One seen in mid-canopy at forest edge, next to chalets at Khao Yai NP.
A cluster of over 100 individuals found in a sandy patch away from all coral reef. All individuals found within 2 meters squared, several mating clusters. First and only record for the island at date of posting. Found at 8m depth.
In the kitchen
紅蝴蝶 Red Bird of Paradise (Caesalpinia pulcherrima)
Heliconias (Family Heliconiaceae)
3 cm long. On surface.
7cm Juvenile (female) hedgehog seahorse found at 32m on the north-west side of the Fa Islands, near Koh Lipe.
Found at Anemone Reef, close to where a Histrix was also recently found. At a depth of 27m this female hedgehog seahorse was approximately 12cm long and made a nice change to the pairs of yellow tigertails that are often seen up on the shallower reef.