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from the Guardian

The week in wildlife – in pictures

This work of art on the sea floor is by a new species of pufferfish (Torquigener albomaculosus) found in Japan. They make intricate ‘crop circles’ with geometric designs about six feet (2 meters) in diameter, as their spawning nests. This one was on the seafloor off the coast of Amami-Ōshima Island.


A "tan" or bolt of about 13 yards long of 12 inch wide Oshima Tsumugi, takes months for a weaver to complete.

If you're looking for a truly remote island experience, Japan's Amami Oshima should be on your list of islands to consider...few hints and tips...