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  • # Date: 2011-11-27 - 09:00
  • # Max Depth: 12.8m Duration: 52mins
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  • Temp: Bottom 25°C
  • Dive type : Recreational, Photo
  • Visibility: Average Water: Salt
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Species Identified

Aluterus scriptus (Osbeck, 1765) (Unicornfish)
Acanthostracion quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Cowfish) Found in shallow water down to about 80 m, mainly in seagrass beds . Feeds on sessile invertebrates such as tunicates, gorgonians and anemones, as well as on slow-moving crustaceans, sponges , hermit crabs and marine plants . Oviparous . Considered an excellent food fish; marketed fresh .
Holacanthus ciliaris (Linnaeus, 1758) (queen angelfish) Found on coral reefs. Generally occurs solitarily or in pairs. Moves gracefully between seafans, seawhips, and corals . Stomach contents of 26 specimens indicate that the species feeds almost exclusively on sponges supp...
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Palinuridae (spiny lobsters)
Scarus vetula Bloch and Schneider, 1801 (Blownose) Inhabits coral reefs and adjacent habitats. Feeds on algae scraped from rocks or dead coral. Sleeps in a mucus cocoon . Often seen in groups of one super male with several young adults, most of which are probably females . A protogynous hermaphrodite .
Chelonia (Green Turtles)
Sphyraena barracuda (Edwards, 1771) (Alho)

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