Posts Tagged "Local Dive Sites"

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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Whale Sharks in the Gulf in May?

Posted by on May 15, 2017 in Koh Phangan information, Scuba Diving | 0 comments

Whale Sharks in the Gulf in May?

Chaloklum Diving wish you summer greetings from a typically peaceful, post-full moon party island. What’s not so typical is the fact that a bunch of Whale Sharks seem to have taken a liking to Koh Phangan’s top dive destination Sail Rock, and we’ve been seeing them most times that we make a diving, and snorkelling, trip out there. As it is also low season, it means that we have been neglecting our other favourite destinations – Anthong Marine Park and Koh Tao are still very much off the schedule although we have had some nice SCUBA dives at our local, Koh Phangan dive...

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Java Rabbitfish; Siganus javus

Posted by on May 6, 2017 in | Comments Off on Java Rabbitfish; Siganus javus

Java rabbitfish are seen in smallish groups when we are snorkelling and diving around Koh Phangan, and in massive schools out at deeper water dive sites such as the Southwest...

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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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