Dan Schofield

Joined: Jun 9, 2019 Last Active: Dec 11, 2023 iNaturalist Monthly Supporter since June 2021

I am a dive instructor and naturalist from the UK. I am based in the Cayman Islands working for Divetech on Grand Cayman. I'm most interested in marine invertebrates, especially nudibranchs and other sea slugs.

I dive with an Olympic OMD EM5 Mk1 in Nauticam housing and Sea&Sea strobe. I also have an Olympus TG6 in Ikelite housing with a single Ikelite DS51 strobe and most of my underwater observation so far were with either the TG6 or TG4.

I'm a big fan of muck diving and searching for tiny, unusual critters. Until COVID hit I worked as the manager of a dive resort in Lembeh Strait, Indonesia - the muck diving capital of the world.

Most of my observations are of marine life but I've been trying to record more terrestrial life with my Lumix GH4.

Useful links:
Least observed tool for iNat observations https://elias.pschernig.com/wildflower/leastobserved.html
Make your mushroom observations count! https://www.inaturalist.org/posts/3531-documenting-mushrooms

Some papers my observations have been featured in:
https://peckhamia.com/peckhamia/PECKHAMIA_228.1.pdf (new Cosmophasis sp.)

Other places my observations have been featured:

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