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  • 28 # Date: 2009-06-25 - 09:45
  • # Max Depth: 11.3m Duration: 37mins
Diver's Notes

The name of the site is said to come from one of the swim-through caverns where you can in suitable conditions come out from the top of it like from pistol's mouth.

Mostly rocky bottom, lots of swim-throughs. Some sandy areas. Large areas of sea grass.

Air temperature aprox. +30 C, windy and a bit cloudy. Little of dwelling on surface, in deeper water almost still.

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Dive Location

  • Temp: Bottom 20°C
  • Dive type : Recreational, Cavern
  • Visibility: Good Water: Salt
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Dive Profile

  • 1. Air
  • 12L Steel     180 → 70 bar
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  • Average depth: 7.1m
  • SAC: 1.74 bar/min
  • RMV: 20.88 L/min
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Species Identified

Pomacentridae (damselfishes)
Thalassoma pavo (Linnaeus, 1758) (Ornate wrasse) Inhabits coastal waters near rocks and eel-grass beds. Usually solitary, sometimes in small groups. Feeds on small mollusks and crustaceans . Protogynous hermaphrodite, with distinct sexual dichromatism . Eggs are pelagic .
Scorpaeniformes (scorpion fishes)
Nemadactylus macropterus (Forster, 1801) (Jackass morwong) Adults demersal on the continental shelf and upper slope to depths of 450 m . Juveniles tend to live near shallow reefs . Postlarvae inhabit offshore waters and are found in surface waters at night . Average weight is ...
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Mullus (mullets)
Echinoidea (heart urchins)
Echinaster sepositus (common starfish)

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