A mysterious moray

A mysterious moray

This moray eel was first spotted, then photographed by our guest Martin Kaspar on Lambada Thila using a Canon S95 with its built in flash. I honestly have no idea what species it is. One thing for sure- it was tiny and poking out of the sand like a small snake eel. If any of you have an idea… please give us a heads up!

Diving with Martin and his friend Joseph we also found a huuuuge nurse shark on Uthuru Haa, and some very friendly remora on Bodu Faru.

Many thanks to Martin and his dive buddy Joseph for allowing us to use some of his shots.

Some golden pilot fish that hitched a ride and showed me the way back to the top reef.

Some golden pilot fish that hitched a ride and showed me the way back to the top reef.

A smiling remora

A smiling remora

The dorsal fin is modified with tiny teeth-like ridges allowing the remora to hold on to its host- in this case... Martin.

The dorsal fin is modified with tiny teeth-like ridges allowing the remora to hold on to its host- in this case… Martin.

Martin getting some love

Martin getting some love

Just the tail of the nurse shark, but I reckon it was a solid 3 meters, nose to tail.

Just the tail of the nurse shark, but I reckon it was a solid 3 meters, nose to tail.

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