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  • 42 # Date: 2011-07-19 - 13:06
  • # Max Depth: 11.4m Duration: 60mins
Diver's Notes

Nice and long dive. Lots of xmas-tree tubeworms, sea cucumbers and a big density of colorful and playful fish. A school of small baracudas followed us a while.

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  • Temp: Surf 29°C Bottom 29°C
  • Dive type : Recreational, Reef, Photo
  • Visibility: Good Water: Salt
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Sphyraena barracuda (Edwards, 1771) (Alho)
Spirobranchus giganteus (Pallas, 1766) (Christmas Tree Worm)
Cetoscarus bicolor (Rüppell, 1829) (Bicolour parrotfish) Occurs in clear lagoon and seaward reefs . Juveniles usually solitary; adults form harems ; males are territorial. Goes to several changes during growth and very large females change sex to the brightly colored male. Sm...
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Chaetodon lunula (Lacepède, 1802) (Butterflyfish)
Muraena retifera Goode and Bean, 1882 (Moray eel) Known only from moderate depths along outer continental shelf.
Holocentridae (Squirrelfishes, soldierfishes)
Abudefduf vaigiensis (Quoy and Gaimard, 1825) (Five finger) Adults inhabit upper edge of outer reef slopes and inshore rocky reefs. Juveniles associated with drifting seaweed . Benthopelagic . Feed on zooplankton, benthic algae, and small invertebrates . Often in aggregations ...
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Pomacanthus imperator (Bloch, 1787) (Angel fish) Juveniles are encountered under ledges, or in holes of outer lagoon patch reefs or semi-protected areas of exposed channels and outer reef flats. Subadults move to reef front holes and surge channels. Large adults inhabi...
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Amphiprion perideraion Bleeker, 1855 (False skunk-striped anemonefish) Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs . Mainly diurnal. Non-burrowing. Monogamous . A protandrous hermaphrodite . Associated with the anemones: Heteractis magnifica , Heteractis crispa, Macrodactyla doreensis, and Sticho...
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Chaetodontidae (butterflyfishes)
Nudibranchia (nudibranchs)
Sargocentron microstoma (Günther, 1859) (Smallmouth squirrelfish) Inhabits virtually all coral reef zones . Benthopelagic in or near crevices and holes . Common in thickets of staghorn Acropora or in large Pocillopora heads . Feeds on small crustaceans, worms, and fishes during the ni...
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