The photos would not have been possible without FINDING the subjects in the first place. The keen eyes and extrasensory perception of a unique bunch of hunter-seekers made many of these finds possible. Among them are many members of the wildfilms team and beachfleas and teamseagrass.

It is not possible to list every person who found every special thing, but I would especially like to thank these intrepid hunters:
  • Toh Chay Hoon: the Supreme Seeker for Astounding Finds Big and Small (especially Very Small)
  • Alvin Lee: Notices Nudis like No other
  • Ang Yu Chen: He who started it all, and who still goes to all lengths to find stuff.
  • Loh Kok Sheng: Who inspires me with his zeal in studying our shores.
  • Marcus Ng: Who not only finds great stuff but also takes fabulous photos and shares them freely, AND gets them identified too.
  • James Koh: Who takes the best photos of our marine life, especially the tiny ones.

The website has been improved tremendously by the many contributions of photos, video clips, sightings and stories by many people, each acknowledged accordingly on the relevant pages. But I would like to especially thank the following for their prolific contributions.

This website would not have been possible without the patient help of scientists, experts and naturalists who took the time to identify and explain things to me so I could put them up on the website. Many others also gave much encouragement. Any errors or omissions, however, remain entirely mine.

Among them I would especially like to thank:

  • Dr Daphne Fautin
  • Dr Dan Rittchoff
  • Dr David Lane
  • Dr James Reimer
  • Jani Thuaibah
  • Dr Jean Yong
  • Jeffrey Low
  • Kelvin Lim K. P.
  • Prof Leo Tan W. H.
  • Leslie H. Harris
  • Lim Swee Cheng
  • Lim Wei Ling
  • Loh Tse-Lynn
  • Loh Kok Sheng
  • Dr Michael N Dawson
  • Dr Nigel Goh
  • N. Sivasothi
  • Prof Peter Ng
  • Robin Ngiam
  • Rudie Kuiter
  • Siti Maryam Yaakub
  • Subaraj Rajathurai
  • Tan Siong Kiat
  • Dr Tan Swee Hee
  • Wong Hoong Wei
  • Yang Shufen
  • Zeehan Jaafar

The trips would not have been possible without the able and friendly support of the many boat operators that we have disturbed in the wee hours of the morning. The following in particular made it possible for us to explore some spectacular shores

  • Mr Chua of Ubin
  • The Chua brothers of Marina South Pier
  • Melvin and the crew of Dolphin
  • Rick and the crew of the Rising Tide
  • Alex and the crew of Summit Marine

Many of the trips were made with TeamSeagrass which is funded and supported by NParks' National Biodiversity Centre with the companionable and invaluable support of Lim Wei Ling, Yang Shufen, Siti Maryam Yaakub and their bosses and colleagues.

Others who made the trips possible include

  • Mr Goh Soon Huat of Sentosa Development Corporation who always kindly supported our applications to visit the shores managed by Sentosa.
  • Ubin NParks who kindly support applications to visit Chek Jawa and Pulau Sekudu for documentation purposes.
  • Dr Tan Swee Hee of the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum who allow us to be involved in many scientific field trips.

The website would not exist without the very kind and able support of Archer Logic, especially Isaac and Jodie and her team.

Countless others have encouraged me and contributed to this effort.

Thank you everyone!

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