific bony reef fish. The Giant Grouper in habits deep estuaries, large caves, rocky and cor...
pufferfish wallpaper

Pufferfish

Enjoy this collection of pufferfish wallpaper or photos. Feel free to share or download for your desktop wallpaper, just click to enlarge then right click to save. EQUIPMENT USED Canon 7D Ikelite 7D Ho...
Lionfish Photos 4

Lionfish

The Lionfish photos, with their elaborate profile, vivid patterns and poised demeanor, are ideal subjects for underwater photography. They're unconcerned and motionless, using just enough energy to be softly lu...
Leaf Fish

Leaf or Fish?

A short clip of a tiny juvenile Leaf Fish (razor wrasse), found in the shallows of Chole Bay. Notice how it flutters and perfectly mimics a bit of leaf. This makes it easy for predators to miss and fascinating ...
Dwarf Lionfish

Dwarf Lionfish in Kilifi

Lionfish are common to see while diving and snorkeling in East Africa but Dwarf Lionfish (Dendrochirus brachypterus) are a rare and mysterious sight. This one was filmed in a lagoon off the coast of Kilifi, Ken...
Stingray

Divers Rescue Entangled Stingray

Dramatic underwater footage captures divers rescuing a stingray, entangled in a fishing net in Dar es Salaam. It was during a 15 meter deep night dive at the well-known dive site, Pipefish City, when dive le...
crocodilefish

Perspectives of Crocodilefish

This video compares and contrasts two Crocodilefish (Papilloculiceps longiceps) in Chole Bay; one camouflaged on a coral reef approximately 10 meters deep and the other on a sandy, grassy patch in shallow water...
seahorse

Rare Seahorses in Chole Bay

A short video of some stunning, yet humble seahorses in Chole Bay, Mafia Island. Seahorses are rarely seen and are vulnerable to extinction.
Lionfish

Lionfish Make Love to the Camera

Lionfish are unquestionably one of the most photogenic fish in the sea, with an eccentric, gaudy profile, elaborate, vibrant stripes and a cantankerous, unhurried demeanor; they glide along reefs like an underw...

A Master of Disguise

A lovely, incognito flounder fish was spotted off in the coastal waters of Bongoyo Island in Dar es Salaam, in about eight feet deep water and within 20-30 feet from swimmers. As you can see in the video an...