Posts Tagged "Scuba Dives"

Sinularia Soft Corals

Posted by on Sep 5, 2018 in | Comments Off on Sinularia Soft Corals

Sinularia Soft Coral can be found on most Koh Phangan coral reefs. Its relatively drab colouration means that it’s not often noticed on SCUBA dives. Some of these Alcyoniidae may well be in the genus Lobophytum but it’s hard to tell which ones have siphonozooids and which don’t… Sinularia dura is the only one we’re sure...

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Red-banded Wrasse; Cheilinus fasciatus

Posted by on Jul 16, 2017 in | Comments Off on Red-banded Wrasse; Cheilinus fasciatus

Probably our most distinctive wrasse with it’s vivid red marking – can often be seen when snorkelling as well as on SCUBA...

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High season approaches on Koh Phangan

Posted by on Jul 1, 2017 in Koh Phangan information, Scuba Diving | 0 comments

High season approaches on Koh Phangan

Hello again from Chaloklum Diving in July. We already have half a year behind us full of fun diving at Sail Rock with loads of Whale shark sightings. But we are also really looking forward to what will happen in the next six month of this year. High season is coming – we are all looking forward to being very busy and seeing all the happy experienced divers or our newly certified beginners who joined a PADI Open Water course. But more than that we also have some upcoming events we would love to tell you about: There is the PADI Women’s Dive Day on the 15th  of July. We are going to celebrate...

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Bryde’s Whale; Mammalia

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in | Comments Off on Bryde’s Whale; Mammalia

Balaenoptera brydei is apparently the biggest whale from the Gulf of Thailand – we also can see Minke whales but have yet to get any satisfactory photo’s. These were taken after 2 SCUBA dives at Sail Rock, when 2 whales surfaced and swam around for a...

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Pseudobiceros fulgor

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in | Comments Off on Pseudobiceros fulgor

Pseudobiceros fulgor aka the “Brilliant Flatworm” seen on a SCUBA dive around Koh Ma, here on Koh Phangan. The nearest recorded specimen seems to be from Singapore – is this a first in...

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