Close Encounters of the Cuttlefish Kind

Published September 29, 2023

At Wakatobi, encounters with glowing, other-worldly creatures like cuttlefish happen every day With eight arms growing out of their heads, and three hearts pumping blue blood through their pliable, gelatinous bodies, cuttlefish may seem like creatures from another planet, but they actually thrive in abundant numbers on the colorful reefs of Wakatobi. They could be […]

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Uncommon Senses

Published April 12, 2018

A look at the different ways Wakatobi’s marine life perceives the underwater world Touch, taste, smell, sight, and hearing. Most all living creatures use some combination of these five senses to discover the world around them. But when water is added to the sensory equation, things change. Marine animals often sense the world in ways that […]

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Look Back!

Published June 17, 2013

With all there is to explore and find on the reefs of Wakatobi, it’s smart to check your surroundings often. And yes, do look back! When diving or snorkeling Wakatobi’s reefs, teeming with wondrous and colorful marine life, finding the tiniest, most bizarre critters can quickly turn into a highly addictive passion. While our heads […]

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