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  • 6 # Date: 2012-06-05 - 14:55
  • # Max Depth: 16.2m Duration: 38mins
Diver's Notes

Great Dive just off the shore from the hotel and dive centre. Access off the steps from the pier. Giant stride entry.

Dive Profile
Dive Location

  • Dive type : Recreational
  • Temp: Surf 28°C Bottom 23°C
  • Visibility: Good Water: Salt
Specific gear used
  • BCD: Cressi Sub - travelite
  • Computer: Suunto - Zoop
  • Regulator: Cressi Sub - Eclipse black
  • Weights: 11 kg
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Dive Profile

  • Tank nº1
  • Aluminium, 12L
  • AIR mix
  • Pressure: start: 210bar
    end: 70bar
  • SAC: 1.82 bar/min
  • RMV: 21.84 L/min
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Species Identified

Taeniura lymma (Forsskål, 1775) (Bluespotted ribbontail ray) Blue-spotted stingrays live alone or in small groups , migrating in large schools into shallow sandy areas on the rising tide in order to feed, and dispersing back into the ocean as the tide falls to shelter in the coral c...
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Gymnothorax flavimarginatus (Rüppell, 1830) (Yellow-edged moray)
Arothron diadematus (Rüppell, 1829) (Masked puffer) Inhabits coral-rich fringing reefs .
Rhinecanthus assasi (Forsskål, 1775) (Picasso triggerfish) Inhabits shallow sandy and rubble areas of coral reefs . Juveniles are commonly found on reef flats . Feeds on benthic invertebrates . Caught with artisanal gear, mainly pots .
Zebrasoma xanthurum (Blyth, 1852) (Yellowtail tang) Often found in groups in coral-rich areas or on rocky bottoms . It small and numerous pharyngeal teeth suggest a diet that consists mainly of filamentous algae .

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