Blog entries with videos

Screenshot of the video take a minnute to relax "coral reef protection" showing a sunlit reef top with diverse andd colourful corals teeming with fish. Filmed at Fan 38 at Wakatobi Dive Resort, Indonesia.

Dive into coral reef protection

In this session of tranquillity, we would like you to focus on the living art that is the coral reef and its protection. This particular reef, named Fan 38, is located at Wakatobi Dive Resort and is one of our favourite reefs on this beautiful Blue Planet. Reef-building corals consist […]

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Screenshot of the video of a Harlequin Shrimp (Hymenocera elegans), a juvenile shrimp. Harlequin shrimp are white to light pink in colour, with splashes of bright coloured spots on their entire body, usually red, purple, orange, and blue. Despite their relatively small size, they have few natural predators. This is thanks to their markings and colouration. Like on land, in the ocean bright patterns are a red flag to predators of toxicity. In addition, their colouration serves as a wonderful camouflage when moving along a coral reef, mimicking the bright lights and shadows produced by the overhead sun.

Harlequin Shrimp (Hymenocera elegans)

Happy new start of „Take a Minute to Relax“ in 2021 with some visual meditation: Meet the harlequin shrimp (hymenocera elegans). Origin of Harlequin Shrimp (Hymenocera elegans) In this first minute of relaxation of the new year, we’d like to focus your attention on this gorgeous, but voracious little hunter. […]

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screenshot of video take a minute to relax: Primovula roseomaculata, also known as a Soft coral cowrie, Allied Cowrie, or False Cowrie, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Ovulidae. Just 1,5 centrimetre this cowrie is white with spikes on the mantle and a net of pink in between.

Soft coral cowrie (Primovula roseomaculata)

In this episode of underwater relaxation, we would like to introduce you to this beautiful little Xmas creature that is dressed for the occasion. Primovula roseomaculata, also known as a Soft coral cowrie, Allied Cowrie, or False Cowrie, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the […]

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Coconut Octopus (Amphioctopus marginatus) , also known as the “coconut octopus” and “veined octopus”, is a medium-sized cephalopod belonging to the genus Amphioctopus.

Coconut Octopus (Amphioctopus marginatus)

In this minute of relaxation, we invite you to look deep into the eyes of this beautiful creature and let it take you on a journey through time and space. Amphioctopus marginatus, also known as the “coconut octopus” and “veined octopus”, is a medium-sized cephalopod belonging to the genus Amphioctopus. […]

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Screenshot of "Take a Minnute to Relax": Yellow pygmy goby (Lubricogobius exiguus), a member of the family of Gobiidae. Small bright yellow goby living in a plastic bottle in Lembeh, Indonesia.

Yellow pygmy goby (Lubricogobius exiguus)

The star of this week’s episode of “Take a Minute to Relax” goes by many names, of which „Yellow pygmy goby“ (Lubricogobius exiguus) is just one. Since the name so perfectly describes this creature, I could’ve probably just left that … But see for yourself: Yellow pygmy goby (Lubricogobius exiguus) […]

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Screenshot from "Take a Minute to Relax": curious-looking sea creature digging in the sand, named the Moon-headed sidegill slug (Euselenops luniceps). sea slug, a pleurobranchomorph gastropod mollusc in the family Pleurobranchaeidae. This family of sea slugs is known as "side-gilled slugs" since they have their gills hidden on the right side of the body under the mantle (the body edge). The body is light brown or beige with white hairs around the edges and dark brown irregular spots all over the body.

Moon-headed sidegill slug (Euselenops luniceps)

In this minute of relaxation, we’d like to focus your attention on a curious-looking sea creature digging in the sand, named the “Moon-headed sidegill slug” (Euselenops luniceps). We hope you’ll enjoy your minute with this weird and wonderful creature … Watch the dark side of the moon: Euselenops luniceps Euselenops […]

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