The Dive Blog

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And it's not just the fishermen....

Just in case anyone thinks i'm being unfair towards the fishermen and their reckless actions, this photograph was taken at Koh Wao, Angthong National Marine Park (of all places!!) on the same day i first heard about

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This is when you know they really don't care....!!

As if to really emphasize the problem of protecting the local marine environment, a fishing boat appeared at Sail Rock, Koh Phangan at the exact time dive staff were busy cutting yet another net from the badly damaged corals and, in full view of everyone present, proceeded setting three huge fish cages within 50m of the Gulf of

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When will they ever learn??

Despite apparently being in a period of no net fishing, Sail Rock yet again fell victim to reckless fishermen attempting to fish too close to what is undoubtedly one of the Gulf of Thailand's premier dive sites.

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Koh Wao dive reveals a small school of juvenile Great Barracuda

While enjoying a 75 minute dive with Moreton at Koh Wao within the Angthong National Marine Park at around 8 meters we came across this small school of juvenile

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Alan's not the only one finding the White Jorunna Nudibranch (Jorunna Funebris)

Recently Alan Blogged about finding the White Jorunna Nudibranch (Jorunna Funebris

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Fade and Jake Discover Scuba Diving

A Excellent day out with two of my friends that are visiting the island.

Fade and Jake were excellent in the water and we all enjoyed our dives at Mae Haad.

I just love sharing my passion for the underwater world and it is great to show my friends how I have changed my life and my new occupation.

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White Jorunna Nudibranch (Jorunna Funebris) laying its eggs!!

The White Jorunna Nudibranch (Jorunna Funebris) is probably the most common species of Nudibranch in local waters.

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Definitely NOT something you see very often.....!!!

This little Sea-Horse, attached to a mooring line at Laem Tien, Koh Tao, may possibly be a Tiger-Tail Sea-Horse (Hippocampus Comes) although due to their ability to change colour to match surroundings and also their very infrequent sightings in local waters, this is a tentative identification.

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Sometimes you DO get what you wish for.....

Yesterday i posted about our planned trip to Angthong National Marine Park and my hopes for a couple of good dives plus any added bonuses, such as a Turtle sighting...

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Looking forward to tomorrow's trip to Angthong Marine Park

With the sun shining and blue skies overhead, it's looking like tomorrow should be a great day out to Angthong Marine park.