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Underwater Photo Location: Hin Muang (Purple Rock), near Phuket (but not that near!)

Underwater Photo Location: Hin Muang (Purple Rock), near Phuket (but not that near!)

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Great dive site for the big stuff. Unfortunately site has been dynamited recently but still loads of pelagic life - a long day trip with a fast boat from Phuket (or a good liveaboard location)
Facts about Hin Muang (Purple Rock), near Phuket (but not that near!)
  • It is in Thailand
  • Hin Muang (Purple Rock), near Phuket (but not that near!) is in the Andaman Sea.
  • The typical depth is 0-50 Metres 0-160 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 30+ Metres 100+ Feet.
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by Robin Nagy
"Smile Please!" Black-spotted Porcupinefish, (Diodon hystrix), Hin Muang (Purple Rock), Anderman Sea, Near Phuket, Thailand He just turned around to face the camera's dome port as I pressed the shutter - how lucky was that?

by Karl Marchant
Battalion of Batfish

by Andre Jensen
Juvenile Emperor Angel. Canon Ixus 60. Hin Daeng, Thailand.

by Adriano Trapani
say hello to my little friend... ;-D

by Karl Marchant
The original image I used for the 'Fish Eye Lens' idea... They are a resident group at Hin Daeng, smaller numbers in the group these days, it seems that allot of the life at the site is disappearing fast, way to much fishing in Thailand.

by Victoria Mackenzie
Lacy scorpion fish, my first one!!

by Victoria Mackenzie
3 dives, multiple mantas on each one, the best diving day EVER!!

by Victoria Mackenzie
Manta Magic!
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