Category Archives: Gili Air conservation

Dive against Debris Distinctive Specialty

PADI 5 star IDC Dive Resort Oceans 5 Gili Air is taking scuba diving to the next level! Have you ever joined a Reef Clean Up or did you ever collected plastic, ropes and fishing nets underwater while you were … Continue reading

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Become an Eco Warrior

Become an Eco Warrior at dive resort Ocean 5 Oceans 5 is taking care of the environment. Every week Oceans 5 organizes a Reef and Beach clean up.   The clean up will be in the front of Oceans 5, the … Continue reading

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Reef Clean Up Gili Islands

Reef Clean Up Gili Islands Last time our divemaster trainees and customers took a lot of rubbish out of the harbor, but there was more. Oceans 5 descided to do another Beach and Reef Clean Up, so that the beautiful … Continue reading

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Can you tell us the age of a fish?

One way to tell the age of a fish is by looking at its scales. They have growth rings just like trees. These are called circuli. Clusters of them are called annuli. Each annuli show one year. Like the picture … Continue reading

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Diving around the Gili Islands, Indonesia

Diving is the attraction around the Gili Islands. The Gili Islands offer you all kind of marine life from little stuff till big stuff. The Gili Islands are famous for their sea turtles, but more important on the islands are … Continue reading

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Top 10 Most Endangered Fish: Number 3

Goliath Grouper All species of grouper are endangered to some extent, but the Goliath Grouper is particularly threatened. Also known as the jewfish, it lives in the subtropical areas of the eastern Pacific (from Baja California to Peru) and the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Most Endangered Fish: Number 5

Bocaccio Rockfish Of the more than 70 species of rockfish living off the United States’ west coast, the bocaccio rockfish is one of the most endangered. While this 3-foot fish reaches reproductive age sooner than many overfished species — as … Continue reading

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Top 10 Most Endangered Fish: Number 7

Orange Roughy Also known as the “slimehead,” the orange roughy has a wide-ranging habitat that includes the coasts of New Zealand, Australia, Namibia and the northeast Atlantic Ocean. Its life expectancy is up to 149 years, and it reaches sexual … Continue reading

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Facts about Saylor Eyeballs

Sailor’s eyeballs are giant single-celled algae found in the Indo-Pacific down to 20 meters depth. They have other common names, such as bubble algae and sea pearl algae. You will find Saylor Eyeballs everywhere in Indonesia. When you are diving … Continue reading

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Top 10 Most endangered fish: Number 10

Altantic Halibut Found in the North Atlantic Ocean, the Atlantic halibut is the largest of the flat fish species. Boasting a 50-year lifespan, it can reach a length of 9 feet and weigh up to 1,000 pounds. But because this … Continue reading

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