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  • 54 # Date: 2011-07-07 - 11:16
  • # Max Depth: 7.8m Duration: 44mins
Diver's Notes

Joined in for open water dive #4 of Rosa's OWD course.

Dive Profile
Dive Location

  • Temp: Surf 28°C Bottom 26°C
  • Dive type : Recreational, Training
  • Visibility: Good Water: Salt
Specific gear used
  • Mask: Mares - X-Vision (Yellow/Clear)
  • Other: Mares - Hydrex Snorkel (Yellow)
  • Fins: Mares - Avanti X3 Open Heel (Yellow, size R)
  • Camera: Canon - IXUS 75 + WP-DC14
  • Weights: 8 kg
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Dive Profile

  • 1. Air
  • 12L Steel     230 → 80 bar
  • Average depth: 5.3m
  • SAC: 2.23 bar/min
  • RMV: 26.76 L/min
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Species Identified

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 .
Chromis chromis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Mediterranean chromis) Form small shoals in midwater above or near rocky reefs or above seagrass meadows (Posidonia. Feed on small planktonic or benthic animals . Reproduce in summer . Eggs characterised by adhesive filaments are nested on rocky or sandy bottoms . Males guard the eggs .
Coris julis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Mediterranean rainbow wrasse) Occurs in the littoral zone, near rocks and eelgrass beds. Usually found between 1-60 m, but old males stay in deeper water. Found in deeper waters during winter. Sometimes solitary, among rocks, often with numerous spe...
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Oblada melanura (Linnaeus, 1758) (Saddled seabream) Gregarious, forms aggregations over rocky bottoms or seagrass beds . Omnivorous but feeds mainly on small invertebrates . Important food fish.
Echinaster sepositus (common starfish)
Fistulariidae (cornetfishes)

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