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Goby baru bernama Gubernur Papua Barat Abraham Atururi by Mark Erdmann

Goby baru bernama Gubernur Papua Barat Abraham Atururi by Mark Erdmann Mark Erdmann adalah Wakil Presiden CI untuk Asia Pacific Marine Program, sekarang berbasis di Auckland setelah 23 tahun di...
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“Fish Geek Week” at Misool Eco Resort…by Mark Erdmann

“Fish Geek Week” at Misool Eco Resort uncovers more new species and elevates BHS fish species count to 1756 Text and Photos by Mark Erdmann In late June after the resort was...
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Awards Event at Raja Ampat’s 12th Birthday Party Honors…

Awards Event at Raja Ampat’s 12th Birthday Party honors Bupati and Wakil Bupati Raja Ampat, Freddy Numberi, Gerry Allen & Mark Erdmann Text by Conservation International Raja Ampat...
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World’s Largest Stingray Species Discovered in Raja Ampat? by Alex Lindbloom

Continuing with our celebration of the first year of the site we are revisiting the most popular posts of the past year.  This was the most popular post in the Diving blog.  And it’s a...
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Menteri Susi Pudjiastuti Menyerahkan Penghargaan Spesies Ikan Baru untuk Bupati dan Wakil Bupati Raja Ampat

Menteri Susi Pudjiastuti Menyerahkan Penghargaan Spesies Ikan Baru untuk Bupati dan Wakil Bupati Raja Ampat text by Wida Sulistyaningrum photos by Julius Thonak  Ditemukan pertama kali di Ayau,...
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New endemic Cardinalfish described from Bird’s Head by MV Erdmann Ph. D.

New endemic Cardinalfish described from Bird’s Head by MV Erdmann Ph. D. Back in December 2014, I posted a photo of a strange new cardinalfish from Sebakor Bay in FakFak that appeared to be...
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BHS Fish List tops 1750!! by Mark Erdmann Ph. D.

BHS Fish List tops 1750!! by MV Erdmann PH. D. After 15 years of intensive ichthyological research in Raja Ampat and the broader Bird’s Head, one might reasonably assume that the rate of...
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Cenderawasih Bay – Reminiscences from 2013 and 2014 by Ellen Gritz

Cenderawasih Bay – Reminiscences from 2013 and 2014   by Ellen R. Gritz, Ph.D.   My husband, Mickey Rosenau, and I have dived in Cenderawasih Bay twice, in July of 2013 and in...
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World’s Largest Stingray Species Discovered in Raja Ampat? by Alex Lindbloom

World’s Largest Stingray Species Discovered in Raja Ampat? by Alex Lindbloom I’m a photographer for Mermaid Liveaboards, in April of 2014 we were diving at the dive site called Blue Magic...
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Famed photographer, Roger Steene, releases his Magnum Opus!

Famed photographer, Roger Steene, releases his Magnum Opus! If you have ever looked at a tropical reef fish ID book it’s likely that Roger Steene’s name is on the cover.  Roger, an...
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