Tag: Sharks, Skates and Rays (Elasmobranchii)

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Bull Sharks (Carcharhinus Leucas) cruise past Sail Rock's "Batfsh Pinnacle"

A very close encounter with a pair of the "resident" Bull Sharks (Carcharhinus Leucas) beside Sail Rock's "Batfish Pinnacle".

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Bull Shark (Carcharhinus Leucas)

One of the small group of Bull Sharks (Carcharhinus Leucas) that suddenly appeared at Sail Rock around July 2012.

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Whale Shark T-070

This image shows the section i created from the original full length photo of Whale Shark T-070.

The process includes rotating the original image to make the upper point of the shark's back as horizontal as possible.
The the image is enhanced to add contrast to the lines and spots.

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Whale Shark T-070

This image shows the section i created from the original full length photo of Whale Shark T-070.

The process includes rotating the original image to make the upper point of the shark's back as horizontal as possible.
The the image is enhanced to add contrast to the lines and spots.

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Whale Shark T-070

Whale Shark (Rhincodon Typus) T-070 an individual measuring approximately 6m in length which was encountered on October 14th 2010 at Sail Rock.

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Kristina is visited by Whale Shark T-069 at Sail Rock!!

Kristina Huesgen from Germany recently had what many divers wait many years to experience, if they're lucky...

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Whale Shark T-069

Whale Shark (Rhincodon Typus) T-069 is a 4 - 5m individual encountered on July 3rd 2011 at Sail Rock.

The sex of this individual was not confirmed, hopefully this can be determined if the shark is re-sighted.

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Jenkins Whiptail Ray (Himantura Jenkinsii)

I came across this very large and equally uncommon ray during a very enjoyable dive at Aow Mao Bay, Koh Tao.

Although i can't be 100% certain, the most likely candidate is the Jenkins Whiptail Ray (Himantura Jenkinsii).

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Whale Shark T-066

This individual was first seen at Sail Rock, Koh Phangan. It had no obvious scars or markings and appeared to be in good health.

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Whale Shark T-047

In this shot of Whale Shark T-047, taken at Sail Rock, the healed scars on the caudal fin are visible.