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LOCATION:
This shallow snorkeling site is located on the northwest side of Redang. Access is only by snorkeling boat because there are no beaches or resorts here. Journey by boat from Pantai Pasir Panjang is about 15 minutes.

DESCRIPTION:

The star attraction here definitely goes to the resident bumphead parrotfish (Bolbometopon muricatum) which you can easily see two or three of them in one snorkeling trip. Oddly, the local boatmen tend to identify this giant fish as "Napoleon fish" which probably refers to an entirely different species called Napoleon wrasse. The bumphead parrotfish are large by any standard, estimated to be slightly more than one metre in length.

The corals here are not as great as other snorkeling spots in Redang. The selections consist mainly of staghorn corals, table corals, stony corals, boulder corals, sea anemones, colourful christmas tree worms, etc.

Apart from the bumphead parrotfish, other fish varieties left much to be desired. I only spotted mostly scissortail sergeant, Indo-Pacific sergeant, moon wrasse, some varieties of parrotfish, pink anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion), etc.

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