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  • 27 # Date: 2012-04-20 - 15:03
  • # Max Depth: 17.1m Duration: 62mins
Diver's Notes

Dive 3/3
+Canon G9
+Suunto Vyper

"New" dive site - not usually dived by Lanta dive companies and this was the first time for Blue Planet Divers.

Also saw:
Strapweed Filefish
Lots of Clownfish
Kuhls Stingray
Harlequin Sweetlips (immature)
Peacock Mantis Shrimp
Boxfish
Hawksbill Turtle

Dive Profile
Dive Location

  • Temp: Surf 31°C Bottom 30°C
  • Dive type : Recreational, Photo
  • Visibility: Average Water: Salt
Specific gear used
  • Camera: Canon - G9 + WP-DC21
  • Computer: Suunto - Vyper
  • Weights: 4.8 kg
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  • Blue Planet Divers confirmed the dive with parameters: 17.1m / 62mins
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Dive Profile

  • 1. Air
  • 15L Steel     200 → 40 bar
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  • Average depth: 11.8m
  • SAC: 1.19 bar/min
  • RMV: 17.85 L/min
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Species Identified

Pseudomonacanthus macrurus (Bleeker, 1857) (Strap-weed file-fish) Inhabits shallow coastal algal reefs and estuaries. Adults are often in pairs .
Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides Lacepède, 1801 (Harlequin sweetlips) Inhabits coral-rich areas of clear lagoon and seaward reefs. Adults are solitary, near and under ledges or caves by day. Juveniles are found among corals . Feeds on crustaceans, mollusks, and fishes at night. Juveniles...
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Neotrygon kuhlii (Müller & Henle, 1841) (Bluespotted stingray) A solitary species found on sandy bottoms near rocky or coral reefs . Usually found in deeper water but moves onto the reef flat and into shallow lagoons at high tide . Occasionally covers itself with sand, leaving only ...
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Eretmochelys imbricata (LINNAEUS) 1766 (Hawksbill Turtle) Hawksbills may take decades to mature and it could be between 20 to 40 years before they are ready to breed . Upon reaching sexual maturity, a female will typically lay up to five clutches of around 100 to 140 eggs in one ...
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