Dive Site: Anemone Reef

A pair of false clown fish in their anemone at anemone reef diving andaman sea banner

Site Overview

Site Type: Reef – Scenic
Depth: Top: 5MMedian: 14MBottom: 20M
Location: In the bay east of Phuket and northwest of Ko Phi Phi

Description

A rocky anemone covered reef – hence the name – there’s always a clue. You’ll find a variety of stuff but you’ll need to look past the obvious, like this school of two spot snapper.

Close up of schooling two spot snapper at Anemone Reef diving with Sea Bees. Scuba holiday travel planning for Thailand - where, who and how

In sheltered spots you might find a short lionfish,

Shortfin lionfish at Anemone Reef diving with Sea Bees. Scuba holiday travel planning for Thailand - where, who and how

Or even a triggertail seahorse.

Yellow Triggertail Seahorse but not agreat shot at Anemone Reef diving with Sea Bees. Scuba holiday travel planning for Thailand - where, who and how

Triggertail seahorse at Anemone Reef diving with Sea Bees. Scuba holiday travel planning for Thailand - where, who and how

Mainly under small ledges, you’ll find juvenile boxfish,

Juvenile yellow boxfish at Anemone Reef diving with Sea Bees. Scuba holiday travel planning for Thailand - where, who and how

And in tighter crevices, a moray or two, like this white eyed moray.

White eyed moray at Anemone Reef diving with Sea Bees. Scuba holiday travel planning for Thailand - where, who and how

There are bearded scorpionfish laid everywhere around the Andaman Sea, so be careful before you find a spot to hold on to.

Bearded scorpionfish at Anemone Reef diving with Sea Bees. Scuba holiday travel planning for Thailand - where, who and how

Another common ‘critter’ in the area generally is the variable thorny oyster.

Variable thorny oyster at Anemone Reef diving with Sea Bees. Scuba holiday travel planning for Thailand - where, who and how