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Join Richard on a Fiji Marine Life Expedition

Fiji Marine Life Expedition to Matava Resort, Kadavu - 5-15th October 2013

Fiji is a great location for both underwater photographers and budding naturalists.  It is famed for stunning reefs adorned with dense soft corals and crystal clear waters.  Join Richard to learn more about this unspoilt tropical paradise and get more from your diving on Fiji's Great Astrolabe Reef.

Richard Attends a Seahorse Biology Conference

Something that I've been looking forward to for almost a year now is the SyngBio conference.  Last week I was at the University of Tampa on the west coast of Florida to attend the meeting, which was the third of its kind.  Researchers, zoo aquarists and other professionals from around the world, who work with syngnathids (Seahorses, pipefishes and their relatives), formed the 100 plus attendees.

Bird's Head Seascape - Natural History Notes (PT4)

BIRD'S HEAD NATURAL HISTORY NOTES (Part 4): The Pygmy Seahorses of Raja Ampat

By Dr Richard Smith | Originally written for BirdsHeadSeascape.com Science & Conservation Blog

Bird's Head Seascape - Natural History Notes (PT3)

BIRD'S HEAD NATURAL HISTORY NOTES (Part 3): Sinister Hitchhikers

By Dr Richard Smith | Originally written for BirdsHeadSeascape.com Science & Conservation Blog

 

Bird's Head Seascape - Natural History Notes (pt 2)

Bird's Head Natural History Notes (Part 2): Craving Cryptic Crustaceans

By Dr Richard Smith | Originally written for BirdsHeadSeascape.com Science & Conservation Blog

 

Bird's Head Seascape - Natural History Notes (pt 1)

Bird's Head Natural History Notes (Part 1): In Appreciation of Damsels

By Dr Richard Smith Originally written for BirdsHeadSeascape.com Science & Conservation Blog


Ocean Realm Images FLOW - Newsletter 2015

I really don't know what happened to 2015, but what a great years it's been! There have been lots of amazing expeditions, creatures and publications to my name.  I hope you've all had a brilliant 2015 and looking forward to 2016 and beyond.  Here's is a little run down of what I've been up to over the past 6 months:

Completed Trips

Trip Report | Dewi Nusantara, Northern Raja Ampat

I have just returned to Sorong, after another fantastic trip aboard the beautiful Dewi Nusantara around northern Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia.  This was the first of Paul Humann, Ned and Anna DeLoach's two charters,
so, as you might expect, we have been excitedly looking for all manner of weird and wonderful sea creatures - I've been in my element!

NEW EXPEDITION | SOUTH RAJA AMPAT & KOFIAU ISLAND | DEWI NUSANTARA | 21ST JANUARY - 1ST FEBRUARY 2016

Join Wendy and Richard on an unforgettable journey to the frontiers of the world's most biodiverse coral reefs on the majestic Dewi Nusantara | 21st January to 1st February 2016.

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