Tag: Laem Tien (Koh Tao)

Local Koh Tao dive/snorkelling site.

Local Koh Tao dive/snorkelling site.
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Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys Imbricata)

This photograph of a small Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys Imbricata), busy feeding on some soft corals at Laem Tien Bay, Koh Tao, clearly shows the two claws on the fore-flippers.

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Petter gets a close encounter with a very relaxed Hawksbill Turtle

Petter Bugge gets a fantastic close encounter with a feeding Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys Imbricata) at Laem Tien, Koh Tao during his

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Christian Botterud with a Hawksbill Turtle at Laem Tien, Koh Tao

Christian Botterud observes a Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys Imbricata) up close at Laem Tien, Koh Tao during his

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Dive map for Laem Tien - Koh Tao

Dive map for Laem Tien - Koh Tao

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Karimunjawa Dottyback (Pseudochromis Ransonneti)

A little Karimunjawa Dottyback (Pseudochromis Ransonneti) hides amongst some rocks at Liem Tien Bay, Koh Tao.

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Lars Rasmussen completes his PADI Master Scuba Diver course

Congratulations to Lars Rasmussen from Denmark on the completion of his PADI Master Scuba Diver course, the highest non-professional diver rating in the PADI system of diver education.

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Barred Shrimp Goby (Cryptocentrus Fasciatus)

Close-up of the cute, "happy-go-lucky" features of a Barred Shrimp Goby (Cryptocentrus Fasciatus) photographed at Laem Tien bay, Koh Tao.

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Barred Shrimpgoby - Variation (Cryptocentrus Fasciatus)

This is the slightly darker variation of the Barred Shrimpgoby (Cryptocentrus Fasciatus).

This photo was taken at Laem Tien bay, Koh Tao.

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Laem Tien Bay - Koh Tao

The view into Laem Tien Bay. On the right side the photo are the large rock formations which continue below the surface, making for an interesting underwater topography.

The left side of the photo shows the shallower area, which is ideal for swimming and snorkelling.

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Tiger-Tail Sea-Horse (Hippocampus Comes)

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.