Blog entries with videos

Underwater close-up of an encrusting sponge: Orange with veins and opening (pore) in the centre. Prepared as postcard "Ich fühle" and logo of Devocean Pictures.

Unter Schutz stellen

Auch wenn uns in Wakatobi nach Komodo die geliebten Mantas fehlten und Haie zu seltenen Gästen wurden, denken wir weiterhin voller Liebe und Dankbarkeit an die Vielfalt und das Leben an den Riffen. Korallenriffe sind komplexe Ökosysteme, die wir nicht nur um ihrer selbst Willen unter Schutz stellen sollten. Neben […]


Halimeda ghost pipefish (Solenostomus halimeda)

The guest star in this minute of visual meditation is the Halimeda ghost pipefish (Solenostomus halimeda). Just take a minute to admire its camouflage. Halimeda ghost pipefish (Solenostomus halimeda) The name of this creature is derived from the Greek words soleno, meaning tube-like, and stoma, meaning mouth. Whereas the word […]

Screenshot taken from a video of the series "Take a minute to relax" showing a trumpetfish (Aulostomus chinesis) hanging out in a reddish fan corals with its white polyps out. The fan coral has multiple layers and is sitting on top of a coral bummie. Light blue background. Filmed in Amed, Bali, Indonesia, 2020.

Trumpetfish: Aulostomus chinesis

In this session of our visual meditation series, we’d like to bring the Trumpetfish, in this case, Aulostomus chinesis, to your attention. Their scientific name „Aulostomus“ is derived from the Greek words for flute (aulos), and mouth (stoma). Looking at the creature, one can sort of understanding how they got […]

Hummingbird bobtail squid (Euprymna berryi), also known as Berry's bobtail squids is half buried in the dark sand of Lembeh, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Shiny body in blue and green metallic with black spots with yellow to golden around the visible left eye.

Squids: Upside down and fast backwards

Squids can swim upside down and fast backwards to get away from it all. These cephalopods range from pygmy squids of 10-16 millimetres to giant squids of more than 10 meters. As a member of the „Savvy softies: Octopus, cuttlefish and squid“ they are highly intelligent invertebrates. Upside down Squid […]

Screenshot from one of the movies forming the series Sulawesi Splendour underwater videos fimed in Lembeh and Wakatobi

Dive into the underwater wonderland of Sulawesi at home: Sulawesi Splendour

For all ocean addicts, explorers, nature lovers, and everybody else who has to stay at home due to the coronavirus and is perhaps longing for a refreshing dip in the ocean: Watch Sulawesi Splendour I-IV. All these creatures are out there waiting for us. Hopefully, when all this is over, instead […]