Originally from Vancouver, Canada, Mike is an award winning photo journalist, expedition leader, and underwater photography instructor who has been working in the dive industry since the late 90s. Mike has lived and worked in many of the top diving destinations in the world including Palau, Yap, French Polynesia, and the Lembeh Strait. He is currently based in Bali, Indonesia where he teaches underwater photography through his company The Underwater Tribe.
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Out of the corner of your eye you see a large sea snake, then another appears beside it, and a third swims along the wall in the opposite direction. Suddenly you are surrounded by sea snakes.
It doesn’t matter if it’s in tropical SE Asia or a cold inland lake, many divers just aren’t interested in exploring what lies below jetties. But by passing up on diving under a pier or jetty, these divers are missing out on one of the most unique opportunities that can be found underwater.
We generally know about anemone fish that live within the protective tentacles of a host anemone, but, it’s another host that offers the ultimate in underwater home protection: the common crinoid.
Although the ocean is in a constant swirl of prey and predator interactions, it’s difficult for divers to observe natural behaviour, as animals often flee from our large and intruding presence. However, as any seasoned photographer or naturalist knows, there is one place that is always home to a buzz of activity on the reef: the Cleaning Station!