Posts Tagged "scuba diving"

PADI Courses with Chaloklum Diving School

Posted by on Oct 17, 2013 in | 0 comments

PADI Courses from Novice to Professional… Are what we provide, as they are the largest and best recognised SCUBA diving training agency in the world – we are a highly rated PADI “5 Star” dive centre. BUT, what is most important for us is careful, sympathetic training to make sure you get the most out of your dive course with Chaloklum Diving School. This we manage by taking only small groups (we won’t usually refuse just one student); providing truly personal, understanding teaching and allowing enough time to do it all properly – time to practice, to...

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Crabs, Prawns and more; Decapoda

Posted by on Nov 27, 2011 in | Comments Off on Crabs, Prawns and more; Decapoda

Meaning “10 legged”, the order Decapoda breaks down into a bunch of infra-orders. Anomura – hermit and porcelain crabs, along with the squat lobsters; Brachyura – the “true” crabs; Caridea – most of our prawns/shrimps; and Stenopodidea – the “boxer” shrimps. Containing many weird and wonderful creatures that you can meet when SCUBA diving around Koh Phangan. Lobsterish Decapods; Anomura Hermit and Porcelain "Crabs" plus a Squat Lobster - these crustaceans have longer bodies than the true crabs, and properly use only 8 of their legs....

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