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  • 44 # Date: 2011-10-27 - 10:52
  • # Max Depth: 27.2m Duration: 51mins
Diver's Notes

First dive in Red Sea !! impressive number of species, there are too many to remember !
Pissed by my camera that was flashing/charging/flashing... disregarding wether I was taking pictures or not... and the result is bad :/. I removed the TTL cable on the next dive.

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  • Temp: Surf 30°C Bottom 26°C
  • Dive type : Recreational, Photo
  • Visibility: Excellent
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  • Pirates Diving Network confirmed the dive with parameters: 27.2m / 51mins
  • Dive buddies: Andreas

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  • 1. Air
  • 12L Aluminium     190 → 10 bar
  • Average depth: 14.3m
  • SAC: 1.45 bar/min
  • RMV: 17.4 L/min
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Species Identified

Heniochus acuminatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Pennant coralfish) Inhabit deep, protected lagoons and channels, and the deeper parts of outer reef slopes. Juveniles are often solitary while adults occur in pairs . A planktivorous species that generally remains within a few meters of th...
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Muraena helena Linnaeus, 1758 (Mediterranean moray) A nocturnal and territorial species , commonly lurking in holes, and writhing snakelike through crevices, under rocks or corals. Feeds on fish, crabs and squid . It seldom attacks unless provoked . A gonochoristic speci...
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Cheilinus undulatus Rüppell, 1835 (Humphead wrasse) Humphead wrasses are extremely long-lived, known to survive for at least 30 years, and taking around five to seven years to reach sexual maturity . Adults are usually solitary, spending the day roaming the reef and returni...
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Corythoichthys (Pipefish)
Scaridae (parrotfish)
Amphiprion bicinctus Rüppell, 1830 (threebanded anemonefish) Inhabits lagoons and outer reefs. Oviparous, with elliptical eggs . Monogamous . Has been reared in captivity . Associated with the anemones: Entacmaea quadricolor, Heteractis aurora, Heteractis crispa, Heteractis magnifica, and Stichodactyla gigantea .
Chaetodon semilarvatus Cuvier, 1831 (Bluecheek butterflyfish) A common species found in areas where there is rich coral growth. Often seen in pairs or small aggregations. Occasionally observed hovering in a stationary position for extended periods under ledges of Acropora plate corals . Oviparous . Form pairs during breeding .

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