Spawning Flower Coral

Flower Coral, Eusmilia fastigiata, spawning

Flower Coral, Eusmilia fastigiata, spawning

Bonaire, September 2015 ~ Although our tally shows that we saw a number of species spawning last month, the September coral spawning event was just not very robust compared to past years (others who dive regularly in Bonaire agree). One of the things I had on my wish list [...]

The Most Photographed Tessellated Blenny in the World

This is the most photographed Tessellated Blenny in the world and likely the most observed. I am certain of this. I spent hours with this fish and its reefmates –  I think I might have been obsessed. A few days after we arrived on Bonaire for our annual 5-week stay, our friends Allison and Carlos Estape [...]

Team Blenny

Some of the blennies we saw in 2013 on Bonaire

Team Blenny is on the job in Bonaire – check out the results of last year’s hunt on our newly created Bonaire Blenny Page. There are photos and hand-drawn maps with info about where we found them last year. “Like” us on [...]

Differences: Orangespotted vs. Tessellated Blenny

Orangespotted Blenny in abandoned worm hole on dock piling

We’re heading to Bonaire soon and that means blenny hunting! In Ned’s photographs, enlarged on a computer screen, the differences between the Orangespotted Blenny, Hypleurochilus springeri and the Tessellated Blenny, Hypsoblennius invemar are obvious but unmagnified they looked very similar. Both can be found in [...]