Tag: Batfish Pinnacles (Sail Rock)

Group of small, submerged pinnacles situated on the west side of Sail Rock. Named after the Teira Batfish (Platax Teira) which can frequently be found here in large schools.

Group of small, submerged pinnacles situated on the west side of Sail Rock. Named after the Teira Batfish (Platax Teira) which can frequently be found here in large schools.
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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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Chevron Barracuda (Sphyraena Putnamiae)

Although not a great photo, this gives an idea of the huge numbers the school of Chevron Barracuda (Sphyraena Putnamiae) can reach at certain times of year, particularly at Sail Rock, Koh Phangan.

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Pick-Handle Barracuda (Sphyraena Jello)

A school of Pick-Handle Barracuda (Sphyraena Jello) at one of their more common locations, around the "Batfish Pinnacles" area at Sail Rock.