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Dive Guides Unhook Fishing Line from Manta

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Dive guides at Koh Lanta in Thailand found a manta snared in fishing line and were able to get close enough to gently unhook the attached lines. 

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The delighted manta gave the guides a swim-by as it swam off.

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Back on board the Scubacat dive boat, Safari, one of the guides who rescued the manta, shows the lines.

Photographs by Magnus Larsson -  the photo pro at Scubafish in Koh Lanta. You can see a full portfolio of his work plus a guide to diving in Koh Lanta in the Winter 2017 edition of DIVE.

 

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