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My trip to Bintan island - Indonesia - 15th to 18th Feb 2007 . This is my fifth time there -

I do most of the cooking there. This the the simple dish on 15th Feb 2007 - dinner

Morining at the lobby - 16th Feb 2007

Heading to Gunung Bintan

This should be a ant (Queen)

Entrance of Gunung Bintan

Gunung Bintan

Gunung Bintan

Gunung Bintan

After Gunung Bintan, proceed to Trikora Beach

On the way to Trikora Beach

Mangrove area before reaching Trikora Beach

Trikora Beach

Trikora Beach

Trikora Beach - I collected this Limaria fragilis (Gmelin,1791) -

Trikora Beach - I collected these - Family Galeommatidae scintilla sp &

Trikora Beach - I did not take this

Trikora Beach

Trikora Beach - Taking our lunch soon

Trikora Beach - This is the place where we took our lunch

After lunch at Trikora Beach - We go shelling again -

After lunch at Trikora Beach -

This is another species of Pinnidae - I have taken Atrina vexillum and Pinna bicolor before, This one should be a Pinna incurva Gmelin,1791 - There are at least 5 species that can be found - ( I suppose,.. ) - Heading back to resort.

This is another good find for this trip - Muricidae - Murex poppei ? beside this I got a dead Murex trapa also. I will do a better picture of it next time

17th Feb 2007 - Oh, this a live - Family Janthinidae - Janthina janthina (Linnaeus,1758) - My first time encountered. I got dead ones some trips back - Beside it, there is another Janthina globosa swainson, 1822 collected

17th Feb 2007 - Guess what ? - Family Thaiaridae Melanoides tuberculata (Muller, 1774) - There is only one species of this Family collected in Bintan so far.

Noon time along the coast

Noon time along the coast

Noon time along the coast - Monodonta labio Linneaus, 1758 -

Noon time along the coast

Noon time along the coast - Family Planaxidae Planaxis sulcatus (Born, 1780)

Noon time along the coast - Nerita undata Linnaeus,1758

Morula musiva (Kiener, 1835)

Family Nacellidae Cellana radiata enneagona (Reeve, 1854)

Nerita albicilla Linnaeus, 1758

Nerita albicilla Linnaeus, 1758

I will ID this later

Nerita undata Linnaeus,1758

Nerita undata Linnaeus,1758

Family Isognomonidae - Isognomon perna (Linnaeus,1767)

Family Cardiidae Corculum cardissa Linnaeus,1758 - I got a tatol of 3 this trip . Picture shown there ( Which, I think it is different ). I will make a picture to compare soon.

Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Conus consors Sowerby, 1833 - This is collected by Sow Yan - I got meslf a nice, good size Conus magus Linnaeus, 1758 - Forget to take a live picture of it.

Conus consors Sowerby, 1833

Conus consors Sowerby, 1833

Conus consors Sowerby, 1833

Family Mitridae Pterygia undulosa Reeve, 1844 - live taken, I did not take the habitat with the shell.

Family Mitridae Pterygia undulosa Reeve, 1844

Family Mitridae Pterygia undulosa Reeve, 1844

Shells collected - 17th Feb 2007

Shells collected - 17th Feb 2007

Chicoreus ramosus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Chicoreus ramosus (Linnaeus, 1758)

All the shells collected on the 16th Feb 2007

Cleaning all the shells collected on 17th Feb 2007.

18th Feb 2007, I cook all these dish for breakfast before seeing Sow Yan & Reuben off. I got one more day to stay.

18th Feb 2007, someone from the resort sent me these for Good Luck

18th Feb 2007, someone from the resort sent me these for Good Luck





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