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Smallest fish in the world

Scientists have discovered a fish living in forest swamps on the Indonesian island of Sumatra that is only 7.9mm long. The species of fish belongs to the carp family and is called Paedocypris progenetica . It is the world’s smallest … Continue reading

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Facts about Fusiliers

Fusilier These streamlined blue and yellow fish are found around coral reefs where they feed on zooplankton. Statistics They are approximately 40cm in length. Physical Description This silvery-blue fish has a fusiform, streamlined body, long dorsal fin and a forked … Continue reading

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Reef Clean Ups around the Gili Islands

a href=”http://www.oceans5dive.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/P1000666.jpg”> Another amazing underwater beach clean-up at Oceans 5 Dive resort Gili Air. Every Wednesday, the Oceans 5 team mobilizes to clean Gili air’s harbor. We include our lovely divers into the experience and give them the possibility to … Continue reading

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Padi Instructor Examination Gili Air, Indonesia

Exams, exams, someone likes them? After 10 days of intensive training the 7 candidates of Oceans 5 went for their final exam, the Padi Instructor Examination. This time Oceans 5 dive resort on Gili Air was the host. The first … Continue reading

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Facts about Garden Eels

Garden Eel (Heteroconger hassi) Every diver usually remembers their first garden eel encounter. You are swimming near the edge of the reef, over the sandy bottom like Hans Reef Gili Air, Gili Islands, and you see a grassy area at … Continue reading

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Facts about Unicorn Tangs

Interesting Facts About Unicorn Tangs Unicorn tangs or Naso unicornis are members of the family Acanthuridae commonly refer to as surgeonfish. There are 80 species in 6 different genera in this family. All have one distinguishing characteristic. They have sharp … Continue reading

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Facts about Black Marlins

Black marlin (recently reclassified as Istiompax indica, after formerly being known as Makaira indica) are considered by many authorities to be amongst the world’s premiere game fish. They certainly have size on their side, with the all tackle world record … Continue reading

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Oceans 5 helps photograph, identify and protect the worlds biggest fish

I read an article a few days back about ECOCEAN. ECOCEAN is a non-profit organization, they undertake research and education activities, to eventually assist marine conservation initiatives. Some of you might remember, a few weeks back Oceans 5 had a … Continue reading

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Extinction is NOT an option!

After today’s photo shooting for Cites4Sharks, with as theme Extinction is NOT an option. I figured we could get our shark awareness up today. 43 million sharks are killed every year. Which comes out to 5000 per hour! The main … Continue reading

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Result of the Tug of War competition!

Here are the long awaited results of the Tug of War competition, in Gili Air Indonesia. Look at our short video to get in the Groove of Oceans 5 Gili Fun! Read more…

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