Sharks

Sharks, fun facts

Sharks have inhabited our oceans for more than 400 million years. They have survived the 5 great extinctions that have taken place on Earth, including the one that wiped out the dinosaurs. Since then and until today, these fish have evolved in surprising ways.

They are extraordinary animals with an anatomy that does nothing but improve over time. Sharks are master hunters with incredible precision. They are found at the top of the food chain and are essential for maintaining the balance of marine ecosystems.

Marine life in Bali, diving with sharks
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Nudibranchs

Nudibranchs are marine gastropod mollusks with soft bodies, part of the sea-slug family. 

Nudibranchs come in virtually every color and combination of colors and are extremely beautiful. They are some of the most overlooked beauties by divers.

11 fun facts about nudibranchs

1. Nudibranchs are pretty tiny

Most of them are less than 5 cm long, while others are very small, just a few millimeters. The largest ones, like the Spanish dancer, rarely exceed 60 centimeters.

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Clownfish

Marine life in Bali, clownfish

Clownfish. 8 fun facts

1. It belongs to the subfamily amphiprioninae and there are 30 different species

Anemonefish live on the reefs in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It also lives at the Red Sea and the Great Barrier Reef of Australia. But we cannot see them in the Atlantic Ocean or in the Caribbean Sea.

The famous Nemo is a false clownfish or false anemone fish.

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Bali – Frogfish

Scuba diving with frogfish in Bali.

Have you ever heard the said so ugly so cute?

Even though some might call them ugly, weird, or grumpy, they come in so many colours and variations they are just fascinating creatures.

Frogfish, also known as anglerfish, is, for many divers, one of the favorite creatures to find underwater.

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Humphead parrotfish

Humphead parrotfish – 12 fun facts

1. Humphead parrots is the largest and the heaviest of all parrotfish species

Humphead parrotfish (Bolbometopon muricatum) is also known as bump-head parrotfish or green hump-head parrotfish.

It grows up to 1.3 meters and can weigh up to 46 kilos which makes it both the largest and heaviest of all parrotfish species. 

They grow slowly and their life spam is about 40 years.

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