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Reef Life of the Andaman (full marine biology documentary)



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"Reef Life of the Andaman" is a documentary of the marine life of Thailand and Burma (Myanmar). It is available on DVD at https://www.amazon.com/shop/bubblevision
Scuba diving more than 1000 times from the coral reefs and underwater pinnacles of Thailand's Similan Islands, Phuket, Phi Phi Island and Hin Daeng, to Myanmar's Mergui Archipelago and Burma Banks, I encountered everything from manta rays to seahorses, whale sharks to shipwrecks. The 116-minute film features descriptions of 213 different marine species including more than 100 tropical fish, along with sharks, rays, moray eels, crabs, lobsters, shrimps, sea slugs, cuttlefish, squid, octopus, turtles, sea snakes, starfish, sea cucumbers, corals, worms etc..
This marine biology documentary provides an overview of Indian Ocean aquatic life.
Marine life & underwater subjects featured in the film.
0:00:00 - Introduction
0:01:42 - Underwater caves
0:02:18 - Corals and anemones
ELASMOBRANCHS - SHARKS
0:03:37 - Carpet sharks (zebra sharks / leopard sharks and nurse sharks)
0:06:45 - Whale sharks
0:11:26 - Requiem sharks (grey reef sharks, silvertip sharks, whitetip reef sharks)
RAYS
0:13:44 - Stingrays
0:17:05 - Eagle rays & devil rays / mobulas
0:18:48 - Manta rays
REEF FISHES
0:21:24 - Moray eels
0:25:50 - Seahorse
0:27:12 - Cornetfish & trumpetfish
0:28:50 - Batfish (spadefish)
0:30:09 - Angelfish
0:31:34 - Butterflyfish
0:32:41 - Bannerfish
0:33:30 - Moorish idol
0:33:56 - Surgeonfish (tang) & unicornfish
0:34:42 - Bigeye
0:35:10 - Emperor Snapper
0:35:26 - Sweetlips
0:36:05 - Grouper (rockcod)
0:38:24 - Humphead wrasse
0:38:52 - Green humphead parrotfish
0:39:38 - Barracuda
0:40:37 - Trevally (jacks)
0:41:21 - Pufferfish
0:42:32 - Boxfish
0:44:28 - Porcupinefish
0:46:10 - Scrawled filefish
0:46:33 - Triggerfish
CRUSTACEANS
0:48:23 - Spiny lobster
0:49:35 - Shrimps
0:50:39 - Red-legged swimming crab
MOLLUSCS - GASTROPODS
0:51:13 - Cowries
0:52:46 - Sea slugs / nudibranchs
BIVALVES
0:54:55 - Fluted giant clam
0:55:38 - Tuna Wreck - Similan Islands
0:56:00 - Schooling fish - Cardinalfish
0:56:56 - Hardyhead silversides
0:57:15 - Fusilier
0:57:45 - African pompano
0:57:49 - Striped eel catfish
0:58:02 - Schooling snapper
0:59:08 - Schooling barracuda
1:00:30 - Dogtooth tuna
1:00:45 - Bigeye trevally
HIDING
1:01:15 - Pastel Tilefish
1:01:49 - Stingrays in sand
1:02:43 - Octopus ink
CAMOUFLAGE - MIMICRY
1:03:03 - Straightstick pipefish
1:03:28 - Ornate ghost pipefish
1:04:19 - Giant frogfish
1:05:14 - Scorpionfish
1:06:42 - Stonefish
1:07:17 - King Cruiser shipwreck
VENOMOUS SPINES
1:07:29 - Lionfish
1:09:25 - Crown-of-thorns starfish
1:10:00 - Sea urchin
SYMBIOSIS
1:10:26 - Sea urchin cardinalfish
1:10:49 - Anemonefish / Clownfish / Sea anemones
1:13:53 - Porcelain anemone crab
1:14:39 - Tube anemone
1:15:13 - Rhizostome jellyfish
1:16:09 - Fishes feeding
1:16:16 - Streaked spinefoot
1:16:31 - Parrotfish
1:17:02 - Goatfish
1:17:10 - Bluefin trevally
1:17:29 - Smalltooth emperor
1:17:51 - Fringelip mullet
REPTILES
1:20:26 - Banded sea krait (sea snake)
1:21:46 - Pacific Hawksbill turtle
1:23:26 - Green turtle
SHRIMPS
1:25:05 - Harlequin shrimp
1:26:09 - Peacock mantis shrimp
CLEANING
1:27:08 - Skunk cleaner shrimp
1:27:57 - Cleaner wrasse
1:29:07 - Rock cleaner shrimp
1:29:27 - False cleanerfish
1:30:07 - Remora / live sharksucker
1:31:38 - Cobia
1:32:47 - Rainbow runner
POLYCHAETE WORMS
1:33:38 - Feather duster worm
1:33:43 - Hard tube coco worm
1:33:53 - Christmas tree worm
1:34:39 - Sea cucumber
SEX
1:36:54 - Broadcast spawning
1:37:42 - Oyster
1:38:19 - Pharaoh cuttlefish mating
1:40:15 - Bigfin reef squid
1:40:36 - Day octopus fighting
1:43:25 - Rough-toothed dolphin
1:43:48 - Night diving
1:49:38 - Crabs at night
1:52:56 - Hermit crab
1:54:22 - Basket stars
MUSIC CREDITS, Prickly Shark, Black Corals, Jewel Squid by Erik Verkoyen
Freefall Into The Blue, Buoyancy, Tai Long Wan, Andaman Resonance, Hidden Depths, Similan Sunrise, The Cool Of The Forest by Mark Ellison
Blood Wine by Condor e (Velvet Night Album)
Dream And You Will Fly by Menno Hoomans (http://twitter.com/mhoomans - Remastered version: https://www.soundclick.com/music/song...)
Just Walk Away by Adam Fielding (http://adamfielding.com)
Deep Blue, Starbeam by Toao (SOILSOUND Music Publishing LLC) (http://soilsound.com)
Space Frigate by Smashed Toy (http://soundclick.com/smashedtoy)
Deliberate Thought, Modern Vibes by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
Pattern Errors by Coded
Bird's Song (Edit) by Absorb Fish (http://soundcloud.com/absorb-fish)
Thanks to Santana Diving of Phuket (http://www.santanaphuket.com), to Rob Royle for a few of the clips, to Elfi and Uli Erfort and Daniel Bruehwiler for help with the German translation, and to Frank Nelissen for the Dutch subtitles.
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#underwater #shipwreck #scuba diving #Bubble Vision #stingray #octopus #marine animals #Animal Planet #Burma #sub-aqua #seahorse #coral reef #shark #diving #tropical fish #DVD #travel #diver #Phuket #documentary #Reef Life of the Andaman #sea snake #Andaman Sea #BBC #Mergui Archipelago #manta ray #Discovery Channel #Similan Islands #fish #Myanmar #marine life #marine biology #Thailand #wreck #whale shark #Nick Hope #National Geographic #underwater video #nature

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by Bubble Vision 1 year ago

Outstanding old-school documentary. No dramatizations, no faking, no humans doing dumb stuff, no action-movie soundtrack. Just the animals being shown in their habitat, a narrator and a soothing background music... Awesome.

by Matheus Moreira 5 years ago

.... i love and adore Thailand.
The Kingdom of Siam is the
most beautiful & finest in World !!!

by Andreas Werner Reiske 3 years ago

Guess there's 488 people who don't know a good things even when they see it.
Thanks for your great uploads!
I grew up watching Jacques Cousteau and I gotta say your YouTube Channel is top notch! (IMO)

by E. Van Betterman 3 years ago

One of the best documentaries I’ve seen on YouTube if not the best. I really enjoyed this video, thank you for the upload.

by Dirty Nut 1 year ago

Many documentaries are around 50 minutes long and they can often feel like they're too long. This one is nearly 2 hours long, yet it's so good that it doesn't feel long enough!

by Antoine Dodson's Bandana 3 years ago

I'm reading some complaints about the music accompanying the video. Personally, I like it. It's quite relaxing.

by TheLadyDiazepam 6 years ago

The toadish were a real treat as was the basket star at the end beautiful.

by David Carmichael 6 months ago

When I was young,I always swimming between those creatures,

by Rajif Kiara 3 months ago

I loved the footage of the whale shark! Many years ago, a friend had a spiritual experience with a whale shark: she was guest on a shrimping boat owned by a family member. A whale shark swam up beside the shrimp boat, seeming curious. The shark was HUGE, longer than the boat. My friend was so taken by the nearness of the shark and leaned over for a better look. The shark rolled slightly to see her better. The made eye contact, just a couple of feet apart. My friend said it was like making eye contact w another intelligent being. She said time seemed to stand still and she got goosebumps! Glowing Bio-luminescent algae on the shark's skin made it seem even more mystical. She told me that was very touched by this experience.

by Wyn Kelly 2 years ago

Watching this movie makes me want to quit my tech job, sell everything and move to Asia to scuba dive all day.

by yoobetta recognize 4 years ago

These are the best videos on marine life Ive seen to date. The sheer amount of diversity is amazing! The voice, music and footage is great! Please do more and keep exploring the oceans vastness. I'll be here waiting to watch all that you have captured.

by PufferMike 5 years ago

Very well produced and edited. The music is awesome, and even lowers when the narrator speaks. This is a work of art. Amazing job all around. Thank you for the upload : )

by Travis Hirschfelt 5 months ago


They're not broken he is the chosen one to led the pufferfish species to greatness!

by Lars Mussajev 1 year ago

Thank you! This video was perfect! Everything was just right (including the 🎶 ) i think each change in music flowed perfectly onto the next.. And was a great theme for each species.. Tons of species.. Tons of info.. Nice calm but interesting narrating. This video is totally watchable til the very end! Nothing negative to say! Just well put together, all together! Keep it up!

by Sarah Slade 1 year ago

Thanks for the upload, it's nearly as relaxing as 2mg lorazepam.

by scatty cat 1 year ago

It really bothers me how the common name "leopard shark" applies to both zebra sharks (Stegostoma fasciatum) AND the west-coast species of hound shark (Triakis semifasciata).
Common names for fishes be like that.

by Sharkledog ArtShark 1 week ago

Absolutely amazing film, one of the most beautiful and instructive documentaries I've ever seen! The marine life subtitles helped me a lot! Honestly, at first, I thought: oh no, one of "those" with music, again! But after a while, it is kind a soothing... I didn't find it too intrusive. Wonderful to watch, especially now, with the covid crisis, and mandatory confinement here (in France), your film is therapeutic!! Many thanks ++++

by merveilleuxetmagique 2 weeks ago

This video is awesome and the music is just fine! People are much too picky on YouTube considering they are watching HIGH QUALITY AND FREE content! Thank you Bubble Vision! You are my new favorite subscription :)

by Steven 1 year ago

Sometimes we don't know how beautiful this world really is. Under the sea is like a whole different world with magical creatures!

by Afterlife is The Future 6 years ago

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