Mertens’ Carpet Sea Anemone at the Similan islands Thailand

Mertens’ Carpet Sea Anemone at the Similan islands Thailand

Mertens’ Carpet Sea Anemone at the Similan islands The largest species of anemone is the Mertens’ Sea Carpet Anemone, it can grow up to a diameter of to one meter. The Latin name is Stichodactyla mertensii.  As you can see this video, the anemone is home...
Frog fish at the Similan islands

Frog fish at the Similan islands

Clown frogfish at the Similan islands ThailandThe clown frogfish is also known as the warty frogfish. The Latin name is Antennarius maculatus. It’s not easy to spot this predator on the coral reefs. The frogfish is a relatively small fish. They can reach a...
Christmas tree worms at the Similan islands

Christmas tree worms at the Similan islands

Christmas tree worms at the Similan islands   A favorite subject for underwater photographers, the Christmas tree worms (Spirobranchus giganteus) can be found on the heads of the massive corals at the Similan islands. The two chromatically multicolored...
Sea turtle at the Similan islands

Sea turtle at the Similan islands

Hawksbill sea turtle at the Similan islands One of the most loved animals to see during your dive at the Similan islands is the Hawksbill sea turtle. They grow up 1 meter in length and weigh around 80 kg. The Hawksbill turtle feeds primarily on sea sponges but they...
Whale shark encounter

Whale shark encounter

Encounter with a whale sharkFor some divers it’s a life-changing experience at Richelieu rock. A dark shadow in the blue is coming closer: what is it? Then the contour get’s clearer and you’re standing eye to eye with the biggest fish on earth. The...