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Trigger Happy - Titan triggerfish Koh Bon Pinnacle

Titan triggerfish, Balistoides viridescens, SEE & SEE DX8000G, Koh Bon Pinnacle, Similan Islands

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Category: - underwater
  
Photographer: - view all photos of Ric Parker
Location:Similan Islands Thailand
Dive Site:Koh Bon Pinnacle
  
Description:Although usually wary of divers, during mating season Titan triggerfish are known to agressively guard their nests. The triggerfish will face the intruder, the dorsal spine will rise and the fish may roll onto its side for better vision. Titan triggerfish are well known to be agressive around Koh Tao, not so much around the Similan Islands. When faced with an agressive triggerfish it is best to swim away from the nest on your back and put your fin up if the fish attacks. They can inflict serious injury.
  
Species:Titan triggerfish - view all photos of Titan triggerfish
Scientific:Balistoides viridescens
  
Camera:SEE & SEE DX8000G
Strobes:YS-110 alpha
Lens:SEA&SEA Wide-Angle Conversion Lens
  
ISO:100
F/Stop:8.1
Shutter Speed:1/60
Post Process:No





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Thailand Dive and Sail LogoThe philosophy behind Thailand Dive and Sail is to provide divers with the right trip tailored to their needs. Built up of a small team of experts who have dived in the Similans for more than a combined 25 years, our knowledge about this amazing Thailand diving destination is almost unrivalled. Read more about Thailand Dive and Sail

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Ric Parker
Ric Parker

“My story of getting into scuba diving, and then shark conservation, is a story that starts with me ‘not’ getting into scuba diving, mainly because of a fear of sharks.

Back in 2001 I had been in Thailand for 3 weeks and was snorkelled out. I was really nervous about the diving... Read more...

Ric Parker
Clive White

Clive has always had a close affinity with the sea; he grew up in the south of England from the age of 12 and the sea was never far away.

The ocean beckoned from a young age and he spent a lot of his childhood either sailing or windsurfing... Read more...

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