Hélène Reynaud has been in the water since she was a baby and diving since she was 14. Somewhere along the way she became a dive instructor and began living her dream, after a first career that wasn’t quite fulfilling enough. She has been living and teaching diving in Indonesia for the last few years, and traveling and diving the world in her free time. Hélène loves manta rays, sharks and is also a nudibranch fanatic. She is a PADI Course Director and a DDI Instructor. She loves teaching diving to all levels, taking nudibranch pictures and spreading awareness about ocean conservation issues.
One of the most popular dive sites in Padang Bai, Blue Lagoon offers incredible fish life and macro-hunting opportunities.
You would think that with its stained-glass coloration, it would be easy to spot mandarinfish. But you’d be wrong.
Within the pipefish family, ghost pipefish are something special, and always a treat to see on a dive. Here we’ll look at four well-known species.