Tag: Angthong National Marine Park

Group of small islands situated to the west of Koh Phangan which form the Angthong National Marine Park.

Group of small islands situated to the west of Koh Phangan which form the Angthong National Marine Park.
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Cloudy Grouper (Epinephelus Erythrurus) with Glass Cleaner Shrimp (Urocaridella Antonbruunii)

This Cloudy Grouper (Epinephelus Erythrurus), photographed at Angthong Marine Park, opened its mouth for only a few seconds.

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Coral Grouper (Epinephelus Corallicola)

In this photo of a Coral Grouper (Epinephelus Corallicola) at Angthong National Marine Park one of the main distinguishing features of the species, the three dark patches at the base of the dorsal fin,

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Blue-Spotted Grouper (Cephalopholis Cyanostigma)

A Blue-Spotted Grouper (Cephalopholis Cyanostigma) rests on the sand at Angthong Marine park.

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Leopard Coral Grouper (Plectropomus Leopardus)

Although this photo was shot in poor visibility (hence the snow-like particles), taken at Angthong Marine park, i've included it as it gives a very good example of the brown/redish colour variation.

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Koh Yippon - Angthong National Marine Park

Koh Yippon (meaning Japanese Island in Thai) and its smaller neighbour, Hin Yippon (meaning Japanese Rock) lie at the northern end of Angthong National Marine Park.

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Healthy Corals at Koh Yippon, Angthong Marine Park

Angthong National Marine Park has recovered remarkably well from the unusually high water temperatures that affected many shallow reef systems throughout 2010.

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Coral Landscape at Koh Yippon, Angthong Marine Park

Angthong National Marine Park, situated to the west of Koh Phangan, offers some excellent diving. It is also one of the best places for snorkelling and swimming, with spectacular views both above and below the water.

This photograph shows the healthy condition of the corals at Koh Yippon island.

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Shortnose Boxfish (Ostracion Nasus)

A grainy photograph of what i originally assumed was an adult Yellow Boxfish (Ostracion Cubicus) at Hin Yippon, Angthong Marine Park.

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The "swim-through" at Hin Yippon, Angthong Marine Park

The main swim-through at Hin Yippon, Angthong Marine Park. This partially submerged cave cuts through the rock, meaning you can enter at one side and exit on the other.

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Angthong Marine Park - Koh Wao

This is an excellent location for swimming, snorkelling and nice easy diving.