Wow, what a great way to kick off the high season here at Scubafish!
Yesterday, we made our first trip of the season out to world-famous dive sites Hin Daeng and Hin Muang. On the second dive at Hin Daeng, we descended slowly on the eastern side and had the pleasure of meeting a 4 meter long, juvenile, whale shark.
Lionfish can be the perfect subject to seek out. Adorning our shipwrecks or reefs, moving slowly yet gracefully in the water, they make for a stunning image. Why not book fun diving, photography or videography course with Scubafish today and see the beauty of Lionfish for yourself?
The Longfin Batfish or Tallfin Batfish, are the common names given to the ocean species Platax Teira. Their appearance is striking and their nature very curious, so don’t be surprised if you find them tagging along on your dive, checking you out all the way!
If a Crown of Thorns Seastar loses and arm, it can grow another one! It can even regenerate a whole new seastar from just one arm and a portion of the central body. It feeds by turning its stomach inside out and can eat its own body weight in coral in just one sitting!
To celebrate Shark Awareness Day, why not take the newly released AWARE Shark Conservation Diver Distinctive Specialty Course, with Scubafish, which will turn you into an advocate for shark conservation?
Scubafish daily takes part in The Thailand eShark Project, which gathers data from divers in Thailand and hopes to be the largest project undertaken in one country, by divers for shark conservation.
Over 70% of our planet is covered by the Ocean, which is home to 80% of all life. Therefore it goes without saying, that protecting sharks, as one of the main regulators within this ecosystem, is crucial to our life on Earth. In part, our existence depends on theirs.
Goby survival strategy If you’ve ever dived over a sandy bottom like the one in Ko Haa Lagoon, you may have noticed very small, blenny-like creatures dotted around the place, looking just like they’re discussing important events from the doorway of their houses (holes in the sand to you and I). These creatures are one…
That I would see an octopus on my fourth and final dive on my Open Water course could I never believe. To actually get to see one in real life and not just in a film was an amazing experience. To see it´s movement and behaviour under water just made me want to know more about this interesting animal.
On March 21st, 2015, a group of marine scientists along with the help of Scubafish dive teams and volunteers will release 200 Western Clownfish into the Ko Haa Lagoon.
The Clownfish Release Project is generously funded by the owner of Pimalai Resort and Spa, Khun Anurat Tiyaphorn. The actual research is lead by Dr. Thorn Thamrongnawasawat, Head of the Department of Marine Sciences at Kasetsart University and supported by the Thai Department of Fisheries.
Decommissioned in 2014, the RTN Kled Gaeow was purposely sunk via controlled explosion to create a new dive site . The 47 metre long wreck sits almost upright (20 degree list) facing north to south (bow-stern), some 800-1000m to the east of Piley Bay (Ko Phi Phi Ley).