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Ambon Diving – Facts about Frogfish

Ambon Diving Frogfish

If you are a diving fan, it is highly likely that you have come across some information about the majestic frogfish. Any text on marine life photography worth its salt will definitely feature the amazing pictures of this resplendent fish which is found throughout tropical and subtropical waters. Of course, every diver … Read More

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Frogfish in Ambon

One fish we have in abundance when divers come to Ambon to enjoy the macro diving here at Maluku Divers is the Frogfish. There are so many specimens on the sites, sometimes over ten individuals on a single dive. We love froggies, so we wanted to show you some photos of the different species we … Read More

Jayne’s Freckled FrogFish

If you are infected with Frogfish fever, as many divers are, you would be glad to know that there are frogfishes aplenty in Ambon Bay. There are giant frogfishes (antennarius commersonii), warty frogfishes, painted frogfishes (antennarius maculates), and of course, the latest species that has been found only in Ambon, the Maluku Frogfish (histiophryne psychedelica). … Read More

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Images of the many frogfish to be found in Ambon… Read More

Dive into Ambon: First rate dive location in Maluku Indonesia

The island of Ambon is part of the Maluku province located in the Eastern part of Indonesia. It may not be on everyone’s travel schedule, however, that is one of the reasons why it makes the untouched island so majestic. For diver’s pursuing their passion in discovering what lurks in the world’s oceans, to dive … Read More

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Muck diving in one of the most fertile islands in Indonesia

Muck diving often takes place on what at first glance is a deserted, often volcanic, sandy bottom. It may sound uninspiring at first, but once you give it a chance, it will be a surprising and delightful experience. On muck dives, you will be rewarded with discovering the unusual, strange, and rare species such … Read More

What is Muck diving? – Ambon Muck Diving

Muck diving. To anyone not familiar with diving, this term sounds pretty uninviting. It sounds as if a diver is expected to swim around in muddy, zero visibility water. However, this is not the case. Muck diving gets it name from the sediment—often volcanic and sandy—found at the bottom of the dive site. Aside from … Read More

Dive Site in Ambon

Dive sites in Ambon

Dive sites in Ambon still remain one of the top diving destinations in East Indonesia. It offers the best of both worlds with opportunities for muck diving down to the bottom of the sea where you will find an amazing array of creatures, coral skeletons and much more. Of course, this diving spot is also … Read More

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Close Focus Wide Angle with Snoot

More photography insight from Maluku Divers’ very own photo pro and all-round photography wizard, Mr Frederick Dion gives tips about snoot photography.

At Maluku Divers the main emphasis of the diving we do is finding and photographing small and unusual critters, which is great as we definitely have plenty of both here.

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Muck Diving Experience by Marty Snyderman

Marty Snyderman is an award winning underwater photographer, author and photography instructor, specializing in the marine environment. It was a great pleasure to host Marty when he visited Maluku Divers earlier in 2016 season, he writes here about his experience ‘Muck Diving’ on the famous dive sites in Ambon Bay.

Get Low, Go Slow,

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