Tag: Shallow Silt or Mud Slopes and Flats

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Black-Line Shrimp Goby (Myersina Nigrivirgata) - Variation 2

This Black-Line Shrimp Goby (Myersina nigrivirgata), photographed at Mae Haad/Koh Ma, also shows the "typical" colouration for locally occurring specimens, although the narrow bands that occasionally t

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Black-Line Shrimp Goby (Myersina Nigrivirgata) - Variation 1

This Black-Line Shrimp Goby (Myersina nigrivirgata), photographed at Mae Haad/Koh Ma, shows the "typical" colouration for specimens in local waters.

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Duskytail Grouper (Epinephelus Bleekeri)

In this photograph of a Duskytail Grouper (Epinephelus Bleekeri), photographed on the outer reef slope at Mae Haad/Koh Ma reef, the translucent pectoral fin, unmarked anal fin and the yellow/blueish colouration of the

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Pearl Conch (Strombus Canarium)

This Pearl Conch (Strombus Canarium) was found on the outer slope at Mae Haad/Koh Ma.

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Unidentified Moray Eel (Muraenidae sp.)

A small Moray Eel (Muraenidae sp.) pops its head out of a burrow in the sand at Mae Haad/Koh Ma beach.

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Blue-Spotted Shrimpgoby (Cryptocentrus Pavoninoides) - Male

The "resident" male Blue-Spotted Shrimpgoby (Cryptocentrus Pavoninoides) emerges from a cloud of silt created by one of its "partner" Alpheid Shrimps.

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Dark-Barred Goatfish (Upeneus Luzonius)

A Dark-Barred Goatfish (Upeneus Luzonius) scours the sand and silt on the offshore slope at Mae Haad/Koh Ma with its chemo-sensory barbels (the two yellow appendages seen here below the mout

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Giant Shrimpgoby (Amblyeleotris Fontanesii) - Juvenile

Juvenile Giant Shrimpgoby (Amblyeleotris Fontanesii)

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Giant Shrimpgoby (Amblyeleotris Fontanesii)

Giant Shrimpgoby (Amblyeleotris Fontanesii)

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Blue-Spotted Shrimpgoby (Cryptocentrus Pavoninoides) - Male

This photograph of a male Blue-Spotted Shrimpgoby (Cryptocentrus Pavoninoides), taken at Mae Haad/Koh Ma clearly shows the significant difference between the sexes in terms of colouration and markin