Lem at the bow with Professor Helene Marsh

Lem at the bow with Professor Helene Marsh, world-renowned dugong expert and his PhD adviser, recently off Calauit Island, Palawan, "acclimatizing" a dugong (partially seen) for underwater observation. Photo courtesy of the UPD-IESM Marine Mammal Research and Stranding Laboratory

Lem at the bow with Professor Helene Marsh, world-renowned dugong expert and his PhD adviser, recently off Calauit Island, Palawan, “acclimatizing” a dugong (partially seen) for underwater observation. Photo courtesy of the UPD-IESM Marine Mammal Research and Stranding Laboratory

Lem at the bow with Professor Helene Marsh, world-renowned dugong expert and his PhD adviser, recently off Calauit Island, Palawan, “acclimatizing” a dugong (partially seen) for underwater observation. Photo courtesy of the UPD-IESM Marine Mammal Research and Stranding Laboratory