Dogtooth Lair is called after the schools of huge dog-tooth tuna routinely observed hanging around here, particularly across the bank. Look out of these magnificent critters; you would possibly see juveniles in tiny groups or even the sole large fellas, more than a meter long together with a sizeable group of pointed gnashers to complement.
In nowhere, you may also spot little schools of big-eyed jaks, pickhandle barracudas, or even more atypically hammerhead sharks as well as the vague sunfish.
The reef independently is known as a sloping snd drop-off of primarily acropora coral fields alongside sandy straits, ahead of the site falls within the 2000 meter gulf from the South China Sea. As soon as you move over towards the north east the pitch gets more vertical prior to turning out to be a wall. You will discover a significant plethora of yellowish gorgonians out of 20 meters along, and this is exactly where you might locate schools of round batfish and blue-masked angelfish.
Within the shallows you will find spots of fire and blue coral that entice dappled butteflyfish as well as clouds of azure anthias. Dogtooth Lair and Layang Layang on the whole, seems to have a few of the most vibrant types of parrotfish within the ocean, in most imaginable shade of magenta, aqua green, yellowish as well as chocolate conceivable. Bluefin trevallies wander the neighborhood hunting of pick off gullible fish. There are plenty of ensign butterflyfish, typically discovered in couples, however here they can be found in roaming groups.
Dive Experience: Newbie-Expert
Visibility: 20 meters to 40 meters
Depth: 5 meters to 40 meters
Current: Mild to Average
Best Time to Dive: February to October
Getting There: 5 minutes by boat east from Layang Layang Resort Jetty