Thanks to: Sabine (my girlfriend & buddy), our family, Jesper & Lybeth + crew Neptune Diving Adventure Cebu, Lorenzo, Klemens and their family’s + The Blue Abyss Dive Shop crew, Jürgen & Rowena Magellan travel, Jochen, Jincky and all at Planet Action and Last Filling Station (Panagsama beach), Mario surplus, Kalle (Savedra Panagsama), Bobet Cruz (Cabilao Island), Nikki & Jamie Kookoo’s nest Negros, Two Fish Divers Bunaken and Lembeh Island, Johny Leffelaer (R.I.P.), Simon P. Oliver, Kim Hoefnagels for digital printing, Lucas Weber for books, Raf Verbeelen for comp. asistance, dr. Rob W.M. van Soest (Zoological Museum of Amsterdam) and Nicole de Voogd for sponges info, Erwin Koehler and Lindsay Warren (for helping me out with nudibranch info), Phillippe Jaquemin, VLIZ(Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee), Frederic Ducarme (Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris), Heinz Krimmer, Siglinde Müller, Roberto Ubaldi (Associazione Malacologica Internazionale, Rome), Albert Saiz Tezanos & Sophie Gisard, Oscar Tong & Michael Lim Sheet Yuen (RIP) from BigBlue Lights, Tom Scholtes, Dirk Specht, and Peter Popp for shark photographs, all at La petite kepa Alor Indonesia and all the people and companies who support or like to sponsor me and myreefguide.
Joris Rombouts

I dedicate this work to my father (RIP), Jopie-Lembeh Is.(RIP), Johny Leffelaer (RIP), and all the people who help to save the seas and their inhabitants.