Burma Banks

The Burma Banks, seamounts in the Andaman Sea off the west coast of Thailand, are known for silvertip sharks.

Tawny nurse shark, Nebrius ferrugineous

nurse shark nurse shark closeup

Silvertip shark, Carcharhinus albimarginatus

silvertip shark silvertip shark silvertip shark silvertip shark closeup silvertip shark

Broadclub cuttlefish, Sepia latimanus

Mark Strickland and cuttlefish

sea fan sea fan

Christmas tree worm, Spirobranchus spp.

red spiral gill worm

Crown-of-thorns sea star, Acanthaster planci

purple crown-of-thorns starfish

Cushion star, Culcita novaeguineae

cushion star

soft coral

Black triggerfish, Melichthys niger

black durgon

Black-spotted puffer, Arothron nigropunctatus

puffer at cleaning station

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