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  • Manta ray (Manta birostris) at Koh Bon
    Manta ray (Manta birostris) at Koh Bon
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  • Planktons are guided into manta ray enormous mouth
    Planktons are guided into manta ray...
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  • It feeds close to the surface where planktons are
    It feeds close to the surface where...
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    Scuba dive at Koh Bon

    by kelnsha Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Manta ray (Manta birostris) at Koh Bon
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    Koh Bon is located 20 km north of the Similan Islands. It has wall dives on its southwest corner and stepped ridges with magnificent coral gardens on its west side. If you are lucky, Leopard sharks, whitetip reef sharks, trevallies and large stingrays can be observed there. On the edge between both dive sites, manta rays sightings are the highlight. Good visibility up to 30-40 meters and moderate to strong currents are possible.

    I encountered manta rays eight to ten times during our first dive at Koh Bon on 14 Jan 2007.

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    Scuba dive at Koh Bon

    by kelnsha Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Koh Bon
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    I saw Bigeye snappers, Reef octopus, Java rabbitfish and Juvenile Circular batfish.

    Pictures speak a thousand words.

    Check out my underwater photographs and my Travelogue pages...

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    Sunset dive at Koh Bon

    by kelnsha Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Sunset dive at Koh Bon
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    I saw Reef octopus, Masked porcupinefish and Bearded scorpionfish.

    Pictures speak a thousand words.

    Check out my underwater photographs and my Travelogue pages...

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    • Water Sports
    • Beaches
    • Diving and Snorkeling

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