Tag: Mae Haad (Koh Phangan)

Local Koh Phangan dive/snorkelling site situated at the north of Koh Phangan and adjoined to Koh Ma island by a natural sand-bar.

Local Koh Phangan dive/snorkelling site situated at the north of Koh Phangan and adjoined to Koh Ma island by a natural sand-bar.
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Colin, Yael & Nick complete their PADI Open Water Diver course at Sail Rock

Congratulations to my older brother Colin Duncan, along with fellow dive students Nicholas Allen and wife Yael on the successful completion of their PADI Open Water Di

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Freckled Goby (Amblygobius Bynoensis)

In this photo of a pair of Freckled Gobies (Amblygobius Bynoensis), taken very close to shore at Mae Haad beach - Koh Phangan, it is noticeable that the individual on the right has a single dark spot at the base of the caudal fin whilst the one on the left has two.

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Freckled Goby (Amblygobius Bynoensis)

In this photo, taken very close to shore at Mae Haad beach - Koh Phangan, almost all of the main distinguishing features of the Freckled Goby (Amblygobius Bynoensis) are clearly visible, eg.
Two dark, blue-edged bands at the side of the face

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Yuan Yuan Wang gets ready to dive at Mae Haad beach, Koh Phangan

Yuan Yuan from Beijing, China gets ready for her final dive on the way to becoming a certified PADI Scuba Diver.

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Pink-Spotted Shrimp Goby (Cryptocentrus Leptocephalus) with Alpheid Shrimp (Alpheus Sp.)

The Pink-Spotted Shrimp Goby (Cryptocentrus Leptocephalus) is one of the most colourful of all locally occurring Goby species.

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PADI Rescue Diver Course

Rene Niederegger gives in-water resuscitation to his brother Mathias during his PADI Rescue Diver course, under the watchful eye of instructor, Woody Kennedy.

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CPR Training On The Beach

Rene Niederegger practicing CPR on Mae Haad beach during his PADI Rescue Diver course.

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Gearing up at Mae Haad beach, Koh Phangan, Thailand

PADI Open Water Diver students preparing for a dive at the reef of Mae Haad beach.

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Sunset at Mae Haad Beach, Koh Phangan, Thailand

Another day draws to an end. A typical sunset view from one of Koh Phangan's nicest beaches.

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Silver Batfish (Monodactylus Argenteus)

Although often locally referred to as Silver Batfish, this species does not belong within the Batfish (Ephippidae) family.