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Yap, Micronesia 2
 

Amongst divers, Yap is best known for its manta rays and feeding stations.  However, often overlooked is its rich macro life. A dive trip to Yap is not complete without a mandarinfish dive to Rainbow Reef to witness the tiny critters mating rituals each day at sunset.

 

For more images in this region, select gallery number below main image on this page.

 



Leaf fish

 

Banded pipefish (Corythoichthys intestinalis)

Banded pipefish

(Corythoichthys intestinalis)



Feeding

Mandarinfish

(Synchiropus

splendidus)

 


Feeding

Mandarinfish

(Synchiropus

splendidus)


Threadfin cardinalfish (Apogon leptacanthus)

Threadfin cardinalfish

(Apogon leptacanthus)

 


Copyright Lily Mak

 

Click for Yap U/W Galleries:   1    2

 

Click for Yap topside images:  3    4

 


Manta Ray



Manta Ray

 


Hard corals

 

Chromodoris coi (Chromodorididae)

Nudibranch

(Chromodoris coi)


Threadfin cardinalfish (Apogon leptacanthus)

Threadfin cardinalfish

(Apogon leptacanthus)

 


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