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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!
Scubafish celebrates World Elephant Day 2015 by promoting conservation, fair treatment of Elephants and to help you make informed decisions regarding them.
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 are proud to join divers from all over the globe as we celebrate the inaugural PADI Women’s Dive Day on 18 July 2015. The emphasis is to get as many women as possible, at every level, diving on the same day in order to build awareness and interest for the sport of scuba diving.
Here at Scubafish we advocate getting more women into diving, keeping those who are certified diving and encouraging women to consider the professional level certifications and career opportunities.
Scubafish are offering a significant 15% discount to any women who wish to dive on this special event – whether you are certified already, looking to get back into diving after a break or to try diving for the first time.
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).