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272 Logged Dives

Mnemba Sandbanks

This place is formed by a coral reef that, from the surface, decreases very gently in the water. The environment is formed by many species of hard corals of different shapes and colors.

Schools of snapper formed by hundreds of individuals are the main charateristc of this site. Frog fish and crocodile fish can be seen here. Bat fish are also living in these waters.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Drift Dive
  • Macro Spot

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced

Programs

  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt Water

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 17m

Visibility

  • 18m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rays
Stingrays
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Bannerfish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Crab
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Rays
Stingrays
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Bannerfish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Crab

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