Posts Tagged "Local Dive Sites"

Auger Shells, Terebridae

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in | Comments Off on Auger Shells, Terebridae

Auger Shells are usually found out on the sand at Koh Phangan dive sites, looking like some kind of drill. They have a small poison dart that they use to stun their marine worm...

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April news – Koh Phangan

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in Koh Phangan information, Scuba Diving | 0 comments

April news – Koh Phangan

As we approach the Songkran Festival on Koh Phangan, it’s a surprise to see that the island is far from busy. Having said that, it’s a not such a bad thing for the diving school as a few of our PADI professionals are taking short breaks in the near future. Diving-wise over the last month we’ve been making a lot more big boat trips than usual to Koh Phangan’s local dive sites, as the diving has been particularly good here a lot of the time. A Koh Tao trip remains a definite possibility but sadly we’ve not been getting any good reports from Anthong Marine Park for...

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Floral Wrasse; Cheilinus chlorourus

Posted by on Jul 16, 2017 in | Comments Off on Floral Wrasse; Cheilinus chlorourus

Endemic to the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, this surprisingly attractive wrasse is commonly encountered at Koh Phangan dive...

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Bar-tailed Flathead; Platycephalus endrachtensis

Posted by on Jul 5, 2017 in | Comments Off on Bar-tailed Flathead; Platycephalus endrachtensis

Lurking in the sand at local dive sites, waiting to engulf their unsuspecting prey – a good subject for underwater videography (if you have time and...

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Devil Scorpionfish; Scorpaenopsis diabolus

Posted by on Jul 5, 2017 in | Comments Off on Devil Scorpionfish; Scorpaenopsis diabolus

A charming name for a not so commonly encountered fish – but lovely for underwater photography when found – usually at Koh Phangan dive...

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